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Richard I, King

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishRichard I, KingKing Richard IRichard I, King /ˌrɪtʃəd ðə ˈfɜːst $ -ərd ðə ˈfɜːrst/  (1157–99) the king of England from 1189 until his death. During his period as king, he was almost never in England, because he spent a lot of time fighting in the crusades and in France. He was a popular king and regarded as very brave, and for this reason he is often called Richard the Lionheart or Richard Coeur de Lion.
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