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Noun: Richard I
  1. 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)
    - Richard Coeur de Lion, Richard the Lionheart, Richard the Lion-Hearted

Type of: King of England, King of Great Britain

Part of: Plantagenet, Plantagenet line

Encyclopedia: Richard I, Prince of Capua