Richard of England, I, King of England

Richard of England, I, King of England

Male 1157 - 1199  (41 years)

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  • Name Richard of England 
    Suffix I, King of England 
    Born 8 Sep 1157  Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Count of Anjou  [1
    Also Known As Count of Maine  [1
    Also Known As Count of Nantes  [1
    Also Known As Count of Poitiers  [1
    Also Known As Duke of Aquitaine  [1
    Also Known As Duke of Gascony  [1
    Also Known As Duke of Normandy  [1
    Also Known As Lord of Cyprus  [1
    Also Known As Melek al-Inkitar  [1
    Also Known As Melek-Ric  [1
    Also Known As Oc e No  [1
    Also Known As Richard Coeur de Lion  [1
    Also Known As Richard I  [1
    Also Known As Richard Plantagenet 
    Also Known As Richard the Lionheart  [1
    Military Crusader  [2
    Died 6 Apr 1199  Limousin, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Castle where Richard the Lionheart died goes on sale for under ?1m" ...

      The French chateau where Richard the Lionheart died after being hit by a bolt from a crossbow has quietly been put on the market with a small ad offering this remarkable piece of Anglo-French history for well under a million pounds.

      The castle of Chćalus-Chabrol, about 110 miles northeast of Bordeaux, has been for sale on France's most popular classified ads website Le Bon Coin since December 30th at the price of ?996,400, or ¹884,000.

      The title of the ad states merely that a ?15-room, 600 square metre castle? is available. The historic import of the chateau is only revealed by the text below the photos showing run-down buildings that are ?in need of restoration.?

      Contributed by Martha Ann Millsaps, Friday, January 12th, 2018 ...

      Picture, story & source can be found at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/12/castle-richard-lionheart-died-goes-sale-1m/
    Buried Fontevraud Abbey, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I41293  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2018 

    Father Henry II, King of England,   b. 5 Mar 1133, Le Mans, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1189, Chinon Castle, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Eleanore de Aquitaine, Queen of England,   b. 0___ 1123, Chateau de Belin, Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1204, Poitiers, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 18 May 1152  Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • thier marriage turned sour after Henry's affair with Rosamund Clifford...
    Residence (Family) England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13745  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1157 - Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Apr 1199 - Limousin, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fontevraud Abbey, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Richard I, 'The Lion Heart'
    Richard I, "The Lion Heart"

  • Notes 
    • Richard I (8 September 1157 - 6 April 1199) was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy (as Richard IV), Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Poitiers, Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Count of Nantes, and Overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period. He was the third of five sons of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. He was known as Richard Coeur de Lion or Richard the Lionheart because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior.[1] He was also known in Occitan as Oc e No (Yes and No), because of his reputation for terseness.[2]

      By the age of 16, Richard had taken command of his own army, putting down rebellions in Poitou against his father.[1] Richard was a central Christian commander during the Third Crusade, leading the campaign after the departure of Philip II of France and scoring considerable victories against his Muslim counterpart, Saladin, although he did not retake Jerusalem from Saladin.[3]

      Richard spoke langue d'očil, a French dialect, and Occitan, a Romance language spoken in southern France and nearby regions.[4]

      Born in England, where he spent his childhood, he lived for most of his adult life before becoming king in his Duchy of Aquitaine in the southwest of France. Following his accession he spent very little time, perhaps as little as six months, in England, preferring to use his kingdom as a source of revenue to support his armies.[5] Nevertheless, he was seen as a pious hero by his subjects.[6] He remains one of the few kings of England remembered by his epithet, rather than regnal number, and is an enduring iconic figure both in England and in France.[7]

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  • Sources 
    1. [S12103] "Richard I of England (1157 - 1199)" biography, accessed & downloaded Friday, November 17th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee,.

    2. [S7879] "Richard I of England (1157 - 1199)" biography,.

    3. [S7880] "Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124-1204) biography,.