Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, the Leper King

The sixteen-year-old king who defeated the great Muslim Conqueror — Sultan Saladin.

Baldwin IV | Leper King | Jerusalem | Leprosy | Crusades

TThis was the time at which Christians had been ruling over Jerusalem for approximately sixty years. Jews, Muslims, and Christians lived together in the Holy Land. The kingdom’s only major external threat was from the legendary Muslim ruler Saladin who had his…



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