Richard the Lionheart and the Third Crusade: The English King Confronts Saladin, AD 1191
Relates how King Richard I of England and his troops nearly wrested Jerusalem from Muslim leader Saladin and the Saracens during the Third Crusade in 1191 A.D.
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