Death of Amalric II, King of Jerusalem and Cyprus Hot

Death of Amalric II, King of Jerusalem and Cyprus

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Source: Bezant of Hugh I of Cyprus

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Amalric II, king of both Jerusalem and Cyprus and brother of Guy of Lusignan, dies.

His son, Hugh I, assumes control of Cyprus while John of Ibelin becomes regent for Amalric's daughter Maria for the kingdom of Jerusalem (even though Jerusalem is currently in Muslim hands).

 

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