Father: Hugues VIII, "le Vieux" de Lusignan, Seigneur de Lusignan, comte de la Marche, b.10-Nov-1106, Lusignan, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France, d.11-Apr-1169, Palestine, Holy Land also, Jerusalem, (aged to 62 years).Mother: Bourgogne de Rançon, dame de Fortenay, b. 1110, Fontenay-le-comte, Vendée, Pays de la Loire, France, d.11-Apr-1169, Lusignan, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France, (aged to 59 years).---TITLES: Guy I, de Lusignan, King of Jerusalem, Lord of Cyprus.---Guy of Lusignan (c. 1150 – 18 July 1194) was a Poitevin knight, son of Hugh VIII of the Lusignan dynasty. He was king of the crusader state of Jerusalem from 1186 to 1192, by ideal of marital relationship to Sibylla of Jerusalem, heiress to the throne of Jerusalem. Having arrived in the Holy Land also (wright here his brother Amalric was currently prominent), yet at an unrecognized date - Guy was hastily married to Sibylla, in 1180, to proccasion a political occurrence within the kingdom. As King Baldwin IV"s health and wellness deteriorated, Guy was appointed regent of Jerusalem. At Sibylla"s succession to the throne in 1186 she offered the crvery own to Guy as her king-consort. The couple became co-rulers of Jerusalem. Guy"s reign was noted by increased hostilities with the Ayyubids ruled by Saladin, finishing in the the terrible Battle of Hattin versus Saladin in July 1187 - in the time of which, the majority of were eliminated or recorded. Guy too was recorded, yet released. The fevery one of Jerusalem itself 3 months later on. Hence, Guy de Lusignan is fairly rightly remembered as the Crusader King that lost the Kingdom of Jerusalem because of his inproficient leadership. But Guy was not the just Lusignan to make his fortune in the Holy Land also. On the contrary, he was following in the footmeasures of his older brother, Aimery, and it was Aimery, not the feckless Guy, who founded the Lusignan dynasty - which would certainly power till, 1489. Unsurprisingly therefore, Aimery is provided as one of his brother’s closest allies and supporters during Guy and also Sibylla’s coup d’etat in 1186. It was in his interemainder to execute so and any type of various other actions would certainly have actually been highly abnormal. It does not imply, yet, that he thought highly of his brother or his brother’s leadership. This was simply a issue of family loyalty and self-interemainder. And it took both to the "Horns of Hattin", humiliating defeat and captivity. He was via his brvarious other when King Guy surrendered, and also went via him into Saracen captivity. As the Lusignan brothers and the majority of of the various other barons of Jerusalem moldered in a Saracen prikid, the entire Kingdom of Jerusalem fell, city by city, and also castle by castle, to Saladin - until just the city of Tyre and also isolated castles - still held-out. There was now, no kingdom from which to raise a ransom, and Aimery’s wife had actually also lost her inheritance to Saladin’s pressures. As 1188 dawned, Aimery de Lusignan need to have expected he would certainly experience his father’s fate and also die in Saracen bondage. It would have actually been exceptionally tough for him to envisage that at some point he would certainly be a King also, and found a dynasty that would last around 300 years (in-as-much-as, Guy has become the King of Cyprus, 1192 to 1194 - lands provided to him by, King Ricdifficult "the Lion-hearted", of England).

Father: Hugues VIII, "le Vieux" de Lusignan, Seigneur de Lusignan, comte de la Marche, b.10-Nov-1106, Lusignan, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France, d.11-Apr-1169, Palestine, Holy Land, Jerusalem, (aged to 62 years).Mother: Bourgogne de Rançon, dame de Fortenay, b. 1110, Fontenay-le-comte, Vendée, Pays de la Loire, France, d.11-Apr-1169, Lusignan, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France, (aged to 59 years).---TITLES: Guy I, de Lusignan, King of Jerusalem, Lord of Cyprus.---Guy of Lusignan (c. 1150 – 18 July 1194) was a Poitevin knight, son of Hugh VIII of the Lusignan dynasty. He was king of the crusader state of Jerusalem from 1186 to 1192, by best of marriage to Sibylla of Jerusalem, heiress to the throne of Jerusalem. Having arrived in the Divine Land (where his brother Amalric was currently prominent), however at an unknown day - Guy was hastily married to Sibylla, in 1180, to prevent a political occurrence within the kingdom. As King Baldwin IV"s health and wellness deteriorated, Guy was appointed regent of Jerusalem. At Sibylla"s succession to the throne in 1186 she provided the crvery own to Guy as her king-consort. The couple became co-rulers of Jerusalem. Guy"s regime was marked by enhanced hostilities with the Ayyubids ruled by Saladin, finishing in the the destructive Battle of Hattin versus Saladin in July 1187 - during which, a lot of were killed or caught. Guy too was caught, but released. The fall of Jerusalem itself three months later on. Hence, Guy de Lusignan is fairly rightly remembered as the Crusader King that lost the Kingdom of Jerusalem as a result of his incompetent management. But Guy was not the only Lusignan to make his fortune in the Holy Land. On the contrary, he was following in the footprocedures of his older brvarious other, Aimery, and also it was Aimery, not the feckless Guy, that established the Lusignan dynasty - which would power until, 1489. Unsurprisingly therefore, Aimery is noted as one of his brother’s closest allies and also supporters during Guy and Sibylla’s coup d’etat in 1186. It was in his interemainder to execute so and also any type of various other behavior would have actually been very abnormal. It does not indicate, yet, that he assumed extremely of his brother or his brother’s leadership. This was simply a issue of family members loyalty and self-interest. And it took both to the "Horns of Hattin", humiliating defeat and also bondage. He was through his brvarious other when King Guy surrendered, and went via him right into Saracen captivity. As the Lusignan brothers and the majority of of the various other barons of Jerusalem moldered in a Saracen prison, the whole Kingdom of Jerusalem fell, city by city, and castle by castle, to Saladin - until just the city of Tyre and isolated castles - still held-out. Tbelow was currently, no kingdom from which to raise a ransom, and also Aimery’s wife had also lost her inheritance to Saladin’s forces.


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As 1188 dawned, Aimery de Lusignan should have expected he would certainly suffer his father’s fate and also die in Saracen captivity. It would certainly have been extremely difficult for him to envisage that sooner or later he would certainly be a King also, and uncovered a dynasty that would certainly last about 300 years (in-as-much-as, Guy has end up being the King of Cyprus, 1192 to 1194 - lands given to him by, King Rictough "the Lion-hearted", of England).