Post by Eric Gajewski on Mar 25, 2016 13:58:34 GMT
TradCatKnight: Videos: Jerusalem is conquered in the First Crusade
It was decided that the assault should begin during the night of 13-14 July…. The first task of the assailants was to bring their wooden castles right up to the walls…. All night long and during the day of the 14th the Crusaders concentrated on their task, suffering heavily from the stones and the liquid fire of the defence, and answering with a heavy bombardment from their own mangonels.