The Generation 2 /Legacy Arms Teutonic Crusader Dagger features a black cross to match our Teutonic Knight Sword.
The Third Crusade was issued by Gregory VIII in 1187, after Jerusalem had been recaptured by the armies of Islam under Saladin. Philip and Richard, with their armies, departed in July 1190. They crossed the sea, after stops in Sicily and Cyprus, finally landing at Acre. Philip in April and Richard in June, where they joined the siege and the city surrendered in July 1191. Philip departed for France in August, leaving Richard in control. The terms of the surrender of Acre included a prisoner exchange and the return, by Saladin, of the True Cross, which he had captured with Jerusalem in 1187.