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The Christian Army of Jerusalem was defeated by the Turkish Forces in the Battle of Hattin
Jerusalem falls to the Muslims
Richard takes the cross. The Crusade
Barbarossa takes the cross showing his intention to travel to the holy land.
Barbarossa gathered his army in Germany and went on Crusade.
Richard leaves to begin his crusade but does not go straight to the holy land because of a family issue in Italy.
Richard leaves Sicily and sails to Cyprus.
Richard controls Cyprus and takes Acre all in the month of July.
Richard against the wishes of his army did not attack Jerusalem and left Jaffa. Saladin took his army out of Jerusalem and attacked Jaffa.
Richard the Lionheart signed a peace treaty with Moslem leader Saladin.
After the agreement of a peace treaty Richard left the Middle East and began the voyage back to England.
Richard was shipwrecked while returning home from the Middle East.
Richard was captured by the Emperor of Germany.
Richard returned to England after his Crusade and imprisonment in Germany.
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