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Baldwin II (1217—1273) was the last emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople.
The barons chose John of Brienne (titular king of the Kingdom of Jerusalem) as emperor-regent for life; Baldwin was to rule the Asiatic possessions of the empire when he reached the age of twenty, was to marry John’s daughter Mary, and on John’s death to enjoy the full imperial sovereignty.
Since the death of Baldwin's uncle emperor Henry of Flanders in 1216, the Latin Empire had declined and the Byzantine power advanced; and the hopes that John of Brienne might restore it were disappointed.
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 AllRefer.com - Baldwin II, Latin emperor of Constantinople (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - ...
Baldwin II 1217–73, last Latin emperor of Constantinople (1228–61), brother and successor of Robert of Courtenay.
Baldwin traveled in Western Europe seeking financial and military aid for his precarious throne (see Constantinople, Latin Empire of).
Baldwin escaped to Italy and ultimately transferred his claims on the throne to Charles I of Naples.
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 BALDWIN II. - LoveToKnow Article on BALDWIN II.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From Edessa Baldwin conducted continual forays against the Mahommedan princes; and in the great foray of 1104, in which he was joined by Bohemund, he was defeated and captured at Balich.
Baldwin, however, recovered his liberty at the beginning of 1108, and at once entered upon a struggle with Tancred for the recovery of Edessa.
LITERATURE.FulCher of Chartres narrates the reign of Baldwin II.
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 Constantinople   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 443 Theodosius II came to terms; his subsidy to the Huns was to be doubled, and a great territory south of the Danube was to be left waste, a no-man's-land, between the two empires.
The accession of another soldier, Michael II the Amorian (the stammerer) was attended by outbreaks of rebellion and his nine year reign was mainly memorable for the loss of Crete to the Corsairs and the invasion of Sicily by the Aglabids.
Baldwin of Flanders was officially elected emperor of a feudal state, modelled on the former Latin kingdom.
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 Principality of Achaea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Prince William II Villehardouin was a poet and troubador, and his court had its own mint, literary culture, and form of spoken French.
Then John transferred his rights to his sister-in-law, Catherine of Valois, Titular Empress of Constantinople, wife of Philip I of Taranto, whose stepson Robert claimed her rights until 1346 when she died, and then the claim was issued by the son of Philip and Catherine, Philip II of Taranto.
In 1373 Philip II transferred his rights to his cousin and overlord, the queen Joan I of Naples, wife of James IV of Majorca, who, when he died in 1375, left the principality as a legacy to his wife and queen Joan, who at that point became more or less uncontested Princess of Achaia.
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 Baldwin II of Constantinople: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Baldwin II of Constantinople   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baldwin II (1217—1273), emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople, was a younger son of Yolande, sister of Baldwin I.
Her husband, Peter of Courtenay, was third emperor of the Latin Empire (also known as Romania, not to be confused with modern Romania), and had been followed by his son Robert, on whose death in 1228 the succession passed to Baldwin; a boy of eleven years old.
Since the death of the emperor Henry of Flanders in 1216, the Latin Empire had declined and the Byzantine power advanced; and the hopes that John of Brienne might restore it were disappointed.
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 Baldwin II of Constantinople : Baldwin II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baldwin II of Constantinople : Baldwin II terms defined : Baldwin II of Constantinople : Baldwin II
Baldwin II (1217—1273), emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople, was a younger son of Yolande, sister of Baldwin I. Baldwin II (1217—1273), emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople, was a younger son of Yolande, sister of Baldwin I.
In 1261 Constantinople was captured by VIII Palaeologus">Michael VIII Palaeologus, and Baldwin’s rule came to an end.
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 Baldwin II of Constantinople   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baldwin II (1217 1273) was the last emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople.
The barons chose John of Brienne (titular king of the Kingdom of Jerusalem) as emperor-regent for life; Baldwin was rule the Asiatic possessions of the empire when he the age of twenty was to marry daughter Mary and on John’s death to the full imperial sovereignty.
In 1261 Constantinople was captured by Michael VIII Palaeologus and Baldwin’s rule came to an He escaped in a Venetian galley to Negropont and then proceeded to Athens thence to Apulia finally to France.
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 Byzantine Constantinople
Constantinople is actually the former capital of the Byzantine Empire and of the Ottoman Empire.
The Crusaders elected Baldwin IX (1171-1205) Count of Flanders, as their emperor and he became known as Baldwin I. From the very beginning the Latin emperor's authority was limited by constitutional restrictions.
Baldwin II made frequent trips to western Europe seeking aid and was even humiliated to the point of having to mortgage his own son for a loan from Venice.
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 The Fourth Crusade - The Sack of Constantinople
Venice was now quarreling with Constantinople, and the Crusaders consented to begin their expedition with an attack on their fellow Christians.
Pope Innocent II could express disapproval, but the Greeks were schismatics and heretics so their own rule was set up over the Greek Empire, which lasted 50 years.
The Latin and Greek Churches were declared to be reunited, and Latin emperors ruled as conquerors in Constantinople from 1204 to 1261.
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 Charles I of Sicily - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1266 Charles was invested by Pope Clement IV with the kingship of Naples and Sicily, in return for expelling Manfred, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II.
However, his troops were driven away 1285 by the new king Henry II of Cyprus: with a fleet Henry attacked Acre, defended by Charles' lieutenant Hugh Pelerin, and the city was captured on 29 July 1285.
The dispossessed Latin Emperor, Baldwin II of Constantinople wanted to secure Charles's help to regain his lost throne, and therefore gave Charles the overlordship of Principality of Achaia.
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 Encyclopedia: Louis IX of France
Blanche of Castile (1188-1252), wife of Louis VIII of France, third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II, was born at Palencia.
Louis purchased these in 1239–1241 from Emperor Baldwin II of the Latin Empire of Constantinople, for the exorbitant sum of 135,000 livres (the chapel, on the other hand, only cost 60,000 livres to build).
Robert II of Burgundy (1248–March 21, 1306) was duke of Burgundy between 1272 and 1306.
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Baldwin II (of Constantinople) (1217-1273), last Latin emperor of Constantinople (1228-1261), nephew of Baldwin I. At the age of 11 he inherited the...
Baldwin II (of Jerusalem) (died 1131), king of Jerusalem (1118-1131), cousin and successor of Baldwin I, with whom he participated in the First...
In 1096, Baldwin joined the first of the crusades with his elder brother...
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 Baldwin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baldwin Piano is the largest manufacturer of pianos and keyboard instruments in the United States.
Baldwin was a bishop of Kraków in the 12th century, died ~1109.
Baldwin, James was an African-American novelist and essayist, probably best known for his novel Go Tell it on the Mountain.
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 The Byzantine Empire during the Crusades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As these were largely independent, that Constantinople survived at all was largely because its enemies were as suspicious of each other as they were eager to recapture the Byzantine capitol.
He would serve for life, but when Baldwin II reached majority he would be crowned co-emperor.
The situation was still precarious, however, and the young Baldwin II went to Rome to raise financial support.
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 History of Constantinople: Latin rulers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The idea of the Roman system, which, despite the passage of centuries devoted to the triumphs of the barbarians, had impressed itself on Europe, was seen in the emperor's letter to the Roman pontiff, in which he congratulated him on the restoration of his authority in the East.
Peter was taken captive by Theodore, the legitimate sovereign of Constantinople, and his sons Robert (1221-28) and Baldwin II (1228-37) reigned in succession.
On the return of the legitimate sovereign to Constantinople, the Genoese, who had established their factories and industries in the suburb of Galata, or Pera, were allowed to remain.
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 Lexiko
Philanthropos Soter Monastery: One of the biggest monasteries of the 14th century in Constantinople, located between the Mangana palace and the sea walls of the city.
Philotheos Kokkinos: Metropolitan in Herakleia of Thrace and Patriarch of Constantinople (1353-55 and 1364-76).
He was a pupil of George Pachymeres and wrote poems of various kinds (didactic, panegyric,epitaphs, historic and others) which reflect his close relationship to the imperial family, the aristocracy (the Melissenoi, among others) and the patriarch.
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 Byzantine Studies Conference: 1991 Abstracts
The purchase of Byzantine-owned relics from Baldwin II of Constantinople and the construction of the magnificent reliquary to house them were landmarks of Louis' reign, effectively establishing Paris as the new Holy Land, and the king's chapel as its most revered locus sanctus.
Although Constantinople's prominent role in the growth of the Virgin's cult has been greatly clarified by Cameron, the emphasis of her study was on the rapid developments late in the 6th century, whereas the present study concentrates on the first half of the 6th century in Rome and Ravenna as well as in Constantinople.
The founding of Ravenna's Santa Maria Maggiore should, therefore, be interpreted in the context of the Virgin's cult and Virgin church dedications in Constantinople and Rome, and as a clear example of the bishop's major role in the diffusion of cults and cult practices.
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 1273
September 29 - Rudolph I of Germany is elected King of Germany over rival candidate King Otakar II of Bohemia, ending the Interregnum; Otakar refuses to acknowledge Rudolph as the new king, leading to the outbreak of war in 1276.
King Otakar II of Bohemia captures Bratislava from Hungary.
The Constantinople suburb of Beyoglu (then known as Pera) is given to the Republic of Genoa by the Byzantine Emperor Michael VIII Palaeologus in return for Genoa's support of the Empire after the Fourth Crusade and the sacking of Constantinople.
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 Europe's 13th-Century Progress by Sanderson Beck
Philip II died in 1223 and was succeeded by Louis VIII.
Sverker II, son of the Goth Charles, was king of Sweden from 1196 to 1210 according to a compact made between the Swedes and the Goths.
Friedrich II was succeeded by his son Conrad IV, who left Germany under his father-in-law Otto II of Bavaria and carried on the campaign in Italy; but he died in 1254.
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 Baldwin II de Constantinople   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baldwin II (1217 -- 1273) era el emperador pasado del imperio latino de Constantinople.
Los barones eligieron a Juan de Brienne (rey del titular del reino de Jerusalén) como emperador-regent para la vida; Baldwin debía gobernar las posesiones asiáticas del imperio cuando él alcanzó la edad de veinte, debía casar a la hija Maria de Juan, y en la muerte de Juan para gozar de la soberanía imperial completa.
En 1261 Constantinople fue capturado por Michael VIII Palaeologus, y la regla de Baldwin acabó.
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 1267 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Emperor Baldwin II of Constantinople gifts the Principality of Achaea to King Charles I of Sicily in the in the hopes that Charles could help him restore the Latin Empire.
Roger Bacon completes his work Opus Majus and sends it to Pope Clement IV, who had requested it be written; the work contians wide-ranging discussion of mathematics, optics, alchemy, astronomy, astrology, and other topics, and includes what some believe to be the first description of a magnifying glass.
August 10 - King James II of Aragon (d.
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 1237   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thomas II of Savoy becomes count of Flanders.
Baldwin II of ConstantinopleBaldwin II becomes Latin EmpireLatin Emperor of Constantinople/.
The Livonian Brothers of the Sword unite with the Teutonic Knights.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Toulouse
The marriage (1249) of Jeanne, daughter of Raymond VII, with Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of King Louise IX, led to the uniting in 1271 of the County of Toulouse to the Crown of France, and Toulouse became the capital of the Province of Languedoc.
The See of Toulouse was for a time made illustrious by St. Louis (1296-97), son of Charles II, King of Naples and the Two Sicilies, and of Mary, daughter of the King of Hungary: he was nephew of St. Elizabeth of Hungary and grand-nephew of St. Louis King of France.
Urban II consecrated St. Sernin's on 8 July, 1097, after it has been restored by the canon, St. Raymond; Callistus II dedicated an altar there and placed in it relics of SS.
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 Constantinople, Latin Empire of
Ivan II (Ivan Asen), by the Turks, by discord among the Westerners, and by Greek resistance.
In 1222, Thessalonica fell to the despot of Epirus.
The Fourth Crusade and the sack of Constantinople: Jonathan Phillips sees one of the most notorious events in European history as a typical 'clash of cultures'.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Baldwin I (of Constantinople)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baldwin I (of Constantinople) (1172-1205), first Latin emperor of Constantinople (present-day İstanbul) (1204-1205), born in Valenciennes, France.
Baldwin I (of Jerusalem) (1058-1118), king of Jerusalem (1100-1118), brother of the French Crusader Godfrey of Bouillon.
Constantinople : Ottoman Empire: World War I, evacuation of city (photo)
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