King Richard II, son of Edward The Black Prince.

February 1400 – Less than a year after being deposed and imprisoned, Richard II of England dies, most likely from murder or forced starvation in Pontifract Castle, on orders from Henry Bolingbroke (Henry IV)

"Let's talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs; / Make dust our paper and with rainy eyes / Write sorrow on the bosom of the earth." __Richard II, Act III, Scene 2. Credit: Ben Whishaw, The Hollow Crown: Richard II

A classic Richard, dark hair and scruffy facial hair. I like the crown and what a large focal point it is. I dont like the color palette used in this production, but I do like it stylistically (Ben Wishaw as Richard II, "The Hollow Crown" series).

The 1396 marriage of King Richard II of England (age 29) and Princess Isabella of France (age 6).

Queen consort of England (Isabella of Valois) married to Richard II King of England (Reign: Jun 1377 to Sept Richard and Isabella on their wedding day.

Richard II (6 January 1367 – ca. 14 February 1400) was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. Richard, a son of Edward, the Black Prince

King Richard II by Unknown artist oil on panel, 22 in. mm x 449 mm) uneven Purchased, Credit National Portrait Gallery London.

Ben Wishaw as Richard II, in "Richard II" part of "The Hollow Crown" series, played to perfection.

The obscenely talented Ben Wishaw as Shakespeare's Richard II in the Hollow Crown series. You end up forgiving him *everything.

Name: King Richard II  Father: Edward, the Black Prince  Mother: Joan of Kent  Born: January 6, 1367 at Bordeaux, France  Ascended to the throne: June 22, 1377 aged 10 years  Crowned: July 16, 1377 at Westminster Abbey  Married:(1) Anne of Bohemia  Married (2): Isabella, nine year old daughter of Charles VI of France  Children: None  Died: February 14, 1400 at Pontefract Castle, Yorkshire (starved to death), aged 33 years, 1 month, and 8 days  Buried at: Langley reburied Westminster

King Richard II House of Plantagenet. Ultimately imprisoned (and probably murdered) in Pontefract Castle, succeeded by his Lancaster cousin, Henry IV.

Joan of Kent (1328 - 1385). Wife of Edward the Black Prince, and Princess of Wales. She was the mother of Richard II and called the Fair Maid of Kent. Her son became King in 1377. She died in 1385.

Joan "Lady Of Wales" Plantagenet Birth 22 Jul 1188 in Newark Castle, Nottinghamshire, England Death 2 Feb 1237

Fourteenth century manuscript historiated initial showing Edward, the Black Prince kneeling before his father, Edward III.

King Edward III grants Aquitaine to his son Edward, the Black Prince. Initial letter "E" of miniature, British Library, shelfmark: Cotton MS Nero D VI,

Abdication of Richard II, from the Froissart Chronicles

30 September - England’s last Plantagenet monarch Richard II was finally deposed with the acceptance of his abdication by parliament and Henry of Bolingbroke as the the first king of the House of Lancaster.

Isabella of France (9 November 1389 – 13 September 1409) was a Princess of France, daughter of King Charles VI and Isabella of Bavaria-Ingolstadt.[1] She was queen consort of Richard II, King of England, from 1396 to 1399.[2]  Isabella's younger sister, Catherine of Valois, was Queen consort of England from 1420–1422, as the wife of King Henry V of England, mother of Henry VI, King of England and grandmother of King Henry VII of England.

Marriage of Isabella and Richard II.jpg Isabella of France November 1389 – 13 September was Queen consort of England as the second spouse of King Richard II. Her parents were King Charles VI of France and Isabeau of

The Coronation of Richard II (vellum) English School, (14th century). King Richard II of England (1367-1400) and his wife, Anne of Bohemia (1366-94)

The Coronation of Richard II (vellum) English School, (14th century). King Richard II of England (1367-1400) and his wife, Anne of Bohemia (1366-94)

Other than the deposition of Richard II, the Peasants' Revolt in 1391 was the greatest historical event to occur while Chaucer was writing the Canterbury Tales. This image, by Jean Froissart, depicts the turning point of the rebellion

Richard II watches Wat Tyler’s death and addresses the peasants in the background during the Peasant’s Revolt of

Henry 'Bolingbroke' was the son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. Bolingbroke didn't make it a secret that he thought Richard II was a lousy king and unfit to rule. Richard banished him, and then stole his inheritance (and his title) when Gaunt died. Henry returned to claim his estates, saying that he just wanted back what was rightfully his. But he quite quickly changed his story -- he wanted to be king. He deposed Richard II and became Henry IV.

King Henry IV – Plantagenet Of Lancaster Born: April 1366 at Bolingbroke Castle, Lincolnshire Parents: John of Gaunt and Blanche of Lancaster House of: Lancaster