2nd Crusade short exam questions

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1. Main reason why Conrad III of Germany went crusading

  • Duke Welf, threat to the throne, was going, so he was safe to go too
  • Bernard preached about quenching the tensions
  • his relationship with the pope
  • he was the German Empror
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2. One reason why Bernard of Clairvaux preached the 2nd Crusade

  • To take over the world
  • Quantum Praedecessores
  • An attempt for the Papacy to regain control of crusading movement
  • To gain a full indulgence

3. One reason why Louis VI of France went on Crusade

  • Very religious and pious
  • he was in debt and if he went his debts would be paid off
  • vengance
  • He was made to by Bernard

4. Why did Pope Eugenius call the 2nd Crusade

  • The weakness of the crusader states
  • trick question - they're all reasons
  • there was a christian leadership crisis in the East
  • A necessary response to the muslims taking Eddessa

5. Why did the knights go on Crusade

  • Devastation brought on by the muslims
  • they wanted to follow int the success of the 1st crusaders
  • They're all reasons
  • Remission of all sins and other privelages


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