Raymond IV - Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse He wanted to die...

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Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse He wanted to die in the Holy Land, and he brought his wife and his son to die with him He led the slaughter of Sejluk Turks at Antioch, which could be considered collateral WITNESS ONE- FIROUZ He fought against Alexius I over Antioch and Longinus He began the siege of Arqa, near Tripoli, with the intent of establishing an independent territory He later attacked Tripoli (or at least wanted to), but his army denied He was imprisoned by Bohemond, released under the promise that he would stop his crusade, he immediately broke the promise capturing Tartus WITNESS TWO - BOHEMOND He was twice excommunicated, which suggests that his crusade was for personal gain “Arriving at the walls of Jerusalem on 7 Jun 1099, after a month of siege Jerusalem is captured on 15 Jul 1099. The crusaders massacre most of its Muslim and the remnants of its Jewish inhabitants. On the Temple mount not a living thing had been left to stir. Later they would expel the native Christian population
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