Godfrey of Bouillon
French Godefroy de Bouillon biographical name circa 1060-1100 French crusader

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  • Godfrey of Bouillon — (c. 1060, Boulogne sur Mer ndash; 18 July 1100, Jerusalem) was a medieval knight who was a leader of the First Crusade from 1096 until his death. He was the Lord of Bouillon, from which he took his byname, from 1076 and the Duke of Lower Lorraine …   Wikipedia

  • Godfrey of Bouillon — • Duke of Lower Lorraine and first King of Jerusalem, son of Eustache II, Count of Boulogne, and of Ida, daughter of Godfrey the Bearded, Duke of Lower Lorraine; b. probably at Boulogne sur Mer, 1060; d. at Jerusalem, 18 July, 1100 Catholic… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Godfrey of Bouillon — born с 1060 died July 18, 1100, Jerusalem Duke of Lower Lorraine (1089–1100) and a leader of the First Crusade who became the first Latin ruler in Palestine (1099). He joined the crusade in 1096 and captured Jerusalem from the Muslims in 1099;… …   Universalium

  • GODFREY OF BOUILLON —    a renowned Crusader, eldest son of Eustace II., Count of Boulogne; he served with distinction under the Emperor Henry II., being present at the storming of Rome in 1084; his main title to fame rests on the gallantry and devotion he displayed… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Duke of Bouillon — Duchy of Bouillon Duché de Bouillon State of the Holy Roman Empire Fief of early modern France ← …   Wikipedia

  • Castle of Bouillon — The Castle of Bouillon is a very old castle in the town of Bouillon in Belgium. Although it was mentioned first in 988 [ [http://www.castles.org/castles/Europe/Western Europe/Belgium/bouillon.htm Bouillon] at castles.org] , there has been a… …   Wikipedia

  • Lords of Bouillon — Coat of arms of the lordship of Bouillon. The lordship of Bouillon was in the 10th and 11th century one of the core holdings of the Ardennes Bouillon dynasty, and appears to have been their original patrimonial possession.[1] The Bouillon estate… …   Wikipedia

  • Godfrey IV, Duke of Lower Lorraine — Godfrey IV (died 27 or 26 February 1076), known as the Hunchback, was a son of Godfrey the Bearded, whom he succeeded as duke of Lower Lorraine in 1069. His mother was Doda. In the year of his succession, he married Matilda la Gran Contessa,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bouillon — Infobox Belgium Municipality name=Bouillon picture=Bouilon 005.jpg picture width=240px picture map Luxembourg arms=Armoiries Bouillon.png region=BE REG WAL community=BE FR province=BE PROV LX arrondissement=Neufchâteau nis=84010 pyramid… …   Wikipedia

  • Godfrey — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Godfrey imagesize= caption= pronunciation= gender = meaning = region = origin = related names = footnotes = Godfrey is a given name or surname, and may refer to:People* Godfrey of Bouillon (c. 1060 – 1100),… …   Wikipedia

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