Oct 1, 1187
Pope Urban III Recieved the NewsPope Urban III recieved a nice irony of names. The Pope died of grief and Gregory VIII was appointed the new Pope. Pope Gregory VIII took the throne.
Mar 28, 1188
Frederick takes up the CrossFrederick assembles up an army and sets put to
Jun 1, 1188
Truces of the warThe English and French were at war together, and wanted to negotiate a truce. Henry II and Philip II made peace on the very same battlefirld, and monarchs took up the cross on the spot. The two monarchs also agreed on levying a tax to finance the crusade, which came to be known as the Saladin Tithe.
Jul 6, 1188
Death of the Old KingTeh French and English went at war again. Henry's son Richard of Poitou and Count of Toulouse went at war. Richard then switched sides and went at war with his own father, Henry of England. The King then died and Richard of Poitou was now Richard I of England on September 3
Sep 27, 1190
Departure of Richard from the Holy LandThere were dalays because of the rebellion and war. But when Richard was made King, he had no further excuse for delay. Richard did not depart for the Holy Land until almost three years of the fall of jerusalem.