King Richard the Lionheart 1157 – 1199

Richard I

Richard was born 8th September 1157 and died 6th April 1189. He was the third son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. He succeeded his father as King of England in 1189, his two elder brothers had died previously. Richard is noted for his role in the 3rd Crusade against Saladin. He married Berengaria of Navarre but they had no children.

 Family tree for Richard, son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2018 – 2020). King Richard the Lionheart 1157 – 1199. Available: Last accessed October 26th, 2020