Richard I the Lion-Hearted Plantagenet, King of England, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Anjou and Maine, was born 8 September 1157 in Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England, United Kingdom to Henry II of England (1133-1189) and Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204) and died 6 April 1199 in Châlus Limoges, Limosin, France of unspecified causes. He married Berengaria of Navarre (c1163-c1231) 12 May 1191 JL in Limassol, Cyprus. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, Canaan.

Richard was made Duke of Aquitaine in his parents' lifetime, in 1168. He succeeded his father as King of England, Duke of Normandy, and Count of Anjou and Maine in 1189. He reigned until his death.


Offspring of Richard I of England and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Philip of Cognac (c1182-aft1201)

Namesakes of Richard I of England (1157-1199)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Richard Plantagenet, 1st Earl of Cornwall (1209-1272)WinchesterBerkhamstedJohn of England (1167-1216)Isabelle of Angoulême (1186-1246)Isabel Marshal (1200-1240)+Sancie de Provence (1228-1261)+Beatrijs van Valkenburg (?-?)+Joan de Valletort (?-?)
Richard I of England (1157-1199)Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England, United KingdomChâlus Limoges, Limosin, FranceHenry II of England (1133-1189)Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204)Berengaria of Navarre (c1163-c1231)
Richard, 1st Duke of York (1473-c1483)Edward IV of England (1442-1483)Elizabeth Woodville (c1437-1492)Anne de Mowbray (1472-1481)
Richard II of England (1367-1400)Bordeaux, FrancePontefract Castle, West Yorkshire, England, United KingdomEdward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales (1330-1376)Joan of Kent (1328-1385)Anne of Bohemia (1366-1394)+Isabella de Valois (1389-1409)
Richard of Cornwall (1252-1296)Richard Plantagenet, 1st Earl of Cornwall (1209-1272)Sancie de Provence (1228-1261)Joan FitzAlan (c1267-aft1315)
Richard of Conisburgh, 1st Earl of Cambridge (c1376-1415)Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341-1402)Isabella de Castilla (1355-1392)Anne de Mortimer (1390-1411)+Matilda Clifford (-1446)
Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (1411-1460)Sandal Magna, Yorkshire, England, United KingdomRichard of Conisburgh, 1st Earl of Cambridge (c1376-1415)Anne de Mortimer (1390-1411)Cecily Neville (1415-1495)
Richard III of England (1452-1485)Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England, United KingdomRichard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York (1411-1460)Cecily Neville (1415-1495)Anne Neville (1456-1485)

Common ancestors of Richard I of England (1157-1199) and Berengaria of Navarre (c1163-c1231)

  1. Almodis de La Marche (c1020-1075)
  2. Robert I de Bourgogne (1011-1076)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Burke's Guide to the Royal Family, London, 1973 , Reference: page 195.
  • Kings and Queens of Britain, 1986, Williamson, David, Reference: page 56

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