Richard the Lion-Hearted - Cultural Definition
An English king of the twelfth century. Richard, a famed warrior, fought in the Crusades.
- In the legend of Robin Hood (see also Robin Hood), Robin and his men are loyal to the absent King Richard, rather than to his brother, Prince John.
Richard the Lion-Hearted
Variant of Richard
Origin: ME Rycharde < OFr Richard < OHG Richart < Gmc *rik-, king (akin to L rex: see right) + *harthuz, strong: for IE base see hard
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