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Richard I [called Richard Coeur de Lion, Richard the Lionheart]

John Gillingham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23498

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Richard I [called Richard Coeur de Lion, Richard the Lionheart] (1157–1199), king of England, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou, was born on 8 September 1157 at Oxford, the third son of Henry II (1133–1189) and Eleanor of Aquitaine (c. 1122–1204)...

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Subjects: European History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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