Isabella of Cyprus
|Isabella of Cyprus|
|Spouse||Henry of Antioch|
|Issue||Hugh III of Cyprus|
Margaret, Princess of Antioch
|Father||King Hugh I of Cyprus|
|Mother||Alice of Champagne|
She married in 1223 Henry of Antioch, brother of Bohemund V of Antioch and of Plaisance, with whom she had Hugh I of Jerusalem (Hugh III of Cyprus). He was the son of Bohemund IV of Antioch and Plaisance Embriaco de Giblet. Their descendants took the surname de Lusignan.
She was appointed de facto regent of Jerusalem at Acre in 1263 and in turn she appointed Henry bailli of the kingdom. She returned to Cyprus after her son was appointed bailli of Jerusalem in 1264.
Isabella died in 1264, sometimes after the February, she was buried at Nicosia. Isabella's husband, Henry drowned at sea off Tyre in on June 18, 27 or 28, 1276 while sailing to Tripoli in a German ship. His body was recovered and, after the death of their son Hugh, both were returned to Nicosia for burial.
- Hugh, King of Cyprus and Jerusalem
- Margaret (1244 – Cyprus, January 30, 1308), Lady of Tyre (1283–1290/1291), she died as a nun and was buried at the Dominican Church, at Nicosia, married on or after September 22, 1268 Jean de Montfort, Conte di Squillace, Lord of Toron and Lord of Tyre (ca. 1240 – November 27, 1289 at Tyre), son of Philip of Montfort, Lord of Tyre and his second wife Maria, Princess of Antioch, without issue
|Ancestors of Isabella of Cyprus|