Baltic Crusade 1147

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  • Created on: 10-05-13 18:00
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  • Baltic Crusade
    • why?
      • Bernard wanted high profile leaders
        • boost numbers
        • prestige increase
      • persuade Conrad to crusade
        • make his lands safe
          • Wends attacking his land
        • make peace in Holy roman empire
        • persuade Conrad's  rivals to crusade
          • Welf of Bavaria
      • Saxon distraction
        • persuade Conrad to crusade
          • make his lands safe
            • Wends attacking his land
          • make peace in Holy roman empire
          • persuade Conrad's  rivals to crusade
            • Welf of Bavaria
        • occupy them by crusading against Wends
        • leave Conrad's lands
      • religiously just
        • instructed Saxons to wage a war of conversion
        • pagan slavs= converted or killed
          • no treaties
    • participants
      • Rukers of Holstein and Saxony
        • spread Saxon control
          • control pagan Wends
        • united and successful raids
          • under crusade
      • King of Denmark
        • secure Southern border
        • unite nobles
          • fix civil war
      • Saxon clergy
        • extend missionary work
          • convert Pagan Wends to Christian

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