StephenT (stormwreath) wrote,

The history of Middle-Earth (chibi version): Part 55: Deus vult

'Deus vult!' (Latin for 'God wills it!') was the battlecry of the First Crusade. In 1095 Pope Urban II told a massed gathering of French knights and nobles that it was their sacred duty to go and recapture Jerusalem from the infidel, and they responded by shouting that slogan.

Part 55: Deus vult

Next time: Part 56: Charge!

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Original story by and copyright to J R R Tolkien, ed. C Tolkien: Primarily based on the Silmarillion, but incorporating ideas from the 12-volume History of Middle Earth series.
Questions and comments welcome!
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