Richard I of England Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Richard I of England (Richard I )

Last Updated: 07 Sep, 2023 | Views: 59

Age: 41

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Politician, Warrior

Famous For: Leading The Campaign After Philip Ii Of France Left For The Third Crusade

Richard I of England Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
08 Sep, 1157 (41 Years 06 Months 29 Days)
Birth Country
United Kingdom
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Place
Beaumont Palace
Birth Sign
Died on
06 Apr, 1199

Richard I of England Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Richard I was the monarch of England from 1189 until his execution in 1199. In the same era, he also held the titles of Maine, Count of Poitiers, Anjou, Lord of Cyprus, and Nantes, as well as Duke of Aquitaine, Normandy, and Gascony. He was also the ruler of Brittany at multiple points.

Richard I of England Family Tree:
As the third son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, he succeeded his father as king. At first, it seemed doubtful that he would succeed his father as king, but all of his brothers—all but the youngest, John—predeceased him. Because of his standing as an outstanding military commander and fighter, Richard is often referred to as Richard the Lionheart or Richard Coeur de Lion.

Richard I of England History:
Richard most likely knew both Occitan and French. Although he was raised in England, where he was also born, he spent the majority of his adult hood in the southwest French Duchy of Aquitaine before becoming emperor.

Richard I of England Cause Of Death:
Richard I lived out his remaining years in France. In 1199, he was mortally wounded while conquering the vicomte of Limoges' castle because he had resisted giving Richard access to a gold treasure. At age 41, he passed away.

Richard I of England Accomplishments:
Richard was a significant Christian commanding officer during the Third Crusade, taking charge of the campaign after Philip II of France left and winning important victories over Saladin, the Muslim opponent. However, Richard also completed a peace treaty and the campaign came to an end without reconquering Jerusalem.

Richard I of England Facts and Successor:
Richard is also credited with developing the English crest, which features a lion standing (now statant-guardant).
After Richard's death, his younger brother, John, Succeeded him.

Richard I of England Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 196 cm
In Meters 1.96 m
In Feet & Inches 6'4"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 90 kg
In Pounds 198 Ibs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Richard I of England Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Henry II of England
Mother's Name
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Berengaria Of Navarre
John, Henry The Young King, Geoffrey II, Duke Of Brittany, Geoffrey, William Longespée, William IX, Count Of Poitiers
Eleanor Of England, Queen Of Castile, Matilda Of England, Duchess Of Saxony, Marie Of France, Countess Of Champagne, Joan Of England, Queen Of Sicily, Alice Of France
Philip Of Cognac
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