Richard Coeur de Lion


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    • n Richard Coeur de Lion 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)
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In literature:

"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
The outlaws, commanded by Richard Coeur de Lion, under the guise of the Black Knight, assault the castle, burn it and deliver the captives.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
I'll grant he was some fencer with his doughty snickersnee, But Richard Coeur de Lion didn't have a thing on me!
"The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918" by American Expeditionary Forces
Richard Coeur-de-Lion captured it on his way to Syria for the Third Crusade.
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
Coeur-de-Lion, 57, 131; King Richard, too, knew a man when he saw him, 144.
"Past and Present" by Thomas Carlyle
Vixen thought him the image of Richard Coeur de Lion.
"Vixen, Volume I." by M. E. Braddon
Richard Coeur de Lion was years at Askelon.
"General Gordon" by Seton Churchill
Richard Coeur-de-Lion, 90, 113, 120.
"The Cathedrals of Northern France" by Francis Miltoun
It is hard to say whether the heroism of Richard Coeur de Lion has been most celebrated in Europe or Asia.
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846" by Various
Richard Coeur de Lion, 374.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford