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King Richard the Lionheart - 0 views

  • Richard on the Third Crusad
  • Richard on the Third Crusade
  • Richard's tactics ensured success at the siege of Acre and on the subsequent march south, Saladin's men being unable to harass the Crusader army into an impulsive action which might not have gone their way.
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  • the desertion of the French king had been a major blow, from which they could not hope to recover
  • Realising that he had no hope of holding Jerusalem even if he took it, Richard sadly ordered a retreat.
  • Richard I (September 8, 1157 – April 6, 1199) was King of England from 1189 to 1199. He was often referred to as Richard the Lionheart
  • sons of Henry II
  • Richard had limited respect for his father and lacked foresight and a sense of responsibility
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    This is a really good site about King Richard the Lionhearted. It tells about his personal life and his attempts to seize Jerusalem.
Swathi S

Cathedrals :: The Middle Ages - 0 views

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      It is amazing how complex architecture was in the Middle Ages. Ingenious, really.
Swathi S

Life in the Middle Ages - 3 views

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    This website is perfect for anything medieval. It has a lot of information, though, for knights.
Swathi S

Reason why the Roman Empire fell - 1 views

  • Political Corruption
  • elite bodyguards of the emperor, led to political corruption and grew to such an extent that this massive troop of soldiers decided on whether an emperor should be disposed of and who should become the new emperor!
  • At one point the Praetorian Guard sold at auction the throne of the world to the highest bidder
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  • The people of the conquered lands, most of whom were referred to as Barbarians, hated the Romans
  • Frequent rebellions arose.
  • Constant Wars
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    This site is for the corruption of Ancient Rome.
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