RICHARD THE LION- HEART
Richard the Lion- Heart, the second Plantagenet king of england, was benefactor of the order of the Templar and a maganate of it, so much that his personal escort were composing by templar knight and tahr to his dead say he was dressed in the habit of the same ones.
Richard was called Lion- Heart at the beginning of the third crusade when Philip of France was compared with a lamb and Richard with a lion. He convinced his officers in Winchester, around the "round table" of have belonged to king Arthur´s legend and having the magic sword Excalibur.
Richard was a geerous knight and a wise politician, but above all a great soldier. His own personal ability was a source of inspiration for his men in battle.
King Arthur´s history and legen is intimately linked to the magic and mysterious sword "Excalibur". As Merlin the wizard has proclaimed, only the one able to take the sword out of the stone wold be the king. Arthur, kneltin front of the stone fulfilled this deed, took the sword, when with it to the cathedral and offered it in the altar.
Legend and history were mixed thought time and King Arthur´s legend, The Knights of The Round Table and magic sword "Excalibur" have intertwined along the way.
Sizes: 89 x 44 cm / 35 x 17 inches