The Crusader states were a number of mostly and feudal states created by Western European crusaders in Asia Minor, Greece and the Holy Land, and during the Northern Crusades in the eastern Baltic area.
Item specifics Certification: CIRCULATED Grade: CIRCULATED CRUSADER STATES, ANTIOCH. SILVER DENIER, BOHEMOND III, 1149-1163 AD. CROSS. Price : $69.00 Ends on : 5 days Order Now
Melisende – 11 September was Queen of Jerusalem from 1131 to and regent for her son between 1153 and 1161 while he was on campaign. She was the eldest daughter of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem, and the Armenian princess Morphia of Melitene.
Shirt featuring the coats of arms of the four crusader states : the Kingdom of Jerusalem, Principality of Antioch, County of Tripoli and the County of Edessa. All combined in one shield on the back and front pocket.
SIEGE OF EDESSA BEGINS. The Siege of Edessa took place from November 28 to December 24, 1144, resulting in the fall of the capital of the crusader County of Edessa to Zengi, the atabeg of Mosul and Aleppo. The County of Edessa was the first of the crusader states to be established during and after the First Crusade. It was also the most northerly, the weakest, and the least populated; as such, it was subject to frequent attacks from the surrounding Muslim states ruled by the Ortoqids.