Richard II King Of ENGLAND

Male 1367 - 1400  (33 years)


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  • Name Richard II King Of ENGLAND  [1, 3
    • Richard II of England, younger son, born 6 Jan 1367, grandson and her of King Edward III, after his father's death created Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall and Earl of Chester on 20 Nov 1376; succeeded his grandfather as King of England on 22 June 1377, and was crowned 16 July; deposed by his cousin Henry 'of Bolingbroke,' Duke of Lancaster, on 29 Sep 1399; died in prison in Pontefract Castle 6 Jan 1400. [1]
    • Richard came to the throne as a ten-year-old child, and his advisers ruled the country until 1389, when Richard took control himself. At first he ruled well, presiding over a period of prosperity, but after the death of his wife, Anne, in 1394, his behaviour changed. In 1399 he was forced to abdicate. [2]
    Born 06 Jan 1367  Bordeaux, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Deposed 29 Sep 1377  [3
    Died Feb 1400  Possibly murdered Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I21372  Main Tree
    Last Modified 18 May 2018 

    Father Edward 'the black prince' Of ENGLAND,   b. 15 Jun 1330, Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jun 1376, Westminster Palace Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Joan The Fair Maid Of KENT,   b. 29 Sep 1328,   d. 08 Aug 1385, Wallingford Castle, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 10 Oct 1361  Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F06715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Of BOHEMIA,   b. 1366,   d. 1394  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1382  Westminster Palace Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F06794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Isabella Of VALOIS,   b. 09 Nov 1389, Paris Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1410  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 12 Mar 1396  [1
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F06795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5008] "Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-Century Colonists", David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.).

    2. [S9498] Kings & Queens of England and Scotland, Plantagenet Somerset Fry.

    3. [S01910] Blood Royal, Issue of the Kings and Queens of Medieval England 1066-1399 by. T. Anna Leese.