Second Crusade Timeline

1145-1149

Crusades

Second Crusade

1145 - 1149

Events

Zengi Recaptures Edessa

December 24, 1144

In bull Quantum praedecessores, Pope Eugene III declares the Second Crusade

December 1, 1145

St. Bernard of Clairvaux preaches about the Second Crusade

1146

Conrad III leads German forces to Second Crusade

May 1, 1146

King Louis VII of France joins the Second Crusade

June 01, 1146

Siege of Lisbon

July 1, 1147 - October 25, 1147

Council of Acre

June 24, 1148

Crusaders Withdraw from Damascus

July 24, 1148

Siege of Damascus

July 24, 1148 - July 29, 1148