Category Archives: 1101-1200 CE

Historical Facts from the 12th century.

June 10, 1190

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1190 the famous German Emperor Frederick Barbarossa drowned. Instead of taking the time to go over a mountain on their way to the Crusades, Barbarossa jumped into the Selaph River to prove to his … Continue reading

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August 30, 1146

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1146, European leaders outlawed the crossbow. The NCA (The National Crossbow Association) quickly came out and protested to King Louie VII, King Stephen, and King Conrad III that if crossbows were outlawed, then only … Continue reading

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April 6, 1199

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1199 English King Richard I was killed by an arrow at the siege of the castle of Chaluz in France. It was believed that he was struck by a crossbow bolt fired by a … Continue reading

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