The Children's Crusade: Thousands of Children March to Holy Land but Never Return

Published: 9/11/2018
The Children's Crusade: Thousands of Children March to Holy Land but Never Return
Source: WWW.ANCIENT-ORIGINS.NET

The Children’s Crusade is one of the more unusual events that occurred in Medieval England. In the year 1212,  tens of thousands of self-proclaimed, unarmed crusading children set out from northern France and western Germany to regain Jerusalem from the Muslims. While never actually receiving official sanction, the so-called crusade was a disaster. None of the children reached the Holy Land, many

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