Robert the Monk
- Oh, most valiant soldiers and descendants of invincible ancestors, be not degenerate, but recall the valor of your progenitors.
- Robert the Monk's version of Pope Urban II's speech at Claremont, 1095
Source: The First Crusade: The Chronicle of Fulcher of Chartres and Other Source Materials Edward Peters, ed., Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1971. 3.