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Richard I "Coeur de Lion", King of England

Male 1157 - 1199  (41 years)


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  • Name Richard I  
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      Angevin king of England
    • He was also Duke of Normandy; Duke of Aquitaine; and Count of Poitou. [1]
    Born 8 Sep 1157  Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    History 1169  [2
    Title(s) 1170  [3
    History 1173 
    Reign From 1189 to 1199 
    Crowned 3 Sep 1189  Westminster Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military 11 Dec 1189 
    Married 12 May 1191  Limassol, Cyprus Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 2 Apr 1199  [1, 2, 4
    Buried Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevrault, Maine-Et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I21949 
    Last Modified 6 May 2020 

    Father Henry II "Curt Mantel", King of England,   b. 5 Mar 1132/33, Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1189, Château Chinon, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Eleanor of Aquitaine, Dutchess of Aquitaine,   b. 1123, probably Bordeaux, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1204, Palace of Poitiers, Poitiers, Poitou, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 18 May 1153  Bordeaux, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1157 - Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCrowned - 3 Sep 1189 - Westminster Abbey, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Berengara of Navarre, the daughter of Sancho VI, King of Navarre and Sancha, Infanta of Castile. She was born in 1163 in Navarre, Spain. [Berengara, married Richard I, King of England, at age 33] She died in 1230 . - 12 May 1191 - Limassol, Cyprus Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevrault, Maine-Et-Loire, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S309] Fraser, Antonia. The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975), Secondary Source.

    2. [S307] Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), Secondary Source.

    3. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.

    4. [S1468] anonymous. "Table of Kings and Queens since the Conquest" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume II, January 1849), Secondary Source.