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Richard the Lion Heart Chess Set
A New Look for the Great Crusader

Product Number: A174 (Undecorated Ground Stone)
A step back in history, featuring Richard I of England as King, Eleanor of Aquitaine; Richard's mother is selected as Queen, as she had more power and authority than that of Queen Berengaria, Richard's wife; the Bishop is Hubert Walter, bishop of Salisbury, later to become Archbishop of Canterbury; the Knight is represented by a lion, a symbol of strength and bravery which was adopted by Richard as part of his coat of arms; the Castle is that of the tower or turret of a medieval castle; and the Pawn is represented as William Marshall, a famous gladiatorial knight. Made in a warm Cream and Brown antiqued to highlight the details. KING HEIGHT 4"
Requires a board with 2" to 2-1/4" squares (not included).
Suitable boards include: #H401, #H501, #H201A, #C451 and others.
Price: $170

Also available: A174S (Hand Decorated Ground Stone)
Colors are Brown with Gold trim and Black with Silver trim.
Price: $270

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