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Richard of Aquitaine:

Richard the Lionheart is above all known as a king of England. However, well before coming to the throne, he was for twenty years Duke of Aquitaine. Having his roots in Anjou, Normandy and Aquitaine, his culture was that of central and southern France. It was in this kingdom that he spent the majority of his life, trying to ensure the permanence of the Plantagenet domain.

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