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Battle Name : Arsuf

Date(s) : 07 September 1191

Part of : Third Crusade ,

Outcome : A victory for Crusaders over Saladin's Saracens

Type of battle : Land


Richard 'the Lionheart' was attacked while on column of march by a greater number of mounted archers. The Crusaders were well disciplined and were able to absorb the Saracens attacks which went on for most of the day. Finally they were able to deliver a well timed charge which routed their opponents.