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Richard II (1367-1400), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

J.A. Tuck

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23499
Richard II (1367-1400), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

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Infancy and early life, 1367-1377 | The king's minority, 1377-1381 | The peasants' revolt, 1381 | Marriage, 1381-1382 | The king and his courtiers, 1381-1386 | Growing unpopularity, 1383-1386 | The Wonderful Parliament of 1386 | The king's 'gyration', 1387 | Radcot Bridge and the Merciless Parliament, 1387-1388 | The recovery of royal authority, 1388-1389 | Relations with France: second marriage, 1389-1396 | The destruction of the king's opponents, 1397 | The tyranny of Richard II, 1397-1399 | The overthrow of the king, 1399 | The deposition of Richard, 1399 | Imprisonment, death, and burial | The significance of the reign and Richard's historical reputation | The character of the king and his reign

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Subjects: biography ; history

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