Deus lo volt! God wills it. Thousands answer thecall, as a crusade against Muslim possession of the Holy Land is preachedthroughout Medieval Europe. Wave upon wave of redemption-hungry Christians travelto the region, sworn to fight for the land where their Savior died on thecross.
For a century, a bloody war is waged by pilgrims eager to find away into heaven by sacrificing their padded lives in Europe and pledgingthemselves to the cross. Kings, noblemen, priests and peasants all vow to retakethe Holy Land.
Deus lo Volt! is an amazingly accurate accountof the Crusades. A brilliantly written and informative chronicle, this book isexcellent for research or just as an historic read. Whether you are reading aboutKing Richard's march on Jerusalem or the sieges of Acre, this book is entirelycaptivating and will draw the reader right into the excitement.
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