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'Robrenn, Redstone Castle (Dungannon) area ('Isle of Dawn), maybe Hinterlander, rare Flaemish (Principality of Berghdoven area), etc. [Red Haired Woman in Armor.

Detail of a miniature of Louis IX sailing off on his second crusade, from the Chroniques de France ou de St Denis, France (Paris), after 1332 and before 1350

Detail of a miniature of Louis IX sailing off on his second crusade, from the Chroniques de France ou de St Denis, France (Paris), after 1332 and before Royal 16 G. vi, f.

Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful and fascinating personalities of feudal Europe. At age 15 she married Louis VII, King of France, bringing into the union her vast possessions from the River Loire to the Pyrenees. Only a few years later, at age 19, she knelt in the cathedral of Vézelay before the celebrated Abbé Bernard of Clairvaux offering him thousands of her vassals for the Second Crusade. It was said that Queen Eleanor appeared at Vézelay dressed like an Amazon galloping…

Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful and fascinating personalities of feudal Europe. At age 15 she married Louis VII, King of France, bringing into the union her vast possessions from the River Loire to the Pyrenees.

El Castillo de Almourol, fortaleza del siglo XII en tierras portuguesas.

Increíbles Castillos del Mundo!!

Gravensteen Castle Located in Ghent, Belgium, the present castle was built in 1180 by count Philip of Alsace and was modelled after the crusaders castles the count encountered while he participated in the second crusade

This is gorgeous photograph of medieval Gravensteen Castle in Belgium. Great composition, great timing, wonderful color. The reflection works out for above average effect.

The Gravensteen Castle, Ghent, Belgium, standing tall since the Middle Ages. The castle was used as a film location in the 2015 movie "Emperor", starring Adrien Brody

The Second Crusaders Encounter the Remains of the First Crusaders - Gustave Dore

Thousands of skeletal remains of the victims of Islamic invasion is discovered on the way to Jerusalem. The army of the Second Crusade find the remains of the soldiers of the First Crusade - Gustave Dore.

The Notorious B.I.G. Is the greatest rapper of all time.

The Notorious BIG was a rapper born in raised in Brooklyn, NYC. BIG was the face of the rap in the and one of the most iconic rappers to come out of that time period. He was shot to death in L. and is remembered as the late, great king of Hip Hop.

Louis VII of France stopped by the Crusader principality of Antioch on his way to the second Crusade.  The fact that the prince of Antioch was the uncle of Louis's wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, didn't stop rumors of an affair between them.

Louis VII of France stopped by the Crusader principality of Antioch on his way to the second Crusade. The fact that the prince of Antioch was the uncle of Louis's wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, didn't stop rumors of an affair between them.

Second Crusade council: Conrad III of Germany, Eleanor's husband Louis VII of France, and Baldwin III of Jerusalem.

Second Crusade council: Conrad III of Germany, Louis VII of France, and Baldwin III of Jerusalem

Louis VII of France

Second Crusade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia the failure for the crusaders was a great victory for the Muslims

Sainte-Madeleine, Vezelay, Burgundy, France, c. 1120-32

historiated: “ Sculpted tympanum depicting the Ascension of Christ and the Commissioning of the Apostles (Pentecost) above the central portal between the narthex and nave, Sainte-Madeleine, Vezelay,.

The Gravensteen is a castle in Ghent originating from the Middle Ages. The name means "castle of the count" in Dutch.The present castle was built in 1180 by count Philip of Alsace and was modeled after the crusaders castles that Philip of Alsace encountered while he participated in the second crusade.

Gravensteen Castle, Ghent, Belgium was built in 1180 by count Philip of Alsace and was modeled after the crusaders castles that Philip of Alsace encountered while he participated in the second crusade.

In a 2010 terrorist plot, Al-Qaeda hid a bomb in a FedEx shipment addressed to a man who had been dead for 800 years. Reynald de Chatillon joined the Second Crusade and rose through the ranks to become a leader in the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, chief foe of the Muslim leader Saladin, and one of the most reviled characters in Islamic history. In the West, Reynald has long been considered a minor player, often dismissed as a bloodthirsty maniac who brought disaster on his fellow crusaders.

In a 2010 terrorist plot, Al-Qaeda hid a bomb in a FedEx shipment addressed to a man who had been dead for 800 years. Reynald de Chatillon joined the Second Crusade and rose through the ranks to become a leader in the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, chief foe of the Muslim leader Saladin, and one of the most reviled characters in Islamic history. In the West, Reynald has long been considered a minor player, often dismissed as a bloodthirsty maniac who brought disaster on his fellow crusaders.

Raynald depicted in captivity as part of a statue of Saladin in Damascus, Syria; was a knight who served in the Second Crusade and remained in the Holy Land after its defeat. He ruled as Prince of Antioch from 1153 to 1160 and through his second marriage became Lord of Oultrejordain. He was an enormously controversial character in his own lifetime and beyond. 1125-1187

In King Baldwin IV appointed Reynald of Châtillon the commander in chief of the army.

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