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Richard III
Richard III was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1483 until his death in 1485. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty. His defeat and death in the Battle of Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the War of the Roses, marked the end of the Middle Ages in England. He is the main character in Richard III, one of William Shakespeare's historical plays. Richard was appointed Duke of Gloucester in 1461 after his brother ascended to the throne as King Edward IV. In 1472 he married Anne Neville, daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick. He ruled northern England during Edward's reign and was instrumental in the invasion of Scotland in 1482. When Edward IV died in April 1483, Richard was appointed Lord of the Kingdom for his eldest son and Edward's successor, Edward V. 12 years was scheduled for the coronation of Edward V. on June 22, 1483
PredecessorEdward V
SuccessorHenry VII
Born2 October 1452, Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England
Died22 August 1485 (aged 32), Bosworth Field, Leicestershire, England
Burial25 August 1485, Greyfriars, Leicester, 26 March 2015, Leicester Cathedral
IssueEdward of Middleham, John of Gloucester (illegitimate), Katherine (illegitimate)
HouseYork (Plantagenet)
FatherRichard, 3rd Duke of York
MotherCecily Neville

About Richard III

King Richard III was born on October 2, 1452 in Fotheringhay, England (He dies at the age of 32, on August 22, 1485).

King of England from 1483 to 1485 who had to deal with two rebellions during his reign. He died in battle during the second rebellion and he is the subject of the play King Richard III by Playwright William Shakespeare. His remains had been lost for over five centuries before being discovered during an archaeological dig in 2012.

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Richard III before becoming famous

Richard III was born in the Zodiac sign Libra (The Scales), and 1452 is also the year of Monkey (猴) in the Chinese Zodiac.

At the Warwick Middleham estate, he got knightly training.

Achievement of Richard III

After his brother's children were deemed illegitimate, he was anointed King of England.

Richard III's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, Duchess of York were his parents.

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King Henry VII was his successor.

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Latest information about Richard III updated on March 14 2023.