Women and the crusades

Natasha Hodgson explores women’s involvement in the medieval campaigns fought in the Holy Land

A 13th-century illumination showing the coronation of Foulques and Melisende. (Photo by Alamy)

Historian Natasha Hodgson explores the many different aspects of women’s involvement in the medieval campaigns fought in the Holy Land.

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