Richard I of England

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  • Third Crusade Causes

    In this paper I will tell of the Third Crusade,the battles,the armies,the leaders and finally the outcome of this battle for the Holy Land.The Third Crusade occurred in the year of 1189 and lasted for a difficult three years.(Wiki) The Third crusade was caused by the capture of Jerusalem in 1187 by Saladin who was muslim.(A&E)The spreading of word that the Holy City had be captured by muslims spread like wildfire, soon the people would shout and scream for war,they wanted another crusade and that is exactly what they would get. What started the Third Crusade European leaders upon hearing the news were outraged at the fact that the Holy City was being controlled by Muslims. Three of the most important leaders in this crusade was King Philip…

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  • Eleanor Of Aquitaine

    Together they united England, West France and Normandy. This made the mightiest, the largest and the feistiest empire of Europe’s day; the Angevin Empire. (Plain, N ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE and the High Middle Ages) This union on paper were powerful. The year of 1157 Henry was crowned King Henry II of England. Eleanor and King Henry II combined lands the West of France, England and Normandy united into a hugely influential and powerful kingdom, however Eleanor and Henry were both born to rule, they…

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  • The Third Crusades

    each other. King Richard I was known as the chief leader of the Christians, while Saladin was perceived as the sultan of the Muslim people. These men were known as some of the best Medieval leaders of their time, instigating both of their names to be mentioned repeatedly in the history of the Crusades for centuries to come. King Richard I, also known as Richard the Lionheart, was born on September 8, 1157 in…

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  • Richard's Response To The Ransom Of The King Of England

    Richard’s ransom. The ransom showed how careless Richard was as king because of his failed attempts to disguise himself as a pilgrim. He had too much confidence in himself and wasn’t very self-aware, so thought that he would be able to get along by vaguely disguising himself but not really putting in enough effort so that it was almost certain that he wouldn’t get captured. His capture put England in a perilous situation concerning money, because of the ransom needed for his release. The amount…

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  • The Poem That Ruined My Life Poem Analysis

    a dreary Saturday morning in England for all but me. Today my friend Marie de France was asked to be a court writer for the court of Henry II and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, and she chose me as her lady in waiting. We were walking in the marketplace when we got this news, and Marie was ecstatic. No one knew why they chose Marie, some say that Eleanor wanted to have someone in the court who had a french background besides herself. Others say that Henry and Marie were having an affair, but…

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  • War Of The Roses Book Review

    Overview For this research paper, I will concentrate on the happenings of the War of the Roses in 1455-1487. The War of the Roses commences as Henry VI’s mental health begins to deteriorate. Due to King Henry VI’s indisposition and consequent weak rule, Richard, Duke of York acquired an interest in seizing the English throne for himself. Opposing the York house was Henry Tudor of Lancaster. Throughout the bout of the War of the Roses, Sun Tzu’s philosophies dictated in his book, “The Art of…

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  • The White Rose: The War Of The Roses

    The War of the Roses marked a Huge defeat for us when Cadbury’s fell. In this Essay I will explain some events during this time, as well as the people involved. I will tell why it happened and when. The War of Roses lasted for thirty-two years and was fought in Medieval England. The War of the Roses were a series of civil wars fought in Medieval England from 1455 to 1487. This 32 years was a bitter struggle for the English Throne, which was waged between two branches of the same family, the…

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  • Comparison Of Laurence Olivier, And Benedict Cumberbatch's Richard

    Although, as Richard the Third, both Laurence Olivier and Benedict Cumberbatch speak straight to the camera in a fashion that makes the viewer feel as if they are complicit in their plots and schemes, and although both costumes show physical indications of Richard’s deformity, the two portrayals tell a considerably different story about Richard’s wicked origins. Laurence Olivier’s Richard is an infamous legend; the film does its best to tell a story about one of many in search of the English…

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  • Appearance And Reality In Elizabethard III And Al Pacino's Richard III

    Shakespearean drama Richard III and Al Pacino 's 1995 docu-drama Looking for Richard [LFR] were written four hundred years apart yet both texts address perpetual values and ideas that are common to both eras. Through a simultaneous study of both texts, the responder is able to understand the influence of context on aspects of the human condition such as the adverse effects of lust for power and appearance and reality. Richard III is heavily influenced by Elizabethan principles and in Pacino 's…

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  • Richard III Villain

    The Tragedy of Richard III was based on the true life king who ruled 1483 to 1485, just two short years. Richard III was no doubt a really bad guy. He was a murderer, a tyrant, a hypocrite, and a traitor. Shakespeare presents Richard in an extremely negative way throughout the entire play. He was shown as an evil person; who was fascinated with the control that only being the king could have brought him, and he would have taken any risk that was needed to become the King. He was motivated by his…

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