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Governor of the Virginia Colony 'Governor Ratcliffe is a major player in the Villains War and the second in command of Frollo. The greedy and immoral governor of the Virginia Colony, he was the main villain of the Disney animated film Pocahontas and its sequel.

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Pre-War: A Master's Disgrace

Ratcliffe appears in the prequel, as he has heard rumours, which unfortunately proved to be true, about Frollo's adventures with Enrico Maxwell's mother. He does not make another appearance in the prequel afterwards.

Envoy of Frollo

Ratcliffe was recruited by Judge Claude Frollo after the embittered Judge was almost killed by the enchanter, Rothbart. Frollo shared with Ratcliffe his plans to unite many of the Villains seen as 'powerless' and 'normal' and destroy magic users like Rothbart. Ratcliffe readily agreed, and while Frollo remained hidden - recuperating from his battle with Rothbart - Ratcliffe travelled out into the world to recruit for their army.

Early on, he contacted a Hunter named Gaston, and assigned him to track down and kill a monstrous Penguin named Drake. Gaston completed the task successfully.

He later hired another Hunter, Clayton, and a Poacher, McLeach to hunt down a powerful Sorceror known as Tzekel Kahn Unfortunately, they proved to be no match for Tzekel Khan and his enormous stone Jaguar.

Shortly after this, Ratcliffe also made contact with a conniving Government Agent named Kent Mansley, as well as a disenchanted knight named Ruber. Along with Gaston, they all attended a meeting at the Hall of Justice in Paris, in which Rat

Ratcliffe reveals his mysterious Master.

cliffe revealed Frollo to be his mysterious master. At the meeting, Ruber attempted to seize power, but was quickly disarmed by Frollo's loyalists.

Ratcliffe Vs Tzekel Khan

Frollo, displeased that their previous attempt to destroy Khan had failed, ordered Ratcliffe to deal with the Sorceror personally. Ratcliffe travelled to El Dorado with a sizeable force of Colonists and attacked Tzekel Khan and his Jaguar. Ratcliffe himself managed to shoot out the eye of the Jaguar, blinding it, and forcing Khan to use his conjuring tricks to intimidate Ratcliffe's men. With his men too scared to attack, Ratcliffe resorted to setting off a large ammount of explosives he had brought along, which caused Tzekel Khan to go tumbling off a cliff ledge and into a whirlpool. Although he survived, Khan was quickly captured by Ratcliffe's men and Cortez.

Tension

Ratcliffe became frustrated with Frollo's leadership when a mysterious woman named Vanessa insinuated herself among their forces and began a romance with Frollo. Ratcliffe was unaware that Vanessa was actually a disguised Ursula, who had hypnotised Frollo and placed him under a spell in an attempt to gain control of his armies. With Frollo deep under Ursula's spell, Ratcliffe decided to continue planning the war alone, and ordered Kent Mansley and Commander Rourke to prepare for an attack on the wizard, Blackwolf.

Soon after the defeat of Blackwolf, Ratcliffe attended the wedding of Frollo and Vanessa aboard the Jolly Roger, where he tried to talk some sense into his master, but was ignored. The wedding was disrupted by the arrival of Morgana, who revealed Vanessa's true identity, breaking the spell over Frollo. Ratcliffe ordered his men to seize Ursula, but both she and her sister managed to escape.

Back In Action

Frollo, fearing for his leadership position after the Ursula incident, sets out to kill Ruber's ally Nekron, with Ratcliffe's assistance. While fighting Nekron, Ratcliffe's sword is knocked from his hands, leaving him defenseless. As Nekron prepares to kill Ratcliffe, Frollo stabs him from behind, killing Nekron, and saving Ratcliffe's life.

The Battle of Paris

Ratcliffe is a participant in the final battle between Frollo's and Ruber's factions. When Ruber's forces invade Frollo's headquarters in France, Ratcliffe is quick to join the battle with his men. Ratcliffe orders his men to attack Messina. She is quick to use her mind control on Ratcliffe's soldiers, prompting them to attack him. He is eventually shown to have escaped the attack, and abandons the battle after realizing that Frollo's alliance would lose.

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The New King of England

After the first war concludes, Ratcliffe is revealed to have returned to England. Here, he manages to usurp the current king and take the throne for himself. He is later shown to have supplied Sarousch with some of his soldiers while the magician travels through Ratcliffe's kingdom.

Ratcliffe vs Admiral Zhao

Ratcliffe's somewhat peaceful rule ends when Admiral Zhao, sent  by Fire Lord Ozai, attacks England. Ratcliffe attempts a counter attack with his own fleet. But Ratcliffe's wooden ships are no match for Zhao's metal, fire-shooting fleet. Ratcliffe's ship sinks and he barley escapes to shore.

Under Attack

England is under blockade by Ozai's fleet and is under constant bombardment by the fire nation ships. Down but not out, Ratcliffe gathers his forces for a counterattack, namely Count Rokoff and Lt. Colonel Staquait. Ratcliffe's alliance gets a massive boost when the king hires Amon as a member.

The Battle of England

Ratcliffe and his soldiers must take on the full force of Zhao's offense, coupled with the strength of the Quarrymen, in one massive battle. Though Ratcliffe takes out a tank with his musket, he soon retreats to his estate. Zhao follows, nearly killing Ratcliffe with a fireball. Since Ratcliffe puts up a meager offense, the admiral is able to knock out his opponent with a simple punch. Though Hook arrives to defeat Zhao, it is ultimately Amon who wins the day; the Bloodbender even takes away Zhao's firebending.

Exile and Discovery

Amon and his Equalists, however, prove to be no friends to Ratcliffe. Amon takes the throne for himself and exiles Ratcliffe and Hook, though he throws Sarousch into prison. Disgraced, the two Englishmen stumble upon the pub of Gaston, newly resurrected by Hades. Ratcliffe wallows in his misery. But all this changes once Frollo, having escaped the clutches of Hell itself, enters the bar. He quickly enlists Hook and Ratcliffe back into his forces.

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Vs Ursula

The current King of England, John, tasks Ratcliffe with killing the sea witch, Ursula. It proves to be a difficult task, as Ursula's storms cause great difficulty for the crew. Outmatched, Ratcliffe gets a last-second idea. He steers the ship directly into Ursula and impales her. He manages to extract his ship from Ursula, freeing the captured Captain Hook in the process.

England's Fall

Frollo's forces launch a full assault on England, hoping to depose King John and expand the French empire. The first attack comes from Captain Hook, who launches a cannonball at Ratcliffe's flagship. Ratcliffe calls his men to arms, but they soon jump ship once Hook and his pirates board her. Ratcliffe and Hook draw their blades, with Hook eventually outfencing his foe. Ratcliffe pulls a gun on Hook at the last second, planning to blow his rival away. But Hook uses his eponymous hook to hack through a rope, sending a support beam right into Ratcliffe. Ratcliffe then falls into the sea.

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Arrested

In Macbeth's castle in Scotland, Duke Igthorn, Prince John, Governor Ratcliffe, and other enemies of the French Empire languished in prison under the watchful eye of Macbeth, Frollo's new puppet-king of England.

Escaped

During Grimhilde's attack,Ratclifee and the others escaped.

Helping Queen Grimhilde

But the Queen had seen this and informed Ratcliffe, who sent out the hunter Humbert to deal with this threat.

The Magic Mirror informed Grimhilde of the fate of Humbert, and she placed the blame squarely on Ratcliffe's shoulders. Infuriated with his failure, she demoted him, elevating Facilier to his place as second-in-command. Ratcliffe decided to take his men and desert the queen, but that night he was approached by an old beggar, who told Ratcliffe that he might be able to amass enough wealth to depose Grimhilde and take her place.

Vs El Capitan

Tasked with securing funds to finance the campaign against Queen Grimhilde, Colonel Staquait made contact with the gold-obsessed criminal El Capitan, figuring he would be able to track down the valuable metal. However, Ratcliffe was on the same track, hoping to amass enough wealth to take down Grimhilde himself. Off the coast of a distant island, the two ran into each other, and El Capitan fired on Ratcliffe's men with a cannon, narrowly missing the governor. Ratcliffe returned fire with a cannon of his own, sinking El Capitan's ship, though the criminal himself survived.

On a meeting

In her castle in England, Queen Grimhilde called together her allies, including Prince John, Sarousch, Ratcliffe, Igthorn, Facilier, and Hoagy to discuss Frollo's offensive against them. In the middle of the meeting, Facilier, Hoagy, and Ratcliffe slipped out to see to their own agendas.

Spying Facilier

Although Facilier was satisfied with the information the Mirror had provided, Hoagy also asked about Narissa's whereabouts. Ratcliffe watched with interest, seeing that he was not the only one having second thoughts about his allegiance to Grimhilde.

Decide to beltray Grimhilde

Across the seas, another coup was being planned, as Ratcliffe requested that Sarousch and Igthorn support him in his efforts against Grimhilde.

Shocked by Facilier

Seeing that tensions were growing among her allies, Queen Grimhilde held a feast in her English castle to put them more at ease. However, when Ratcliffe's jesters began mocking Facilier for his defeat at the hands of the Horned King and the perceived loss of his magic, Facilier's resentment boiled over and he revealed the return of his Friends on the Other Side. Seeking to make Grimhilde pay for making him her pawn, Facilier had the Friends drive her insane. In her madness, Grimhilde saw Ratcliffe as a hideous muck monster and Prince John as a demonic cat, before believing she had turned back into her hag form. With the festivities in chaos, Facilier disappeared to seek out Narissa.

Teaming with Maleficent

Back in England, Maleficent arrived as Grimhilde continued to languish in her madness. Brushing off Ratcliffe's attempt to seize her, Maleficent restored Grimhilde's sanity in exchange for her servitude. Reluctantly, Grimhilde accepted.

Saw some old faces

At Forbidden Mountain, Maleficent welcomed Grimhilde and Ratcliffe into her alliance, revealing her own minions. Ratcliffe was far from happy to see Pete and Hook still alive, but Grimhilde promised Maleficent there would be no trouble.

Final Battle

In England, Frollo arrived at the head of a French army ready to take back his territories from Grimhilde. Hun archers fired down on the Huntsclan and Foreign Legion soldiers, who returned fire, managing to drive the Huns back. Ratcliffe led an army of ogres into the fray, only to be pushed back by the French militia and Foreign Legion. Maleficent arrived on the scene, blasting a cliffside and causing a rockfall which killed several Huntsclan warriors. Mechanicles arrived, piloting a giant centipede robot, but taking a lesson from Maleficent, Ratcliffe trained his guns on the cliffs and buried the robot before it could attack. One of the segments suddenly sprang to life and attacked Captain Hook's pirates, but they fired a cannonball into its exhaust port, destroying it. As Frollo started breaking in the gates of Grimhilde's castle, Ratcliffe tried to take him down with a rifle, but McLeach came to Frollo's defense, just as Ratcliffe turned his weapon on Hook. Ratcliffe's attempted treachery was short lived, however, as Hook's pirates vengefully attacked him. Sarousch tried to lend his aid to Ratcliffe, but Shan Yu seized him and slit his throat.

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An army for him

At Castle Dunwyn, Ratcliffe rallied the opposition against the Horned King which included new faces, old faces and old enemies of him. The opposition consisted of Ratcliffe, Wiggins, Lt Colonel Staquait, Monkey Fist and Duke Igthorn.

Vs Mechanicles

Ratcliffe approached Staquit and tried to convince him to join his alliance, promising him riches in return for his loyalty. However, at that moment, some of Mechanicles's robot bugs arrived and attacked Ratcliffe, Mechanicles being angered at being left to die. Satquit and some of his men managed to shoot some of the bugs down with their rifles. The mechanical bugs then released smaller mechanical spiders which fired web like projectiles at the group. Ratcliffe then shot two of the bugs down with his rifle. Seeing they were outmatched the bugs retreated. Staquit then agreed to join Ratcliffe. The bugs then returned to Mechanicles before crashing, enraging him.

Attacked

Sending Monkey Fist on a suicide mission, Ratcliffe hoped to deal a blow to the Horned King's forces situated in France. As Monkey Fist's monkey ninjas clashed with Macbeth's soldiers, with the inclusion of Hakon and the Horned King's new captain of the guard, Lady Tremaine intervened and used her magic to raise some Cauldron Born for the battle. Hakon started smashing monkeys with his mace. But at that moment, Gaston arrived and shot several of the Cauldron Born down with his blunderbuss. Monkey Fist then kicked some of Macbeth's allies from the castle walls. Lady Tremaine then used her magic to send molten metal raining down, forcing Monkey Fist and Gaston to retreat.

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Admiral of Prince John

Governor Ratcliffe appears in the reboot series in a role similar to the original series. He is recruited by Prince John as one of his new admirals, tasked to keep the seas of England safe from any intruder. He is summoned by John when the king makes his announcement to stop Ursula, who roamed the seas with the powers of the trident. To that end, John sends Captain Hook, also John's chief admiral, to deal with the threat, though Ratcliffe expresses concern for the sea-witch's capablities. Turned out that Hook was defeated in the resulted encounter.

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Playing Dirty

Ratcliffe, in the midst of preparing his armada for the war to come, encounters the formidable Baron Zemo. Terrified of the far more imposing Zemo, Ratcliffe has his soldiers push the gangplank into the sea. Zemo boards the ship anyways, forcing Ratcliffe to take up his sword and duel the enemy. The two lock blades, but Zemo's skill with a blade proves to be too much for Ratcliffe. With a swift flick of the wrist, Zemo disarms Ratcliffe. Knowing himself outclassed, Ratcliffe pulls a gun on his foe. Zemo backs away, only to be teleported away.

The New Axis Powers

Thinking nothing more of the battle, Ratcliffe resumes his duties in the war. He soon joins up with the New Axis Powers led by Frollo and Red Skull. The group gathers for a meeting, in which they prepared to storm HYDRA Island, controlled by Doctor Doom. The Red Skull reveals their trump card: the magic gemstone of Jafar.

Stomping Out a Bug

Frollo and Ratcliffe meet for a special meeting when a supervillain called the Scorpion attacks their caravan. Ratcliffe nearly gets doused in an acidic attack from the supervillain, leading him to sic his men on the opponent. Unfortunately, the Scorpion takes them out with little effort. Frollo manages to use the gemstone of Jafar to kill the Scorpion, saving Ratcliffe's life.

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Sending Gaston

In Paris Ratcliffe sends Gaston on an important mission, that Gaston agrees to do it.

Meeting Hook

Captain Hook arrives in Paris, Pete and Ratcliffe are surprised, the Governor wants the pirate in jail but Hook explains that Grimhilde send him to form and alliance with their leader, both generals show's Frollo to the Captain and Frollo is interested in Grimhilde's alliance.

Sending Clayton

From strict orders of Frollo, to extinguish all Digimon monster's, Governor Ratcliffe hires Clayton to eliminate Arbormon.

A new position

A great information has come at the Palace of Justice that Devimon has killed the Horned King, Frollo surprised, Ratcliffe thinks that it's time to have sorcerers into their team but Frollo decides to end the Digimon's that could help Devimon, Ratcliffe taking the position of Leader.

Hearding a truth

In Paris Maleficent arrives and decides to forge and alliance with Frollo. As Ratcliffe is in charge, Grimhilde, and his allies turn down the offer. As Maleficent get's insulted by mere mortal's the Mistress of All Evil decides to reveal Grimhilde's secret: That she is a witch using the black arts for her own ambitions, Ratcliffe orders to trap the evil fairy, giving a chance to the evil Queen and Hook to escape.

Vs Arbormon

With Frollo's Faction almost getting apart, and with only two legendary Warriors left Mercurymon see's the he can kill to birds with one stone and sends Arbormon to get rid of Ratcliffe forever. Meanwhile Ratcliffe, is trying to find Frollo to know the news as everything was ready Petaldramon attacks Ratcliffe's man, as he approaches Ratcliffe he has more men ready to get rid of the Digimon, but even with that many men is that enough to beat Petaldramon?

At a funeral

Back in Russia Frollo and Gaston finds the queen's body, now with her wife gone Frollo starts with his funeral along his son and General Ratcliffe. As the funeral is over someone's heart has been broken crying for his beautiful queen.

Battle with Devimon Forces

Frollo launches a full scale siege on Devimon's Fortress desiring the death of all the digital monsters. But at the same time Mercurymon has prepared himself for this moment and with the powers of Chernabog starts calling all kinds of demons as he brings an un death army to defeat his opponents, but as both forces clash new forces arrive to take down Mercurymon for his actions.

King of England

Now with Prince John gone, England has a new king, Ratcliffe himself.

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Teaming with Shan Yu

Shan-Yu rises from the snow after his defeat from Mew. With some of the remaining Hun survivor, he is approached by Ratcliffe.

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Vs Shredder

Tiger Claw told to Shredder that someone stole his teritorry. Angered, Shredder go to confront him and easily defeat him and his army. Ratclifee survived and arrive on Notre-Dame. Will he succes to deal with Frollo?

Teaming with Frollo

Governor Ratcliffe is cornered by Frollo's Soldiers as an intruder as Frollo's arrival. Governor Ratcliffe begged him to make an alliance with him.

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In Prince John's faction

And after Prince Froglip's assault, Prince John recruits Governor Ratcliffe, the terrorist El Supremo and the monarch of Dreamland, King Dedede in order to get rid of all possible treats to the England.

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In John's faction

In England Prince John orders Governor Ratcliffe to prepare for the Goblin attack, he tells him that he has already summoned Captain Hook to help them, so the three are ready to counter the invaders.

Vs Mysterio

Ratcliffe having no news of Hook decides to start marching with him to meet the enemies, but Mysterio materializes in front of the governor's army.

Freed

Prince John and Ratcliffe, locked up in prison following their defeat, are released by Hook who explains to him the alliance with Frollo and the plan to defeat Goblin and his allies and the two decide to accept, determined to defeat once and for all their opponents.

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