Richard Lionheart

King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death in 1199. Named Lionheart because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior.

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Corfu "Disguised as a Knight Templar, Richard sailed from Corfu with four attendants"
Dubrovnik "In the bay of Dubrovnik is the 72-hectare wooded island of Lokrum, where according to legend, Richard the Lionheart was cast ashore after being shipwrecked in 1192." (Wiki)
Loire Valley Crossed Tours with his army
Old City of Acre Landed 1191
V├ęzelay Spent three months at the abbey in 1190
Wachau Cultural Landscape Prisoner at Duernstein
Westminster Crowned


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