Richard I Lionheart Becomes Prisoner of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor

Richard I Lionheart Becomes Prisoner of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor

Richard I Lionheart, King of England
Source: Adam Bishop

Timeline of History

History Topics
Religious History
Religious Intolerance
Countries

Richard I Lionheart is handed over as a prisoner by Leopold V, Duke of Austria to Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor. The ransom demanded by Holy Roman Emperor Henry VI in exchange for releasing Richard will be two to three times a year's income for Richard.

His mother, Eleanor of Aquitaine, must work hard to raise it by imposing 25% taxes on all property.

Video

King Richard I "The Lionheart" (1157-1199)

User comments

There are no user comments for this item.

Ratings (the higher the better)
Interesting
Comment
    Please enter the security code.
 
 
Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Athens Surrenders to Sparta at End of Peloponnesian War
Supreme Court Rules Students Can be Forced to Salute American Flag
Germany's Catholic Churches Give Nazis Racial Background on All Catholic Germans
Colorado Governor John Love Signs First Liberalized Abortion Law
After Hitler's Victory in Czechoslovakia, Pope Pius XII Sends Positive Message to Hitler