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Facts:  Even though Richard was King of England for 10 years, he only spent 6 months in England. He was known as the Lionheart because he was generally considered to be a great soldier and a brave crusader. His heart, entrails and the rest of his body were buried in different places in France.

Facts: Even though Richard was King of England for 10 years, he only spent 6 months in England. He was known as the Lionheart because he was generally considered to be a great soldier and a brave crusader. His heart, entrails and the rest of his body were buried in different places in France.

Children: Richard had 1 child named Philip of Cognac, it is unknown whether Phillip's mother was Berengaria or another woman. Phillip was born in 1180 and 1201 making him 21 years old when he died.

Children: Richard had 1 child named Philip of Cognac, it is unknown whether Phillip's mother was Berengaria or another woman. Phillip was born in 1180 and 1201 making him 21 years old when he died.

Problems on the throne: After he set home after conquering some countries, bad weather sent him near Venice. He was then imprisoned by Duke Leopold of Austria before being handed over to the German emperor Henry VI, who ransomed(paided for his release) him for the huge sum of 150,000 marks. In Febuary 1194, Richard was released and he returned at once to England where he was crowned a second time.

Problems on the throne: After he set home after conquering some countries, bad weather sent him near Venice. He was then imprisoned by Duke Leopold of Austria before being handed over to the German emperor Henry VI, who ransomed(paided for his release) him for the huge sum of 150,000 marks. In Febuary 1194, Richard was released and he returned at once to England where he was crowned a second time.

Reason for fame:  Richard I was famous for his exploits(noble deeds) in the third crusade. He conquered many countries around Jerusalem with the help of his army(about 8000 men), Phillip II and Frederick I Barbarossa of the Holy. He conquered Cyprus, Acre, Arsuf and Jaffa before starting his journey home.

Reason for fame: Richard I was famous for his exploits(noble deeds) in the third crusade. He conquered many countries around Jerusalem with the help of his army(about 8000 men), Phillip II and Frederick I Barbarossa of the Holy. He conquered Cyprus, Acre, Arsuf and Jaffa before starting his journey home.

Becoming the king:  The eldest son of Henry II and Eleanor, William, died in 1156. His brother Henry then took the throne. In 1183 his brother Henry died, leaving Richard heir to the throne.Richard I was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death in 1199. He was succeeded by his younger brother John who ruled from 1199 to 1216.

Becoming the king: The eldest son of Henry II and Eleanor, William, died in 1156. His brother Henry then took the throne. In 1183 his brother Henry died, leaving Richard heir to the throne.Richard I was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death in 1199. He was succeeded by his younger brother John who ruled from 1199 to 1216.

His wife : Berengaria of Navarre was Richard I's wife. She was born in 1165 and died in 1230, she married Richard I on May 12, 1191. They were together for 39 years until Berengaria died aged 65. She was the eldest daughter of Sancho VI of Navarre and Sancha of Castile.

His wife : Berengaria of Navarre was Richard I's wife. She was born in 1165 and died in 1230, she married Richard I on May 12, 1191. They were together for 39 years until Berengaria died aged 65. She was the eldest daughter of Sancho VI of Navarre and Sancha of Castile.

Early life: He was born in England, where he spent his childhood. He fought with his family when he was only 16 years old, along side his brothers joining them in the great rebellion against their father in 1173.

Early life: He was born in England, where he spent his childhood. He fought with his family when he was only 16 years old, along side his brothers joining them in the great rebellion against their father in 1173.

Richard I was born on the 8th of September,1157 and died on the 6th April,1199 from a fatal wound he received while he was besieging(surrounding a place armed forces in order to capture it or force it's surrender) the castle of Châlus in central France.He was the third of five sons of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Richard I was born on the 8th of September,1157 and died on the 6th April,1199 from a fatal wound he received while he was besieging(surrounding a place armed forces in order to capture it or force it's surrender) the castle of Châlus in central France.He was the third of five sons of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.