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 Encyclopedia: Sibylla of Jerusalem
She was the eldest daughter of Amalric I of Jerusalem and Agnes of Courtenay and sister of Baldwin IV.
Heraclius of Caesarea (died 1191) was archbishop of Caesarea and Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.
Jerusalem capitulated on October 2, and Sibylla was permitted to escape to Tripoli with her daughters.
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 Haute Cour of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Haute Cour was a combination of legislative and judicial powers.
The court decided both individual cases and general norms or law, the era being such that the Montesquieu idea of separation of powers was not in use.
Principality of Antioch as well as counties of Tripoli and Edessa, though vassals of the king, were apparently not subject to Haute Cour.
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 Kingdom of Jerusalem
The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, which has gone through several different varieties of a cross or (gold) on an argent (silver) field, is a famous violation of or exception to the rule of tincture in heraldry, which prohibits the placement of metal on metal or colour on colour.
After the end of the kingdom, Henry II continued to use the title "King of Jerusalem." After his death the title was claimed by both his direct heirs, the Kings of Cyprus, and the senior branch of the dynasty, the Kings of Naples.
Currently, the title of King of Jerusalem is claimed by King Juan Carlos I of Spain as the successor to the royal family of Naples.
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 Haute Cour of Jerusalem -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Haute Cour ("High Court") was the (additional info and facts about feudal) feudal council of the (additional info and facts about Kingdom of Jerusalem) Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Meanwhile, the Haute Cour of the (additional info and facts about Kingdom of Cyprus) Kingdom of Cyprus adopted basically the same structure.
In the 19th century, the court was commonly held to be the purest representation of feudalism in all of the (The period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance) Middle Ages, although today this is considered too simplistic.
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 Encyclopedia: Haute Cour of Jerusalem
Jerusalem (31°46′ N 35°14′ E; Hebrew: יְרוּשָׁלַיִם Yerushalayim; Arabic: القدس al-Quds; see also names of Jerusalem) is an ancient Middle Eastern city of key importance to the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
There tended to be two factions within the court, a so-called "court party," consisting of the royal family, the Patriarch, and their supporters, and the "nobles' party," consisting of the higher nobility and the military orders.
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem is one of the Roman Catholic patriarchs of the east.
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 Sibylla of Jerusalem -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
She was the eldest daughter of (additional info and facts about Amalric I of Jerusalem) Amalric I of Jerusalem and (additional info and facts about Agnes of Courtenay) Agnes of Courtenay and sister of (additional info and facts about Baldwin IV) Baldwin IV.
Raynald of Chatillon threatened the accord between Jerusalem and (Sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193)) Saladin, the (additional info and facts about sultan of Egypt) sultan of Egypt.
Jerusalem capitulated on October 2, and Sibylla was permitted to escape to (A port city and commerical center in northwestern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea) Tripoli with her daughters.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Kings of Jerusalem
The Kingdom of Jerusalem had its origins in the First Crusade, when Godfrey of Bouillon took the title Advocatus Sancti Sepulchri in 1099 and was crowned in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
In the Haute Cour the king was considered primus inter pares, and in his absence his duties were performed by his seneschal.
After the fall of Jerusalem in 1187, the capital of the Kingdom was moved to Acre, where it remained until 1291, although coronations took place in Tyre.
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 Kingdom of Jerusalem
The Kingdom of Jerusalem was a short-lived country established in the 12th century by the First Crusade.
The nobles formed the haute cour (high court), one of the earliest forms of parliament that was also developing in western Europe.
Although their headquarters were in Jerusalem, they often lived in vast castles and bought land that the other nobles could no longer afford to keep.
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 Assizes of Jerusalem
The "Assizes of Jerusalem" (les assises de Jerusalem) are the code of laws enacted by the Crusaders for the government of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
The celebrated "Livre de la Haute Cour" of Ibelin was adopted, after revision (1359), as the official code of the Court of Cyprus, which kingdom succeeded to the title and regulations of Jerusalem.
But the superiority of the "Assizes of Jerusalem" is that it reflects the genuine character of feudal law, whereas the works of the French feudalists betray something of the royal influence which affected those sections after the revival of the Roman law.
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 Hugh III of Cyprus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hugh III of Cyprus, Hugh I of Jerusalem, Hugh of Antioch or Hugh of Lusignan (died March 24, 1284), King of Cyprus 1267–1284 and King of Jerusalem 1268–1284, was the son of Henry of Antioch and Isabella of Cyprus, the daughter of Hugh I of Cyprus.
However, the throne of Jerusalem was also claimed by Mary of Antioch by proximity of blood to Conradin.
The Haute Cour of Jerusalem rejected her claim and Hugh was crowned King of Jerusalem.
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 Isabella of Antioch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Isabella of Lusignan was wife of Henry of Antioch and regent of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
She was the daughter of Alice of Champagne and Hugh I of Cyprus, and the sister-in-law of Plaisance of Antioch, queen of Cyprus who married her brother.
She married Henry of Antioch, brother of Bohemund V of Antioch and of Plaisance, with whom she had Hugh I of Jerusalem (Hugh III of Cyprus).
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 Kingdom of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The fall of Jerusalem shocked Europe, resulting in the Third Crusade.Thanks to the efforts of Richard the Lion-Hearted, most ofthe coastal cities of Syria, especially Acre, were recovered, and a treaty was signed with Saladin in 1192 after the Battle of Arsuf.
The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, which has gone throughseveral different varieties of a cross or (gold) on an argent (silver) field, is a famous violation of or exception to the ruleof tincture in heraldry, which prohibits the placement of metal on metal or colour on colour.
After the end of the kingdom, Henry II continued to use the title "King of Jerusalem." After his death the title was claimedby both his direct heirs, the Kings of Cyprus, and the seniorbranch of the dynasty, the Kings of Naples.
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 Guy of Lusignan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Guy was a son of Count Hugh VIII of Lusignan, in Poitou, France, at that time under Queen Eleanor, her third son Richard Lionheart, and her husband the English king Henry II.
Along with his brother, Amalric, Guy went to Jerusalem in the 1170s, where he became a client of Agnes of Courtenay, the divorced mother of King Baldwin IV, who held the county of Jaffa and Ascalon.
King Philip II of France supported instead Conrad of Montferrat, who was chosen king of Jerusalem in 1192 by right of his wife Isabella; Conrad had had Isabella and Humphrey's marriage annulled and married her himself.
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 Baldwin III of Jerusalem - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Baldwin III (1130–1162) was king of Jerusalem from 1143–1162.
He was the eldest son of Melisende and Fulk of Jerusalem.
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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 Learn more about Melisende of Jerusalem in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
Complaining to the Haute Cour (High Court) of the kingdom that his mother would not let him rule, Baldwin demanded that the realm be divided between mother and son.
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 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 spent his youth in his father's court in Jerusalem, having little contact with his mother, the countess Agnes of Courtenay.
The Haute Cour refused to agree to this, with Baldwin of Ibelin publicly insulting Philip.
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 Kingdom of Jerusalem - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
During Melisende's reign Jerusalem exercised its greatest economic and artistic expansion, with the Melisende Psalter commissioned between 1135 and 1143.
The title of King of Jerusalem was inherited by Conrad IV of Germany, son of Frederick II and Yolande of Jerusalem, and later by his own son Conrad III of Jerusalem.
Kingdom of Jerusalem, Foundation and Early History, Life in the Kingdom, Mid 12th Century, Disaster and Recovery, Last Years, Monarchs titled King of Jerusalem after the fall of the kingdom, Arms of Kingdom of Jerusalem and See also.
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 Kingdom of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Kingdom of Jerusalem was a Christian kingdom established in the Levant in 1099 by the First Crusade.
In 1229 Emperor Frederick II, who was King of Jerusalem by virtue of his marriage to the heiress, managed to recover Jerusalem by a treaty with the Ayyubid Sultan Al-Kamil (the Sixth Crusade).
Thereafter, the Kingdom of Jerusalem ceased to exist on the mainland, but the kingship was claimed by the Kings of Cyprus, who for many decades hatched plans to regain the Holy Land.
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 eLibrary Project : Isabella of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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She was the daughter of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his second wife Maria Comnena, a grandniece of Byzantine emperor Manuel I Comnenus, who had received the town and territory of Nablus from her husband the king.
Conrad wanted the now almost vacant throne of Jerusalem, and his allies had argued that Isabella's marriage to Humphrey was invalid because she was underage at the time and had been coerced by her half-brother, Baldwin IV.
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 Agnes of Courtenay -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1176 she arranged to have her brother Joscelin III released from captivity and appointed him (additional info and facts about seneschal of Jerusalem) seneschal of Jerusalem.
She was opposed to (additional info and facts about William of Tyre) William of Tyre, and due to her support (additional info and facts about Heraclius) Heraclius became archbishop of Caesarea and, in 1180, (additional info and facts about Patriarch of Jerusalem) Patriarch of Jerusalem, although William was the more popular choice.
In 1183 she probably helped arrange the marriage of (additional info and facts about Humphrey IV of Toron) Humphrey IV of Toron to (additional info and facts about Isabella of Jerusalem) Isabella of Jerusalem; one of the terms of marriage was that (additional info and facts about Toron) Toron should become a royal domain.
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 Baldwin V of Jerusalem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was crowned co-King of Jerusalem with his uncle, Baldwin IV in 1183, and once his uncle died, became the nominal king from 1185 to 1186, under the regency of Raymond III of Tripoli.
As Sibylla was his heir, he summoned the Haute Cour and they jointly agreed to advance Baldwin V's claim to the throne, preceding Sibylla's claim.
Baldwin V died soon after his accession, and after his funeral Sibylla was proclaimed Queen by the Patriarch, which the Haute Cour later endorsed.
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 Amalric I of Jerusalem - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Amalric was the second son of Melisende of Jerusalem and Fulk of Jerusalem.
The Haute Cour refused to endorse Amalric as king unless his marriage to Agnes was annulled.
Jerusalem lost influence to Byzantium in northern Syria with the loss of Antioch, and though both were allies Byzantium was increasingly beset by its own conflicts, particularily with the Normans in Sicily.
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John of Ibelin (1177-1236), Lord of Beirut, was the son of Balian, Lord of Nablus and Ibelin, and Maria Comnena, widow of Amalric I of Jerusalem.
By 1194 he had become constable of Jerusalem; the fact that he was the half-brother of Isabella, Queen of Jerusalem gave him considerable influence.
This John of Ibelin was a contributor to the Assizes of Jerusalem, the code of laws enacted for the government of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
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