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Dean James Mcgregor's Letters To Pope Urban II

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Dean James McGregor gave a lecture on the crusades. He started his talk by stating that the crusading activities took place mainly in the Levant, Turkey and Greece, Germany and France. Alexius the first Comnenus wrote a letter to Pope Urban II. He was asking Pope Urban to send him soldiers to capture his lost lands. The reason why he wrote to Pope Urban is that he only recognized his authority and not recognizing the king of France’s authority not the king of Germany and the other kings. Urban takes the call very seriously which led him to call the Council of Clermont in 1095. It is important to mention that Urban has a strong connection to warriors, he knew how to talk to them.
The people of the crusades were motivated by money, protection
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