Richard I and Saladin

For the classroom

The Chertsey tiles showing Richard and Saladin


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Richard and Saladin in a manuscript; from the AD 1200s.

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Battle in front of a town


Painting by an Arab artist showing a battle in front of a town; from Egypt; AD 1100s.

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Carved stone combat scene

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Carved stone combat scene; from Konya, Turkey; AD 1100s.

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Richard I in combat with Saladin


An 1831 print showing Richard I in combat with Saladin.

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Statue of Richard I

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Statue of Richard I outside the Palace of Westminster, London.

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Title page for The Historie of the Holy Warre


Title page for The Historie of the Holy Warre by Thomas Fuller; first published 1639. The portraits at the top are of Godfrey de Bouillon, a leader of the First Crusade, and Saladin.

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Map of crusader states in 1190

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Epitome of Chronicles

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Richard I (top right) and other English kings in Epitome of Chronicles by Matthew Paris; 1255.

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Outside the classroom

Here is a selection of museums with relevant collections.

Chertsey Museum

Source: stpeterschertsey.org

Visit the site http://www.stpeterschertsey.org/abbey/ca3.htm

Royal Armouries, Leeds

Source: royalarmouries.org

Visit the site http://www.royalarmouries.org/home

British Museum

Source: britishmuseum.org

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org

Richard I and Saladin