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King Richard II of England

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    Posted: 05 Aug 2015 at 01:23
Richard II was crowned King of England in 1377. He abdicated in 1399.    
Richard II was responsible for the introduction of the handkerchief.     
He kept his face clean-shaven when it was conventional for men to wear a beard.    
Richard II developed elaborations on court protocol. He insisted on new forms of address such as "Your Highness" and "Your Majesty".    
Richard II was impressed by French culture and customs. He installed French cooks in his kitchens.
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In 1382 Richard II dismissed his chancellor, the Earl of Suffolk, for failing to obey his commands. In 1383 Richard told Parliament that he would choose any advisor he wanted and insisted that Parliament accept his wishes without question.
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