Crossbow was the wonder weapon of the Middle ages. The Bow requires years of practice to master by comparison any man can be trained to use crossbow. Granted a trained man will serve better than an untrained man but any conscript could use a crossbow.
Innocent II was largely ignored any way
Italian Line Infantry - 28mm Victrix - Some allied infantry for the French. I've done them up as 'generic' Italian line infantry in white uniforms with green and red facings/collars etc. I used...
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