Richard I of2 England2
Aged: 41.6 years
King Richard I the Lionheart 1189 - 1199 Age 31 - 42 Born: 6 September 1157 at Beaumont Place, Oxford Parents: Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine Ascended to the throne: 6 July 1189 aged 31 years Crowned: 2/3 September 1189 at Westminster Abbey Married: Berengaria, Daughter of Sancho V of Navarre Children: Two illegitimate sons Died: 6 April 1199 at Limousin, France, aged 41 years Buried at: Fontevraud, France Succeeded by: his brother John King of England 1189"?99. Third and eldest surviving son of Henry II. In his 10 years of reign he only spent 10 months in England, with the rest of the time being spent leading the Third Crusade*. He spoke very little English. He is usually depicted as a brave, warrior king, and was given the nickname 'Lionheart'. Robin Hood England's favourite outlaw lived in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, during Richard's reign. Richard had no children, so the next king was his brother John.