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"War was their vocation and power their obsession, but in the course of pursuing it they managed to reinvent government."
My most vivid memory of Richard I is from a Robin Hood cartoon I used to watch as a child. Richard was a bluff, muscular, bearded, big-chested bear of a man who always rode in at the nick of time, just when his whiny, pasty-faced, skinny brother John was about to commit some new travesty. 2,078 more words