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Bohemond and many another young man in their armies took the cross. Deserted by the majority of their knights, the two Rogers "sadly" lifted the siege and returned to their respective lands. There was no doubt about their unwillingness to participate in any common enterprise against the "infidels". 5 • K. Jl:Ugtgtdaldnu (Stuttgart, 1935), pp. •96 If. Erdmann believes that at the meeting of Troina Urban proposed that Roger accompany him to Constantinople and participate in the war against the Turks.
8o42~431 Caspar, Rogtr II, pp. nd ~ten, oo. "41 K. A. Kehr, Urlundrn, pp. ttsfurtlenm, ad ann. 1135 (ed. Holder- Egger), p. 421 cf. Bernhardi, Lothar von Supplittburg, p. 57 S• notes 33, 34· IO I I A HISTORY OF THE CRUSA DES II 30 when Bohemond II was killed in battle against the Turks, and to which the Byzantines had never relinquished their claim. If female succession was invalid, then Roger's right to the throne of Antioch as the cousin of Bohemond's father and thus the nearest male relative was presumably incontestable.