He may have been homosexual. (4/8)

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Despite living to almost forty years old, Richard never actually married until the last few years in his life. Uncustomary for a man of his status, the theory is further reinforced by accounts of Richard “bed-sharing” with Philip II in his young adult days. He also did not have any children with his wife, and died heirless, leaving his younger brother John to the throne. However, other historians have rebuked this suggestion with the fact that Richard did have at least one illegitimate son, Philip of Cognac, and that he was known to have had sexual relations with numerous local women during his campaign in the Holy Land.

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He was captured on his way home from the Crusade. (3/8)

He is not considered to have been a “good” king. (5/8)