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Peter the Hermit

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  1. c1050–1115, French monk: preacher of the first Crusade 1095–99.
Also called Peter of Amiens.
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  • The Peter-the-Hermit excursion into Maryland lasted just two weeks, and its failure was signal and instructive.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII. No. 31. October, 1873.


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Peter the Hermit

  1. ?1050–1115, French monk and preacher of the First Crusade
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