HFM 025 | The Most Interesting Crusaders, Part 2: Godfrey of Bouillon (1060-1100): Jerusalem’s Conqueror and Wielder of Christendom’s Enchanted Blade

July 29, 2013


Godfrey of Boullion, a commander of the First Crusade, was immortalized for being the first knight to enter Jerusalem. To arrive at this point he led thousands of soldiers on an expensive and dangerous adventure across a continent. How did he do it?

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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