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 Richard I - MSN Encarta
Richard I, called Coeur de Lion or Lion-Hearted (1157-1199), king of England (1189-1199), third son of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, born in Oxford.
When he was an infant, Richard was betrothed to a daughter of the French king Louis VII, and in 1172 he was given the duchy of Aquitaine in France, his mother’s inheritance.
Richard returned to England and there made peace with his brother, John, later king of England, who in his absence had been conspiring with Philip to usurp the English throne.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Richard the Lionheart
Richard I (September 8, 1157 – April 6, 1199) was King of England from 1189 to 1199.
Events January 21 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade September 3- Richard I of England is crowned as king of England.
Richard I also known as King Richard the Lionheart (September 8, 1157 - April 6, 1199) was King of England from 1189 to 1199.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Richard I, King of England
To Richard were allotted the territories in the South of France belonging to his mother Eleanor of Aquitaine, and before he was sixteen he was inducted as Duke of that province.
But other quarrels followed between Richard and his father, and it was in the heat of the most desperate of these, in which the astuteness of Philip Augustus had contrived to implicate Henry's favourite son John, that the old King died broken-hearted, 6 July, 1189.
Richard was induced to surrender England to the Emperor (as John a few years later was to make over England to the Holy See), and then Henry conferred the kingdom upon his captive as a fief at the Diet of Mainz, in Feb., 1194 (see Bloch, "Forschungen", Appendix IV).
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 Richard I of England information - Search.com
Richard was a younger maternal half-brother of Marie de Champagne and Alix of France.
As for Richard, he was discouraged from renouncing Alys because she was the sister of King Philip II of France, a close ally.
Richard's bowels were buried at the foot of the tower from which the shot was loosed, his heart was buried at Rouen, while the rest of his remains were buried next to his father at Fontevraud Abbey near Chinon and Saumur, France.
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  Richard I
Richard I (September 8, 1157 –; April 6, 1199) was King of England from 1189 to 1199.
Richard was a younger maternal half-brother of Marie de Champagne and Alix of France.
As for Richard, he was discouraged from renouncing Alys because she was the sister of King Philip II of France, a close ally.
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  Plantagenet, Richard biography - S9.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Richard I, King of England, nicknamed "Coeur de Lion" or "Richard the Lionhearted", was the third son of King Henry II by Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Richard left the throne to his younger brother John, in preference to Arthur of Brittany, the son of his elder brother, Geoffrey.
Richard was buried in Fontevrault Abbey in Anjou.
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  Richard I of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Richard officially proclaimed his nephew, the son of Geoffrey, Arthur of Brittany, as his heir, and Tancred promised to later marry one of his daughters to Arthur when he came of age (Arthur was only four years old at the time).
Richard's tactics ensured success at the siege of Acre and on the subsequent march south, Saladin's men being unable to harass the Crusader army into an impulsive action which might not have gone their way.
Richard died on April 6 1199 from the after-effects of an arrow wound received during the siege of Chalus in France and was buried next to his parents at Fontevraud Abbey near Chinon and Saumur, France.
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 Richard III of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was the King of England from 1483 until his death and the last king from the House of York.
Richard was born at Fotheringay Castle, the fourth son of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (who had been a strong claimant to the throne of King Henry VI) and Cecily Neville.
A lasting mystery surrounding the accession of Richard was the disappearance and presumed death of Richard's nephews, known as the Princes in the Tower.
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 Richard I of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Richard was a younger maternal half-brother of Marie de Champagne and Alix of France.
Meanwhile, Richard was finally able to marry Berengaria, first-born daughter of King Sancho VI of Navarre, whose brother Sancho (the future Sancho VII) was probably one of Richard's early lovers.
Richard's bowels were buried at the foot of the tower from which the shot was loosed, his heart was buried at Rouen, while the rest of his remains were buried next to his father at Fontevraud Abbey near Chinon and Saumur, France.
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 RICHARD I OF ENGLAND FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Richard was a younger maternal half-brother of Marie_de_Champagne and Alix_of_France.
Richard officially proclaimed his nephew, the son of Geoffrey, Arthur_of_Brittany, as his heir, and Tancred promised to later marry one of his daughters to Arthur when he came of age (Arthur was only four years old at the time).
Richard's bowels were buried at the foot of the tower from which the shot was loosed, his heart was buried at Rouen, while the rest of his remains were buried next to his father at Fontevraud_Abbey near Chinon and Saumur, France.
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Richard was a younger maternal half-brother of Marie de Champagne and Alix of France.
Richard himself was discouraged from renouncing Alys because she was the sister of King Philip II of France, a close ally.
Richard died on Tuesday, 6 April 1199 in the arms of his mother; it was later said that "As the day was closing, he ended his earthly day." His death was later referred to as 'the Lion [that] by the Ant was slain'.
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 Richard I of England Information - TextSheet.com
In opposition to his father's plans, Richard allied himself with King Philip II of France, the son of Richard's mother's ex-husband.
Richard and Philip recognized Tancredi as legal King of Sicily and vowed to keep the peace between all three of their kingdoms.
On his return to Europe in the autumn of 1192, Richard was captured by Duke Leopold -whom he had publicly insulted in the course of the crusade - and was handed over as a prisoner to the Emperor Henry VI.
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 Knights Templar | King Richard I - The Lionheart | www.templarhistory.com
While Richard Plantagenet is revered as one of the great warrior kings of England, he is perhaps best known as "the absent king." This is due to the fact that during his reign from 1189-1199, he spent a total of six months in England.
Richard Plantagenet came into the world September 8th in the year 1157 AD Although born in Oxfordshire England, Richard was a child of Aquitaine a part of Southern France.
At the age of fourteen, Richard was named the Duke of Aquitane in the church of St. Hillaire at Poitiers which was one of the lands made homage to the French King.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1192
Richard I of England and Saladin negotiate visiting rights for pilgrims to come to the Holy City of Jerusalem.
Richard I of England taken hostage by Leopold V of Austria.
England - Richard I King of England (reigned from 1189 to 1199)
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 English Monarchs - Kings and Queens of England - Richard the Lionheart.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Richard was born at Beaumont Palace, Oxford, on 8th September, 1157, the third son of Henry II and his French wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Richard was known to be fond of music and was nurtured in the troubadour culture of his mother's southern homeland.
Richard was in open rebellion against Henry II when the latter died in 1189, but on succeeding to the throne he acted generously to William Marshall and to all who had remained loyal to his father and honoured his last wishes.
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 Richard I of England Summary
Richard officially proclaimed his nephew, the son of Geoffrey, Arthur of Brittany, as his heir, and Tancred promised to later marry one of his daughters to Arthur when he came of age (Arthur was only four years old at the time).
Richard, who had removed some of his chainmail, was wounded in the shoulder by a crossbow bolt launched from a tower by Basile, as the King laughed at the man's ingenuity in using a frying-pan as a shield.
Richard's bowels were buried at the foot of the tower from which the shot was loosed, his heart was buried at Rouen, while the rest of his remains were buried next to his father at Fontevraud Abbey near Chinon and Saumur, France.
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 Richard The Lionheart Massacres The Saracens, 1191
As a compromise, Saladin proposed that Richard release his prisoners in return for part of the ransom with the remainder to be paid at a later date.
Richard countered that he would accept the partial payment but Saladin must accept his royal promise to release his prisoners when he received the remainder of the ransom.
Richard declared the lives of the Muslim defenders of Acre forfeit and set August 20 as the date for their execution.
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 Richard II of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Richard II (January 6?, 1367 - February 14, 1400) was the son of Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales, and Joan "The Fair Maid of Kent".
Out of the fact that Richard was born at Epiphany and that three kings were present at his birth came a legend that, despite being a second son, he was destined for great things.
Richard is said to have been devoted to her.
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 History Bookshop.com: Richard I, King of England
Richard was the third son of Henry II and Eleanor.
Richard is often viewed as a legendary figure in English history: his romantic and dynamic image have caught the imagination, as have his brave and chivalrous exploits as a soldier throughout Europe and the Holy Lands.
England was taxed again and again by Richard's chancellor, William de Longchamp, and his efforts resulted in the payment of the ransom and Richard's release.
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 The Counts of Toulouse and the Kings of England
Richard I, Coeur de Lion, Richard the Lionheart, (8 September 1157 –; 6 April 1199) King of England (6 July 1189 –; 6 April 1199), Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Normandy, Count of the Anjou.
Richard was brought up to be Duke of Aquitaine, not King of England (He had an older brother called Henry who was expected to succeeded to the kingdom, and who was actually crowned during the lifetime of his father Henry II, but never reigned.
The king of England, Henry III, landed at Royan in mid-May, before joining Hugh de Lusignan and Raymond VII of Toulouse (who sought redress for the Treaty of Paris of 1229 under the terms of which he had surrendered most of his lands to the King of France).
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 HistoryMole: King Richard I (1157-1199)
Richard was the son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine and the second king in the Plantagenet line.
Richard was burried in Fontevrault Abbey in Anjou.
The Chateau Gaillard of Richard the Lionhearted was defeated and partly dismantled as punishment.
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 Toy Soldiers - Richard The Lionheart - King Richard I of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Richard Coeur de Lion, or Richard Lion-Heart, (1157-99), King of England, was the third son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Richard and his allies gave the city to the Knights Hospitalers, and for the next century it was the chief Christian possession in the Holy Land.
Richard returned briefly to England to complete the suppression of the revolt raised against him by his brother John and to raise funds.
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 Richard III of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
King Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was the King of England from 1483 until his death and the last king from the House of York.
Richard spent much of his childhood at Middleham Castle, where he later made his married home.
On the death of King Edward IV, in April 1483, the late King's sons (Richard's young nephews), King Edward V, aged 12, and Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, aged 9, were supposedly next in the order of succession.
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