King Louis VII and Nobles Flee Battle, Leave French Forces to be Killed by Muslims

King Louis VII and Nobles Flee Battle, Leave French Forces to be Killed by Muslims

King Louis VII of France
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Second Crusade: French forces are left in Attalia (a city on the coast of southwestern Turkey) by King Louis VII who purchases passage on ships for himself and a few nobles to Antioch.

Muslims quickly descend upon Attalia and kill nearly every Frenchman there.

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