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Richard I

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("Richard the Lion-Hearted"; "Richard Coeur de Lion") 1157–99, king of England 1189–99.
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Richard I

/ˈrɪtʃəd/
noun
1.
nicknamed Coeur de Lion or the Lion-Heart. 1157–99, king of England (1189–99); a leader of the third crusade (joining it in 1191). On his way home, he was captured in Austria (1192) and held to ransom. After a brief return to England, where he was crowned again (1194), he spent the rest of his life in France
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An English king of the twelfth century. Richard, a famed warrior, fought in the Crusades.

Note: In the legend of Robin Hood, Robin and his men are loyal to the absent King Richard, rather than to his brother, Prince John.
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