Prevented him from carrying out his planned crusade against Bohemia, his successor was a scarcely less bitter enemy of the country.
The third crusade numbered among its chiefs Floris III.
The foremost heroes of the first crusade were Netherlanders.
Zara was recovered, and while still at Zara the leaders of the Crusade, supported by Dandolo, resolved for their own private purposes to attack Constantinople, instead of making for the Holy Land.
Its three main objects, the peace of Christendom, the crusade and the reform of the church, could be secured only by general agreement among the powers, and Leo or the council failed to secure such agreement.