Henry II, Count of Champagne

Henry II, Count of Champagne

King of Jerusalem
Born Jul 29, 1166

Henry II of Champagne (29 July 1166 – 10 September 1197) was count of Champagne from 1181 to 1197, and King of Jerusalem from 1192 to 1197, although he never used the title of king.

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1166 Birth Born in 1166.
1171 5 Years Old In 1171, Henry was betrothed to Isabella of Hainault. … Read More


1181 15 Years Old Henry's father died in 1181, and his mother ruled as regent until 1187.


1190 24 Years Old In 1190 Henry left for the East, after having his barons swear to recognize his younger brother Theobald as his successor should he fail to return. … Read More
1192 26 Years Old Later on in the campaign, Henry shifted his allegiances to Richard. In April 1192, King Richard sent Henry as his representative from Acre to Tyre, to inform Conrad of Montferrat of his election as King of Jerusalem. … Read More


1197 31 Years Old Henry died in 1197, falling from a first-floor window at his palace in Acre. … Read More
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