Richard the First, 1189 to 1199
|BORN:||8 September 1157, Beaumont Palace, Oxford.|
|PARENTS:||Henry II (1133 - 89),
Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 - 1204).
|MARRIED:||Berengaria of Navarre (1163 - 1230),
12 May 1191, Chapel of St. George, Limasol, Cyprus.
|ACCEDED:||6 July 1189|
|CROWNED:||2 September 1189, Westminster Abbey.|
|DIED:||6 April 1199,
Chalus, Limousin, France.
|INTERRED:||Fontevraud Abbey, France.
|CHILDREN:||1 illegitimate child
William I the Lyon
Saladin (Muslim leader)
Archbishops of Canterbury:
Baldwin of Exeter
Robin Hood, setting of [mythical]
|Massacre of Jews, March 1190.
Richard I leaves for Crusade, 4 July 1190.
John opposes William Longchamps, Administrator of England, 1191.
Richard I's fleet separated at Cyprus, April 1191.
Cyprus taken, May 1191.
Richard I attacks Acre, 6 June 1191.
Acre falls to Richard I, July 1191.
Richard I shipwrecked, December 1192,.
Richard I captured by Emperor Heinrich VI, February 1193.
Richard I returns to England, Marhc 1194.
Battle of Fretevel, 3 July 1194
Siege of Chalus, Marhc 1199.