• I was a French monk living in the 11th and 12th century.
  • I was one of the many preachers in Germany and France who awakened enthusiasm for the 1st Crusade.
  • In 1096, I led a group of fanatical peasants across Hungary into Asia Minor.
  • I joined the main body of Crusaders who captured Jerusalem in 1099.
  • On my return to Europe, I founded a monastery at Huy in the Low Countries where I died.

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