Origin of the name RICCARDA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name RICCARDA.
Feminine form of Italian Riccardo
(q.v.), meaning "stern king."
Riccarda Malaspina, was
the wife of Lorenzo Cibo di Ferentillo, and mother of the Genoan noble
Giulio Cybo (d. 1548). (Wiki)
George, nephew to the last knight of the Bath. He married, first,
Riccarda-Posthuma, daughter of Richard Saltonstall of Chipping-Warden in
Northamptonshire, esq;... (A Help to English History, Wright,