Maria Komnene, Queen of Jerusalem
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Maria Komnene, Queen of Jerusalem

Queen of Jerusalem
Female
Died 1208

Maria Komnene or Comnena, was the second wife of King Amalric I of Jerusalem and mother of Queen Isabella of Jerusalem. She was the daughter of John Komnenos, sometime Byzantine dux in Cyprus, and Maria Taronitissa, a descendant of the ancient Armenian kings. Her sister Theodora married Prince Bohemund III of Antioch, and her brother Alexios was briefly, in 1185, a pretender to the throne of the Byzantine Empire.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1154 Birth Born in 1154.

TEENAGE

1167 13 Years Old The marriage of Amalric and Maria was celebrated with much fanfare at Tyre, on 29 August 1167. … Read More

TWENTIES

1174 20 Years Old On his deathbed, in 1174, Amalric left Nablus to Maria, who became Dowager Queen upon his death.
1177 23 Years Old In 1177, Maria married secondly with Balian of Ibelin, who commanded the defense of Jerusalem against Saladin in 1187. … Read More

THIRTIES

1185 31 Years Old She was the daughter of John Doukas Komnenos, sometime Byzantine dux in Cyprus, and Maria Taronitissa, a descendant of the ancient Armenian kings. Her sister Theodora married Prince Bohemund III of Antioch, and her brother Alexios was briefly, in 1185, a pretender to the throne of the Byzantine Empire. … Read More

FIFTIES

1208 54 Years Old As the grandmother of Alice of Champagne (Isabella's daughter by her third husband, Henry II of Champagne), Maria conducted the marriage negotiations with Cyprus in 1208 – Alice was to marry Hugh I of Cyprus. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1217 63 Years Old 1 More Event
This is the last time Maria is mentioned, and she was certainly dead by 1217.
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