King Edward III 1327 - 1377 Son of Edward II. Edward came to the throne at the age of He fought many battles against the Scots and the French. Set up the Order of the Garter. The outbreak of bubonic plague, the 'Black Death' in killed half t
Richard II 1377 - 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.