• December 2, 2023

Tudor England’s Most Infamous Villain

The name Richard is thought by most etymologists to derive from the Proto-Germanic ‘Rikharthu’, which means far more or much less challenging ruler” (‘Rik-‘ meaning ‘ruler’ and ‘-harthu’ meaning ‘hard’). Its persistence as associated with Richard is most likely in component since around the 16th century Dick began to be synonymous with ‘man’, ‘lad’, or ‘fellow’, sort of a common name for any ‘Tom, Dick, or Francis” (which by the way appears in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, written in the late 16th century, with Dick at this point firmly established as an every man” name).

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