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  Joscelin II, Count of Edessa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joscelin II of Edessa (died 1159) was the fourth and last ruling count of Edessa.
Joscelin was taken prisoner in 1150 and died in 1159.
Joscelin II's grandchildren Baldwin IV and Sibylla were in turn monarchs of Jerusalem, as was his great-grandson Baldwin V.
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 Joscelin III of Edessa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joscelin III of Edessa (died 1200) was the titular Count of Edessa 1159–1200.
At the Battle of Hattin in 1187, Joscelin commanded the rearguard with Balian of Ibelin.
Joscelin's seigneurie was bought from his daughters by Hermann of Salza, the master of the Teutonic Knights, in 1220.
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 County of Edessa
Joscelin was taken prisoner once again in 1122; when Baldwin came to rescue him, he too was captured, and Jerusalem was left without its king.
Joscelin was killed in battle in 1131 and was succeeded by his son Joscelin II.
Joscelin continued to rule in his lands west of the Euphrates, centered around Turbessel, until 1149, when he was captured in battle by Zengi's son Nur ad-Din, and soon died.
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 Baldwin II of Edessa - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
BALDWIN II., count of Edessa (Iioo - I118), king of Jerusalem (1118-1131), originally known as Baldwin de Burg, was a son of Count Hugh of Rethel, and a nephew of Godfrey of Bouillon and Baldwin I.
From Edessa Baldwin conducted continual forays against the Mahommedan princes; and in the great foray of 1104, in which he was joined by Bohemund, he was defeated and captured at Balich.
Fulcher of Chartres narrates the reign of Baldwin II.
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 Principality of Antioch
Bohemund II's reign lasted a short four years, and the Principality was inherited by his young daughter Constance; Baldwin II acted as regent again until his death in 1131, when Fulk of Jerusalem took power.
It extended around the northeastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea, bordering on the County of Tripoli to the south, Edessa to the east, and the Byzantine Empire or the Kingdom of Armenia to the northwest, depending on the date.
Baldwin II of Jerusalem, regent, 1119 - 1126; 1130 - 1131
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 John II Komnenos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John II Komnenos or Comnenus (Greek: Ιωάννης Β΄ Κομνηνός, Iōannēs II Komnēnos) (September 13, 1087 – April 8, 1143) was Byzantine emperor from 1118 to 1143.
In 1119, John II uncovered a conspiracy to overthrow him which implicated his mother and sister, who were duly relegated to monasteries.
John II Komnenos married Piroska of Hungary (renamed Eirene), a daughter of King Ladislaus I of Hungary in 1104; the marriage was intended as compensation for the loss of some territories to King Coloman of Hungary.
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On the Euphrates, the population was comprised of the Armenian faction (Separated Church) of the Eastern Church.
Baldwin ll took control of Edessa and made Geoffrey the Monk, commander of the Garrison, protector of the city till the fate of Joscelin could be determined.
Joscelin was defeated during a skirmish and Belek was killed durning a seige on one of his Arab rivals.
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 Joscelin I of Edessa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Joscelin of Courtenay or Joscelin I ruled over the County of Edessa during its zenith, from 1118 to 1131.
In 1131, during the siege of a small castle north-east of Aleppo, a sapper's mine collapsed and Joscelin was gravely injured.
When Joscelin's own son refused to aid the town, he commanded that his own army should decamp and Joscelin was borne on a litter before the army.
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 1100 oddd.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Baldwin of Bourcq married Morphia, a daughter of Gabriel of Melitene, and Joscelin of Courtenay married a daughter of Constantine.
In 1130 Bohemund II of Antioch was killed in a battle with the Danishmend emir Gumushtugin, after coming to the aid of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, which Gumushtugin had invaded.
Bohemund II, who married Baldwin's daughter Alice, ruled for only four short years, and the Principality was inherited by his young daughter Constance; Baldwin II acted as regent again until his death in 1131, when Fulk of Jerusalem took power.
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 My Lines - Person Page 373
She was the daughter of Joscelin I, comte d' Edessa and Maria of the Principate.
Joscelin II, comte d'Edessa was the son of Joscelin I, comte d' Edessa and Beatrice Rupenid.
Seneschal of Jerusalem Joscelin de Courtenay was the son of Joscelin II, comte d'Edessa.
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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.
1194) to Alice, a niece of Leo II of Lesser Armenia, a vassal to Antioch.
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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]].
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 Ask Us A Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Theodosius II fortified the walls of Constantinople, leaving the city impenetrable to attacks: it was to be preserved from foreign conquest until 1204.
Under the emperor Basil II (reigned 976-1025), the Bulgarians, who had conquered much of the Balkans from the Byzantines since their arrival three hundred years previously, became the target of annual campaigns by the Byzantine army.
The ambassadors dispatched their mission with great success - at the Council of Piacenza in 1095, Pope Urban II was impressed by Alexios's appeal for help, which spoke of the suffering of the Christians of the east, and hinted at a possible union of the eastern and western churches.
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 Amalric I of Jerusalem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1153 Baldwin captured the Egyptian fortress of Ascalon, which was then added to Amalric's fief of Jaffa (see Battle of Ascalon).
Agnes, daughter of Joscelin II of Edessa, had lived in Jerusalem since the western regions of Edessa were lost in 1150.
Patriarch Fulcher objected to the marriage on grounds of consanguinity, as the two shared a great-great-grandfather, Guy I of Montlhéry, and it seems that they waited until Fulcher's death to marry.
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 The History Bookshop
Baldwin II has promised Fulk his daughter Melisande's hand in marriage and the kingdom of Jerusalem after his death.
Feb: Bohemond II of Antioch is killed and his army destroyed by Danishmend Turks while on a raid in Cilicia.
April: Nur-ad-Din imprisons Joscelin of Edessa and blinds him; he will be held until his death nine years later.
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 swuklink: Searchable Time-Line     (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Death of Rabbulas (or Rabbula), bishop of Edessa (411-); succeeded by Ibas (-457)
Closure of the Nestorian school of Edessa by the Byzantine emperor Zeno causes the Nestorian scholars to flee to Nisibis in Persia
Mawdud of Mosul captures all land belonging to the Crusader County of Edessa east of the Euphrates
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 Joscelin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Joscelin of Courtenay or Joscelin I ruled over the County of Edessa during its zenith, from 1118 to east of Aleppo, a sapper's mine collapsed and Joscelin was gravely injured.
To enjoy pleasure in pain, finding love with Joscelin, who knew from the beginning what she was condemned as an oath breaker, Joscelin has never violated the central precept.
Was attacked by Mosul, and both Baldwin and Joscelin were taken prisoner when they were defeated at the became regent in Edessa, until Baldwin and Joscelin were ransomed in 1107.
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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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 1150 - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Joscelin II of Edessa taken prisoner during Second Crusade
Rosamund Clifford, mistress of Henry II of England (approximate date)
Suryavarman II, Khmer king, builder of Angkor Wat
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 Byzantine Empire - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The soldier emperors Nicephoros II Phocas (reigned 963-969) and John I Tzimiskes (969-976) expanded the empire well into Syria, defeating the emirs of north-west Iraq and reconquering Crete and Cyprus.
The ambassadors dispatched their mission with great success - at the Council of Piacenza in 1095, Pope Urban II was impressed by Alexius's appeal for help, which spoke of the suffering of the Christians of the east, and hinted at a possible union of the eastern and western churches.
Alexius' son John II Comnenus succeeded him in 1118, and was to rule until 1143.
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 1140 oddd.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Heinrich (Henry) II, (1107 – January 13, 1177), Count Palatine of the Rhine 1140-1141, Margrave of Austria from 1141 to 1156, Duke of Bavaria from 1141 to 1156, Duke of Austria 1156-1177, was a prince from the dynasty of Babenberg.
Category:Rulers of Austria Category:Babenberg Henry Jasomirgott of Austria Henry II of Austria Henry II of Austria
He recaptured those cities and attacked the Principality of Antioch and its allies from the Kingdom of Jerusalem, but Joscelin II of Edessa mediated a peace and alliance against the Emperor in 1137.
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 Eleanor of Aquitaine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Joscelin II was in a vulnerable position, as the barons of Antioch refused to confirm his regency, wishing as they did to preserve Antioch's independence.
Joscelin agreed, and was joined soon afterwards by Pons of Tripoli, who saw his county gaining its freedom if the others were successful.
Its stated aim was to recover Edessa, and the Pope called mainly on the French and Italian knights to undertake the task.
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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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 File 1a - From 1095 to 1400AD - Merchants and Bankers Listings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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.
In 1122, Joscelin of Courtenay is captured in September by an Ortoqid emir, Balak.
Occupation of Normandy, Anjou and Poitou by Philip II.
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 'Foulques V' "Fulk V" "the Younger" de ANJOU "King of Jerusalem"
Baldwin II wanted to safeguard his daughter's inheritance by marrying her to a powerful lord.
Later Balwin II bolstered Melisende's position in the kingdom by making her sole guardian of her son by Fulk, Baldwin III, born in 1130.
She allied with Pons of Tripoli and Joscelin II of Edessa to prevent Fulk from marching north in 1132; Fulk and Pons fought a brief battle before peace was made and Alice was exiled again.
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HUGH II of Jm and IV of Cyp m1 Maria of Ibelin and left GUY Pr of Galilee who m Maria of Bourbon and left: HUGH Pr of Galilee.
HUGH II (1252-1267) of Cyprus m Isabella of Ibelin d of JOHN II of Beirut by Alice de la Roche of Athens.
Sir David: second son of Sir Stephen, was companion-in-arms of Rickard de Burgo, the Red Earl of Ulster, with whom he was connected by marriage, and obtained extensive possessions near Athenry, the capital of the Anglo-Norman settlers in Connaught.
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 The Quest for Jerusalem - Dr. Carl Edwin Lindgren   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It was this representative's intent to appeal to Pope Urban II for military assistance in defending the
Gerald’s treachery was more personal than political as he had, since 1173 resented and hated Count Raymond (note Runciman 1965, II, 406 regarding the reason for their personal feud).
Because of Alexius' desertion, Isaac II was released from prison and with Alexius IV became co-emperors.
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 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Ortoqid
Kara Aslan allied with Joscelin II of Edessa against the Zengids, and while Joscelin was away in 1144, Zengi recaptured Edessa, the first of the Crusader states to fall.
Kara Aslan's son Nur ad-Din Muhammad allied with the Ayyubid sultan Saladin against the Sultan of Rum Kilij Arslan II, whose daughter had married Nur ad-Din Muhammad.
In a peace settlement with Kilij Arslan, Saladin gained control of Ortoqid territory, although the Ortoqids were still technically vassals of Mosul, which Saladin did not yet control.
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