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Richard Delacroix
Richard Delacroix
Biographical Information
Real Name: Richard Delacroix
Title: Viscount Richard Delacroix
Born: 1518
Age: 39
Religion: Roman Catholic
Originally From: France
Children: Clarissa (Daughter)
Interests: Catherine de' Medici
Affiliations: Kingdom of France

Catherine and Richard

Physical Description
Gender: Male Male
Height: 6'1
Status: Deceased
Character Information
First appearance: Inquisition
Portrayed by: Greg Bryk

Viscount Richard Delacroix was a good friends to the king of France, and his wife, Catherine de' Medici.


He was a passionate man with a good temper and was thought to know what is fair and just.

Early Life

Catherine de' Medici and Richard had an affair. He was also good friends with King Henry. After Catherine became pregnant with their child, she gave birth to a girl and left her in the forest to die. Catherine and Richard staged a fight between them at court and after he called the Queen a mule Catherine had her lover expelled to keep their secret.

Season 1

Richard Delacroix was asked back to French Court by King Henry to act as judge between him and his estranged wife Queen Catherine. King Henry wanted a divorce, and since The Pope would not meet with him, thanks to the the Medici family, Henry accused his wife of adultery.

King Henry and Richard were talking together when his wife came in. The two bickered a little, before the Queen left.

Catherine and Richard met in his chambers and kissed. They then talked about their plans. Where he was to be the judge on her trial to ensure she would not be executed by the court.

Later is was discovered by the King that Richard and his Queen had been lovers. Even producing a child together, one that was born with the same birth mark as Richard. When the King ordered his beard shaven the same birthmark reappeared. The King sent him away.

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