Special Collectors Set 14
Richard The Lionheart and his Court
Limited to 500 Sets - Issued in 1977
Richard Coeur de Lion, or Lion Heart, was so named because of his unrivalled courage and bravery in battle, He spent only six months of his ten year reign in England – The rest of the time, he was fighting in the crusades in the Holy Land. This doll shows the warrior king in a rare moment out of armour!
The mother of Richard, Eleanor was a clever and influential woman. This Nisbet doll shows a fine example of the medieval costume Peggy did so well
The wife of King Richard, Berengaria was a great benefactress to the Abbey of L’Espna, to which she retired in 1230. This doll is a particularly fine example of a Nisbet medieval costume
Carrying the Royal Standard, the Standard Bearer’s place was by his King’s side – even in the thick of battle – hence his shield and suit of Chain Mail.
The complete set consisted of the following four dolls :
- LE/79 - King Richard I
- LE/80 - Eleanor of Aquitaine
- LE/81 - Queen Berengaria of Navarre
- LE/82 - Standard Bearer
Each doll was supplied with a numbered certificate of authenticity
The slideshow below displays the entire "Richard The Lionheart" doll collection
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