Baldwin of Ibelin, Seneschal of Cyprus

Baldwin of Ibelin[a] (died 21 February 1267) was the fourth of five sons of John I of Beirut and his second wife Melisende of Arsuf.

Baldwin
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seneschal of Cyprus
Reign1246–1267
PredecessorAimery de Rivet
SuccessorRobert de Cresque
Died21 February 1267
Noble familyHouse of Ibelin
Spouse(s)Alix, daughter of Walter III of Bethsan
IssueJohn of Ibelin (died after 1250)
Philip of Ibelin (died 1304)
Guy
Balian
Hugh
FatherJohn of Ibelin, the Old Lord of Beirut
MotherMelisende of Arsuf

He commanded the third battaile at the Battle of Agridi in 1232.[1] In 1246, he was appointed Seneschal of Cyprus and was taken captive at the Battle of Mansurah in 1250.

Baldwin married Alix, daughter of Walter III of Bethsan and Theodora Comnena Lathoumena. She was called la Seneschalece and she gave him six children:

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In contemporary records messier Bauduyn ceneschal de Chipre, Bauduin de Ybelin seneschal de Chipre, or Baduin de Iblim senescalco de Cypro.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marshall 1992, p. 159.
  2. ^ Setton 1969, p. 652.

SourcesEdit

  • Marshall, Christopher (1992). Warfare in the Latin East, 1192–1291. Cambridge University Press.
  • Setton, Kenneth M., ed. (1969). A History of the Crusades. The University of Wisconsin Press.