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From: "Peter Stewart" <>
Subject: Re: King's Kinsman: King Henry IV's kinsman, Richard Grey, 4th Lord Grey of C...
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 03:28:50 GMT
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> Dear Will.
> AR 7 lines 114 and 120 give John de Brienne, King of
> Jerusalem a third wife, Berengaria of Leon, daughter of King Alfonso IX of
> Leon by
> Berengaria, daughter of King Alfonso VIII of Castile and Eleanor of
> England. 114
> Says She was mother of Louis de Brienne, 120 give the Jean de Brienne who
> father of Blanche de Brienne, wife of William de Fiennes. Interestingly,
> Edward I of England`s first wife was an own cousin to the Brienne
> brothers if the
> source cited CP II: 59. Line 114 gives Jean de Brienne `s marriages as
> 1)September 15, 1210 Mary de Montferrat who died shortly after, leaving
> a daughter
> Yolanda in whose right He reigned, 2) 1214 Stephanie, daughter of King Leo
> of Armenia who dsp 1219 and 3) 1223 Berengaria of Leon b abt 1168- d March
> 21, 1237.
I misread my own note on the Armenian wife of Jean de Brienne - according to
Weyprecht Rdt von Collenberg in _The Rupenides, Hethumides and Lusignans:
the Structure of the Armeno-Cilician Dynasties_ (Paris, 1963) she was
Isabella (Stephanie), daughter of King Leo I by his first wife, Sybille.
She evidently died from ill-treatment at her husband's hands in 1220, not sp
in the year before, as above, but after giving birth to his son & namesake
who was heir to the throne of Armenia. This boy died in the same year as his
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