The Crusade


It's 12th Century Palestine and King Richard the Lionheart is embroiled in a Holy War against the Saracen ruler, Saladin.

After Barbara is abducted in a Saracen ambush, the Doctor, Ian and Vicki make their way to the King's palace. At first, the King will not help with her rescue, but he relents and lets Ian attempt it, equipping him for the task with a knighthood.

Meanwhile, the King's secret plans to make peace with Saladin are discovered and all hell breaks loose. The Earl of Leicester suspects the Doctor's influence in the King's new-found desire for peace. It is time the Doctor left...