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Richard the Lionheart

Born: Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England. September 8, 1157.

Parents: King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Grand-Parents :
Count Geoffrey of Anjou and Empress Matilda
Duke William X of Aquitaine and Aenor of Chatellerault

Married : Princess Berengaria of Navarre, Spain,
at the Chapel of St George, Limassol, Cyprus,
May 12, 1191

Children: Count Phillippe of Cognac (illegitimate)

Succeeded to the throne of England: July 6, 1189.

Crowned: at Westminster Abbey September 3, 1189.

Authority: King of England, Duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, Count of Angers and Maine.

Rule: 10 years.

Died: Chalus, Limousin, France, April 6, 1199.

Buried: His body in Fontevraud Abbey, Pays de la Loire, France.
His heart in Rouen, Normandy, France.
His brains and entrails to Charroux in Poitou, France.
Later re-buried in Westminster Abbey, London, England.