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King Of Hearts: Richard The Lionheart's Organ Analyzed In Detail
2013-03-01 08:35:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When King Richard I of England died in 1199 his heart was embalmed separately of his body, wrapped in linen and buried in a small lead box. The man who was more famously known as Richard the Lionheart because of his courageousness as a military leader spent most of his Kinghood in France at battle. In fact it was in battle when he was struck down by a crossbow during a castle siege, later dying from his injury. After his death, as...


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