U.K. Richard I the Lionheart buried next to his mother Queen Alienor d'Aquitaine and his father King Henry II of England in Fontevraud Royal Abbey, France

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Richard II (6 January 1367 – ca. 14 February 1400) was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. Richard, a son of Edward, the Black Prince

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Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), wife of Edward, Prince of Wales & wife of King Richard III of England. A main character in the Wars of the Roses (Yorks vs. Lancasters). She married Edward, Prince of Wales sealing an alliance to the House of Lancaster. After Edward dies, the dowager Princess of Wales married Richard of Gloucester; brother of King Edward IV-House of York. She became Queen when Richard seized the crown in 1483.

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Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1122-1204, the most powerful woman of the high middle ages, mother to three Plantagenet kings, Henry (the young king), Richard the Lionheart and John.

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place where King Richard III's remains were found. A car park behind the municipal health building.

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They called him Lionheart — a name that has become the epitome of courage in battle. More than eight centuries after the death of King Richard I of England, forensic scientists have now revealed the secrets of his most feted organ.

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Edward & Richard ~ the 'Princes in the Tower'. These two boys were, in fact Edward V (uncrowned king of England) and his younger brother Richard, the only two surviving sons of the late Edward IV. History (and the Tudors) tell us that the boys were murdered some time after 1483 while resident in the Tower of London, and give the likely culprit as their uncle, King Richard III. Historians continue to debate the issue; I point the finger at Henry VII! From Rob. Totally agree.

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The House of Plantagenet is the name given in England's historical narrative for the 14 Kings that ruled for the 331 years from 1154 until 1485.

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