Count Fulk V ANJOU
(1092-Abt 1142)
Queen Melisende D' Edesse JERUSALEM
Princess Sibyl JERUSALEM


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  • King Baldwin JERUSALEM, V
2. Guy De Lusignan JERUSALEM, King

Princess Sibyl JERUSALEM

  • Married (1): Bef 1177, Jerusalem, Palestine, Israel

   Other names for Sibyl were Sibylla, Sybille and JERUSALEM Princess.

   General Notes:

Princess of JERUSALEM.

The Political History of England, Vol II, George Burton Adams Longmans Green and Co, 1905, Ch XVI
p342: [1185] "...Before the meeting of the council in London Baodwin IV had closed his unhappy reign and was succeeded by his nephew Baldwin V, a child who never reached his majority..."
p349: [1187] "As the year drew to its close frequent letters and messengers from the Holy Land made known to the west one terrible disaster after another. Saladin with a great army had fallen on the weak and divided kingdom and had won incredible successes. The infant king, Baldwin V, had died before these events began, and his motherSibyl was recognized as queen. She immediately, against the expressed wish of the breat barons, gave the crown to her husband, Guy of Lusignan..."

A History of the Plantagenets, Vol I, The Conquering Family, Thomas B Costain, 1949, Doubleday& Co, p125:
"...The Christians in Palestine had not been able to maintain themselves against a great leader who had arisen among the Sracens named Sallah-ed-din, which later was corrupted to Saladin. The royal house of Jerusalem had endedin a girl named Sibylla, and the man she married, Guy of Lusignan, had been declared King..."

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol VI, p397, Lusignan:
"Two other sons of Hugh VIII became kings of Jerusalem and Cyprus. Guy, through his marriage to Sibyl, the sister of King Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, got the kingdom in 1186 but lost his capital city in wars with the Muslims (1187) and finally exchanged his empty title for the sovereignty of Cyprus (1192)."

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol I, p754, Baldwin V:
"Baldwin V...The son of William of Montferrat and Sybille, the sister of King Baldwin IV..."

   Marriage Information:

Sibyl married William MONTFERRAT before 1177 in Jerusalem, Palestine, Israel.

   Marriage Information:

Sibyl also married Guy De Lusignan JERUSALEM, King, son of Hugh De LUSIGNAN, VIII and Bourgogne De RANCON. (Guy De Lusignan JERUSALEM, King was born about 1129 and died in 1194 in , , Cyprus.)

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