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  CILICIA - LoveToKnow Article on CILICIA
Levond (Leo) II., the Great (1185-1219), extended the kingdom beyond Mount Taurus and established the capital at Sis.
He assisted the crusaders, was crowned king by the archbishop of Mainz, and married one of the Lusignans of Cyprus.
Haithon I. (1224-1269) made an alliance with the Mongols, who, before their adoption of Islam, protected his kingdom from the Mamelukes of Egypt.
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 Guy of Lusignan -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Agnes was concerned that her political rivals, headed by the regent (Click link for more info and facts about Raymond III of Tripoli) Raymond III of Tripoli, were determined to exercise more control by forcing Agnes' daughter, the princess (Click link for more info and facts about Sibylla) Sibylla, to marry someone of their choosing.
Meanwhile, Guy was compensated for the loss of his kingdom by purchasing (An island in the eastern Mediterranean) Cyprus from Richard, who had conquered it en route to Palestine.
He was buried at the Church of the (A knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher) Templars in (The capital and largest city of Cyprus) Nicosia.
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 Encyclopedia: Cilicia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Map of Germany showing Mainz Mainz (French: Mayence) is a city in Germany and the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The Lusignan family originated in Poitou in western France, and in the late 12th century came to rule the Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Kingdom of Cyprus.
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 CILICIA - Online Information article about CILICIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mainz, and married one of the Lusignans of See also:
Lusignan was crowned king as Gosdantin IV.; but he and his successors alienated the Armenians by attempting to make them conform to the Roman See also:
CHURCH (according to most authorities derived from the Gr.
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 AllRefer.com - Nicosia (Cyprus Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Nicosia, the country's largest city, is an agricultural trade center and has textile, leather, pottery, plastic, and other manufactures.
Known as Ledra or Ledrae in antiquity, it was the residence of the Lusignan kings of Cyprus from 1192, became a Venetian possession in 1489, and fell to the Turks in 1571.
The tombs of the Lusignans are in the former Church of St. Sophia (13th cent.), now a mosque.
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 27th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hugues X de Lusignan, Count of la Marche "The Brown" was born circa 1183 in Lusignan, Lot-et-Garonne, France and married 1220 in England.
It could not be said to have been a successful marriage, as Isabella was much younger than her husband and had a fiery character to match his.
She returned to France and proceeded to marry Hugh (X) de Lusignan, the Count de la March, the son of her former fiancé.
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 Research
Alban, Gillian M.E. (Note: I’ve been fascinated with Melusine since I researched a still-unpublished historical romance about the Lusignans, back in the 1980s.
MELUSINE OF LUSIGNAN: Founding Fiction in Late Medieval France.
KING ARTHUR AND THE GODDESS OF THE LAND: The Divine Feminine in the Mabinogion.
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 Sources
Regents of nations : systematic chronology of states and their political representatives in past and present : a biographical reference book = Regenten der Nationen, 1-4 by Peter Truhart
De Collenberg, Rudt, The Rupenides, Hethumides and Lusignans, Parism 1963
Newman, P., A Short History of Cyprus, Longmans, Green and Co, London 1940
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