Crusader, diplomat, musician, and hero, Richard the Lionhearted is among England's most celebrated kings. Countless tales of his prowess and bravery are woven into the tapestry of English history. More a fighter than a politician, Richard led his men into many historic battles, commanding loyalty from his friends and respect from his enemies. Join the world's leading historians for an in-depth look at the man and his myth. Revisit his incredible military accomplishments through period artwork, and learn how he developed his combat skills fighting his father! Explore the legacy of the second Crusade, which he led to Jerusalem before negotiating a truce with Saladin. And see how he was able to extend England's influence over much of Europe, while capable ministers managed his nation for him. Journey back in time to the age of chivalry for the ultimate portrait of the king whose name remains synonymous with bravery.
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