Richard the Lion-Hearted


An English king of the twelfth century. Richard, a famed warrior, fought in the Crusades.

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notes for Richard the Lion-Hearted

In the legend of Robin Hood (see also Robin Hood), Robin and his men are loyal to the absent King Richard, rather than to his brother, Prince John.
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