The Second Crusade occurred a little under a half a century after the First Crusade. The Second Crusade was primarily spurred on by a need to reinforce Jerusalem against Turkish Muslim invaders who threatened to retake the city from the Europeans who had conquered it during the First Crusade. Pope Eugene III urged Christians in Europe to aid Jerusalem.

The Second Crusade occurred a little under a half a century after the First Crusade. The Second Crusade was primarily spurred on by a need to reinforce Jerusalem against Turkish Muslim invaders who threatened to retake the city from the Europeans who had conquered it during the First Crusade. Pope Eugene III urged Christians in Europe to aid Jerusalem.

Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings by Amy Kelly: "The story of that amazingly influential and still somewhat mysterious woman, "Eleanor of Aquitaine," has the dramatic interest of a novel. She was at the very center of the rich culture and clashing politics of the twelfth century. Richest marriage prize of the Middle Ages, she was Queen of France as the wife of Louis VII, and went with him on the exciting and disastrous Second Crusade. Inspiration of troubadours and trouveres, she…

Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings by Amy Kelly: "The story of that amazingly influential and still somewhat mysterious woman, "Eleanor of Aquitaine," has the dramatic interest of a novel. She was at the very center of the rich culture and clashing politics of the twelfth century. Richest marriage prize of the Middle Ages, she was Queen of France as the wife of Louis VII, and went with him on the exciting and disastrous Second Crusade. Inspiration of troubadours and trouveres, she…

The Second Crusaders Encounter the Remains of the First Crusaders - Gustave Dore

The Second Crusaders Encounter the Remains of the First Crusaders - Gustave Dore

Detail of a miniature of Louis IX sailing off on his second crusade, from the Chroniques de France ou de St Denis, France (Paris), after 1332 and before 1350

Detail of a miniature of Louis IX sailing off on his second crusade, from the Chroniques de France ou de St Denis, France (Paris), after 1332 and before 1350

St Bernard Preaching the Second Crusade in Vezelay Canvas Art - Emile Signol (18 x 24)

St Bernard Preaching the Second Crusade in Vezelay Canvas Art - Emile Signol (18 x 24)

St Bernard Preaching the Second Crusade in Vezelay Canvas Art - Emile Signol x

Second Crusade council: Conrad III of Germany, Eleanor's husband Louis VII of France, and Baldwin III of Jerusalem.

Second Crusade council: Conrad III of Germany, Eleanor's husband Louis VII of France, and Baldwin III of Jerusalem.

Glorious Death Of Jacques De Maille Marshal Of The Temple During The Second Crusade 1146 1188 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (13 x 17)

Glorious Death Of Jacques De Maille Marshal Of The Temple During The Second Crusade 1146 1188 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (13 x 17)

Glorious Death Of Jacques De Maille Marshal Of The Temple During The Second Crusade 1146 1188 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics x

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