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  Fulk of Jerusalem - LoveToKnow 1911
Fulk readily accepted the offer; and in 1129 he came and was married to Melisinda, receiving the towns of Acre and Tyre as her dower.
Twice in Fulk's reign the eastern emperor, John Comnenus, appeared in northern Syria (1137 and 1142); but his coming did not affect the king, who was able to decline politely a visit which the emperor proposed to make to Jerusalem.
Little, perhaps, need be made of these censures: the real fault of Fulk was his neglect to envisage the needs of the northern principalities, and to head a combined resistance to the rising power of Zengi of Mosul.
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  Station Information - Fulk of Jerusalem
Fulk of Anjou, king of Jerusalem (1092-1143), was the son of Fulk IV, count of Anjou, and his wife Bertrada (who ultimately deserted her husband and became the mistress of Philip I of France).
Fulk accepted the offer and in 1129 he and Melisende were married, with the towns of Acre and Tyre as her dowry.
William felt that the major fault of Fulk's reign was his inattention to the defense of the states to the north against the invasions of Zengi, which culminated in the fall of the County of Edessa in 1143.
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 Fulk of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fulk V of Anjou (1089/1092 – November 13, 1143), also known as Fulk the Young, and after 1131 as Fulk of Jerusalem, was Count of Anjou from 1109 to 1129, and king of Jerusalem from 1131 to his death.
Fulk was born between 1089 and 1092, the son of Count Fulk IV of Anjou and Bertrade de Montfort.
Fulk and Melisende became joint rulers of Jerusalem in 1131 with Baldwin II's death.
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 Algeria encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, Algeria politics and officials, Algerian History. Travel to Algeria
Amalric was the second son of Melisende of Jerusalem and Fulk of Jerusalem.
The marriage of Amalric I of Jerusalem and Maria Comnena at Tyre in 1167, as depicted in a MS of the Histoire d\'Outremer, painted in Paris c.
Jerusalem lost influence to Byzantium in northern Syria when the Empire imposed its suzerainty over the Principality of Antioch, although Byzantium was increasingly beset by its own conflicts, particularly with the Normans in Sicily.
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 Fulk of Jerusalem: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Fulk of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fulk readily accepted the offer; and in 1129 he came and was married to Melisinda, receiving the towns of Acre and Tyre as her dower.
Fulk also strengthened the kingdom on the south; while his butler, Paganus, planted the fortress of Krak to the south of the Dead Sea, and helped to give the kingdom an access towards the Red Sea, he himself constructed Blanche Garde[?] and other forts on the SW.
Twice in Fulk's reign the Byzantine emperor, John Comnenus, appeared in northern Syria (1137 and 1142); but his coming did not affect the king, who was able to decline politely a visit which the emperor proposed to make to Jerusalem.
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 ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Daimbert claimed that he was the true ruler of Jerusalem, in the name of the papacy, but the nobles chose to treat Jerusalem as a hereditary fief and so it naturally fell to the next of kin.
It was in this context that the survivors of the Crusade of 1101 arrived at Jerusalem early in 1102.
Jerusalem now had a King and an heir, but its Queen was dead and John of Brienne was an outcast, and the Kingdom was in effect ruled by foreigners.
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 kingsofjerusalem
It was decided that Count Fulk of Anjou, a distant kinsman, to Baldwin II, would make a good choice for her husband.
Fulk was nearly forty years old, and a widower, and was familiar with warfare.
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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 Fulk of Jerusalem -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fulk went on (Any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11-13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims) crusade in 1120, and become a close friend of the (Click link for more info and facts about Knights Templar) Knights Templar.
By 1127 Fulk was preparing to return to (A former province of western France in the Loire valley) Anjou when he received an embassy from King (Click link for more info and facts about Baldwin II of Jerusalem) Baldwin II of Jerusalem.
Fulk was a weathly crusader and experienced military commander, and a widower.
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 Encyclopedia: Baldwin III of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fulk of Anjou (1092 – November 10, 1143), king of Jerusalem from 1131, was the son of Fulk IV, count of Anjou, and his wife Bertrada (who ultimately deserted her husband and became the mistress of Philip I of France).
According to William of Tyre, Baldwin's father Fulk had not completely seen to the defense of the Crusader states in Syria before his death in 1143, resulting in Edessa's capture by Zengi in 1144.
The alliance was more favourable to Byzantium then Jerusalem, as Baldwin was forced to recognize Byzantine suzerainty over Antioch, and if Theodora were to be widowed she would be provided the city of Acre.
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 Station Information - Baldwin III of Jerusalem
He was the eldest son of Fulk of Jerusalem and Melisende.
As Damascus was an ally of Jerusalem against Zengi, this plan was very foolish; the siege was a complete failure, and afterwards Damascus fell under the control of Zengi's successor Nur ad-Din.
In 1149, after the failure of the crusade, Baldwin III appeared in Antioch as regent after the fall of Raymund, the husband of the princess Constance, daughter of Bohemund II of Antioch.
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 Female Hero: Melisende (Women in World History Curriculum)
Melisende was the daughter of the king of the Frankish kingdom of Jerusalem and his Armenian wife.
Fulk chose to believe the rumors and provoked a war against Melisende and her supporters.
Her last stronghold was the cramped confines of the Tower of David in Jerusalem.
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 Fulk of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1128 he was preparing to return to the East, when he received an embassy from II of Jerusalem">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 isn't 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.
Twice in Fulk's reign the Byzantine emperor, II Comnenus">John Comnenus, appeared in northern Syria (1137 and 1142); but his coming did not affect the king, who was able to decline politely a visit which the emperor proposed to make to Jerusalem.
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 Encyclopedia: Principality of Antioch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Baldwin of Boulogne (died 1118), count of Edessa (1098—1100), then the second monarch and first titled king of Jerusalem (1100—1118), was the brother of Godfrey of Bouillon, son of Eustace II of Boulogne.
She was the third daughter of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem and Morphia of Melitene.
Baldwin III of Jerusalem was technically regent for Raymond's widow Constance until 1153 when she married Raynald of Chatillon.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: The Crusades
[Tierney 40, Geary 28.1] Fulcher (Fulk) of Chartres: The Capture of Jerusalem, 1099.
Fulcher (Fulk) of Chartres: The Latins in the East (Chronicle, Bk III).
Roger of Hoveden: The Fall Of Jerusalem, 1187.
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 Amalric I of Jerusalem: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Amalric I of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Amalric I (also Amaury or Aimery) king of Jerusalem from 1162 to 1174, was the son of Fulk of Jerusalem, and the brother of Baldwin III.
The reign of Amalric I was occupied by the Egyptian problem: the dispute between Amalric and Nur ad-Din over control of the discordant viziers who vied with one another for the control of the decadent Fatimid caliphs of Egypt.
William of Tyre was once astonished to find him questioning, on a sickbed, the resurrection of the body, and his taxation of clerical goods gave umbrage to the clergy generally.
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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.
After Fulk's death in 1143 Melisende became regent for her 13 year old son Baldwin, and they were crowned together in Melisende's third co-rulership.
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 Baldwin III of Jerusalem : Baldwin III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Baldwin III, king of Jerusalem (1143—1162), was the eldest son of Fulk of Jerusalem by his wife Melisende.
On his return to Jerusalem he was successful in repelling an attack by an army of Turcomans; and his success encouraged him to attempt the siege of Ascalon[?] in the spring of 1153.
Baldwin III was the first of the kings of Jerusalem who was a native of the soil of Palestine.
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 Crocker ~ Ashley - Person Page 40
Fulk III "The Black" Count of Anjou was the son of Geoffrey I "Grisgonelle" Count of Anjou and Adelaide de Vermandois.
Fulk died in 1143, leaving two sons who both became kings, as Baldwin III and Amalric I. William of Tyre described Fulk as a capable soldier and politician, who defended both the kingdom and the church, reflecting the policies of his predecessors Baldwin I and Baldwin II.
Jerusalem was one of four Christian states that had been established in Syria some 30 years earlier, in the aftermath of the First Crusade, a giant armed pilgrimage which had resembled a vast raid, since few of the great concourse of princes, knights and humbler folk who made the journey settled in the East.
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 Fulk of Jerusalem - Definition up Erdmond.Com
The kingdom under Fulk was prosperous, and at the beginning of his reign he also acted as regent of the Principality_of_Antioch.
William_of_Tyre described Fulk as a capable soldier and politician, who defended both the kingdom and the church, reflecting the policies of his predecessors Baldwin I and Baldwin II.
William felt that the major fault of Fulk's reign was his inattention to the defense of the states to the north against the invasions of Zengi, which culminated in the fall of the County_of_Edessa in 1143.
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 Amalric I of Jerusalem - Wikipedia
AMALRIC I, (French, Amaury) king of Jerusalem from 1162 to 1174, was the son of Fulk of Jerusalem, and the brother of Baldwin III.
This was the position of affairs when Amalric died, in 1174; but, as Nureddin died in the same year, the position was soon altered and Saladin began the final attack on the kingdom.
William of Tyre was once astonished to find him questioning, on a bed of sickness, the resurrection of the body; and his taxation of clerical goods gave umbrage to the clergy generally.
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 Fulk — FactMonster.com
Geoffrey IV Having taken as his new wife Melisende, daughter of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem, he succeeded his father-in-law in 1131.
Fulk's reign was disturbed by dissensions among the Latin princes and by the raids of the Turks, whose prisoner he was for a time in 1137.
He was succeeded as king of Jerusalem by his son by Melisende, Baldwin III.
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 Amalric I of Jerusalem
Amalric was the son of Fulk of Jerusalem, and the brother of Baldwin III.
The reign of Amalric I was focused on Egypt.
Amalric I, the second king to be born in Jerusalem rather than in Europe, was, like his brother Baldwin III, more of a scholar than a warrior.
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 Count FULK-V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fulk V, count of Anjou and Maine (1109-1131), king of Jerusalem (1131-1143), a powerful feudal magnate in France and in the crusader territories of Palestine.
Fulk became king of Jerusalem upon Baldwyn's death in 1131 and spent the first year of his reign settling a dispute in Antioch (Turkey) and putting down a revolt led by his wife's lover, Hugh of Le Puiset.
Fulk's domestic policies followed the pattern established by his predecessors: good relations with the church, encouragement of commercial interests, and respect for the privileges of the Italian trading cities.
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