The Third Crusade

The Third Crusade

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  • King Richard I was told there was a new Muslim leader in Jerusalem. The King decided to fight for the Holy Land
  • King Richard decided to team up with the other Christian countries, France and Germany, in a fight for their Holy Land. (Germany's leader Fredric Barbarossa drowned on the journey).
  • The Christians attacked and took over Acre, (the city where they landed). King Richard and King Phillip of France had an argument, this caused the French to go home.
  • The English travelled to Jerusalem to fight Saladin, (the new ruler of the Muslims).
  • Saladin's army defeated Richards. King Richard and Saladin made a truce, and Saladin let him go.
  • Richard changed into peasants clothing to disguise himself as he went through France, but they caught him. They demanded a ransom. King Richard the Lionheart was never seen back in England again.
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