Biography of Guy I King Jerusalem 1150-1194

Paternal Family Tree: Lusignan

1168 Eleanor Ambushed by Guy de Lusignan

1191 Richard I arrives Limasol

Around 1150 Guy I King Jerusalem was born to Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan (age 42) and Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg Countess Lusignan at Lusignan.

In 1151 [his father] Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan (age 43) succeeded VIII Count Lusignan.

Eleanor Ambushed by Guy de Lusignan

On 27 Mar 1168 Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen Consort Franks and England (age 46) and her party were ambushed by brothers Guy I King Jerusalem (age 18) and [his brother] Geoffrey Lusignan (age 18).

Patrick of Salisbury 1st Earl Salisbury (age 46) was killed. His son William of Salisbury 2nd Earl Salisbury (age 18) succeeded 2nd Earl Salisbury.

William Marshal 1st Earl Pembroke (age 22) held off the enemy, was wounded and captured whilst Eleanor escaped. Eleanor subsequently paid his ransom.

Around 1170 [his father] Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan (age 62) died. His grandson Hugh Lusignan IX Count Lusignan (age 7) succeeded IX Count Lusignan.

In Aug 1186 Guy I King Jerusalem (age 36) was appointed I King Jerusalem.

In Aug 1186 [his step-son] Baldwin V King Jerusalem (age 9) died. His mother [his wife] Sibylla Anjou Queen Jerusalem (age 26) succeeded Queen Jerusalem.

In Aug 1186 Guy I King Jerusalem (age 36) and Sibylla Anjou Queen Jerusalem (age 26) were married. She the daughter of Almaric I King Jerusalem and Agnes Courtenay Queen Jerusalem. He the son of Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan and Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg Countess Lusignan.

In Aug 1186 [his brother-in-law] Baldwin IV King Jerusalem (age 25) died at Jerusalem. He was buried in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. His nephew [his step-son] Baldwin V King Jerusalem (age 9) succeeded V King Jerusalem.

In 1190 [his wife] Sibylla Anjou Queen Jerusalem (age 30) died. Her half sister [his sister-in-law] Isabella Anjou Queen Jerusalem (age 18) succeeded Queen Jerusalem.

Richard I arrives Limasol

On 01 May 1191 King Richard "Lionheart" I of England (age 33) arrived in Limassol where he met with Guy I King Jerusalem (age 41).

On 18 Jul 1194 Guy I King Jerusalem (age 44) died at Nicosia.

In or before 1177 William Montferrat and Sibylla Anjou Queen Jerusalem were married. She the daughter of Almaric I King Jerusalem and Agnes Courtenay Queen Jerusalem.

[his father] Hugh Lusignan VIII Count Lusignan and [his mother] Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg Countess Lusignan were married. She by marriage Countess Lusignan. He the son of Hugh "Brown" Lusignan VII Count Lusignan II Count La Marche and Saracine Lezay Countess Lusignan and La Marche.

Ancestors of Guy I King Jerusalem 1150-1194

Guy I King Jerusalem

GrandFather: Geoffroy de Rancon Taillebourg

Mother: Bourgogne Dame de Fontenay Taillebourg Countess Lusignan