Richard II

1367–1400, king of England 1377–99 (successor to and grandson of Edward III; son of Edward, Prince of Wales).
(italics) a drama (1595?) by Shakespeare.
1367–1400, king of England (1377–99), whose reign was troubled by popular discontent and baronial opposition. He was forced to abdicate in favour of Henry Bolingbroke, who became Henry IV


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