Children's Crusade

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  • Feb 15, 1212

    Stephen becomes inspired

    Stephen becomes inspired
    Stephen became inspired by Jesus Christ. He believed Jesus said to him to rescue the Holy Lands. atheism.about.com (photo)
  • Mar 1, 1212

    10,000 German children set off for Rome to meet with the pope.

    10,000 German children set off for Rome to meet with the pope.
    The children who first made the journey would eventually meet with the pope.They would also merge with a group of 20,000 other children. Together they would meet up with the pope in Rome. sbceo.k12.ca.us (photo)
  • Jun 1, 1212

    20,000 children, led by Stephen from Cloyes-sur-le-Loire, then march to Rome to meet with the pope.

    20,000 children, led by Stephen from Cloyes-sur-le-Loire, then march to Rome to meet with the pope.
    Stephen led a group of 20,000 to travel to Rome to meet the pope. Stephen's reeasoning was to get the pope to get the Holy Lands back from Muslim control. socialistaotearoa.blogspot.com (photo)
  • Jul 1, 1212

    Stephen and his followers arrive at Rome

    Stephen and his followers arrive at Rome
    By the time Stephen and his followers arrive only about 7,000 have survived. Pope Innocent then grants permission for the children to invade the Holy Lands. http://www.fsmitha.com/h3/eu09.htm
    ac-support.europe.umuc.edu (photo)
  • Nov 1, 1212

    The Children face a disappointing result

    The Children face a disappointing result
    When the children arrived they found that God did not allow the sea to part for them like Moses. They then started to head back toward home. topsecretwriters.com (photo)
  • Nov 5, 1212

    The Children head back home

    The Children head back home
    Two merchants provided the children with seven ships to get back home. The children took off, only to have a sad end a few days later. atheism.about.com (photo)
  • Nov 10, 1212

    The Children were sold into slavery

    The Children were sold into slavery
    Two of the seven ships then wrecked. The other five were captured by slave traders. The children were taken into slavery and sold throughout Northern Africa. http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/childrens_crusade.htm
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  • Dec 31, 1212

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