Richard the Haberdasher
Fictional Character
The War Between the Provinces
Appearance(s): Advance and Retreat
Type of Appearance: Direct
Nationality: Detina
Religion: Polytheism
Occupation: General, Nobleman
Relatives: Zachary (blood relation), Geoffrey (brother-in-law)

Richard the Haberdasher was a Detinan earl. He was the brother-in-law ofGrand Duke Geoffrey and a relative of King Zachary the Rough and Ready. He served in Geoffrey's army as a general during the Detinan Civil War. He was given command of the remnant of the Army of Franklin that managed to extricate itself from Bell's failed invasion of Franklin Province. Richard took command in an impossible situation. Nevertheless, he maintained order in his army as well as he could. He impressed Ned of the Forest, who was famously hostile to aristocrats whom he suspected of rising through the ranks by nepotism.


General Richard Taylor

Literary NoteEdit

Richard the Haberdasher is based on Confederate General Richard Taylor, the son of US President Zachary Taylor and brother-in-law of Jefferson Davis.

Military offices
(Fictional Work)
Preceded by
Commander of the Army of Franklin Succeeded by

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