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Godfrey of Bouillon (ca. 1060 - 1100)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

A leader of the western European armies in the first Crusade to the Holy Land, he took Jerusalem in 1099. He became a hero of several romances in western European languages. Lord of Bouillon 1076-96; Duke of Lower Lotharingia 1087-96; ‘Defender of the Holy Sepulchre’ 1099-1100.


Born: ca. 1060

Died: 1100

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