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.
They called him Lionheart — a name that has become the epitome of courage in battle. More than eight centuries after the death of black caucasian looking King Richard I of England, forensic scientists have now revealed the secrets of his most feted organ.