About Richard II of England
Richard II, well known as Richard of Bordeaux, was a respected English King. He ruled England from the year 1377 to 1399.
After the death of his grandfather, Edward III, he succeeded the throne at the age of just 10 years old. He played a significant role in ending the outbreak of the Peasants’ Revolt.
He was born to Joan of Kent and Edward the Black Prince. In 1382, he married Anne of Bohemia who was the daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. Anne passed as result of a plague in 1394.
It is believed that he was starved to death while he was held as a captive in Pontefract Castle in the year 1400.
Richard was succeeded by Henry IV after his death.
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Richard II of England's Popularity
Richard II of England was a famous King of England, who was born on January 6, 1367. As a person born on this date, Richard II of England is listed in our database as the 16th most popular celebrity for the day (January 6).
People born on January 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Richard II of England is the 299th most popular Capricorn.
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