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Richard the Lionheart crowned King of England – 1189.

Richard the Lionheart crowned King of England – 1189.

Richard the Lionheart was 31 years old at the time of his accession to the throne, and then ruled for less than ten years, until his death in 1199.

On July 6, 1189, King Richard the Lionheart ruled England. It happened at the time of the death of his father, King Henry II. from the Plantagenet dynasty. The reign of both of these kings was largely directed at their estates in France, which comprised about half of that country. Thus Henry II. died at Chinon Castle (French: Château de Chinon) in France, not far from the famous Loire Valley.

On the eve of his death, the father and son were in a bad relationship. On the contrary, Richard raised an armed uprising against his father, in alliance with King Philip II of France. Augustus. And indeed, Richard and the King of France defeated Henry II. and forced him to make concessions. Defeated Henry II. he soon died in the said Chinon, supposedly of some kind of bleeding in the stomach. Richard was 31 years old at the time of his accession to the throne, and then ruled for less than ten years, until his death in 1199, also in France

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