Richard II Jacob Abbott

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Richard II  by  Jacob Abbott

Richard II by Jacob Abbott
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There have been three monarchs of the name of Richard upon the English throne. Three Richards. Richard the Crusader. Richard I. is known and celebrated in history as Richard the Crusader. He was the sovereign ruler not only of England, but of all theMoreThere have been three monarchs of the name of Richard upon the English throne. Three Richards. Richard the Crusader. Richard I.

is known and celebrated in history as Richard the Crusader. He was the sovereign ruler not only of England, but of all the Norman part of France, and from both of his dominions he raised a vast army, and went with it to the Holy Land, where he fought many years against the Saracens with a view of rescuing Jerusalem and the other holy places there from the dominion of unbelievers.

He met with a great many remarkable adventures in going to the Holy Land, and with still more remarkable ones on his return home, all of which are fully related in the volume of this series entitled King Richard I. King John. Richard II. did not succeed Richard I. immediately. Several reigns intervened. The monarch who immediately succeeded Richard I.

was John. John was Richards brother, and had been left in command, in England, as regent, during the kings absence in the Holy Land. After John came Henry III. and the three Edwards- and when the third Edward died, his son Richard II. was heir to the throne. He was, however, too young at that time to reign, for he was only ten years old.



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