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Author Gillingham, John.

Title The life and times of Richard I / John Gillingham; introduction by Antonia Fraser
Published London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973

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Description 224 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, genealogical table, maps, portraits, (some color) ; 26 cm
Series [Kings and queens of England]
Kings and queens of England
Contents Fathers and sons, 1157-87 -- Taking the cross, 1187-90 -- Winter in Sicily, 1190-1 -- The siege of Acre, 1191 -- Road to Jerusalem, 1191-2 -- Crusaders and assassins, 1192-3 -- Prisoner in Germany, 1193-4 -- The last war, 1194-9
Summary The enduring image of Richard Coeur-de-Lion is of the warrior king, the crusading knight, the prince of troubadours...Yet this image presents only one aspect of Richard's character. For he was not only a chivalrous knight, but also a cautious general, planning the details of his strategy and siege warfare with infinite care
Analysis England Richard I, King of England Biographies
Notes Col. ill. on lining papers
Bibliography Bibliography: page 221
Subject Richard I, King of England, 1157-1199.
Richard, King of England I, 1157-1199
Richard, King of England. I
Crusades -- Third, 1189-1192.
Great Britain -- History -- Richard I, 1189-1199.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 73161685
ISBN 0297995723
Other Titles Richard I