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King of England (1377-1399). He quelled the Peasants' Revolt in 1381 but spent the rest of his reign at odds with the nobles in Parliament. He was deposed (1399) and imprisoned by Henry of Bolingbroke, who succeeded him as Henry IV.
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(Biography) 1367–1400, king of England (1377–99), whose reign was troubled by popular discontent and baronial opposition. He was forced to abdicate in favour of Henry Bolingbroke, who became Henry IV
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|Noun||1.||Richard II - 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)|
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