Originally Posted by TranterUK
Imagine my surprise when I am reading about the storming of Beziers in 1209 by Crusaders. Many thousands inside were put to the sword and when asked by a Bishop how the Crusaders would know Catholics from the others, the leader replied 'Ceadite eos. Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eir' which translates to 'kill them all, God will recognise his own'.
Well, it was the French who did that, Tranter. They've always been a bit unstable.