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Richard the Lionheart
(also known as: Richard I of England)
King of England
(1157-99)



Dear Lord, I pray Thee to suffer me not to see Thy Holy City, since I cannot deliver it from the hands of Thine enemies.
-- Richard the Lionheart's prayer in 1191 when he saw Jerusalem after his long Crusade and realized that he could not capture that city from its Saracen (Muslim) occupiers (this quote comes to us from a tale current in the 13th century)








The selection of the above quotes and the writing of the accompanying notes was performed by the author David Paul Wagner.

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