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Noun: Richard III
  1. King of England from 1483 to 1485; seized the throne from his nephew Edward V who was confined to the Tower of London and murdered; his reign ended when he was defeated by Henry Tudor (later Henry VII) at the battle of Bosworth Field (1452-1485)
    - Richard III of England

Type of: King of England, King of Great Britain

Part of: House of York, York

Encyclopedia: Richard III, duke of Normandy