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Table of Contents

Title Page

Copyright Page

Dedication

 

CHAPTER 1 - JULY 1189

CHAPTER 2 - AUGUST 1189

CHAPTER 3 - NOVEMBER 1189

CHAPTER 4 - MARCH 1190

CHAPTER 5 - MARCH 1190

CHAPTER 6 - MARCH 1190

CHAPTER 7 - JUNE 1190

CHAPTER 8 - JULY 1190

CHAPTER 9 - SEPTEMBER 1190

CHAPTER 10 - OCTOBER 1190

CHAPTER 11 - OCTOBER 1190

CHAPTER 12 - FEBRUARY 1191

CHAPTER 13 - MARCH 1191

CHAPTER 14 - MARCH 1191

CHAPTER 15 - MAY 1191

CHAPTER 16 - MAY 1191

CHAPTER 17 - MAY 1191

CHAPTER 18 - MAY 1191

CHAPTER 19 - JUNE 1191

CHAPTER 20 - JUNE 1191

CHAPTER 21 - JUNE 1191

CHAPTER 22 - JULY 1191

CHAPTER 23 - JULY 1191

CHAPTER 24 - AUGUST 1191

CHAPTER 25 - AUGUST 1191

CHAPTER 26 - SEPTEMBER 1191

CHAPTER 27 - SEPTEMBER 1191

CHAPTER 28 - OCTOBER 1191

CHAPTER 29 - DECEMBER 1191

CHAPTER 30 - JANUARY 1192

CHAPTER 31 - APRIL 1192

CHAPTER 32 - MAY 1192

CHAPTER 33 - MAY 1192

CHAPTER 34 - JULY 1192

CHAPTER 35 - JULY 1192

CHAPTER 36 - AUGUST 1192

CHAPTER 37 - AUGUST 1192

 

AFTERWORD

AUTHOR’S NOTE

Acknowledgements

ALSO BY SHARON KAY PENMAN

ALSO BY SHARON KAY PENMAN

THE HISTORICAL NOVELS

 

The Sunne in Splendour
Here Be Dragons
Falls the Shadow
The Reckoning
When Christ and His Saints Slept
Time and Chance
Devil’s Brood

 

 

THE MEDIEVAL MYSTERIES

 

The Queen’s Man
Cruel as the Grave
Dragon’s Lair
Prince of Darkness

A MARIAN WOOD BOOK
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Copyright © 2011 by Sharon Kay Penman

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Penman, Sharon Kay.
Lionheart / Sharon Kay Penman.
p. cm.
“A Marian Wood book.”

ISBN : 978-1-101-54787-8

1. Richard I, King of England, 1157–1199—Fiction. 2. Crusades—Third, 1189–1192—Fiction.
3. Great Britain—History—Richard I, 1189–1199—Fiction. I. Title.
PS3566.E474L
813’54—dc22

 

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, businesses, companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.

 

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To Jill Davies

CAST OF CHARACTERS

As of 1189

ROYAL HOUSE OF ENGLAND

HENRY FITZ EMPRESS (1133–1189) , King of England, Duke of Normandy, Count of Anjou

ELEANOR (b. 1124), Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right, Henry’s queen and former consort of the French king, Louis VII

 

Their children:

WILLIAM (1153–1156)

HENRY (Hal in the novel) (1155–1182)

RICHARD (b. September 1157), Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Poitou, crowned King of England in September 1189

GEOFFREY (1158–1186), Duke of Brittany upon his marriage to Constance JOHN (b. December 1166), Count of Mortain, also known as John Lackland MATILDA (Tilda) (1156–1189), Duchess of Saxony and Bavaria, mother of Richenza

ELEANOR (Leonora) (b.1161), Queen of Castile

JOANNA (b. October 1165), Queen of Sicily

ENGLISH ROYAL COURT

GEOFFREY (Geoff), Henry’s illegitimate son, Archbishop of York

WILLIAM MARSHAL, one of Richard’s justiciars, wed to Isabel de Clare, Countess of Pembroke

GUILLAUME LONGCHAMP, Bishop of Ely, Richard’s chancellor

ROYAL HOUSE OF FRANCE

PHILIPPE II (b. 1165), King of France

ISABELLE, his queen, daughter of the Count of Hainaut

LOUIS CAPET, Philippe’s father, former husband of Eleanor, deceased

ALYS CAPET, Philippe’s half-sister, betrothed to Richard in childhood

AGNES CAPET, Philippe’s sister, wed in childhood to the heir to the Greek Empire, today known as Byzantium

MARIE, Countess of Champagne, half-sister to Philippe and to Richard, daughter of Eleanor and Louis, mother of Henri

BRITTANY

CONSTANCE, Duchess of Brittany, widow of Geoffrey, now wed to the Earl of Chester

Her children by Geoffrey:
ARTHUR and ELEANOR (Aenor)

NAVARRE

SANCHO VI, King of Navarre

SANCHO, his eldest son and heir

BERENGARIA, his daughter (b. c. 1170)

SICILY

WILLIAM II DE HAUTEVILLE, King of Sicily

JOANNA, his queen, Richard’s sister

WILLIAM I, William’s father, deceased

MARGARITA OF NAVARRE, William’s mother, deceased

CONSTANCE DE HAUTEVILLE, William’s aunt and heir, wed to Heinrich von Hohenstaufen, King of Germany and heir of Frederick Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor

TANCRED, Count of Lecce, illegitimate cousin of William

SYBILLA, Tancred’s wife

ROGER, Tancred’s son

CYPRUS

ISAAC COMNENUS, self-proclaimed emperor

SOPHIA DE HAUTEVILLE, his empress, illegitimate daughter of the late king, William I of Sicily

ANNA COMNENA, Isaac’s daughter

SARACENS

AL-MALIK AL-NASIR SALAH AL-DĪ̄N, ABU’ AL-MUZAFFAR YUSUF IBN AYYUB, Sultan of Egypt, known to crusaders and history as Saladin

AL-MALIK AL-’ĀDIL, SAIF AL-DĪ̄N ABŪ-BAKR AHMAD IBN AYYUB, Saladin’s brother

BAHĀ’ AL- DĪ̄N IBN SHADDĀD, a member of Saladin’s inner circle and author of
The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin

OUTREMER

BALDWIN IV, the “Leper King,” deceased

SYBILLA, his sister, Queen of Jerusalem

GUY DE LUSIGNAN, King of Jerusalem, her husband

ISABELLA, Sybilla’s half-sister

HUMPHREY DE TORON, her husband

BALIAN D’IBELIN, Lord of Nablus, wed to Maria Comnena, former Queen of Jerusalem and mother of Isabella

CONRAD OF MONTFERRAT, Italian-born Lord of Tyre, cousin of the French king, Philippe

AMAURY and JOFFROI DE LUSIGNAN, Guy’s older brothers and vassals of King Richard

GARNIER DE NABLUS, Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller

ROBERT DE SABLÉ, Grand Master of the Knights Templar

JOSCIUS, Archbishop of Tyre

CRUSADERS WITH RICHARD

HENR I, Count of Champagne, nephew to both Richard and Philippe

ANDRÉ DE CHAUVIGNY, Richard’s cousin

ROBERT BEAUMONT, Earl of Leicester

HUBERT WALTER, Bishop of Salisbury

PRÉAUX BROTHERS, Guilhem, Jean, and Pierre, Norman knights

JACQUES D’AVESNES, Flemish lord

CRUSADERS WITH PHILIPPE

HUGH, Duke of Burgundy, cousin to Philippe

PHILIP, Bishop of Beauvais, cousin to Philippe

ROBERT, Count of Dreux, brother to Beauvais

MATHIEU DE MONTMORENCY, young French lord

GUILLAUME DES BARRES, renowned French knight

JAUFRE, son of the Count of Perche, wed to Richard’s niece Richenza, a.k.a. Matilda

LEOPOLD VON BABENBERG, Duke of Austria

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