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date: 25 February 2020

Richard, first earl of Cornwall and king of Germanylocked

(1209–1272)
  • Nicholas Vincent

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Richard, first earl of Cornwall and king of Germany (1209–1272), was born at Winchester on 5 January 1209, the second son of King John (1167–1216) and his queen, Isabella of Angoulême (c. 1188–1246).

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