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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem
Baldwin II (1118-1131), who had followed Godfrey of Bouillon to the crusade, was a valiant knight and, in 1124, took possession of Tyre.
Baldwin IV died in 1185, at the age of twenty-five, without having married, and left the kingdom a prey to discord and exposed to the attacks of Saladin.
The title of King of Jerusalem continued to be borne in a spirit of rivalry: by the Kings of Cyprus belonging to the House of Lusignan; and by the two Houses of Anjou which claimed to hold their rights from Mary of Antioch.
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 Melisende of Jerusalem
Melisende was the eldest daughter of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem and the Armenian-born Queen Morphia.
After Fulk's death in 1143 Melisende became regent for her 13 year old son, Baldwin III of Jerusalem, and they were crowned together in Melisende's third co-rulership.
Baldwin desired a second coronation, but the request was denied by his mother, which triggered a full-blown rift in 1152.
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 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baldwin's father died in 1174 and the boy was crowned at the age of thirteen, on 15 July that year.
Sibylla was being raised by her great-aunt, Ioveta or Yvette, (the youngest sister of Baldwin's grandmother, Queen Melisende), in the convent of Bethany, and Isabella was at the court of her mother, the dowager queen Maria Comnena, in Nablus.
Baldwin's horse bolted, and in saving him, the much-respected constable of the kingdom, Humphrey II of Toron, was mortally wounded.
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Baldwin III was the first king born in the Holy Land and was thirteen years old wen he was crowned on Christmas Day in 1142.
Baldwin III was a king who understood the people and area where he grew up and also commanded authority and ruled justly.
By this treaty, Jerusalem was to be restored to the Crusaders and Frederick II was to be King of Jerusalem, with the truce to last for about ten years.
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 Baldwin I of Jerusalem Biography
Baldwin of Boulogne (died 1118), count of Edessa (1098—1100), and first king of Jerusalem (1100—1118), was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon, son of Eustace II of Boulogne.
After Godfrey's death in 1100 he was invited to Jerusalem by the supporters of a secular monarchy, and was crowned as the first king of Jerusalem on Christmas Day, 1100, by Dagobert of Pisa, the Patriarch, who would have preferred to turn the kingdom into a theocracy.
In the spring of 1101 Baldwin had Dagobert suspended by a papal legate, while later in the year the two disagreed on the question of the contribution to be made by the patriarch towards the defence of the Holy Land.
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Baldwin ll took control of Edessa and made Geoffrey the Monk, commander of the Garrison, protector of the city till the fate of Joscelin could be determined.
Baldwin himself was captured, and all were imprisoned together till 1123, when all escaped with the help of the local Armenians.
Baldwin was reaptured, and it was Joscelin who combined the forced of Jerusalem, Tripoli and Antioch for Baldwins return.
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 Baldwin III of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baldwin was among the second generation of children born to the descendents of the original crusaders.
Baldwin, perhaps eager to impress the great magnates of Europe who had arrived in his kingdom, agreed to the plan, but the ensuing siege of Damascus was a fiasco and ended in defeat after only four days.
Baldwin was unable to help defend Turbessel, the last remnant of the county of Edessa, and was forced to cede it to Byzantine emperor Manuel I Comnenus in 1150.
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 Our Jerusalem.com -
Jerusalem stands atop a range of hills, encircled and protected by deep valleys, at the junction of mountain highways, and has always enjoyed an excellent economy, between grainfields to the West and the desert to the East, and with a good supply of water.
Jerusalem had become holy to a rising Christianity, and, early in the fourth century, Constantine the Great and his mother Helena built magnificent churches there, but now Jews were excluded, and for a time Jerusalem was the only city in the Land with a Christian majority.
Jerusalem was the only city in which Jews had succeeded in holding out for two thousands years after the fall of the Second Temple, despite religious and economic sanctions, pain of death for entry, and widespread havoc.
www.ourjerusalem.com /history/story/history20010829.html   (3466 words)

He in turn was succeeded by his cousin, Baldwin II, who was followed by his son-in-law, Fulk V the Young, count of Anjou (1092-1143).
A Christian kingdom of Jerusalem was established, with Godfrey as its first king, his brother Baldwin as Count of Edessa (Upper Mesopotamia), and Bohemund as Prince of Antioch.
Godfrey died in 1100 and was succeeded by Baldwin.
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 Education World® - *History : By Region : Europe : Medieval Studies : Crusades : Famous Crusades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Baldwin I of Constantinople MSN Encarta Encyclopedia entry on the shortlived reign of Baldwin I offers a history of his exploits during the fourth Crusade.
Baldwin I of Jerusalem MSN Encarta Learn about the rise to power of King Baldwin I in Jerusalem during the first Crusade and link to Baldwin's brother, Godfrey of Bouillon.
Baldwin II of Jerusalem MSN Encarta Encyclopedia article relates the history of Baldwin II, cousin of Baldwin I and king of Jerusalem during the aftermath of the first Crusade.
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 The Counts of Toulouse and the County of Tripoli
With the mediation of King Baldwin I of Jerusalem, Bertrand and William-Jordan came to an agreement under which each would keep control of their own conquests, an agreement from which Bertrand got the better part of when he captured Tripoli later that year.
Baldwin I, another Baldwin (Baldwin of Bourcq), and Joscelin of Courtenay allied with Bertrand - forcing William and Tancred to compromise.
He retired as regent when Baldwin IV was old enough to rule in 1176, though he still had some influence over the King, and in 1177 he arranged for Baldwin IV's sister Sibylla of Jerusalem to marry William of Montferrat.
www.languedoc-france.info /19020104_tripoli.htm   (3720 words)

 AllRefer.com - Baldwin II, Latin king of Jerusalem (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
1131, Latin king of Jerusalem (1118–31), count of Edessa (1100–1131); cousin and successor of Baldwin I. He accompanied Godfrey of Bouillon on the First Crusade and was captured (1104) by the Muslims.
In Baldwin's reign the Latin principality of Antioch was reduced to dependence on the kingdom of Jerusalem.
Baldwin's daughter Melisende married (1129) Fulk of Anjou, who succeeded Baldwin.
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 Jerusalem — FactMonster.com
Excavations have been made in Jerusalem since 1835, and after 1967, the Israelis increased this activity, uncovering remains of the Herodian period and ruins of a Muslim structure of the 7th or 8th cent.
Baldwin II, Latin king of Jerusalem - Baldwin II (Baldwin of Le Bourg), d.
Baldwin I, Latin king of Jerusalem - Baldwin I (Baldwin of Boulogne), 1058?–1118, Latin king of Jerusalem (1100–1118),...
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 Baldwin Surname History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Baldwin, son of Gan, (was) a young French Knight, killed at the battle of Roncenvalles, 778.
Baldwin of the Iron Arm was founder of Burges in 837.
The truth is of course that the Baldwin's were like anyone else, being born to a place and time, growing up, getting married, working, enjoying what they could, having kids, and then dying.
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 Robertson Family of Buckingham County, Virginia - pafg62
Baldwin III of Jerusalem King of Jerusalem died 1163.
Fulk V The Younger of Anjou Count of Anjou, King of Jerusalem 1131 died 1143.
Baldwin IV The Leper of Jerusalem King of Jerusalm died 1185.
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 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (The Leper King)
Baldwin's rule Raymond's regency ended on the second anniversary of Baldwin's coronation: the young king was now of age.
Baldwin and Guy of Lusignan In the summer of 1180, Baldwin IV married Sibylla to Guy of Lusignan, brother of the constable Amalric of Lusignan.
Joint kingship with Baldwin V, and death Although Baldwin seems to have held no ill-will towards his sister, Baldwin appointed his 5-year-old nephew Baldwin of Montferrat as his heir and successor, with the support of Agnes and her husband Reginald of Sidon, Raymond, and many of the other barons, excluding Sibylla from the succession.
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 Raymond Khoury - Behind the Book
Once they'd taken over Jerusalem, the crusading knights considered their vows fulfilled, took their plundered riches with them and went back to their homes in Europe, leaving the area precariously surrounded by hostile Islamic states.
King Baldwin was very impressed by the religious knights' dedication and gave them quarters in the eastern part of his palace, which stood on the site once occupied by King Solomon's Temple.
When Jerusalem capitulated later that year, however, the Templars were able to buy the freedom of hundreds of citizens and nobles from Saladin, and led them to safety in Tyre.
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 Baldwin IV, Latin king of Jerusalem. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
(Baldwin the Leper), c.1161–1185, Latin king of Jerusalem (1174–85), son and successor of Amalric I. Raymond, count of Tripoli, was regent from 1174 to 1176.
Baldwin was constantly engaged, except for a truce (1180–82), in defending his kingdom against Saladin.
Raymond was regent for Baldwin V, who was succeeded as king by Guy of Lusignan.
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 Amazon.com: The Leper King and his Heirs: Baldwin IV and the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: Books: Bernard Hamilton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The reign of King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (1174-85) has traditionally been seen as a period of decline when, because of the king's illness, power came to be held by those who made the wrong policy decisions.
Baldwin's accomplishments would seem to be the stuff of myth, but he was quite real, a testament to human courage and endurance, and Hamilton does a fine job of putting his life and times in perspective.
Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, who came to the throne as a teenager and was afflicted with leprosy, is traditionally thought of as a weak monarch -- some even claiming that the loss of Jerusalem in 1187 was an end result of his mediocre reign.
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 chronological 1100 - 1149
Baldwin the second is his cousin and the choice of the various barons.
Baldwin II, king of Jerusalem, provides them with quarters in part of his palace, (al-Aqsa Mosque) thought to be remains of Solomon’s Temple.
Baldwin III is the first king of Jerusalem actually born in Palestine.
www.allcrusades.com /CHRONOLOGICAL/chrono-1100-1149.html   (4667 words)

 Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Jerusalem, Latin Kingdom of, medieval Christian state comprising what is now Israel, as well as parts of Jordan and Lebanon, with its capital at...
Baldwin I (of Jerusalem), Baldwin II (of Jerusalem), Baldwin III, Baldwin IV
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 thePeerage.com - Baldwin V of Jerusalem, King of Jerusalem and others
     Baldwin V of Jerusalem, King of Jerusalem was born circa 1177.
He was the son of William VII de Montferrat, Count of Jaffa and Ascalon and Sybil of Jerusalem, Queen of Jerusalem.
She married, firstly, Almaric I, King of Jerusalem, son of Fulk V d'Anjou, 9th Comte d'Anjou and Melesende of Jerusalem, Queen of Jerusalem, on 29 August 1167.
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 AllRefer.com - Tancred, Crusader (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
After distinguishing himself at Nicaea, he struck out into Cilicia and besieged Tarsus, but was deprived of the city, after its fall, by Baldwin (Baldwin I of Jerusalem) and was forced to rejoin the main army.
He took part in the captures of Antioch (1098), Jerusalem (1099), and Haifa (1100) and was for a short time prince of Galilee, with his capital at Tiberias.
In 1104, after the capture of Baldwin II of Jerusalem by the Muslims, he took over the government of Edessa and, after the departure of Bohemond for the West, the government of Antioch.
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 Al-Ahram Weekly | Culture | Heaven on earth
The indoor scenes are dim and shady, perhaps emphasising the notion of the "dark ages" in an all too literal way, perhaps in reference to "the exotic east": scheming politicians and seductive temptresses.
While Baldwin IV and Salaheddin set about creating a regime of peace in the region, there is a prevailing sense that this was a temporary situation, a fragile peace waiting to broken.
During the siege of Jerusalem it would seem that many people who sought refuge in the city were residents of nearby villages and towns; not only Franks.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on baldwin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Baldwin Street in Dunedin (New Zealand), is world's steepest street, with a maximum slope of 38%.
* Baldwin was a bishop of Kraków in the 12th century, died ~1109.
Baldwin Piano is the largest manufacturer of pianos and keyboard instruments in the United States.
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 Side Effects (of living and being me) :: King Baldwin IV :: June :: 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
King Baldwin died very young and was reputed to be a wonderful human being.
However, in June, William died at Ascalon after several weeks’ illness, leaving the widowed Sibylla pregnant with the future Baldwin V. In August the king’s first cousin, Philip of Flanders, came to Jerusalem on crusade.
Baldwin IV, played by Edward Norton in the movie Kingdom of Heaven (2005), directed by Ridley Scott.No fictional representations have as yet taken on board the most up-to-date historical research.
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 thePeerage.com - Colonel Harold Paget and others   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
She married, firstly, Baldwin of Jerusalem, King of Jerusalem, son of Fulk V d'Anjou, 9th Comte d'Anjou and Melesende of Jerusalem, Queen of Jerusalem, circa 1157.
     Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, King of Jerusalem was born circa 1161.
     Sybil of Jerusalem, Queen of Jerusalem was the daughter of Almaric I, King of Jerusalem and Agnes d'Edessa.
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