Route of Emperor Frederick II

As it is debated that the Sixth Crusade was the almost successful, it was surely the most strange. The leader at this crusade was Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. He had primitively planned on connecting the Fifth Crusade, but backed off because of sickness.

In 1227, afterward Gregory IX got pope, Frederick and his army bent cruise from Brindisi for Syria, but an epidemic coerced Frederick to take back to Italy. Gregory adopted this chance to curse Frederick for breaking his crusader consecrate, though this was barely an apologise, as Frederick had for years been assaying to consolidate imperial power in Italy at the disbursal of the papacy. Frederick tried to negotiate with the pope, but finally determined to brush off him, and navigated to Syria in 1228 contempt the censure, arriving at Acre in September.

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