Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Richard III

(Duke of Gloucester) 1452–85, king of England 1483–85.
(italics) a drama (1592–93?) by Shakespeare.
1452–85, king of England (1483–85), notorious as the suspected murderer of his two young nephews in the Tower of London. He proved an able administrator until his brief reign was ended by his death at the hands of Henry Tudor (later Henry VII) at the battle of Bosworth Field


Read Also:

  • Richard korf

    person A Professor of computer science at the University of California, Los Angeles. Richard Korf received his B.S. from MIT in 1977, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1980 and 1983. From 1983 to 1985 he served as Herbert M. Singer Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University. […]

  • Richard-roe

    noun 1. a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a male party whose true name is not known, used especially as the second such name when two male persons are involved whose real names have not been ascertained. Richard Roe

  • Richards

    noun 1. Dickinson Woodruff [woo d-ruhf] /ˈwʊd rʌf/ (Show IPA), 1895–1973, U.S. physician: Nobel prize 1956. 2. I(vor) A(rmstrong) [ahy-ver,, ee-ver] /ˈaɪ vər,, ˈi vər/ (Show IPA), 1893–1979, English literary critic in the U.S. 3. Theodore William, 1868–1928, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1914. noun 1. Maurice [maw-rees;; French moh-rees] /mɔˈris;; French moʊˈris/ (Show IPA), (“Rocket”) […]

  • Richard scarry

    noun 1. Richard McClure, 1919–94, U.S. author and illustrator of children’s books.

Disclaimer: Richard III definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.