BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD "LIONHEART" I KING ENGLAND 1157-1199

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ANJOU

Descent English Royalty: Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Descent French Royalty: 4G Grandson Robert "Pious" II King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 4G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 08 Sep 1157 Richard "Lionheart" I King England was born to Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (24) and Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England (35) at Beaumont Palace

On 06 Jul 1189 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (31) succeeded I King England: Plantagenet Angevin

On 03 Sep 1189 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (31) was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin by Baldwin Archbishop Canterbury (64) at Westminster Abbey. Geoffrey Mandeville 3rd Earl Essex, Count Aumale carried the Crown. The Coronation of Richard I was marred by violence against London's Jewish population. Prior to his Coronation Richard had issued a proclamation forbidding Jews to attend. When some did a riot broke out, which spread.

On 04 Oct 1190 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (33) attacked and captured Messina. [Richard I Takes Messina]

On 12 May 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (33) and Berengaria Ramirez Queen Consort England (26) were married at Chapel of St George. Richard's sister Joan Plantagenet Queen Consort Sicily (25) was present [Wedding of King Richard I and Berengaria of Navarre].

On 08 Jun 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (33) landed at Acre

On 08 Jun 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (33) landed at Acre. [Richard I Lands at Acre]

On 04 Oct 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (34) arrived in Lemesos where he met with Guy I King Jerusalem (41) . [Richard I arrives Limasol]

On 06 Apr 1199 Richard "Lionheart" I King England (41) was besieging Châlus-Chabrol Castle. During the course of the evening Richard "Lionheart" I King England (41) was shot by a crossbow. The wound quickly became gangrenous; Richard died in the arms of his mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England (77) [Death of Richard I].

After 06 Apr 1199 Richard "Lionheart" I King England was buried at Fontevraud Abbey

After 06 Apr 1199 Richard "Lionheart" I King England heart was buried at Rouen Cathedral

Richard "Lionheart" I King England engaged Alys Capet

Philip Plantagenet was born to Richard "Lionheart" I King England

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

1G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

2G GrandFather: Fulk "Réchin" Anjou 4th Count Anjou

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey "Ferréol" Anjou 2nd Count Gâtinais

4G GrandFather: Hugh Anjou

4G GrandMother: Béatrice Unknown

3G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Black" Ingelger III Count Anjou

4G GrandMother: Hildegarde Sundgau

2G GrandMother: Bertrade Montfort

3G GrandFather: Simon Montfort

4G GrandFather: Aumary Reginarids

4G GrandMother: Bertrade Unknown

3G GrandMother: Agnes Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard Normandy 2nd Count Évreux

4G GrandMother: Godechildis Unknown

1G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

2G GrandFather: Elias La Flèche-De Baugency I Count Maine

3G GrandFather: Jean de la Flèche La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Paula Maine

4G GrandFather: Herbert "Wakedog" Maine I Count Maine

2G GrandMother: Matilda Château-Du-Loir

3G GrandFather: Gervais II Lord Château-Du-Loir

GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

2G GrandFather: William "Conqueror" I King England

3G GrandFather: Robert "Magnificent" Normandy I Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Richard "Good" Normandy II Duke Normandy

4G GrandMother: Judith Penthièvre

3G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

2G GrandMother: Matilda Flanders Queen Consort England

3G GrandFather: Baldwin "The Good" Flanders V Count Flanders

4G GrandFather: Baldwin "Bearded" Flanders IV Count Flanders

4G GrandMother: Ogive Luxembourg-Ardennes

3G GrandMother: Adela Capet

4G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

4G GrandMother: Constance Arles

1G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

2G GrandFather: Malcolm III King Scotland

3G GrandFather: Duncan "The Sick" I King Scotland

3G GrandMother: Bethóc Unknown

2G GrandMother: Margaret Wessex

3G GrandFather: Edward "The Exile" Wessex

4G GrandFather: Edmund "Ironside" I King England

4G GrandMother: Ealdgyth Unknown

3G GrandMother: Agatha Unknown

Mother: Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort France, Queen Consort England

GrandFather: William "Saint" Poitiers X Duke Aquitaine

1G GrandFather: William "Troubadour" Poitiers IX Duke Aquitaine

2G GrandFather: [Guy] William Poitiers VIII Duke Aquitaine

3G GrandFather: William "Great" Poitiers V Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandFather: William "Proud Arm" Poitiers IV Duke Aquitaine

4G GrandMother: Emma Blois

3G GrandMother: Agnes Ivrea

4G GrandFather: Otto-William Ivrea I Count Burgundy

4G GrandMother: Ermentrude Unknown

2G GrandMother: Hildegarde Burgundy

3G GrandFather: Robert Burgundy I Duke Burgundy

4G GrandFather: Robert "Pious" II King France

4G GrandMother: Constance Arles

3G GrandMother: Ermengarde-Blanche Ingelger

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Black" Ingelger III Count Anjou

4G GrandMother: Hildegarde Sundgau

1G GrandMother: Philippa Rouerge

2G GrandFather: William Rouerge Duke Narbonne

3G GrandFather: Pons Rouerge Margrave Provence

3G GrandMother: Almodis La Marche

4G GrandFather: Bernard La Marche Count La Marche

2G GrandMother: Emma Mortain

3G GrandFather: Robert Mortain Count Mortain, 1st Earl Cornwall

4G GrandFather: Herluin de Conteville Mortain

4G GrandMother: Herleva Unknown

3G GrandMother: Matilda or Maud Montgomery

4G GrandFather: Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury

4G GrandMother: Mabel Bellême

GrandMother: Aenor Châtellerault

1G GrandFather: Aimery Châtellerault Viscount Châtellerault

1G GrandMother: Dangereuse Île-Bouchard

2G GrandFather: Bartholomew Île-Bouchard