Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 The Coeur-de-Lyon romances
(3,195 words)

Richard Coeur de Lion; Richard Cœur de Lyon; Vita Ricardi regis primi; The romance of Kyng Richerd the Conqueroure; King Richard; Richard Löwenherz; The Lion-heart romances; Richard the Lionheart


The Coeur-de-Lyon Romances

Date: Between 1200 and 1400, possibly from an Anglo-Norman original dated to the late 12th or early 13th century

Original Language: Middle English


Blending fabulous and historical material, the Coeur-de-Lyon romances recount in Middle …

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Larkin, Peter, “ The Coeur-de-Lyon romances”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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