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East vs West Crusade

Posted: Thu March 21st, 2013, 1:36 pm
by Rowan
I am currently listening to The Sheen on the Silk by Anne Perry which is set in 13th cent. Constantinople. There is constant mention of a crusade where the Latins came and destroyed the city. Which of the many crusades was this?

Posted: Thu March 21st, 2013, 1:58 pm
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
That would be the fourth crusade. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth_Crusade

Posted: Thu March 21st, 2013, 2:32 pm
by Rowan
Thanks MLE!