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The Children’s Crusade is one of the more unusual events in Medieval England. The Children’s Crusade took place after the Fourth Crusade in 1212. The traditional narrative is probably conflated from some factual and mythical notions of the period including visions by a French or German boy, an intention to peacefully convert Muslims in the Holy land to Christianity, bands of children marching to Italy, and children being sold into slavery.
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FIRST GIDEONS’ MEETING
The founders of the Gideons had reason to believe God was guiding their steps.
John Nicholson, a traveling salesman, arrived at a crowded hotel in Janesville, Wisconsin one September evening in 1898. 114 more words
Romanesque art and architecture flourished throughout western Europe from about 1050 to about 1200, although its first manifestations occurred before the year 1000, and its influence remained strong in some areas of Europe well into the 13th century. 1,393 more words