This is the second generation Lion Heart Shield. The shield was inspired by the legend and history of Richard the Lion Heart King of England and hero of the crusades. While Richard Plantagenet is revered as one of the great warrior kings of England, he is perhaps best known as "the absent king." This is due to the fact that during his reign from 1189-1199, he spent a total of six months in England. This aside Richard was well known for his bravery which earned him the nickname "The Lion Heart" It is his name that, has reached epic and mythological proportions as best seen in literary works such as Robin Hood and Sir Walter Scott's novel Ivanhoe. Attributes of the Shield: The shield is constructed of stainless steel. The back of the shield is painted in white. with the crimson cross emblazoned across the front. For display the shield has a steel chain for easy wall hanging and can be held in the hand for displaying. The shield stands 25 inches tall and 17.5 inches wide.
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