Medieval Battles


The First Crusade

May 22, 2012 | In: Medieval Battles

After Pope Urban II made that speech at Clermont, people thought that God came to them and showed the way to eternity. They strongly believed that, by taking Jerusalem, God would surely raise all their sins and all the people would after that live in...

Many people call The Battle of Verdun(1916), The Greatest battle Ever. Come to think of it, not even in ancient times battles weren’t fought involving so many men, gathered in such a small piece of land. In the end, there were approximately 700.000...

Richard I was born in 1157 and died in 1199. He was the king of England between 1189 and 1199. People named him this way because of his military reputation. Although he was born in Oxford, England, he was half English, half French. When his parents...

The hundred years’ war went for more than 100 years (1337-1453) between England and France, mainly for the French throne. It first began as a dynastic war in which Edward the Third of England wanted to take control over the French throne. Soon...

The Crusades

May 22, 2012 | In: Medieval Battles

The Crusades began in the late 1100’s and lasted for several hundreds of years. The first crusade began when the fierce nomadic warriors from Istanbul, recently converted to Islam, manage to capture the Holy City of Jerusalem. Not long from then...