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Isabella of Ibelin, Queen of Cyprus and Jerusalem

Isabella of Ibelin, Queen of Cyprus and Jerusalem

Queen consort of Cyprus (1267-1284)
The basics
Gender female
Death June 2, 1324
Father: Guy of Ibelinconstable of Cyprus
Spouse: Hugh III of Cyprus
Children: Marie of LusignanQueen of AragonAmalricLord of TyreHenry II of JerusalemJohn II of JerusalemMargaret of LusignanQueen of ArmeniaGuy of LusignanHugh IV of Cyprus
The details

Isabella of Ibelin (1241–1324), Queen of Cyprus, was the daughter of Guy d'Ibelin, marshal and constable of the Kingdom of Cyprus, and of Philippa Berlais.
She married Hugh III of Cyprus (1235–1284), the King of Cyprus (reign 1267–1284).


Isabella and Hugh III had the following children:

  • John II & I of Lusignan (died 1285) who succeeded him as King of Jerusalem and Cyprus
  • Bohemond of Lusignan (c. 1268 – Tyre, 3 November 1281, buried at the Franciscan Church of Nicosia)
  • Henry II of Lusignan (1271 – 31 August 1324) who succeeded John as King of Jerusalem and Cyprus
  • Amaury II of Lusignan, Prince of Tyre (died 5 June 1310), Constable of Jerusalem, who displaced Henry and became Regent of Cyprus
  • Mary of Lusignan (1273 – September 1322 at Tortosa and buried at Barcelona) who married by proxy at Santa Sophia, Nicosia on 15 June 1315 and in person at Girona on 27 November 1315 James II of Aragon (10 August 1267 – 2 November 1327). She died childless.
  • Aimery of Lusignan (1274–1280 — soon before 9 April 1316), succeeded Guy as Constable of Cyprus in 1303, briefly succeeded Amalric as Regent of Cyprus and Governor of Cyprus on 6 June 1310
  • Guy of Lusignan (1275–1280 – 1303, probably buried at Nicosia), Constable of Cyprus c. 1291, married on 7 December 1291 Eschive d'Ibelin, Lady of Beirut (1253–1312), parents of:
    • Hugh IV of Lusignan, King of Cyprus
    • Isabella of Lusignan (1296–1300 – after 1340), married on 21 July 1322 Eudes de Dampierre, Titular Constable of Jerusalem (died 1330)
  • Margaret of Lusignan (c. 1276 – in Armenia, 1296), who married 9 January 1288 Thoros III of Armenia
  • Alice of Lusignan (1277–1280 – after March 1324), married 1292–1295 or c. 1292/1294 Balian of Ibelin (died 1315/1316 in Kerynia, soon before 19 April 1316), Titular Prince of Galilee and Bethlehem
  • Helvis de Lusignan (died after March 1324)
  • Isabella of Lusignan (c. 1280 – 1319), married firstly in 1285/1290 Constantine of Neghir, Lord of Partzerpert (died 1308), and secondly c. 1310 King Oshin of Armenia, who divorced her before or in 1316. Through her first marriage she was grandmother of Constantine III, King of Armenia


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