2nd son of Eleanor of Aquitaine and King of Great Britain Henry II, the future ruler Richard the Lion- Heart, was born in the UK in 1157. but a large part of his life was far beyond his country. After the death of Henry II in 1189. Richard the Lion- Heart became king by right of succession to the throne of Great Britain. In the midst of all these events in Europe have come stunned everyone behave. Egypt's ruler Sultan Saladin launched an attack made by the Crusaders in 1099 the government of Jerusalem. In response, in June 1190. Richard The Lion Heart led the third crusade. It seemed at the moment nobody can prevent the crusaders to go to Jerusalem.
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