Church of the Holy Sepulchre.This was the church to which the knights of the…

Church of the Holy Sepulchre. was the church to which the knights of the First Crusade (крестовый поход) arrived to sing their Te Deum after capturing Jerusalem on July

FULK The Rude Leader of one of the crusades, crowned King of Jerusalem in 1113. Father of Geoffrey le Plantagenet, who married Matilda, the heiress of Henry I of England.

FULK The Rude Leader of one of the crusades, crowned King of Jerusalem in Father of Geoffrey le Plantagenet, who married Matilda, the heiress of Henry I of England.

The sword of Godfrey of Bouillon on display in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Godfrey was a medieval Frankish knight who was one of the leaders of the First Crusade from 1096 until his death. Godfrey became the first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, although he refused the title "King"; he believed that the true King of Jerusalem is Christ. The size of this sword is awesome. Try to think of fighting for a full day by wielding this weapon with one hand.

The sword of Godfrey of Bouillon on display in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Godfrey became the first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, although he refused the title "King"; as he believed that the true King of Jerusalem was Christ.

BALDWIN  I, 1st king of Jerusalem... On 25 December 1100, in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem; a date and place steeped in symbolism, the patriarch (Daimbert) crowned and anointed Baldwin of Boulogne as the first Frankish King of Jerusalem.

Ancient, Classical and Medieval History of the Mediterranean, Europe, and the Near East: Medieval Europe Part Of Kings and Killers Pt. Ignition of the First Crusade Baldwin king of Jerusalem

King Baldwin IV, king of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem is largely - and unfairly - unknown in the west today.

King Baldwin IV, king of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem is largely - and unfairly - unknown in the west today.

A letter sent to Pharaoh Amenhotep IV of Egypt between 1350 and 1334 BC from Jerusalem has survived among the Amarna letters. The letter is from Abdi-Hepa, the ruler of Jerusalem, which indicates that Jerusalem was an important city at that time. In these letters Abdi-Hepa, a Hittite name, discusses a failed attempt to break into his palace in order to assassinate him.

Salem, Jebus, David's City, Jerusalem - Jerusalem Tablet dating around 1334 to 1350 confirming the antiquity of the city of Jerusalem.

24th GGM:  Henry I's daughter: Matilda.  Married at age 23 to 13 year old Geoffrey V Plantagenet and son of Fulk, King of Jerusalem,  and their son was King Henry II

Unusual Historicals: Fashionable Women of the Anglo-Norman Period

Fulk, King of Jerusalem - Wikipedia

Fulk, King of Jerusalem - Wikipedia

Melisende (1105 – 11 September 1161) was Queen of Jerusalem from 1131 to 1153, and regent for her son between 1153 and 1161 while he was on campaign. She was the eldest daughter of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem, and the Armenian princess Morphia of Melitene. As the eldest child, Melisende was raised as heir presumptive. She married Fulk of Anjou. In 1144 the Crusader state of Edessa was besieged in a border war that threatened its survival. Queen Melisende responded by sending an army.

Melisende – 11 September was Queen of Jerusalem from 1131 to and regent for her son between 1153 and 1161 while he was on campaign. She was the eldest daughter of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem, and the Armenian princess Morphia of Melitene.

Fulk (Foulques) V Count d'Anjou, King of Jerusalem Died november 13 1143 in Acre, felled by his horse, while hunting

Count Fulk IV of Anjou "Crusader King of Jerusalem" Great Grandfather)

Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem, was, along with her three sisters, and unusually influential and educated woman. Her well-documented life was long and successful.

Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem, was, along with her three sisters an unusually influential and educated woman. Her well-documented life was long and successful.

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