Geoffroi de Villehardouin

(c. 1150—1213)

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(c. 1150–1217)

French historian and Marshal of Champagne. He took part in the disastrous Fourth Crusade and became Marshal of the Eastern empire. His work Conquête de Constantinople described and justified the Fourth Crusade and is one of the earliest examples of French prose.

Subjects: Literature — History.

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