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1150 CE 1160 CE 1170 CE 1180 CE 1190 CE  
 
 
1157 CE: Richard the Lionheart is born.
 
 
1173 CE: Richard I, his brother Henry and Geoffrey, the Count of Brittany engage the support of Louis VII, king of France, and rebel against the king of England Henry II.
 
 
1188 CE - 1189 CE: Richard I, his brother John and Philip II of France rebel against the king of England, Henry II.
 
 
1189 CE - 1199 CE: Reign of Richard I (The Lionheart), king of England.
 
 
1189 CE: Richard I, with Frederick I Barbarossa and Philip II of France, leads the Third Crusade.
 
 
1189 CE - 1192 CE: The Third Crusade is formed with the aim of recapturing Jerusalem for Christendom. Although some cities were recaptured, Jerusalem was not one of them.
 
 
1190 CE: Richard I captures Messina on Sicily during the Third Crusade.
 
 
1191 CE: Richard I defeats Saladin’s army at Arsuf during the Third Crusade.
 
 
1191 CE: Richard I of England orders the execution of 2,500 Muslim prisoners after the siege of Acre during the Third Crusade.
 
 
1191 CE: Richard I captures Acre during the Third Crusade.
 
 
1191 CE: The Crusader armies of Philip II of France and Richard I of England arrive at the siege of Acre.
 
 
1191 CE: Richard I captures Cyprus during the Third Crusade.
 
 
1192 CE: The Crusader army led by Richard I of England arrives within sight of Jerusalem but decides not to attack for fear of a counter-attack by Saladin.
 
 
1192 CE: Richard I of England retakes Jaffa from Saladin during the Third Crusade.
 
 
1192 CE: Richard I, returning home from the Third Crusade is shipwrecked and eventually imprisoned by the German emperor Henry VI.
 
 
1194 CE: Richard I, on payment of a ransom, is freed from imprisonment by the German emperor Henry VI.
 
 
1194 CE - 1199 CE: Richard I campaigns in France against the French king Philip II.
 
1198 CE: Chateau Gaillard in Normandy, France is built by Richard I the Lionheart.
 
 
1199 CE: Richard the Lionheart is killed while besieging the castle of Châlus in France.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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