World History Weeks 17-18

Crusaders and Scholars Period

Pope St Gregory VII

1073 - 1085

St Bernard of Clairvaux

1090 - 1153

Doctor of the Church, Founder of Cistercians, founded 163 monasteries, wise, holy peacemaker

Crusades

1096 - 1272

St Thomas Becket of Canterbury

1141 - 1170

St Dominic

1170 - 1221

Founder of the Order of Preachers, known for his sanctity, apostolic zeal, gifted preaching, teaching, and tireless efforts

St Francis

1181 - 1226

Founder of the Franciscan Order, embracing true poverty, humility, and simplicity