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  Baldwin I (of Jerusalem) - MSN Encarta
Baldwin IV (1161 – 1185), called the Leper or the Leprous, the son of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his first wife, Agnes of Courtenay, was king of Jerusalem from 1174 to 1185
BALDWIN I., prince of Edessa (1098-1100), and first king of Jerusalem (Iloo - I118), was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon.
Baldwin I (of Jerusalem) (1058-1118), king of Jerusalem (1100-1118), brother of the French Crusader Godfrey of Bouillon.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem
Alix of Champagne, Queen of Cyprus and daughter of King Henry I, claimed the regency on the ground of being Isabella of Brienne's nearest relative; and it was conferred upon her and her second husband Ralph, Count of Soissons, the imperial garrison, besieged in Tyre, being forced to capitulate.
of Jerusalem was borne by the princes of the
of the "Assizes of Jerusalem", erroneously ascribed to Godfrey of Bouillon.
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 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem information - Search.com
Baldwin IV (1161 1185), called the Leper or the Leprous, the son of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his first wife Agnes of Courtenay, was king of Jerusalem from 1174 to 1185.
Baldwin IV was educated by the historian William of Tyre (later Archbishop of Tyre and Chancellor of the kingdom), who made a disturbing discovery about the prince: he and his friends were playing one day, attempting to injure each other by pinching their arms, but Baldwin felt no pain.
Baldwin also betrothed his 8-year-old half-sister Isabella to Humphrey IV of Toron, repaying a debt of honour to Humphrey's grandfather, who had given his life for him at Banias, and removing Isabella from the control of her mother and the Ibelin faction.
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 Baldwin IV - LoveToKnow 1911
Happily for the kingdom whose king was a child and a leper, the attention of Saladin was distracted for several years by an attempt to wrest from the sons of Nureddin the inheritance of their father - an attempt partially successful in 1174, but only finally realized in 1183.
Married first to William of Montferrat, to whom she bore a son, Baldwin, she was again married in 1180 to Guy of Lusignan; and dissensions between Sibylla and her husband on the one side, and Baldwin IV.
When the attack came, Guy of Lusignan was made regent by Baldwin IV., but he declined battle and he was consequently deposed both from his regency and from his right of succession, while Sibylla's son by her first husband was crowned king as Baldwin V.
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 Baldwin IV - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Baldwin IV (1160-1185), Latin king of Jerusalem (1174-1185), son and successor of Amalric I. During his reign, the Crusader kingdom was weakened by...
Baldwin I (of Constantinople) (1172-1205), first Latin emperor of Constantinople (present-day İstanbul) (1204-1205), born in Valenciennes, France....
Baldwin, James (1924-1987), American writer, whose focus on issues of racial discrimination made him a prominent spokesperson for racial equality,...
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 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem Biography
Baldwin IV (1161-1185) the son of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his first wife Agnes of Edessa was king of Jerusalem from 1174 to 1183 when he had his nephew Baldwin V crowned in his place.
Baldwin IV was educated by William of Tyre and came to the throne at the age of thirteen.
Fortunately the greatest enemy of the kingdom at this time Saladin was distracted from the weakness of Jerusalem by the sons of Nur ad-Din from whom he was attempting to take the territory they had inherited from their father.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Baldwin IV of Jerusalem
Educated by William of Tyre, Baldwin IV came to the throne at the early age of thirteen; and thus the kingdom came under the regency of Raymund II[?] of Tripoli.
Married first to William of Montferrat[?], to whom she bore a son, Baldwin, she was again married in 1180 to Guy of Lusignan; and dissensions between Sibylla and her husband on the one side, and Baldwin IV.
When the attack came, Guy of Lusignan was made regent by Baldwin IV, but he declined battle and he was consequently deposed both from his regency and from his right of succession, while Sibylla’s son by her first husband was crowned king as Baldwin V in 1183.
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 kingsofjerusalem
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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 Side Effects (of living and being me) :: King Baldwin IV :: June :: 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Baldwin IV was educated by the historian William of Tyre (later Archbishop of Tyre and Chancellor of the kingdom), who made a disturbing discovery about the prince: he and his friends were playing one day, attempting to injure each other by pinching their arms, but Baldwin felt no pain.
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 also betrothed his 8-year-old half-sister Isabella to Humphrey IV of Toron, repaying a debt of honour to Humphrey’s grandfather, who had given his life for him at Banias, and removing Isabella from the control of her mother and the Ibelin faction.
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 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem
Baldwin IV (1161-1185), the son of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his first wife Agnes of Edessa, was king of Jerusalem from 1174 to 1183, when he had his nephew Baldwin V crowned in his place.
Baldwin IV was educated by William of Tyre, and came to the throne at the age of thirteen.
Fortunately, the greatest enemy of the kingdom at this time, Saladin, was distracted from the weakness of Jerusalem by the sons of Nur ad-Din, from whom he was attempting to take the territory they had inherited from their father.
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 Baldwin IV - FREE Baldwin IV Biography | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
Baldwin IV (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.
The Leper King and His Heirs: Baldwin IV and the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.
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 baldwin4
Baldwin lured the Egyptians over a ravine and then turned and charged at the crucial moment when his enemy was most vulnerable.
The Muslim commander was to threaten Jerusalem again, but unfortunately there would be no one like Baldwin IV to defend the city.
Baldwin the Leper represented what was best about the crusading spirit and fully deserves to stand alongside the likes of Raymond of Toulouse, Bishop Ademar, Godfrey de Bouillon and Richard the Lion-Heart.
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 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem Biography
Baldwin IV (1161-1185), the son of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his first wife Agnes of Edessa, was king of Jerusalem from 1174 to 1183, when he had his nephew Baldwin V crowned in his place.
Baldwin IV was educated by William of Tyre, and came to the throne at the age of thirteen.
Fortunately, the greatest enemy of the kingdom at this time, Saladin, was distracted from the weakness of Jerusalem by the sons of Nur ad-Din, from whom he was attempting to take the territory they had inherited from their father.
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 Baldwin IV Latin King of Jerusalem: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
As with...accession of Baldwin IV to that of...championing of Baldwin, as he had...the grant of the county...fief of the king.
BALDWIN IV, Latin king of Jerusalem (Baldwin the Leper), c.1161 1185, Latin king of Jerusalem (1174 85), son and...Raymond was regent for Baldwin V, who was succeeded as king by Guy of Lusignan...
Born in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem and possibly of French...various embassies by the king, Amalric I, and...son and heir (later Baldwin IV).
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 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (The Leper King)
Baldwin IV (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 IV was educated by the historian William of Tyre (later Archbishop of Tyre and Chancellor of the kingdom), who made a disturbing discovery about the prince: he and his friends were playing one day, attempting to injure each other by pinching their arms, but Baldwin felt no pain.
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.
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 Tradition, Family and Property - Catholic, Crusader, Leper and King: The Life of Baldwin IV and the Triumph of the Cross
Baldwin IV was born in Jerusalem of King Amalric and Queen Agnes of Courtney in 1161.
Jerusalem had agreed not to support the Sicilians who were attacking Saladin’s power base in Egypt and the latter had free reign to build up his forces through conquest in Syria, where his trajectory revealed plans to encircle the Crusader kingdom.
Baldwin immediately marched against the Moslem aggressors and repulsed them, though he had a much smaller army and was probably too weak to fight by this point.
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 Baldwin I
Baldwin I, 1058?-1118 (r.1100-18), was a brother of GODFREY OF BOUILLON, whom he accompanied in the First CRUSADE.
Baldwin III, 1130-62 (r.1143-62), the son of Fulk of Anjou, ruled as Latin power in the East began to decay.
(Baldwin of Boulogne), 1058?–1118, Latin king of Jerusalem (1100–1118), brother and successor of Godfrey of Bouillon, whom he accompanied on the First Crusade (see Crusades).
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 The America Needs Fatima Blog: My favorite Crusader: Baldwin IV. Who is yours?
Jerusalem had agreed not to support the Sicilians who were attacking Saladin’s power base in Egypt and the latter had free rein to build up his forces through conquest in Syria, where his trajectory revealed plans to encircle the Crusader kingdom.
Baldwin immediately marched against the Muslim aggressors and repulsed them, though he had a much smaller army and was probably too weak to fight by this point.
Baldwin’s capacity to manage the precarious state of his kingdom resulted from his willingness to shoulder his cross in imitation of his Master.
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 Lucius (popes) - LoveToKnow 1911
and cardinal-bishop of Ostia and Velletri by Adrian IV., succeeded Alexander III.
He lived at Rome from November 1181 to March 1182, but dissensions in the city compelled him to pass the remainder of his pontificate in exile, mainly at Velletri, Anagni and Verona.
Lucius died in the midst of preparations for a crusade in answer to appeals of Baldwin IV.
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 The Leper King and his Heirs - Cambridge University Press
Baldwin IV and the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem
$50.00 (Z) 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.
The heirs of the leper king; Epilogue; Appendix by Piers Mitchell: an evaluation of the leprosy of king Baldwin IV of Jerusalem in the context of the medieval world; Bibliography.
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 Crusader Walkthrough
King Baldwin IV, dying from leprosy, is in the process of choosing his successor.
On Mount Olives, overlooking Jerusalem, Al Harawi tells Arthaud that Reynald's message that he was carrying was surely duplicated by means of carrier pigeon to the Assassins, therefore the threat to little Baldwin still exist as well as the order to slay Al Harawi.
Baldwin IV finally dies of his illness and Saladin gains possession of Jerusalem.
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 Baldwin IV biography - S9.com
Baldwin IV Born: 1160 AD Died: 1185 AD, at 25 years of age.
Baldwin's horse bolted, and in saving him, the much-respected constable of the kingdom, Humphrey II of Toron, was mortally wounded.
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...
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 The Saint-Josse shroud | Musée du Louvre
The relics were a gift from Stephen of Blois, usurper the English throne from 1135-54 (he was a grandson of William the Conqueror, and related by marriage to Godfrey of Bouillon and Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, two key figures in the First Crusade of 1095-99).
King Stephen's father-in-law, Eustace of Boulogne, was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon and Baldwin IV.
In the latter case, Baldwin IV of Jerusalem (and Count of Edesse) would have presented the shroud to his brother Eustace of Boulogne, through whom it eventually reached Etienne de Blois.
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Balian and Baldwin supported [[Raymond III of Tripoli]] over [[Miles of Plancy]] as regent for King [[Baldwin IV of JerusalemBaldwin IV]] in [[1174]], and in [[1177]] the brothers were present at the [[Battle of Montgisard]], leading the [[vanguard]] victoriously against the strongest point of the Muslim line.
Balian was present at the coronation ceremony of [[Baldwin V of JerusalemBaldwin V]] in [[1183]], while Baldwin IV was still alive; this was an attempt to prevent Guy from succeeding as king.
Baldwin IV died in [[1185]] and eight-year old Baldwin V became king, but when the young king died in [[1186]], Raymond 's choice for the kingship, [[Humphrey IV of Toron]] (husband of Maria 's daughter and Balian 's step-daughter [[Isabella of JerusalemIsabella]]), refused the crown and swore fealty to Guy.
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