How Did the Crusades Begin?

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The word 'Crusade' means 'going to the cross'. The crusades involved expeditions made by Christians in the hope of wrestling the Holy land from the invading Muslim Turks. Pilgrimages to the Holy land during crusades guaranteed forgiveness of their sins and the healing of their sick bodies and souls.
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