Pope Alexander VI calls on all princes to support a crusade

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Historical Context Note

Pope Alexander VI proclaims a Year of Jubilee, a year of 'forgiveness of all sins'. He also imposes a tithe on all princes by calling on their Christian duty to support a crusade against the Turks.
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Editors. "Pope Alexander VI calls on all princes to support a crusade". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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