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K of Jerusalem

(c. 1129-94)


King of Cyprus, 1192-94†[S95]


Ruled Jerusalem with his wife Sibylla from 1186-90, and then alone until he was deposed in 1192.[D1A]
Captured when fighting against Saladin's forces at Hattin near Tiberiade, 1187, but was real eased. Jerusalem fell to Saladin later that year which sparked the Third Crusade.[J92]
He ceded his throne to Richard I of England in exchange for Cyrus in 1192.[J92]


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