the crusedes

  • Jan 1, 1095

    the first crusade

    the first crusede started in 1095 when the pope thought it was time for the chritans to take the holy land. the armys were mad up of france germany and italy.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1096 to Jan 1, 1272

    the crusades timespan

  • Oct 1, 1097

    the siege of antioch

    godfrey of bouillon, duke of lorranaine, and tancred were the leaders of the siege. together tey had 700,000 but only 100,000 of them were mailed knights. the first captured nicaea the turkish capital in bithynia. the survivors then arrived at antioch. the siege lasted a year before the crusaders took it then pushed on to jerusalem
  • Jul 1, 1099

    the capture of jerusalem

    the first atack on the city walls were repulsed. the second atack was successful and the crusaders took the city. once inside they massacred the enemies and took possession of there houses and property.
  • Jan 1, 1147

    the second crusade

    in the second crusade new religious knights were formed the teutonic knights knights hospitaller and templar knights. they were made to fight off the new moslem threat. the new chrisian army march to take back land that the moslems regained. only a few thousand escaped and closed in 1149 the crusade and the crusades accomplished nothing.
  • Jan 1, 1187

    the cause third crusade

    saladin the sultan of egypt started the third crusade by captureing jerusalem. the christians met saladin in a great battle near the lake of galilee. saladin took jerusalem.
  • Jan 1, 1189

    the third crusade

    richard the lionheart stated by raising money for an army.
  • Jan 1, 1191

    the capture of acre

    king philip and richard took acre after a hard siege. although king richard and salsdin were enimes when richard was sick saladin sent supplies and stoped attaking until he got better. saladin wanting to fight only the best helped richard on several occations wile richard tryed to posese the tomd of christ.
  • Jan 1, 1192

    the end of the third crusade

    king richard and saladin made a truce alowing the christians to visit jerusalem.
  • Jan 1, 1202

    the forth crusade

    after the third crusade the holy land wasnt effected much. the crusade leaders decided to make egypt there objective.
  • Jan 1, 1204

    the sack of constantinople

    constantinople was raded and the crusaders burned a great part of it down.
  • Jan 1, 1217

    the fifth crusade

    led by king andrew the second resulted in nothing when he focused his strength on egypt and lost. it ended in 1221.
  • Jan 1, 1228

    the sixth crusade

    led by fredrick the second succeeded in securing jerusalem.
  • Jan 1, 1270

    the eighth crusade

    king louis the 4th attaked the moors in north africa.
  • Jan 1, 1271

    the ninth and last crusade

    prince edward succeeded i capturing nazareth and formed a treaty with the sultan of egypt. the christians had been eliminated in asia at the end of the thirteenth century.