Definition of Richard the lionheart
1. Noun. Son of Henry II and King of England from 1189 to 1199; a leader of the Third Crusade; on his way home from the crusade he was captured and held prisoner in the Holy Roman Empire until England ransomed him in 1194 (1157-1199).
Group relationships: Plantagenet, Plantagenet Line
Generic synonyms: King Of England, King Of Great Britain
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Literary usage of Richard the lionheart
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1. A General History of the Christian Era: For Catholic Colleges and Reading by Anthony Guggenberger (1900)
"... by Henry of Champagne with 10000 men, and finally by Philip Augustus and Richard the Lionheart (1191). The Crusaders surrounded the city from shore to ..."
2. Dordogne by Mike Smith (2006)
"Bertrand became Lord of Hautefort after ejecting his brother Constantine from the castle. When Constantine turned to Richard the Lionheart for help, ..."
3. The Rhineland by Walter Marsden (1973)
"Legend says the Holy Grail itself was preserved there for a time. Legend is busy about Trifels. Richard the Lionheart is ..."
4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1903)
"Richard the Lionheart 4. Animal Stories 5. A Voyage to Lilliput 6. The Settlers at Home fo 15 15 is 15 15 15 7. Nelson of the Nile 15 9. Little Nell. 15 10. ..."
5. Austria: Her People & Their Homelands by James Baker (1913)
"Richard the Lionheart. The very name satisfied us; but above was a pleasant platform on the rocks. tables under flowering oleanders, and we found gooi ..."