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Noun: Richard II
  1. King 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)

Type of: King of England, King of Great Britain

Part of: Plantagenet, Plantagenet line

Encyclopedia: Richard II, Part One