First Crusade

Kingdom of Jerusalem
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1099 Jul 22

Kingdom of Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Israel

On 22 July, a council was held in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to establish governance for Jerusalem. Godfrey of Bouillon (who played the most fundamental role in the city's conquest) was made Advocatus Sancti Sepulchri ("advocate" or "defender of the Holy Sepulchre").


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