1190-1200 Crusade and Richard I Captured

Massacre of the Jews at Stamford

On 07 Mar 1190 at Stamford, Lincolnshire during the Easter Fair a significant number of the Jewish population were murdered.


Massacre of the Jews at York

On 17 Mar 1190 at York, Yorkshire the Jewish population sought protection from violence in Clifford's Tower, York Castle, York, Yorkshire.The tower was besieged by the mob of crusaders preparing to leave on the Third Crusade.The Jewish men killed their wives and children, after which they set fire to the wooden keep.Those who did escape were murdered.


Massacre of the Jews at Bury St Edmunds

On 18 Mar 1190 at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk fifty-seven of the Jewish population were murdered.


Richard I Takes Messina

On 04 Oct 1190 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (33) attacked and captured Messina.


Richard I arrives Limasol

On 04 Oct 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (34) arrived in Lemesos where he met with Guy I King Jerusalem 1150-1194 (41).


Wedding of King Richard I and Berengaria of Navarre

On 12 May 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (33) and Berengaria Ramirez Queen Consort England 1165-1230 (26) were married at Chapel of St George.Richard's sister Joan Plantagenet Queen Consort Sicily 1165-1199 (25) was present.


Richard I Lands at Acre

On 08 Jun 1191 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (33) landed at Acre.


Siege of Acre

In 1191 William Ferrers 3rd Earl Derby 1136-1191 (55), Routrou Chateaudun IV Count Perche 1135-1191 (56) and Raoul Coucy 1134-1191 (56) were killed at Acre during the Siege of Acre


Battle of the Counts

On 23 Apr 1287 Guy Montfort Count Nola 1244-1288 was captured during the Battle of the Counts


Richard I's Ransom

In Dec 1194 Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204 (72) left Orford, Suffolk with her son Richard's (37) ranson of 100,000 marks in silver and 200 hostages. She was accompanied by Walter de Coutances -1207 and William Longchamp Bishop Ely -1197.!Hubert Walter Bishop Salisbury (34) was Regent of England in her absence.


Richard I Released

On 04 Feb 1194 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (36) was released from his captivity; his mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204 (72) was present.


Richard Returns to England

On 04 Mar 1194 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (36) and his mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204 (72) sailed from Antwerp on board the Trenchemer. The royal admiral, Stephen of Turnham, who was commanding in person, had to employ experienced pilots to take her through the coastal islets and out into the estuary of the Scheldt. It was a long crossing, perhaps deliberately so, to avoid ambush. The Trenchemer was escorted by a large cog from the Cinque port of Rye, Sussex.


On 13 Mar 1194 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (36) and his mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204 (72) landed in England at Sandwich, Kent.


Death of Richard I

On 06 Apr 1199 Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (41) was besieging Châlus-Chabrol Castle, Domfront.During the course of the evening Richard "Lionheart" I King England 1157-1199 (41) was shot by a crossbow.The wound quickly became gangrenous; Richard died in the arms of his mother Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks Queen Consort England 1122-1204 (77).


Coronation of King John

On 27 May 1199 John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216 (32) was crowned I King England: Plantagenet Angevin by Hubert Walter Archbishop Canterbury 1160-1205 (39) at Westminster Abbey.