Richard the Lionheart, regarded as one of England's most romantic monarchs. Henry II has died, and his son Richard comes to the throne, vowing to win back Jerusalem for Christianity. Despite his brother John covetously looking at the throne, Richard willingly puts his kingdom in jeoprady to fulfill his promise! One of the most well-known kings in England's history left his country and was rarely there. He preferred, instead, to go on his Crusades with Louis of France -- while his betrothed, Berengaria, anxiously awaits her beloved's return.