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1150 CE 1160 CE 1170 CE 1180 CE 1190 CE  
 
 
1157 CE: Birth of Richard I of England, son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine
 
 
1173 CE: Future Richard I of England, his brother Henry and Geoffrey, the Count of Brittany engage the support of Louis VII, king of France, and rebel against the Henry II of England
 
 
1188 CE - 1189 CE: Future Richard I of England, his brother future King John of England and Philip II of France rebel against Henry II of England
 
 
1189 CE - 1199 CE: Reign of Richard I (The Lionheart), king of England.
 
 
1189 CE: Richard I of England, 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.
 
 
1189 CE: Henry II of England is obliged to declare his son Richard as his heir.
 
 
1189 CE: Richard I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
 
 
1190 CE: Richard I of England captures Messina on Sicily during the Third Crusade.
 
 
1191 CE: Richard I of England 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 of England 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 of England 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 of England, returning home from the Third Crusade is shipwrecked and eventually imprisoned by the German emperor Henry VI.
 
 
1194 CE: Richard I of England, on payment of a ransom, is freed from imprisonment by the German emperor Henry VI.
 
 
1194 CE - 1199 CE: Richard I of England campaigns in France against the French king Philip II.
 
 
1194 CE: Richard I of England returns to England and nominates his brother John as his official successor.
 
1198 CE: Chateau Gaillard in Normandy, France is built by Richard I of England.
 
 
1199 CE: Richard I of England is killed while besieging the castle of Châlus in France.
 
 
1199 CE: King John of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1150 CE 1160 CE 1170 CE 1180 CE 1190 CE

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