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King Richard’s Lionheart

This just in from France -

King Richard I, the 12th century warrior whose bravery during the Third Crusade gained him the moniker Lionheart, ended up with a heart full of daisies, as well as myrtle, mint and frankincense.

Those were among the findings of a French study, announced Thursday, which analyzed the embalmed heart of the English king more than 810 years after he died.

 Full Story:  http://www.sfgate.com/world/article/Spices-found-in-Lionheart-s-embalming-4319146.php#ixzz2MKYPVdE0

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