Pope Alexander VI calls on all princes to support a crusade (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Pope Alexander VI calls on all princes to support a crusade". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14029, accessed 09 December 2016.]