Sybilla de Lusignan, Queen of Armenia (c.1198 - 1225) MP

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Nicknames: "Sibylle of Cyprus"
Death: Died
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About Sybilla de Lusignan, Queen of Armenia

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Sibylla of Lusignan

Sibylla of Lusignan (or Sibylle de Lusignan) (October/November 1198 – c. 1230 or 1252) was the daughter of Amalric II of Jerusalem and Isabella of Jerusalem. She was a member of the House of Lusignan.

She was the second wife of King Leo I of Armenia, married in 1210, by whom she had one daughter, Isabella of Armenia. She claimed the throne of Armenia for herself after the death of her husband, who had left the throne to their infant daughter, but was exiled by the regent Constantine of Baberon.[1]

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AMAURY de Lusignan, son of HUGUES VIII "le Brun" Sire de Lusignan & his wife Bourgogne de Rancon ([1145]-Acre 1 Apr 1205). ... m secondly (Acre Jan 1198) as her fourth husband, ISABELLE Queen of Jerusalem

King Amaury I & his first wife had six children:

King Amaury I & his second wife had three children:

  • 7. SIBYLLE of Cyprus ([1199/1200]-after 1225). The Chronique du Royaume de la Petite Arménie of Constable Sempad records that King Lewon married "la sœur du souverain de [Chypre] Sibylle" in Cyprus in [28 Jan 1210/27 Jan 1211][138]. The Chronicle of Amadi names "uno filiolo…Almerico et due figlie…Sybilla…et…Melisena" as the children of "il re Almerico" and his queen, specifying that "Sybilla" married "Livon re de Armenia"[139]. The Lignages d'Outremer name "Sebille, la fille dou rei Heymeri et de la reyne Ysabiau" as wife of "Livon" brother of "Rupin de la Montaigne qui estoit seignor d'Ermenie"[140]. She claimed the throne of Armenia for herself after the death of her husband, who had left the throne to their infant daughter, but was exiled by the regent Constantine Lord of Barba'ron and Partzerpert [Hethumid]. m (Cyprus [28 Jan 1210/27 Jan 1211]) as his second wife, LEWON I King of Armenia, son of RUPEN III Lord of the Mountains & his wife Isabelle Lady of Toron (1150-May 1219, bur Agner and Sis).
  • 8. AMAURY of Cyprus ([1200]-2 Feb 1205). ...
  • 9. MELISENDE of Cyprus (after [1200/01]-after 1249). ...
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