BC: Brandon D'ginto
FC: Crusades rule black death drools
1: What were the crusades? The crusades were a series of wars and a series of military expeditions launched by Christian Europeans to win the HolyLand back from Muslim control. The first crusade In 1096 crusade called in the west by pope urban 2nd. 1096 crusaders reach constantinople In 1098 antioch besieged and captured.
2: The second crusade 1145 Edessa lost. Crusade achieves nothing. The third crusade Saladan,sultan of Egpt, captures Damlascus Childrens crusade 1212: several thousand go on a crusades.
3: those who reach Alexandria are sold slaves. crusade of 1248: Led by Louis IX of france and is captured by the egyptians and ransomed.