Crusader Motives and Motivation

Artwork depicting the potential motives for a Crusader: politics, plunder, penitence, glory, piety, and social mobility.

Artwork depicting the potential motives for a Crusader: politics, plunder, penitence, glory, piety, and social mobility.

Crusader Motives and Motivation

Pope Urban II’s Call To Arms

Vocabulary of Motivation

Motivation for the Lower Nobility & Knights

Motivation for The Poor

Motivation for The Upper Nobility