RTP paper 2 - 1 Patrick Moran RTP paper 2 April 15, 2008...

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Patrick Moran RTP paper 2 April 15, 2008 The council has met at Jerusalem, where King of France and Germany, as well as papal leaders and leaders of the Latin Kingdom have met and decided as a majority to go through with the Crusade. The question now is who will lead the army and what strategies that leader will use for both the attack on the infidels and the defense of all the Holy Land. I believe that although this is a religious war, the papal leaders of the Christians should not lead the army. The Lay controversy is too big of a distraction and I believe that the religious leaders should be just religious leaders by aiding our forces and giving hope to the crusading army. Furthermore, in the long journey from the west Conrad, of Germany, has suffered many losses and the morale of the German army is low. The Germans are unfit to lead and with Conrad’s doubts of the Crusade it would not give much hope to the remaining soldiers. Leaders of the Latin Kingdom also have doubts and should not lead. The military orders were instilled for the defense of the Holy city so they should do just that. In regards to the leaders of Jerusalem Melisende and
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course HIST 32.369 taught by Professor Halfond during the Spring '08 term at Mass Colleges.

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RTP paper 2 - 1 Patrick Moran RTP paper 2 April 15, 2008...

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