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Crusaders & Knights

Richard the Lionheart

Richard the Lionheart
“Richard I”... “Good King Richard”... “Richard Coeur de Lion”, call him what you will, was King of England from 1189 until his death in 1199. He was also Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine and Gascony and a host of other titles in France. Apart from his childhood in England most of his adult life was spent overseas in Aquitaine. When he became King he led the Third Crusade to the Holy Land after the departure of Philip II of France. Although winning many notable victories over his Muslim opponent ‘Saladin’ he never managed to recapture Jerusalem. Fondly remembered by his English subjects he in turn thought of them primarily as a useful source of taxes and revenue to pay for his foreign adventures. In legend, popular books and movies “Richard the Lionheart” is usually portrayed as a kind, wise and benevolent ruler as opposed to his evil brother Prince John who acted as Regent throughout the King’s long and frequent absences. Our standing figure has him dressed in his Royal Red Livery with the
46,66 EUR

The Treasure Seeker

The Treasure Seeker
A Hospitaller Man-at-Arms with a banded chest full of captured gold and silver.
35,99 EUR

The King's Banner Knight

The King's Banner Knight
Carrying the King's personal standard this mounted Knight follows closely behind his "liege-lord".
86,66 EUR

Royal Man-at-Arms with Banner

Royal Man-at-Arms with Banner
Another of King Philip's retainers. this one from the King's own household troops and carrying a smaller version of the Royal Banner.
39,99 EUR

Duke Boris of Saxony

Duke Boris of Saxony
One foot firmly planted on a treasure chest of plundered booty this Knight is living proof that religion was not the only reason to go on a Crusade!
31,99 EUR
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