Richard ii

Delve into the captivating tale of Richard II, a complex and enigmatic figure in English history. Discover his rise to power, his struggles, and the lasting impact he left behind.
The Mad Monarchist: Monarch Profile: King Richard II of England History, Plantagenet, Historia, Sanat, Reine, Rey, Resim, Herrin, Adele

Richard of Bordeaux (as he was sometimes known) was born on January 6, 1367. The son of the “Black Prince” and grandson of the great King Edward III, he had an illustrious lineage and impossibly big shoes to fill when the death of his father and older brother left him as heir to the throne at a very young age. History has not been kind to the monarch who, at the age of only 10-years old, came to the throne as King Richard II in 1377. How much of the criticism heaped on him over the centuries…

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David Tennant in the Royal Shakespeare Company's Richard II By William Shakespeare 7 - 22 January 2016 at the Barbican Theatre, London, Great Britain David Tennant reprises the title role for a strictly limited season only at the Barbican. Photograph by Elliott Franks

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Beth Tang