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  • The new king determined to overawe them,.
  • The duchy of Warsaw and the fortress of Danzig formed new outworks of his power and enabled him to overawe Russia.
  • 9, 1098); he put the besiegers in touch with the Genoese ships lying in the harbour of St Simeon, the port of Antioch (March 1098) - a move which at once served to remedy the want of provisions from which the crusaders suffered, and secured materials for the building of castles, with which Bohemund sought - in the Norman fashion - to overawe the besieged city.
  • The army had been increased to 20,000 men and encamped at Hounslow Heath to overawe the capital.
  • One of the earliest acts of the Conqueror was to undertake the erection of a citadel which should overawe the citizens and give him the command of the city.
 

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