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  Baldwin III of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was the eldest son of Melisende and Fulk of Jerusalem, and the grandson of Baldwin II of Jerusalem.
Baldwin was among the second generation of children born to the descendents of the original crusaders.
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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 Baldwin II of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baldwin of Bourcq (died August 21, 1131) was the second count of Edessa from 1100 to 1118, and the third king of Jerusalem from 1118 until his death.
In 1119, the crusader Principality of Antioch was invaded, and Baldwin hurried north with the army of Jerusalem.
In 1131 Baldwin fell sick and died on August 21, and was buried in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
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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.
In 1132, however, Melisende was accused of having an ongoing affair with Fulk's biggest rival, the rebel Hugh II of Le Puiset.
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 (Le Bourg), was married to Morfia, also an Armenian Princess, and became Baldwin II, King of Jerusalem.
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.
www.medievalcrusades.com /kingsofjerusalem.htm   (1396 words)

 Melisende:  A True Queen
Baldwin II of Jerusalem was given the terrifying multitude that Louis and his wife had prayed to God to keep away.
Jerusalem was the center of the world for many religious groups, and as the place of the death and resurrection of Christ to the Christian world it held this place of honor as well.
William of Tyre writes, "Baldwin was anointed, consecrated and crowned, together with his mother, in the church of the Sepulcher of the Lord."<15> The ritual of anointing is a powerful one.
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 Education World® - *History : By Region : Europe : Medieval Studies : Crusades : Famous Crusades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 Constantinople MSN Encarta Encyclopedia article relates the history of emperor Baldwin II in Constantinople during the time of the sixth Crusade.
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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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).
Grandson of Baldwin II and son of Fulk V of Anjou; Second Crusade in his reign (1147-49); captured Ascalon (1153), lost Damascus (1154).
Godfrey died in 1100 and was succeeded by Baldwin.
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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.
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 ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Baldwin II’s regency was to last, with the exception of his time in captivity from 1123 to 1124, until the arrival from Apulia of Bohemond II in 1126.
With the king’s death in 1131 his daughter Alice, widow of Bohemond II and mother of Constance, contrived, with the aide of both Tripoli and Edessa (both of which wished to abolish the overlordship of Jerusalem) to ascend to power.
Baldwin III of Jerusalem came of age in 1152 but from 1150 he and the barons had proposed three different and respectable suitors for Constance’s hand, all of whom she rejected.
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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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 Italy during the Crusades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Baldwin did not receive the political benefits he had anticipated, a new opportunity arose, and the two didn't like each other, anyway.
Baldwin repudiated Adelaide in 1117 and she was forced to return, humiliated, to Sicily.
When William died, his son, William II (1166-1189), was still a boy, so Margaret of Navarre became regent as Queen Mother.
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 Marcus Antonius to Maite - tobn86 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He married 2nd Melesenda, daughter of Baldwin II, King of Jerusalem, and became King of Jerusalem at the death of his father-in-law Sept. 4, 1131.
In 1128 he was preparing to return to the East when he received an embassy from Baldwin II, King of Jerusalem, who had no male heir to succeed him, offering his daughter Melisinda in marriage, with the right of eventual succession to the kingdom.
His reign is not marked by any considerable events; the kingdom which had reached its zenith under Baldwin II, and did not begin to decline till the capture of Edessa in the reign of Baldwin III, was quietly prosperous under his rule.
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 chronological 1100 - 1149
Lothair (soon to be Lothair II of the Holy Roman Empire) is granted the duchy of Saxony by Henry V of the Holy Roman Empire.
Baldwin Le Bourg, later Baldwin II, is released by the Turks and has to fight Tancred of Hauteville to regain control of Edessa.
Baldwin the second is his cousin and the choice of the various barons.
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 Tancred - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-tancred2.html   (376 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
Jerusalem, Latin Kingdom of : pictures related to the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem
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 Israel Heads
Her son Baldwin would not agree to this and once again the Kingdom of Jerusalem was divided - this time between the supporters of Melisende and those of her son.
In Jerusalem, Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor was recognized as suzerain but not regent of Cyprus in 1228 in his capacity as the husband of the young Queen Yolanda.
As she was the great-aunt of King Conrad of Germany, who succeeded to the throne of Jerusalem but who had failed to come East to accept throne, Alice was entrusted with regency of Jerusalem, which passed to her son and heir Henry, King of Cyprus, on her death.
www.guide2womenleaders.com /Israel_Heads.htm   (996 words)

 My Complete Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Count of Flanders BALDWIN II Parents: Count of Flanders BALDWIN I and Princess JUDITH OF FRANCE.
Parents: King of Jerusalem BALDWIN II Count of Hainault and IDA.
Children were: PEPIN II Mayor of Palace of France.
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 Militant Monks
The group was granted quasi-official status by King Baldwin II of Jerusalem, who allowed them quarters in a wing of the royal palace near the Temple of Solomon.
In 1139, Pope Innocent II issued a Bull, titled Omne Datum Optimum, declaring that the Knights Templar were under the direct and sole control of the Pope.
Among Saladin's prisoners were the King of Jerusalem and Raynald de Chatillon, commander of the fortress at Moab.
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 Crusader States, Kings of Jerusalem & Cyprus, Templars, Hospitallers, Israel, etc.
While the Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa and King Philip II Augustus of France went on the Crusade, Frederick died on the way, Philip soon left, and operations were mainly conducted by a third monarch, the King of England, Richard I, the Lion-Heart.
At the death of Isabella, Philip II of Taranto, a son of Charles II was then able to set aside her second husband, Philip of Savoy, and her daughter, Matilda, and return Achaea to the Anjevians.
This genealogy of the Anjevians duplicates the genealogy of the Latin Emperors from Baldwin II onward.
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 Thomas Asbridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Temporary command of Antioch fell to Patriarch Bernard until King Baldwin II of Jerusalem arrived in northern Syria and neutralised the threat posed by Il-ghazi at the second battle of Tall Danith.
As a result, Baldwin II was depicted as the saviour of Antioch and a man who possessed supreme kingly virtues.
Thus, we must be suspicious of the panegyric portrayal of the king and the suggestion that the Latins actually defeated Il-ghazi in battle in the summer of 1119.
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 Women in power 1150-1200
Her husband, Joscelin II de Courtenay lost most of the territory to Nur ad-Din of Aleppo in 1146 and in 1150 he was taken prisoner during an attempt to re-conquer the county, and Beatrice sold what was left of the area to the Byzantines.
The widow of king Alfonso II (1105-57), she was in charge of the government in the name of her son, King Fernando II (1137-57-88).
Mathieu II died in 1180 and she married Count Gerhard III van Gelders, Duke Berthold IV von Zähringen (or possibly Berthold V) and finally Count Rainald I. von Dammartin-en-Goelo, who were all joint regents.
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 The Knights Templar | The Relic Of The True Cross | templarhistory.com
Of a more important nature were several heads said to be that of John the Baptist and the Crown of Thorns which was actually sold by King Baldwin II of Jerusalem to King Louis IX of France who built a shrine to house it.
Upon Helena's return, the True Cross was kept in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem until the year 614 when Chrosroes II of Persia moved it to his own land when he captured Jerusalem.
It is believed that Saladin after the Battle of Hattin and the capture of Jerusalem, would ride his horse through the streets with the Holy Relic dragging behind his mount's tail.
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 The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem - Chronology
Baldwin II, king of Jerusalem, provided them with quarters in part of his palace, (al-Aqsa Mosque) thought to be remains of Solomon's Temple.
1139 Pope Innocent II (1130-43) in the bull, Omne datum optimum brought the Templars under papal authority, providing them with privileges and exemptions that made the Templars an autonomous corporate body and allowed them to secure an economic base for financing their military activities.
Salzburg II: In November the Grand Priors met to consider a revised set of statutes, candidates for Grand Master, and recommendations for cooperation and eventual unity with priories that had not accepted the Prince Regent's authority.
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 Baldwin II, Latin king of Jerusalem — Infoplease.com
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.
As king of Jerusalem, he spent most of his reign warring with the Turks in N Syria.
In Baldwin's reign the Latin principality of Antioch was reduced to dependence on the kingdom of Jerusalem.
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 Knights of Templar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
John of Jerusalem, later known as the Hospitallers, and the Teutonic Knights of the Hospital of St. Mary, two contemporary, rival brotherhoods.
Jerusalem's King Baldwin II joined the Patriarch of Jerusalem in support of this small band of men dedicated to Christ, providing them a home in the temple adjoining the royal palace.
In 1139 Pope Innocent II placed the Templars under his own control, exempting the order from taxation and placing them out of the scope of any bishop's authority (Britannica 1).
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 AllRefer.com - Fulk (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Fulk[fulk] Pronunciation Key, 1092–1143, Latin king of Jerusalem (1131–43), count of Anjou (1109–29) as Fulk V, great-grandson of Fulk Nerra.
Having taken as his new wife Melisende, daughter of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem, he succeeded his father-in-law in 1131.
He was succeeded as king of Jerusalem by his son by Melisende, Baldwin III.
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