King Richard I (M)

Surname: Plantagenet
Forename(s): Richard
b. 8 September 1157. d. 6 April 1199. Nationality: English. VIAF.
King of England (1189-1199), songwriter, and poet. Third son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Married Berengaria of Navarre on 12 May 1191. Travelled through Europe and Asia on crusade (1190-1192). Composed poetry while imprisoned in Germany by Leopold of Austria and Emperor Heinrich VI (1192-1193). Succeeded by his brother King John. Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song of the Imprisoned Cœur de Lion 1838-08-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3619