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William (bishop of Orange)

William, Bishop of Orange took part in the First Crusade. In 1097 Hugh of Ch√Ęteauneuf, Bishop of Grenoble and William, Bishop of Orange, went to Genoa and preached in the church of San Siro, in order to gather troops for the First Crusade. After the death of Adhemar of Le Puy, he was recognized as leader of the clergy, until he himself died six months later in December of 1098.

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  • Medieval Sourcebook: The Siege and Capture of Jerusalem: Collected Accounts


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