Which was more oragnised the First or Third Crusade

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  • Which was more organised the First or Third Crusade?
    • B4 1ST Crusade
      • Peasants Crusade - rushed and chaotic
      • Urban's speech and tour in Clairmont 1095
        • more infantry
        • 1st experience
      • travelled on foot and horseback to Byzantium
      • Prince's Crusade - 5 armies + 1 year prep
        • Disjointed?
    • During 1st Crusade
      • They captured Jerusalem
      • Charge tactic left them undefeated ie Doryloaem 1096
      • Sieges - Nicea 1097, Antioch 1098, Jerusalem 1099
      • Brutality - no chivalry
      • Council of Princes - got it together when it mattered
      • Not as much strategy
      • Untitled
    • B4 Third Crusade
      • Took 18 months to plan
      • Led by Kings R.I Phil II Fred Barbarossa  - more knights bc A.T targetted
      • Had hindsight
      • Travelled by boat - bc kings had money
      • Took provisions - wood for sieges
      • 1188 Saladin tithe - chest of donations in Chruches

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