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Jacques d'Avesnes

Male 1150 - 1191  (41 years)


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  • Name Jacques d'Avesnes 
    Born 1150  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Sep 1191  Arsulf, Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I21042  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 31 May 2019 

    Father Nicholas d'Oisy,   d. Between 1169 and 1171 
    Mother Matilda de la Roche 
    Married Bef 1150  [1
    Family ID F12996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adela of Guise 
    Married 1180  [1
    Children 
    +1. Alix d'Avesnes
    +2. Mathilde d'Avesnes,   d. Aft 5 Nov 1236
    +3. Ida d'Avesnes,   d. Abt 23 Sep 1216
    +4. Bouchard IV d'Avesnes,   b. Abt 1181,   d. 7 Sep 1244  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 31 May 2019 
    Family ID F12994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called Jacques d'Avesnes.

      From Wikipedia:

      He was the lord of Avesnes, Condé, and Leuze from 1171. In November 1187, James joined the Third Crusade as leader of a detachment of French, Flemish, and Frisian crusaders arriving by ship on the Israeli coast near Acre around 10 September 1189. James and his men came as military reinforcements for the Siege of Acre. At the Battle of Arsulf, James was thrown from his saddle and, after slaying fifteen enemy warriors, was himself cut down. The next day, a search party of Hospitallers and Templars found his body on the battlefield. It was taken back to Arsuf and buried there in a ceremony attended by Richard the Lionheart and Guy of Lusignan.

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.

    2. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.