Medieval Mass Hysteria: The Youth Crusade that Defied the Pope
The tragic tale of a 13th century children’s movement you’ve never heard of.
They put us to shame. While they rush to the recovery of the Holy Land, we sleep”
— Pope Innocent III
I first heard about the Children’s Crusade in 90s from a DC Comic/Vertigo series Dead Boy Detectives: A Children’s Crusade by…