they had no other choice but to go, wanted to kill people
[blank_start]Bohemond of Taranto[blank_end] was the Most feared warrior of the crusade. He had been at war with the [blank_start]Byzantium empire[blank_end] in the 1080s
Bohemond of Taranto
Count Hugh of France
Holy Roman Empire
60,000 people went on the crusades but only 6000 were knights
What happened to the Jews in the people's crusade?
treated them with respect
gave them presents
killed, raped and looted
Adhemar of Ley Puy was [blank_start].....[blank_end]
A fierce warrior
The papal legate
The Emperor of the byzantine empire
What happened to the people's crusade?
They waited at Constantinople for the main crusader army
left against Alexius' advice to Nicea where they were abandoned by Peter the Hermit and were massacred
Never made it to Constantinople
What happened at Nicea?
Crossed the Bosphorus into the Asian minor to capture Nicea
Kilji Arslan did not allow them to take his city
They captured Nicea because it was in a strategic position to gain access to the Asia Minor
They did not attempt to take Nicea
The battle of [blank_start].......[blank_end] in 1097 the crusaders met the army of Kilij Arslan. Bohemond's army attacked first and were driven back by archery fire. With the help Godfrey they counter attacked, the Turks fled.
Edessa was taken by Baldwin of Boulogne as he was adopted as their heir and had established the first latin settlement. The region supplied food and resources to the other Christian areas
Siege of [blank_start]Antioch[blank_end] began in 1097 and lasted 8 months. They could not encircle the 25 miles of walls to prevent their supplies getting in. The [blank_start]crusaders[blank_end] were starving and suffering disease. The [blank_start]Crusaders[blank_end] seized control of the tower commanding entry to the bridge. Ships sent by Guy of Boulogne to secure the ports. People began to desert. During the siege many crusaders [blank_start]died[blank_end] or deserted. The [blank_start]Holy Lance[blank_end] was a great motivation to keep morale up.
[blank_start]Bohemond[blank_end] took over and broke in through a tower and slaughtered everyone
Godfrey of Bouillon
Baldwin of Boulonge
Duke Robert of Normandy
Relations with Byzantium broke down as Alexius stopped giving resources to the Crusaders