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Richard was the King of England His reign was from 1189 to 1199 Richard was also known as Richard the Lion Hearted or Richard Coeur de Lion He was of three sons of Henry the II The first King of the Plantagenet Dynasty His mother was Eleanor of Aquitaine He was born in Oxford England on September 8 1172Encyclopedia Americana 503 Acknowledged duke of his mothers province of Aquitaine in 1172 he took part in the rebellion of his brothers against their father His brother and tamer and various times attempted to deprive Richard of his possessions and there was even a plan to exclude him from the succession to the crown in favor of the younger son John In 1188 Richard paid homage to the French king Phillip Agusutus for his lands in France In conjunction with Philip he waged war on his father and compelled Henry I to acknowledge him to the throne in 1189 six years after Henry II died at Chinon France in July of 1189 two days after the Conclusion of PeaceWorld Book 328 In September Richard was crowned King at the west Minster and immediately was prepared for the third crusade In fulfillment of a vow made two years before to Jerusalem from the Muslims To raise money for the expedition he sold fiefs and offices surrendered to William the Lion of Scotland the suzerainty over that country and increased taxes Proceeding through France he joined the army of Philip Augustus at Messina Sicily where he became involved in a conflict with the king of Sicily in the course Richard made himself master of MessinaWorld Book 328 The intrigues of Philip Agusutus brought or enmity for the two sovereigns and Richard repudiating his betrothed Alice sister of the French king secured the hand of Benrengaria of Nervure Berengaria joined him at Cyprus where they were married Encyclopedia of American 503 After Richard had conquered Cyprus and seized its treasures
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