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The Fourth Crusade: the fall of Constantinople

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us in welcoming the return of Dr Nicholas Morton as he delivers the fourth, and last talk, of a series of talks on the Crusades.

The conquest of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire, by the armies of the Fourth Crusade in 1204 represents a crucial turning point in history. It was a crucial moment in the long-term decline of the Byzantine Empire and also a never-forgotten calamity in relations between the Catholic and Orthodox Christian faiths. But how did it come about? How did a crusading army destined to assault Alexandria in Egypt end up veering wildly off course and assaulting the heavily fortified capital of the Christian Byzantine Empire?

Tickets cost £6 for members and £8 for non-members in our shop.

A discounted ticket for all talks in the series is also available. If this isn’t the first time you’ve paid a bit more why don’t you become a member!


October 14
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Heritage Lincolnshire
01529 461499
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