Salrayard The Lionheart : Saladin And Richard The Lionheart

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Saladin and Richard The Lionheart.
Why is Saladin and Richard the Lionheart Still remembered after thousands of years?
Saladin and Richard the Lionheart have fought in many ferocious and important battles. Winning those battles needed quick thinking and cunning battle strategies. Both leaders were well respected by their men, the trust they had in them led to many great victories. But why are they still remembered? Many have asked the same question, but it's down to one clear factor. When every Muslim leader was reluctant to reconquer Jerusalem Saladin was the only person who stepped up. Richard’s Discipline and his cunning tactics is why he is still remembered till this day. Both leaders had an enormous and important effect on the present time.

Richard The Lionheart was born on September 8, 1157 at Beaumont Palace, Oxford. He gained his infamous nickname “Richard the Lionheart” through his experience of leading rebels in Poitou in the 1170s against his father, Henry II. During the third crusades he won in the battles of Cyprus, Acre and Arsuf against Saladin. Richard the lion heart was famous for his fighting ability and fought in many key battles during the Crusades.The battle of Arsuf for example is where he displayed his brilliant war tactics and the brutal force of his army. After executing the Saracens of Acre the crusader army led by Richard travel south to capture the logistically vital port of Jaffa. By capturing Jaffa it would give the Crusaders an intended

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