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 Kingdom of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baldwin II was succeeded in 1131 by his daughter Melisende, who ruled jointly with her husband Fulk, the former Count of Anjou.
To balance this, the king turned from time to time to his uncle, Joscelin III of Edessa, after he was ransomed in 1176: as his maternal kin, the Courtenay family had no claim to the throne.
Indeed, the sheer size of Frederick II's army and his stature before the Islamic world was sufficient to regain Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, and a number of surronding castles without a fight: these were recovered by treaty with the Ayyubid Sultan Al-Kamil.
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 Roman Emperors DIR John II Comnenus, Emperor of Cyprus
The reign of John II Comnenus (15 August 1118 - 8 April 1143) represents a phase of consolidation of the conquests of his father Alexius, coupled with the reconquest of territories previously lost.
Accordingly, on the death of King László I of Hungary, László's elder son Stephen II succeeded to the throne, and the younger, Álmos, sought refuge at the Byzantine court.
We told by both Choniates and Cinnamus that in the consequent Hungarian crossing of the Danube and invasion of Byzantine territory (1127-1128) the city of Branitshevo was taken and plundered[[4]].
www.roman-emperors.org /johncomn.htm   (3157 words)

 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.
www.friesian.com /outremer.htm   (14258 words)

 File 1a - From 1095 to 1400AD - Merchants and Bankers Listings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This Eustace III was son of Eustace II Bouillon, (died 1091?), husband of Mary Stuart, daughter of Malcom III Stuart/Canmore, King of Scotland, and St Margaret of Wessex, who was daughter of a German Hohenstaufer.
Eustace II Bouillon Count Boulogne, (died 1081), came from Boulogne, coastal France, or, Aux Grenons, His father was Eustace I Bouillon Count Boulogne and Matilda/Maud Hainault.
In 1122, Joscelin of Courtenay is captured in September by an Ortoqid emir, Balak.
www.danbyrnes.com.au /merchants/merchants1a.htm   (14738 words)

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