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Flashcards in Leaders of the crusade Deck (12):
1

Which leading figure was the eldest son of William the Conqueror?

Robert of Normandy

2

Which crusader took his wife and son with him?

Raymond of Toulouse/Baldwin of Boulogne

3

Which crusader was the nephew of Bohemond of Taranto?

Tancred

4

Who would eventually rule Jerusalem, styling himself as ‘Defender of the Holy Sepulchre’?

Godfrey of Bouillon

5

Who, as far as Pope Urban II was concerned, was the overall commander of the crusade?

Bishop Adhemar

6

Which of the crusaders was described as a military genius and had a long history of Norman campaigning against the Byzantine Empire?

Bohemond of Taranto

7

Who had the greatest number of non-combatants compared with any other leader?

Raymond of Toulouse

8

Who was often seen riding a mule?

Peter the Hermit

9

Who would break away from the main crusade in 1098 and take Edessa?

Baldwin of Boulogne

10

Who had been disinherited by his father?

Bohemond of Taranto

11

Who, in the first crusade, do most historians agree went for financial gain?

Bohemond of Taranto

12

What natural events occurred in 1094 and 1095 that could be practical reasons for joining the first crusade?

Floods and a pestilence 1094 and famine 1095