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People/Characters: Simon Burley

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King Richard II by Bryan Beavan
Richard II by Nigel SaulSir Simon Burley or de Burley
Richard of Bordeaux by Gordon DaviotSir Simon Burley or de Burley

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Sir Simon de Burley, KG (ca. 1336 – 1388) was holder of the offices of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports and Constable of Dover Castle between 1384-88, and was a Knight of the Garter.
Sir Simon Burley was one of the most influential men in the court of King Richard II of England. Although of humble origin, he was brought up with Edward, the Black Prince; they became intimate friends, and Burley was raised to become a tutor to the prince's son, later Richard II.

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