1》 relating to the time of any of three kings of England, Richard I, II, and III.
2》 of or holding the view that Richard III was misrepresented by Shakespeare and other writers.
noun a contemporary or supporter of Richard III.
Ricardianism noun
from med. L. Ricardus 'Richard' + -ian.

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