Saladin Lays Siege to Krak des Chevaliers, But Fails to Take it Hot

Saladin Lays Siege to Krak des Chevaliers, But Fails to Take it

Hospitallers' Fort St. Angelo (Malta)
Source: Wikipedia

Saladin lays siege to the fortress of Krak des Chevaliers (headquarters of the Knights Hospitaller in Syria and the largest of all the Crusader fortresses) but fails to take it.

He decides instead to march on the Hospitaller castle of Margat, which he also fails to capture.

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