Richard the Lionheart: The True Story of the Life & Time of Richard I - King of England

Written by:
Liam Dale
Narrated by:
Liam Dale

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
December 2023
0 hours 59 minutes
There have been both remarkable and notorious Kings and Queens in English history, with public opinion often divided on their legacies. King Richard I, famously known as the Lionheart, presents a unique challenge in this regard, as he oscillated between the roles of a valiant, chivalrous crusader and a ruthless despot.

Richard the Lionheart's historical significance extends beyond England, given his extensive global travels, especially through regions still central to contemporary global conflicts. This history journal embarks on a quest to unravel the enigmatic man behind the legend and shed light on the multifaceted Lionheart.

- Medieval era and the murder of Thomas A. Becket
- Richard's birth, his parents, and life at the French court
- His participation in the First, Second, and Third Crusades
- Coronation, rapid departure for the Holy Land
- Battles with Saladin and his eventual return to England
- Capture, ransom, release, and unexpected demise

Explore the complex legacy of King Richard the Lionheart, a monarch who defies easy categorisation.
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