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Obstacles To The Crusaders Essay

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It was during the next opposition the crusaders quickly captured Damietta and began an advance southward along the Nile toward Mansurah, which was now the main headquarters of the Egyptian forces. Just as Mansurah had proven to be the turning point in the Fifth Crusade, it once again proved an obstacle to the crusaders. Defeated and forced to retreat, the army had to surrender. Louis and many of his nobles were either killed or captured.
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