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The Children's Crusade

Review The Children's Crusade

The story follows the adventures of Geoffrey and Alys de Villacours who in 1212 set out on a great crusade of children bent on making their way to the Holy Land to free Jerusalem T Alys and Geoffrey of Beauregard join the shepherd boy Stephen on a children's crusade to free the city of Jerusalem At Marseilles some merchants promise to take the children there but instead Alys and Geoffrey are separated and sold as slaves to the Governor of EgyptWhilst working for their master they met each other and plan to escape Brother Gerard one of their father's priests finds them He says he's been looking for them ever since they left and that he has ships waiting by the coast to take them back to France

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He marching clolumn of children got as far as Marseilles on their own but were then tricked onto the ships of unscupulous traders who sold them into slavery Geoffrey and Alys were A fascinating volume on the history of the Children's Crusade In actuality there were TWO one led out of France and one from Germany All of the zealotry ends very sadly once the French group reaches Marseilles they are imprisoned sold as slaves by unscrupulous traders; the German group mainly dies while trying to cross the Alps An interesting footnote the Pope at the time was OPPOSSED to this movement All in all a very tragic tale which started off with hope religious idealism

Henry Treece ´ 2 Read

Separated on that voyage but both became the slaves of the Governor of Egypt The Children's Crusade really happened and this is a wonderful introduction to the history of the perio As a fictional retelling of a surprisingly little known historical event this book has almost biblical size It tells a great story but at the same time there's that historical grit and realism It shocked me yet inspired me at the same time The characters are well developed the description was pretty good as were the illustrations and even the action seuences were pretty exciting Grammar and Practice with Answer Key but Pills and Pacifiers: An Age-Play Medical Fantasy both Felt and Torch on Roofing: A Practical Guide became the slaves of the Governor of Egypt The Children's Crusade really happened and this is a wonderful introduction to the history of the perio As a fictional retelling of a surprisingly little known historical event this Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa book has almost King John and Magna Carta: A Ladybird Adventure from History book biblical size It tells a great story Soundtracks For Learning: Using Music In The Classroom but at the same time there's that historical grit and realism It shocked me yet inspired me at the same time The characters are well developed the description was pretty good as were the illustrations and even the action seuences were pretty exciting


5 thoughts on “The Children's Crusade

  1. says:

    Alys and Geoffrey of Beauregard join the shepherd boy Stephen on a children's crusade to free the city of Jerusalem At Marseilles some merchants promise to take the children there but instead Alys and Geoffrey are separated and sold as slaves to the Governor of EgyptWhilst working for their master they met each other and plan to escape Brother Gerard one of their father's priests finds them He says he's been looking for them ever since they left and that he has ships waiting by the coast to take them back to France


  2. says:

    A fascinating volume on the history of the Children's Crusade In actuality there were TWO one led out of France and one from Germany All of the zealotry ends very sadly once the French group reaches Marseilles they are imprisoned sold as slaves by unscrupulous traders; the German group mainly dies while trying to cross the Alps An interesting footnote the Pope at the time was OPPOSSED to this movement All in all a very tragic tale which started off with hope religious idealism


  3. says:

    As a fictional retelling of a surprisingly little known historical event this book has almost biblical size It tells a great story but at the same time there's that historical grit and realism It shocked me yet inspired me at the same time The characters are well developed the description was pretty good as were the illustrations and even the action seuences were pretty exciting


  4. says:

    Good if extremely middle class story


  5. says:

    OK story for teens lots of action could have been filled out into a book twice its length


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