KING RICHARD I THE LIONHEART 1189-1199 son of Henry II "Curtmantel" & Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine Capet. Rebelled against his father twice before becoming King. Richard had a reputation as a warrior known as Richard ‘The Lion Heart’. After 3 successful crusades he was captured by the Duke of Austria. Upon release he returned to England where his brother John Lackland was ruling in his stead. Killed at war in France.

KING RICHARD I THE LIONHEART 1189-1199 son of Henry II "Curtmantel" & Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine Capet. Rebelled against his father twice before becoming King. Richard had a reputation as a warrior known as Richard ‘The Lion Heart’. After 3 successful crusades he was captured by the Duke of Austria. Upon release he returned to England where his brother John Lackland was ruling in his stead. Killed at war in France.

The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me"

Richard III's tomb unveiled at Leicester Cathedral

The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me"

REPLICATION OF THE CROWN THAT KING RICHARD WORE ON TOP OF HIS HELMET (SO HENRY TUDOR COULD FIND HIM) IN THE BATTLE OF BOSWORTH. THE TOO CONFIDANT KING DIED IN BATTLE THAT DAY.

REPLICATION OF THE CROWN THAT KING RICHARD WORE ON TOP OF HIS HELMET (SO HENRY TUDOR COULD FIND HIM) IN THE BATTLE OF BOSWORTH. THE TOO CONFIDANT KING DIED IN BATTLE THAT DAY.

King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

Study of King Richard III's Bones Reveal Fatal Blows and Injuries

King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

The Crown of King Richard III — John Ashdown-Hill

The Crown of King Richard III

King Richard's ring. English, 15th century. possibly belonging to Richard the III (1483-85).

King Richard's ring. English, 15th century. possibly belonging to Richard the III (1483-85).

KING RICHARD II - SON OF EDWARD, THE BLACK PRINCE, GRANDSON OF EDWARD III.

KING RICHARD II - SON OF EDWARD, THE BLACK PRINCE, GRANDSON OF EDWARD III.

Pinning this again for King Richard's birthday today: keep his memory alive, and take him home to York!

Pinning this again for King Richard's birthday today: keep his memory alive, and take him home to York!

king richard iii remains found | Creepy!King Richard III's Remains Found in a Parking Lot | Europe ...

king richard iii remains found | Creepy!King Richard III's Remains Found in a Parking Lot | Europe ...

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

Richard III's Skeleton: Whole skeleton showing curvature of spine at 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae... scoliosis. This would not have given him the hump and horrid deformities of Shakespeare but his shoulder on one side would have been higher.

The twisted bones of Richard III

Richard III's Skeleton: Whole skeleton showing curvature of spine at 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae... scoliosis. This would not have given him the hump and horrid deformities of Shakespeare but his shoulder on one side would have been higher.

Richard III Society.  Here you can find info about the "Looking for Richard" project.  Fascinating stuff.  And he didn't murder those princes.

Richard III Society. Here you can find info about the "Looking for Richard" project. Fascinating stuff. And he didn't murder those princes.

Richard the Lionheart by gacktmoon-He was known as Richard Cœur de Lion, or mainly Richard the Lionheart, even before his accession, because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior. The Muslims called him Melek-Ric (King Richard) or Malek al-Inkitar (King of England).

Richard the Lionheart by gacktmoon-He was known as Richard Cœur de Lion, or mainly Richard the Lionheart, even before his accession, because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior. The Muslims called him Melek-Ric (King Richard) or Malek al-Inkitar (King of England).

King Richard III of England....tousling his pimp pinky ring. (The more you know***Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.... King Richard III skeleton just found)

King Richard III of England....tousling his pimp pinky ring. (The more you know***Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.... King Richard III skeleton just found)

Spot where King Richard III fell, Bosworth battlefield, Market Bosworth, England by lreed76, via Flickr

Spot where King Richard III fell, Bosworth battlefield, Market Bosworth, England by lreed76, via Flickr

Coffin of Richard III travels through Leicester

Richard III: Farewell to the king

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