Richard I of England

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Birthday
8, 1157
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 6, 1199 (41)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1157
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 6, 1199 (41)

About

Known as Richard the Lionheart, King of England who brought England into the third crusade. He reigned from 1189 to 1199

Before Fame

He revolted against his father, Henry II, multiple times in order to ensure that he would take the throne. and took command of his own army at the young age of 16.

Trivia

After the crusades, he was held for ransom by the Duke of Austria until his kingdom came up with an extremely large ransom to release him.

Family Life

He married Queen Berengaria of Navarre.

Associated With

He was played by Patrick Stewart in the 1993 film Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

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