Steven Runciman’s profile of Richard the Lionheart, written at a time of impending crisis in Anglo-Cypriot relations, offers a nuanced and sensitive portrait, writes Minoo Dinshaw.
J.J.N. McGurk describes how Gerald’s later years were filled with his excellent books on Wales and his unsuccessful struggle for a bishopric.
St George only gained popularity in England in the 15th century and Richard the Lionheart had nothing to do with it.
Richard the Lionheart was born in Oxford on September 8th 1157.
Sir Steven Runciman profiles a fabled Englishman, concerned with the political and military relationships between East and West.
What made for a good king in the Middle Ages? John Gillingham argues the case for Richard the Lionheart