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Royal tomb of Richard the Lionheart in the nave of the Romanesque abbey church of Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Loire Valley, Maine-et-Loire, France. Richard the Lionheart, son of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, ruled as King Richard I of England 1189-1199. As a member of the House of Plantagenet, he was a benefactor of the monastery. His heart was buried at Rouen cathedral and his body buried here, although his remains were scattered by Huguenots in 1562 when the Abbey was...
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