Sean Connery as King Richard the Lionheart in Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves 1991 A very impressive Richard who has also been a Robin

Here is a self portret of Richard the first. He was born on the of September 1157 son of king Henry the and Eleanor of Aquitaina.

In 1185, Berengaria was given the fief of Monreal by her father. Eleanor of Aquitaine (King Richard's mother) encouraged the  engagement of Berengaria to her son King Richard.

An article on Anne Neville, queen consort of Richard III and daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick and a man known as "the Kingmaker".

A picture of the Muslim army during the crusades, which began in 1095 CE. By the time the crusades started, Muslim armies had already conquered two-thirds of the Christian world.

Richard the Lionheart fought alongside the Knights Templar in the Holy Land.

How long he reined: He twice rebelled against his father before he became King of England in 1189. He spent 9 years and 8 months of his reign in England and spoke only French. He was later overthrown by his brother John.

How long he reined: He twice rebelled against his father before he became King of England in He spent 9 years and 8 months of his reign in England and spoke only French. He was later overthrown by his brother John.

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