Richard I

On this day 1199 – Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leading to his death on April 6. It is documented that Richard I spent roughly around six months in England as he was off on his crusades for the most part. He was succeeded by his younger brother King…

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1189 – Richard I of England Richard “the Lionheart” is crowned at Westminster.  If this era is of particular interest to you we have a fantastic title – The Barony of Thirsk – The 5th Baron dies on his way to the Holy land accompanying King Richard I – Lionheart. The 6th baron is one of the 25 sureties of…

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