HyperDic: richard_ii

English > 1 sense of the expression Richard II:
NOUNperson Richard IIKing of England from 1377 to 1399
English > Richard II: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningKing of England from 1377 to 1399; he suppressed the Peasant's Revolt in 1381 but his reign was marked by popular discontent and baronial opposition in British Parliament and he was forced to abdicate in 1399 (1367-1400).
Instance ofKing of England, King of Great BritainThe sovereign ruler of England
Member ofPlantagenet, Plantagenet lineThe family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485

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