Godefroid de Bouillon

Person   Born 1061 Died 17/7/1100

Categories: Crusades

Belgian, but as leader of the first crusade he was declared King of Jerusalem.

I have kept his French name, as more befitting a warrior than the English version: Godfrey of Bouillon. A popular hero and a popular statue.

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Clock - nearby plaque

The plaque gives a labelled diagrammatic representation of the clock.

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Godefroid of Bouillon

Bronze. Inaugurated 15 August 1848. A popular hero and a popular statue.

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