|King Amalric Lusignan JERUSALEM, II
King Amalric Lusignan JERUSALEM, II
Other names for Amalric were CYPRUS King and JERUSALEM King.
King of CYPRUS, King of JERUSALEM.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol VI, p397, Lusignan:
"...Two other sons of Hugh VIII became kings of Jerusalem and Cyprus...
"...Guy's brother Amalric II (Died 1 Apr 1205) succeeded to the crown of Cyprus and became king of Jerusalem in 1197 by marrying Sybil's sister Isabella after the death of her two previous husbands. Amalric was the founder of a dynasty of sovereigns of Cyprus...His descendants after 1269 regularly enjoyed the title of King of Jerusalem..."
Amalric married Princess Isabella JERUSALEM, daughter of King Baldwin JERUSALEM, III and Theodora COMNENUS.