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8th September 1157

Richard I of England

English king

Richard I was King of England from 1189 until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine and Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Poitiers, Anjou, Maine, and Nantes, and was overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period. He was the third of five sons of King Henry II of England and Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine. He was known as Richard Cœur de Lion or Richard the Lionheart because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior. He was also known in Occitan as Oc e No, because of his reputation for terseness.

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  • Lived from
    1157 - 1199 (Died age 41)
  • Birthday:
    8th September 1157
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Virgo
  • Place of Birth:
    Oxford
  • Country:
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland