Chronicles of the Crusades - Part 2, Chapter 16: Expedition to Saide through Chapter 20, Canonization of Saint Louis Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 16: Expedition to Saide through Chapter 20, Canonization of Saint Louis Summary and Analysis

The king finishes his fortification of Jaffa, and decides to take the city of Nablus from the Saracens, as well as the city of Banyas. Oliver de Termes explains to Joinville how to get his men safely across the stream, and they succeed. They return to Saida to find the king is having the city fortified. Simultaneously, the King of the Tartars takes over Bagdad by killing off the most powerful of the city, and Joinville gives another example of the king's humility, as he defends a clerk over his own seneschal.

Joinville goes on pilgrimage to Tripoli, and brings back gifts for the queen as the king receives fossils from the locals. Soon after, the king's mother dies. The king...

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