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    “For most of us, Richard the Lionheart has been ensconced since childhood in a pantheon which includes King Arthur, Robin Hood and other legendary – if not mythical- figures: and as a “folk hero” […] it is unlikely that he will ever be dislodged.”1 That is, at least, the view of John Gillingham, a British scholar, specialist of Richard I, but not of all historians, who have generally more conflicted opinions on the Lionheart. Richard I is still, to a certain extent, seen as an English hero. It was even truer in the Middle Ages, when kings were often compared to Richard, thus Edward I in 1272 was described as the “new Richard.”2 This shows that it was still Richard who set the standard which new kings were expected to follow. Surprisingly enough,…

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    Third Crusade Causes

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    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…

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    Eleanor Of Aquitaine

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    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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    Paw’’ starts out in a rural part of England, on a ‘’stormy night’’ (1). The White family is waiting for Sergeant Charles Morris, friend of Father. When considering the current weather, the Whites begin to think he will not show. After a while, he finally arrives. The Whites and Morris share some drinks and laughs. Morris begins to tell stories of his travels, including the story of the Monkey’s paw. This discussion heats up very quickly, but all reach a consensus to break for dinner. After…

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    The Third Crusades

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    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 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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    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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    By the year 900, feudal regimes began to emerge in France, beginning a new era of local supremacy and disregard for the French throne. Indeed, at the commencement of the Capetian dynasty at the end of the 10th century, Hugh Capet’s immediate sphere of power was in the Ile de France. The rest of the France was under the direct authority of the counts of their individual territories. Around the beginning of the 12th century, an anonymous monk from Anjou, one of the many counties of medieval…

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    Arthur Prince of Wales Born: 20th September 1486, Winchester Cathedral Priory, Winchester Parents: Henry VII and Elizabeth of York Siblings: Margaret, Henry VIII, Elizabeth, Mary, Edmund and Katherine. Married: Catherine of Aragon, 1501-1502- his death. Children: - Died: 2nd April 1502 Ludlow Castle, buried 25th April 1502 Worcester Cathedral. Brief Summary (Write a brief summary of there life. Highlight the key areas of their life) Born as the son of Henry VIII and Elizabeth of York he was…

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    War Of The Roses Book Review

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    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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