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  William of Montferrat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William of Montferrat (early 1140s-1177), also called William Longsword (but not related to the other men of the same name), was the eldest son of William V, Marquess of Montferrat and Judith of Babenberg.
In 1176 William was chosen by Raymond III, count of Tripoli, and Baldwin IV, king of Jerusalem, to marry Baldwin's sister Sibylla.
William of Tyre describes him as fairly tall, blond, good-looking; brave, frank and unpretentious, but inclined to eat and drink copiously, though not to the impairment of his judgement.
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 William of Montferrat -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
William of Montferrat (died 1177), also called William Longsword (but not related to the other men of (additional info and facts about the same name) the same name), was the son of William III, marquis of (additional info and facts about Montferrat) Montferrat.
William also gained the (additional info and facts about County of Jaffa and Ascalon) County of Jaffa and Ascalon in the marriage.
Another (possibly William III?) accompanied (additional info and facts about Louis VII of France) Louis VII of France's retinue on the (A Crusade from 1145 to 1147 that failed because of internal disagreements among the crusaders and led to the loss of Jerusalem in 1187) Second Crusade.
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 montferrat - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Montferrat (in Italian, Monferrato) is part of the province of Asti in Italy.
Montferrat was a marquisate in Lombardy during the Middle Ages.
Boniface of Montferrat, founder of the Kingdom of Thessalonica
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 Boniface of Montferrat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was the third or fourth son of William V of Montferrat and Judith of Babenberg, born after his father's return from the Second Crusade.
After 1183, with his father and (from 1187) his older brother Conrad in the East, Boniface was master in Montferrat, and engaged in military campaigns on behalf of his cousin Frederick I Barbarossa against the independent city communes of the Lombard League.
Boniface's family was well-established in the east; his oldest brother William was the father of King Baldwin V of Jerusalem, and his brother Conrad had been the brother-in-law of Isaac II Angelus, and then briefly King of Jerusalem in the Third Crusade.
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 William III of Montferrat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
William was the son of marquess Renier I and his wife Gisela, a daughter of William I, Count of Burgundy.
William married Judith von Babenberg, daughter of Leopold III of Austria, sometime before March 28, 1133.
In 1183, William left the government of Montferrat to his third son, Boniface, and returned to the east.
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 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: William of Tyre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
William was born in Jerusalem around 1130, one of the second generation of children born to the children of the original European Crusaders in the new Kingdom of Jerusalem.
All was dependent on who would act as regent for the leprous Baldwin IV; William, as a friend of Baldwin’s father Amalric and also of the leader of the nobles’ party, Raymond III of Tripoli, was a firm supporter of their faction.
William himself reports that he wrote an account of the Lateran Council which he attended, as well as a Historia or Gesta orientalium principum dealing with the history of the Holy Land from time of Muhammad until 1184.
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 William Longsword - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There was also a William of Montferrat nicknamed William Longsword.
William's mother was named Poppa; all that is known of her is that she was a Christian, and the daughter of a Count Berengar.
In 939 William became involved in a war with Arnulf I of Flanders, which soon became intertwined with the other conflicts of the reign of Louis IV of France.
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 Conrad of Montferrat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I of Jerusalem) (mid-1140s – April 28, 1192) was one of the major participants in the Third Crusade, and was briefly king of Jerusalem in 1192.
Conrad was the second son of Marquess William V of Montferrat, "the Elder", and his wife Judith of Babenberg.
In Montferrat he was succeeded by Boniface, but his own heiress was born posthumously: a daughter Maria of Montferrat, 'La Marquise', who in 1205 became Queen of Jerusalem on Isabella's death, but died young in childbirth.
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 Some Descendants of   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
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 HighBeam Research: Library Search: Results
Montferrat was created a marquisate held by the Aleramo family, and its rulers...
William, Marquis of Montferrat, was treacherously seized by his own...
It became the capital of the marquisate of Montferrat in 1435 and was strongly fortified.
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 CWS Talk! - View Single Post - The "Kingdom of Heaven" historical accuracy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Baldwin IV was educated by the historian William of Tyre, and came to the throne at the age of thirteen.
Sibylla was being raised by her great-aunt, Yveta (Queen Melisende's sister), in the convent of Bethany, and Isabella was in the court of her mother, the dowager-queen Maria Comnena, in Nablus.
However, William died the following June, leaving the widowed Sibylla pregnant with the future Baldwin V. It was in this year that the king's distant cousin, Philip of Flanders, came to Jerusalem on Crusade.
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 Lazzi bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
William Taylor Barry (February 5, 1784–August 30, 1835) was an American statesman and jurist.
Sir William Russell (1st Baron Russell of Thornhaugh) (c.1558-1613) was a English military leader.
William Hutchinson Murray was one of a group of active Scottish mountain climbers before World War 2.
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 Chronology -- Years of Upheaval (1): 1180-1200
Marriage of Constance, sister and heiress of William II of Sicily, to Henry VI, eldest son of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa (August).
One of his other brothers, William of Montferrat, was the first husband of Queen Sibylla of Jerusalem and the father of King Baldwin V. A fourth brother, Boniface of Montferrat, would be the military leader of the Fourth Crusade.] Conrad sails to Constantinople (March 22).
Muizz al-Din (Muhammad of Ghor) is defeated by a coalition of the Rajput clans, led by Prithviraja, King of Delhi, on the plain of Tarai.
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 Wikipedia: 1177
February 13 - Joan Plantagenet marries William II of Sicily.
September 27 - Pope Alexander III sends a letter to Prester John, believing he is real.
Philip of Swabia, rival of Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor
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 Purgatory. Canto VII. Dante Alighieri. 1909-14. The Divine Comedy. The Harvard Classics
Is William, that brave Marquis, 17 for whose cause,
“William, that brave Marquis.” William, Marquis of Montferrat, was treacherously seized by his own subjects, at Alessandria in Lombardy,
A war ensued between the people of Alessandria and those of Montferrat and the Canavese, now part of Piedmont.
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 Montferrat --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
During the Middle Ages, Montferrat was an independent march (or marquessate).
In 1708 Montferrat was annexed by the House of Savoy, rulers of neighbouring Piedmont, who...
The son of William Longsword of Montferrat and Sybil, the sister of King Baldwin IV, Baldwin V came to the throne when his uncle died of leprosy at the age of 24.
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 Christian Web Site Forum Archive - ChristianWebSite.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Conrad of Montferrat was one of the major participants in the Third Crusade, and was briefly king of Jerusalem in 1192.
Conrad's brother Boniface of Montferrat was the leader of the Fourth Crusade.
Their brother Rainier was a son-in-law of Byzantine emperor Manuel I Comnenus, and another brother, William, was the first husband of Sibylla and father of Baldwin V of Jerusalem.
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 Knight-Life: Whistle-World goes Mediæval
Kings, Crusaders, patrons of trobadors: one of the most extraordinary families of the 12C, the Aleramici were Marquesses of Monferrat (Modern Piemontèis: Monfrà or Munfrà, It: Monferrato, Fr: Montferrat), in Piemonte.
Marquess William of Monferrat, who was a Lombard, was of medium height, well-proportioned and stocky, with a round, ruddy face, and hair that was almost white.
This William the Marquess was a tall and handsome young man: well-made in body and face.
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In the said company were Odo of Champlitte, of Champagne, and William his brother, and Oger of Saint-Chéron, and 34 Manasses of l'Isle, and Count Girard, a count of Lombardy, a retainer of the Marquis of Montferrat; and they had with them at least eighty knights who were good men and true.
In this division were Odo the Champenois of Champlitte, William his brother, Guy of Pesmes, Edmund his brother, Otho of la Roche, Richard of Dampierre, Odo his brother, Guy of Conflans, and the people of their land and country.
The Marquis Boniface of Montferrat guarded the camp towards the fields, with the division of the Burgundians, the division of the men of Champagne, and Matthew of Montmorency.
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 LUSHAI HILLS - LoveToKnow Article on LUSHAI HILLS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Released on parok in 1188, he at once broke his parole, and began the siege of Acre.
Difficulties, however, had arisen with Conrad of Montferrat; and when Guy lost his wife Sibylla in 1190, and Conrad married Isabella, her sister, now heiress of the kingdom, these difficulties culminated in Conrad's laying claim to the crown.
Guy found his cause espoused in 1191 by the overlord of his house, Richard I. of England; but Conrad's superior ability, and the support of the French crusaders, ultimately carried the day, and in 1192 Richard himself abandoned the pretensions of Guy, and recognized Conrad as king.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 823
She married, firstly, William VII de Montferrat, Count of Jaffa and Ascalon circa November 1176.
William VII de Montferrat, Count of Jaffa and Ascalon (M) b.
Child of William VII de Montferrat, Count of Jaffa and Ascalon and Sybil of Jerusalem, Queen of Jerusalem
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 Dominican Spirituality: 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
William of Montferrat, one of his frequent companions, had this to say:
In all the time we were together, I saw that Brother Dominic kept the rule and observances of the Friars Preachers most strictly.
William of Montferrat says: "The Blessed Dominic always observed silence at the customary times and places according to the regulations.
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 Memoirs or Chronicle of The Fourth Crusade and The Conquest of Constantinople by Geoffrey de Villehardouin eBook by ...
His little court at Montferrat was the resort of artist and troubadour.
The father, William of Montferrat, had gone overseass and fought valiantly against the infidel.
Boniface’s eldest brother, William of the Long Sword, married a daughter of the titular King of Jerusalem, and their son became titular king in turn.
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 Outremer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
On board was Conrad of Montferrat, who had a number of connections with the Holy Land.
He was younger brother to William Longsword, Queen Sybille's first husband.
A few days later, Saladin paraded old William of Montferrat before the city walls, threatening to kill him if Conrad did not surrender.
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 Baldwin V --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
The able knight Raymond III, count of Tripoli, acted as regent for the young king, in 1185 managing to obtain with Saladin a four-year truce that gave the kingdom of Jerusalem a much-needed respite from Muslim attacks.
(born 1027, ruled 1066–87), called William the Conqueror, was an illegitimate son of Robert I, duke of Normandy.
William succeeded his father when he was only seven years old.
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 Crusader States, Kings of Jerusalem & Cyprus, Templars, Hospitallers, Israel, etc.
Subsequent Kings and titular Kings were from Montferrat until the line was inherited by the Palaeologi.
William had been captured by John, brother of the Emperor Michael VIII Palaeologus, in 1259 and was ransomed with the cession of Laconia to the Romans in 1261 (beginning the Despotate of the Morea).
This would still have been in the lifetime of the Margrave William IX of Montferrat, the titular King of Thessalonica by direct inheritance from Boniface of Montferrat, the original King.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 11343
She married William VII de Montferrat, Margrave of Montferrat in 1271.
     William VII de Montferrat, Margrave of Montferrat was born before 1261.
     William VII de Montferrat, Margrave of Montferrat was also known as William IX.
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 Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem
Sybille married in 1176 William of Montferrat (+ 1177), by whom she had a posthumous son Baudoin.
But Baudoin IV then changed his mind, took away the regency, and abdicated in 1182 in favor of Sybille's son Baudoin V. This child died in 1186, soon after his uncle, and Sybille became queen of Jerusalem, and was crowned with her husband Guy de Lusignan.
In the end an agreement was reached: Guy would retain the title for his life, Conrad would marry Sybille's sister Isabeau and succeed as well as his posterity.
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