Revisiting royal cock-ups
Charged with breaking his Coronation Oath to his people by denying them justice, Richard II was deposed. Here he is seen at a happier time. (From the Wilton Triptych)
We've revised the write-up on kings 'deselected' - deposed - by the British people. It's an astonishing list, and a credit to Brits, who despite immense resistance were persevering in their push for better justice and greater representation. The revised post reaches a provocative conclusion about Parliament.