Thursday, 26 December 2019

Baldwin II of Jerusalem - Crusader King

Real Crusades History #37

In this video, J Stephen Roberts discusses the legendary King Baldwin II of Jerusalem (1060, 1118-1131), who against incredible odds, led the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem to success against its Saracen enemies. Baldwin II's reign saw the jarring Battle of Ager Sanguinis, the sponsorship of the Knights Templar, and the epic Battle of Azaz. In addition, Baldwin II features as a prominent character in J Stephen Roberts' historical novel Why Does the Heathen Rage?

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