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1337 CE - 1453 CE: The Hundred Years' War between England and France.
 
1367 CE: Birth of Richard, eldest son of Edward the Black Prince and future Richard II of England.
 
1376 CE: Death of Edward the Black Prince, eldest son of Edward III of England.
 
 
1377 CE - 1399 CE: Reign of Richard II of England.
 
 
1377 CE - 1381 CE: Richard II of England imposes three consecutive poll taxes on his subjects.
 
 
1377 CE: Death, likely from a stroke, of Edward III of England.
 
 
1377 CE: Coronation of Richard II of England in Westminster Abbey.
 
1381 CE: The Peasants' Revolt in England.
 
1381 CE: Richard II of England meets and disbands a mob in London to end the Peasants' Revolt.
 
 
1382 CE: Richard II of England marries Anne of Bohemia.
 
 
1385 CE: Richard II of England leads an army into Scotland but the Scots avoid an engagement.
 
 
1386 CE: Richard II of England makes the unpopular Robert de Vere the Duke of Ireland.
 
 
1387 CE: A group of English barons defeat Robert de Vere and his supporters at the Battle of Radcot Bridge near Oxford.
 
1388 CE: The 'Merciless Parliament' appoints five Lords Appellants to rule England and sidelines Richard II of England.
 
 
1393 CE: Richard II of England refurbishes Westminster Palace.
 
 
1394 CE: Richard II of England leads an army to Ireland where 80 Irish chiefs pay homage to the king.
 
1394 CE: Death of Anne of Bohemia, wife of Richard II of England, likely from the plague.
 
 
1396 CE: Richard II of England marries Isabella of France, the daughter of Charles VI of France, thus sealing a three-decade peace between the two countries.
 
1397 CE: Richard II of England begins a purge on the Lords Appellant, who were voted by the 'Merciless Parliament' to rule in his stead. They are executed or exiled, including Henry Bolingbroke.
 
 
1399 CE: Death of John of Gaunt, son of Edward III of England and Duke of Lancaster. His son Henry Bolingbroke inherits the title and the claim to the throne.
 
 
1399 CE: Henry Bolingbroke lands in northern England with a small invading army and marches south.
 
 
1399 CE: King Richard II of England is forced to give himself up from his refuge in Conwy Castle.
 
 
1399 CE: Richard II of England is imprisoned in the Tower of London by Henry Bolingbroke.
 
 
1399 CE: Henry Bolingbroke forces Richard II of England to sign a formal document of abdication.
 
 
1399 CE: Parliament officially nominates Henry Bolingbroke as Richard II of England’s successor.
 
 
1399 CE: Coronation of Henry IV of England in Westminster Abbey.
 
 
1400 CE: Death of Richard II of England in Pontefract Castle, Yorkshire.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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