This Richard the Lionheart sword is highly decorative. It has an overall length of 41 inches with a blade length of 28 inches. The handle is gold in colour decorated with two lions heads for the hand guard and the three lions crest in the centre. The pommel has a cross on it with decorative work around it. The scabbard has a brown leather look finish with three gold lions on the front and decorative metalwork to both ends with the initial R at the top and L at the bottom.
Son of Henry II and King of England 1189-99, Richard I was known as a very powerful king, a chivalrous knight, and a fearless warrior. He was called Coeur de Lion or Richard the Lionheart, but he is best known as the Crusader King for his involvement in the Crusades. This sword is a representation of the sword he carried in his quest for Jerusalem.
Overall Length: 35"
Blade Length: 28"
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