King baldwin - Baldwin the Leper King: Model of Christian Manhood

From there he procured assistance from the Italian in lifting Saladin's naval blockade of Beirut.

They arrived only after the Egyptians' withdrawal.

On 17 May, and against all advice, Baldwin and a force of about 500 horsemen that included dozens of new crusaders, rode out to meet the Egyptians.

Baldwin II of Jerusalem

Historian Christopher MacEvitt argues that the local population did not regard Baldwin's ascension as "a change in regime, but the replacement of one strongman with vague Byzantine ties with another of the same ilk".

It is not fitting that a hand so weak as mine should hold power when fear of Arab aggression daily presses upon the Holy City and when my sickness increases the enemy's daring.

In Setton, Kenneth M.

On the other hand, , who had succeeded Warmund of Picquigny as patriarch in July 1128, turned against Baldwin and demanded Jerusalem for the patriarchate.

Toghtekin launched an incursion against Galilee and Al-Afdal gathered his troops near in May or June 1118.

Baldwin was elected King by the High Court of Jerusalem despite the fact that it was customary for barons and knights afflicted with leprosy to be required to join the Knights of St.

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Deciding that Beirut was of a greater strategic importance, he ignored the southern attack and moved with his troops to.
Since neither Tancred nor Jordan were his vassals, he summoned them in the name of the "whole church of Jerusalem" to the castle of near Tripoli.
After al-Bursuqi, Toghtekin and Khirkan of captured Kafartab and laid siege to Zardana, Baldwin again went north.

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    Baldwin IV, byname Baldwin the Leper, French Baudouin le Lépreux, (born 1161—died March 1185, Jerusalem), king of Jerusalem (1174–85), called the “leper king” for the disease that afflicted him for most of his short life. His reign saw the growth of factionalism among the Latin nobility that weakened the kingdom during the years when its greatest adversary, the Muslim leader Saladin.
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    King Baldwin IV was born in 1165 in Jerusalem, the family of the king of Jerusalem Amaury I and Queen Agnes de Courtenay. The only son was the pet of his father — the king has spent a lot of time to raising her son and even personally taught him the tricks of sword fighting, archery and horse riding.
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    Baldwin IV (French language: Baudouin; Latin language: Balduinus; 1161 – 16 March 1185), called the Leper, or The Leper King reigned as King of Jerusalem from 1174 until his death. He was the son of Amalric I of Jerusalem and his first wife, Agnes of Courtenay. Baldwin spent his youth in his father's court in Jerusalem, having little contact with his mother, Agnes of Courtenay, Countess of.
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    Baldwin IV was the sixth King of Jerusalem, and he came to power in a critical point in the history of the crusader states. What follows is a brief biography. Baldwin was born in 1161, the second child of Prince Amalric of Jerusalem, the Count of Jaffa and younger brother of King Baldwin III. Just two years latter, Baldwin III died childless.
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