A King’s Ransom

Richard the Lionhearted may have been a legendary king, but he led lousy road trips. During one, on December 20, 1192, he managed to get himself captured and imprisoned by Leopold V of Austria. At the time, Richard was making his way back to England after the end of the Third crusade (a three-year conflict that failed in its ultimate goal of conquering Jerusalem). He … Continue reading A King’s Ransom