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Baldwin, II, King Of Jerusalem

Male - Abt 1132Deceased

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  • Name  Baldwin, II, King Of Jerusalem  [1, 2
    Suffix  II, King Of Jerusalem 
    Gender  Male 
    Military  Crusades  [2
    Died  Abt 1132 
    Person ID  I10335  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  4 May 2013 

     1. Melisende, Of Jerusalem,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F3111  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • From European History: 1088-1228 edited by Elizabeth Missing Sewell, p. 219:

      Baldwin II., one of the few survivors of the First Crusade, had by this time reached old age. He had no son to succeed him; and his young daughter, Melisende, was unmarried. Desirous to provide against future difficulties, Baldwin proposed to Foulques, Count of Anjou, a knight who had already distinguished himself, to marry Melisende, and succeed to that perilous dignity, the Crusaders' throne. Foulques consented, and the marriage was solemnized in 1131. Baldwin died shortly after, having reigned twelve years. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S624] Age of the Crusades, James M. Ludlow, (New York, NY: The Christian Literature Co., 1896.), Vol. 6. (Reliability: 4), 4 May 2013.

    2. [S626] European History: 1088-1228, E.M. Sewwll and C.M. Yonge, editors, (London, England: Macmillan and Co., 1873.), p. 219. (Reliability: 4), 4 May 2013.