KING RICHARD I THE LIONHEART 1189-1199 son of Henry II "Curtmantel" & Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine Capet. Rebelled against his father twice before becoming King. Richard had a reputation as a warrior known as Richard ‘The Lion Heart’. After 3 successful crusades he was captured by the Duke of Austria. Upon release he returned to England where his brother John Lackland was ruling in his stead. Killed at war in France.

KING RICHARD I THE LIONHEART 1189-1199 son of Henry II "Curtmantel" & Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine Capet. Rebelled against his father twice before becoming King. Richard had a reputation as a warrior known as Richard ‘The Lion Heart’. After 3 successful crusades he was captured by the Duke of Austria. Upon release he returned to England where his brother John Lackland was ruling in his stead. Killed at war in France.

Richard III's Skeleton: Whole skeleton showing curvature of spine at 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae... scoliosis. This would not have given him the hump and horrid deformities of Shakespeare but his shoulder on one side would have been higher.

The twisted bones of Richard III

Richard III's Skeleton: Whole skeleton showing curvature of spine at 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae... scoliosis. This would not have given him the hump and horrid deformities of Shakespeare but his shoulder on one side would have been higher.

richard the lion heart | Richard the Lionheart by gacktmoon

richard the lion heart | Richard the Lionheart by gacktmoon

King Richard III of England....tousling his pimp pinky ring. (The more you know***Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.... King Richard III skeleton just found)

King Richard III of England....tousling his pimp pinky ring. (The more you know***Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.... King Richard III skeleton just found)

The facial reconstruction of Richard III produced by University of Dundee and funded by the Richard III Society

The facial reconstruction of Richard III produced by University of Dundee and funded by the Richard III Society

King Henry III Family Tree | ... to Shakespeare’s Kings from King Richard II to Richard III

King Henry III Family Tree | ... to Shakespeare’s Kings from King Richard II to Richard III

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

Richard II (6 January 1367 – ca. 14 February 1400) was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. Richard, a son of Edward, the Black Prince

Richard II (6 January 1367 – ca. 14 February 1400) was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. Richard, a son of Edward, the Black Prince

A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

Statue of King Richard I (The Lionheart) of England ~ The Houses of Parliament

Statue of King Richard I (The Lionheart) of England ~ The Houses of Parliament

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