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Richard II

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Born: 1367 AD
Died: 1400 AD, at 33 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: King

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1367 – A king was born on the 6th day of January this year in Bordeaux.

 

1377 – His reign started on the 22nd day of June this year and was crowned on the 16th day of July of the same year.

 

1383 - He married Anne of Bohemia, daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Elizabeth of Pomerania; but they had no children.

 

1394 – His wife Anne of Bohemia died on the 7th day of June this year.

 

1397 – He decided to rid himself of the Lords Appellant who were confining his power, on the pretext of an aristocratic plot. He had the Earl of Arundel executed and Warwick exiled, while Gloucester died in captivity.

 

1399 – He was deposed this year.

 

1400 – He died on the 14th day of February this year in Pontefract Castle and was buried in Westminter.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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