1377 – Richard II succeeds Edward III as king of England

Richard of Bordeaux, later to be known as Richard ll, succeeded Edward lll as king of England in July 1377.  Richard was grandson to Edward lll and son of Edward, The Black Prince who died of dysentery in 1376.

Richard ll

Richard ll

Edward lll

Edward lll

Edward, The Black Prince

Edward, The Black Prince

Joan of Kent, mother to Richard ll

Joan of Kent, mother to Richard ll

 

 

 

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