Medieval Timeline: Today in Medieval History

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On this date, September 3rd, in medieval history:

  • 1189 – Richard I (the “Lion-Heart”) crowned King of England
  • 1260 – The Egyptian Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut, marking the first time the Mongols had ever been decisively defeated, according to some historians
  • 1346 – Edward III, King of England, lays siege to Calais

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