The Papacy and the Commutation of Crusading Vows from one Area of Conflict to Another (1095–C. 1300)

@article{Forey2018ThePA,
  title={The Papacy and the Commutation of Crusading Vows from one Area of Conflict to Another (1095–C. 1300)},
  author={A. Forey},
  journal={Traditio},
  year={2018},
  volume={73},
  pages={43 - 82}
}
  • A. Forey
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Traditio
Abstract:The practice of diverting crusaders from one area of conflict to another can be traced back at least as far as the beginning of the twelfth century. Commuting of vows in this way was early recognized to be a papal prerogative and usually involved crusaders who had originally vowed to go to the Holy Land. In the twelfth century commutations occurred on only a few occasions, when steps were taken to divert crusaders to the Iberian Peninsula when it was under serious threat. Commutations… Expand