The Fourth Crusade

Events

Innocent III becomes Pope and calls a Crusade

1198

Tournament at Ecry

11/1/1199

Problems with recruitment - Envoys sent to Venice

1200 - 1201

Boniface meets Alexius IV

12/1/1201

Thibaut of Champagne dies Boniface takes leadership

5/1/1202 - 8/1/1202

Crusaders arrive at Venice - Legate send home the poor and sick

7/22/1202

Doge takes the Cross

9/8/1202

Fleet sets sail

10/1/1202

Fleet arrives at Zara

10 November 1202

Zara sacked

24 November 1202

Boniface rejoins Crusade

December 1202

Crusaders move to Constantinople

April 1203

First Siege of Constantinople

5 July 1203 - 17 July 1203

Sack of Constantinople

February 1204

Union of Latin and Greek Church

January 1205