First Crusade

 

Spring 1096

First Wave leaves Europe, generally defeated en route and in Asia Minor

Mid-August 1096

Second Wave leaves Europe

June 1097

Nicaea falls

June-October 1097

March through Asia Minor

July 1097

Battle at Dorylaeum

March 1098

Baldwin of Boulogne becomes ruler of Edessa

October 1097-June 1098

Siege of Antioch

June 1098

Antioch taken, crusaders besieged, Holy Lance found (14 June), sortie and victory (28 June)

January-June 1099

March to Jerusalem

June- mid-July 1099

Jerusalem besieged

15 July 1099

Jerusalem falls

22 July 1099

Godfrey of Bouillon elected ruler of Jerusalem

August 1099

Egyptian army defeated near Ascalon

1100-1101

Third Wave leaves Europe, generally limited to and defeated in Asia Minor