Richard I of England

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Richard I was King of England, Lord of Ireland and ruler of the Angevin Empire from 1189 until his death in 1199.


  • We, however, place the love of God and His honour above our own and above the acquisition of many regions
  • If it had not been for his malice, forcing me to return, I would have been able to recover the whole of Outremer. Then, when I was in prison he conspired to keep me there so that he could steal my lands.
    • Richard on his alleged betrayal by King Philip; Richard I - Gillingham (from primary source)
  • Stick to your own grammar, my lord, for it is much better.

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