KING RICHARD II OF ENGLAND Plantagenet 1367-1400 son of my uncle Edward "The Black Prince" Plantagenet of Wales and Joan Princess of England Countess of Kent. 1st wife was Anne of Bohemia, 2nd wife Isabella of Valois. Shakespeare portrayed him as a cruel, vindictive and irresponsible king. Shakespeare also took many liberties and made great omissions. Richard was a 1st COUSIN.
Richard II 1377 - 1399; Son of Edward the Black Prince and Joan the Fair Maid of Kent and grandson of Edward III. Richard ruled at the time of Chaucer the poet. His cousin, Henry IV, had him murdered in prison to take over the throne.
Every US President Is Part of One Bloodline - The distant grandfather to all US presidents (except Van Buren) is King John "Lackland" Plantagenet, the very same King John who was the antagonist in the Robin Hood story. (Wikipedia)