Crusader sentence example

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  • For five years Richard was away from his dominions as a crusader or a captive.
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  • He fought as a crusader at the Navas de Tolosa, he went to Rome to be crowned, and did voluntary homage to the pope.
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  • He also stated that he had taken the cross as a crusader, but could not sail to Palestine as long as his subjects were putting him in restraint.
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  • Conon de Bethune, the crusader and poet, was an early forebear.
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  • It is no enthusiastic crusader, but an anxious and farseeing if somewhat speculative statesman who thus opens his mind to us.
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  • These people do not and cannot even leave this crusader castle.
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  • Known for his animal rights activism and as a crusader for many good causes, few suspected Phoenix as a drug user.
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  • Here, with the burden of the day now past, the fine old crusader - he had joined before in the Second Crusade, forty years ago - perished by accident in the river; and of all his fine army only a thousand men won their way through, under his son, Frederick of Swabia, to join the ranks before Acre (October 1190).
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  • Negotiating in the spirit of a Frederick II., and acting not as a Crusader but as a king of Sicily, he not only wrested a large indemnity from the bey for himself and the new king of France, but also secured a large annual tribute for his Sicilian exchequer.
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  • Although the detention of a crusader was contrary to public law, Richard was compelled to purchase his release by the payment of a heavy ransom and by doing homage to the emperor for England.
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  • The king, who had tried to turn them back by taking the cross and declaring himself a crusader, and by making loud appeals for the arbitration of the pope, was forced to retire to Windsor.
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  • Snorri (1179-1241) wrote the Lives of the Kings (Heimskringla), from Olaf Tryggvason to Sigurd the Crusader inclusive; and we have them substantially as they came from his hand in the Great King Olaf's Saga; St Olaf's Saga, as in Heimskringla and the Stockholm MS.; and the succeeding Kings' Lives, as in Hulda and Hrokkinskinna, in which, however, a few episodes have been inserted.
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  • All he seems to do is get in the way and cause more trouble for the Caped Crusader.
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  • These dukes all bore the name of Godfrey (Godefroy) and the fifth of them was the great crusader.
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  • He was a layman, marching and fighting in the ranks; and thus he is additionally valuable as representing the opinion of the ordinary crusader.
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  • Whether used by crusader, pilgrim or cleric, these maps provided spiritual rather than geographical guidance.
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  • The guide will show you a vaulted room full of medieval tombstones, many having the coats of arms of crusader knights.
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  • Meanwhile newly-conquered England had its own problems to solve; and Germany, torn by civil war, and not naturally quick to kindle, could only deride the "delirium" of the crusader.'
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  • Cardinal Jacques de Vitry, bishop of Acon in Palestine, in his History (cap. 89), written about the year 1218, speaks of the magnetic needle as "most necessary for such as sail the sea"; 1 and another French crusader, his contemporary, Vincent de Beauvais, states that the adamant (lodestone) is found in Arabia, and mentions a method of using a needle magnetized by it which is similar to that described by Kibdjaki.
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  • It is not uncommon in popular writings to attribute this superiority to a crusader strain - a theory which no one can possibly countenance who knows what miserable degenerates the half-breed descendants of the crusaders rapidly became, as a result of their immoral life and their ignorance of the sanitary precautions necessary in a trying climate.
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  • Saladin retook it in 1187, and thenceforward, for six centuries and a half, whoever its nominal lords may have been, Saracen, Crusader, Mameluke or (from the 16th century) Turk, the Druse emirs of Lebanon dominated it (see DRUSES).
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  • Nothing even remotely resembling a masked crusader, then?
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  • Complete the game (on any difficulty level) and you will be able to unlock several additional bat-suits including the Caped Crusader Suit, the Dark Knight Suit and the World's Greatest Detective Suit.
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  • What makes the game interesting is that you can play Dark Legion characters as well as the original Crusader Ecclesians (good guys).
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  • Crusader knights wore this type of cross, and this sort of cross tat on the wrists or hands let others know they wished to be buried as Christians when they died.
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  • Batman Begins, however, boasts a believable plot and emotional characters, but not to worry - the Caped Crusader still has those oh, so wonderful toys.
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  • None the less the emperor sailed on his Crusade in the summer of 1228, affording to astonished Europe the spectacle of an excommunicated crusader, and leaving his territories to be invaded by papal soldiers, whom Gregory IX.
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  • Here was a crusader against whom a Crusade was proclaimed in his own territories; and when he arrived in the Holy Land he found little obedience and many insults from all but his own immediate followers.
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  • The French kings are all crusaders - in name - until the beginning of the Hundred Years' War; but the only crusader who ever carried war in Palestine and sought to shake the hold of the Mamelukes on the Holy Land was Peter I., king of Cyprus from 1359 to 1369.
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  • William adopted the Cluniac programme of ecclesiastical reform, and obtained the support of Rome for his English expedition by assuming the attitude of a crusader against schism and corruption.
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  • In his character of Spanish prince he was a crusader, and he took a distinguished part in the great victory over the Almohades at the Navas de Tolosa in 1212.
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  • Besides the crusader and other remains in the village itself, the surrounding country possesses many tells (mounds) covering the sites of ancient cities.
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