Frederick II - The Sixth Crusade

Events

Frederick II Problematic Minority

1196 - 1208

Frederick restores order to Siciliy

1208 - 1212

Elected King of Germany

1212

Contest with Otto IV, Frederick emerges successful

1218

Frederick Crowned Emperor by Honorius III, takes crusading vow

1220

Failure of Fifth Crusade

1221

Frederick marries Isabella, gains dynastic right to Jerusalem

1225

Treaty of Germano

1225

Deposit of 100,000 ounces of gold that Frederick will go on crusade
Frederick must take 1000 knights and provide transport for 2000

Honorius III dies, replaced by Gregory IX

1227

Frederick and huge army gather at Brindisi and depart for Levant

8/1/1227

Frederick denounced and excommunicated by Gregory IX

9/1/1227

Frederick goes on Crusade despite excommunication

1228

Frederick treaty with al-Kamil - mixed reception in Holy Land

2/1/1229

Frederick crowns himself King of Jerusalem

3/1/1229

Frederick departs for Italy

5/1/1229

Gregory IX attacks Sicily

5/1/1229 - 6/1/1229

Peace between the Papacy and Frederick II

1230