1095- thousands of people in Europe began to follow Christ
April 1096- Peter the Hermit left France for Cologne, and was successful preaching there as well
August 1096- Peter and his many followers left Western Europe in order to make a trek to meet the enemies of Christ
August 6, 1096- “People’s Crusade” transported across the Bosporus
-Peter was the only survivor out of the thousands who had followed him.
Madden, Thomas F. The Concise History of the Crusades. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishes, Inc., 2013.