Crusade Timeline

  • Nov 1, 1095

    Pope Urban ll calls for first Crusade

    The pope called upon the knights of France to journey to the Holy Land and liberate dthe city of Jerusalem and the christians of the east from Muslim power. Didnt give a day of the month.
  • Jun 27, 1097

    The Conquests of Nicaea

    In 1097, the reached Constantinople and crossed into Asia Minor. Date of month not stated
  • Jun 1, 1098

    The Siege of Antioch

    The crusaders broke into the city of Antioch and eventually took control of the entire city.
  • Jun 1, 1099

    The Capture of Jerusalem

    In June of 1099, the crusaders reached Jerusalem, In July, the walls were breached and the city's Muslim and Jewish defenders were slaughtered. Date of month not stated
  • Apr 27, 1144

    The siege of Edessa

    In 1144 the Crusader state of Edessa fell to the ruler Zengi. No month or day stated.
  • Jun 27, 1187

    The Battle of Hattin

    This conquest led to the fall of nearly all the lands held by the Crusaders, including Jerusalem. No day stated.
  • Apr 27, 1213

    The Fifth Crusade

    Pope Innocent lll launched the fifth crusade in 1213, the aim of which was to the land on the coast of Egypt and head towards Jerusalem.
  • Apr 27, 1228

    The Sixth Crusade

    The Holy Roman Emperor Frederick ll, having been excommunicated for not participating in the fifth crusade, was able to negotiate the peacful return of Jerusalem to Christian hands in 1228. No month or day stated.