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3 08, 2017

Seventh Crusade – Louis IX and Baybars

By |2017-08-03T15:02:32-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

Louis IX (Saint Louis) The Seventh Crusade was not started by any Pope, but by King Louis IX of France, who became known later as Saint Louis because of his great devotion to the Christian God. The year after the Mamluks captured Jerusalem from the Europeans in 1244 AD, Louis announced his Crusade (in 1245). His mother, Blanche of Castile, thought [...]

3 08, 2017

Fifth Crusade – Medieval history

By |2019-06-08T10:16:51-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

The siege of Damietta: Fifth Crusade Europeans attack Jerusalem In 1216 AD, Pope Honorius III succeeded in getting some more Europeans to agree to try again to conquer Jerusalem from the Ayyubids. The Fourth Crusade Who were the Ayyubids? Islamic Empire articles All Medieval Europe articles Who led the Fifth Crusade? This time, the Pope would be in charge [...]