Richard II, King of England

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Richard II, King of England Gender: M
born on 6 January 1367 Jul.Cal. (14 Jan 1367 greg.) at 10:10 (= 10:10 AM )
Place Bordeaux, France, 44n50, 0w34
Timezone LMT m0w34 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Harvey
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°15' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 28°45 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 22°22'

King of England Richard II


British royalty, the successor of his grandfather, Edward II, when he was six months old. He declared himself of age on 5/03/1389 at age twelve and for the next eight years ruled as a moderate constitutional monarch. When his first wife died, Richard II married the French king's daughter Isabella in 1396 and he appeared to adopt the French manners, customs and tastes.

In July 1399, while he was on a visit to Ireland, there was a coup when one of his nobles landed an army in England, and upon his return Richard was imprisoned in the Tower of London, 8/19/1399. On September 20, he was forced to resign the Crown and he died in prison, assassinated on 2/14/1400.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • homicide victim relationship with Thomas of Woodstock (born 4 January 1355 Jul.Cal. (12 Jan 1355 greg.))
  • role played of/by Jacobi, Derek (born 22 October 1938). Notes: 1978 BBC TV series "Richard II"
  • role played of/by McKellen, Ian (born 25 May 1939). Notes: Shakespeare's "Richard II"
  • role played of/by Richardson, Ian (born 7 April 1934). Notes: 1974 TV play "Richard II"
  • role played of/by Spacey, Kevin (born 26 July 1959). Notes: 2005 play, "Richard II"
  • role played of/by Tennant, David (born 18 April 1971). Notes: 2013-2014, 2016 plays "Richard II"


  • Work : Gain social status 3 May 1389 (greg.) (Crowned king)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 1396 (Isabella)
  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 19 August 1399 (greg.) (Tower of London)
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  • Work : Lose social status 20 September 1399 (greg.) (Forced to resign crown)
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  • Death by Homicide 14 February 1400 (greg.) (Assassinated, age 33)
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Source Notes

Martin Harvey, Astrology Journal Winter/1967, "from records of the King's secretary, January 6, 1366/67 OS at ten of the clocke in the morning."

LMR quotes Harold F. Hutchinson, John Day Co, NY 1961, p.3, "Born at three o'clock on the morning of the twelfth day, Wednesday, Jan 6, 1367, in the abbey of Bordeaux." However; the footnote reads, "See Froissart, who was present, in his Chronicles (Globe Edition), Macmillan 1913,165; but on 472 he says the birth was at 10 o'clock on Tuesday morning." In his earlier account, he remembered that it was a Wednesday morning.

(Dana Holliday has the same date, 8:00 AM from a biography. In Modern Astrology, 3/1937, Wemyss gave 4/13/1366.


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Institutionalized (Tower of London)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (First wife)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Start young less than 16 (Age 12)
  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Homicide victim (Assassinated, age 33)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Britain)