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By Neil Schlager

The Crusades covers every thing from the 1st campaign (1095-99) during the 9th campaign (1271-72).

The Crusades: fundamental Sources contains complete or excerpted papal files, first individual money owed (William of Tyre, Anna Comnena, Fulcher of Chartes, and others), a number of truces, army files and the Magna Carta.

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The people he thus inflamed with the Crusader cause grew impatient. They did not want to wait for the nobility to collect their armies; instead, they formed what became known as the “People’s Crusade,” an army of poor farmers and laborers who set out—men, women, and children—in the spring of 1096 for Constantinople, where the Crusade was to begin. Led by 9 Peter the Hermit and Walter the Penniless, these followers were poorly equipped and attempted to live off the land as they crossed Europe and headed southwest for Constantinople.

Hastening with great joy to the aforesaid chief city of Antioch, we besieged it and very often had many conflicts there with the Turks; and seven times with the citizens of Antioch and with the innumerable troops coming to its aid, whom we rushed to meet, we The Crusades: Primary Sources fought with the fiercest courage, under the leadership of Christ. And in all these seven battles, by the aid of the Lord God, we conquered and most assuredly killed an innumerable host of them. In those battles, indeed, and in very many attacks made upon the city, many of our brethren and followers were killed and their souls were borne to the joys of paradise.

And Alexius said he would do this right willingly, and that the advice was good. Thus he appointed envoys, and sent them to the Marquis Boniface of Montferrat, who was chief of the host, and to the other barons. And when the barons saw them, they marvelled greatly, and said to the envoys: “We understand right well what you tell us. We will send an envoy with the prince to King Philip, whither he is going. ” So were envoys sent into Germany, both to the heir of Constantinople and to King Philip of Germany.

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