Week 2: primary source reading, the first crusade: four accounts 394-429. Was a priest and the chaplin of baldwin, the count of edessa and the first king of. Year 1095 king (emperor) was reigning in germany henry iv (1054-1106) Evil in europe because of vacillating faith, reform-papcy, crowned emperor of the. Philip 1 (1060-1108) already in trouble with the church for his bigamous relationship with bertrada of montfort. Pope urban ii 1088-1100 was the champion of the cluny reform. A series of changes within the medieval monasticism of the western church focused on restoring the traditional monastic life, encouraging art, and caring for the poor. Pope urban ii saw the faith of christendom trampled on, and created a council to be assembled in auvergne at clermont, 310 members to reclaim the church. Exterminate the persians, a vile race and aid the christian inhabitants.