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Alice of Champagne

Alice of Champagne

Queen Consort of Cyprus
Born 1196

Alice of Champagne was a Queen consort of Cyprus by her marriage to Hugh I of Cyprus. She was the daughter of Queen Isabella I of Jerusalem and her third husband Henry II, Count of Champagne. Alice was a regent of Cyprus for her minor son in 1218, and a nominal regent of Jerusalem for her great nephew in 1244-47. She and her sister Philippa spent part of their life fighting for their father's homeland of Champagne, over another branch of their family.… Read More

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1196 Birth Born in 1196.
1205 9 Years Old In 1205, her mother, stepfather, and infant half-brother all died, leaving Alice an orphan at the age of nine. … Read More


1208 12 Years Old Alice's maternal grandmother Maria Komnene conducted the marriage negotiations with Cyprus in 1208. The marriage was celebrated in September 1210. … Read More


1225 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1225, a dispute between Philip and Alice broke out. … Read More


1227 31 Years Old She retired to Syria and separated from her second husband in 1227 on the grounds of consanguinity. … Read More
1233 37 Years Old Alice was not dispatched and arrived in France at the beginning of 1233, which seriously harmed the project, since the chief baron made their submission to Louis IX of France.
1234 38 Years Old In September 1234, Alice was offered the sum of forty thousand crowns and an area of two thousand livres income if she gave up her claim, which she did.


1236 40 Years Old Alice returned to Syria. In 1236 she tried to move to Cyprus, but her son made it clear she was not welcome.
1241 45 Years Old In 1241 she married Raoul de Soissons, Lord of Couevre. … Read More


1246 50 Years Old Died in 1246.
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