Siege is Launched Against Simon de Monfort at Castelnaudary

Siege is Launched Against Simon de Monfort at Castelnaudary

Raymond VI of Toulouse

Raymond VI of Toulouse and Raymond-Roger de Foix launch a siege against Simon de Monfort at Castelnaudary. Monfort is able to escape, but Castelnaudary falls to the Cathars, and Raymond goes on to liberate over sixty Cathar towns and fortresses in the province of Toulouse before his counter-Crusade peters out at Lastours.

 

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