Mackay's makes a point about the First Crusade
Mackay's history lesson about the crusades continues. But, the analysis of this incredible madness comes much sooner than I expected. After he wraps up about the First Crusade on page 424, he launches into the necessary stage-setting for the next one. Part of this stage-setting is his noting the fact that after the First Crusade Europe's...
Mackay moves onto the Second Crusade
Mackay makes me think more and more that he'd been planning a novel rather than a miscellany.