Jacques d'Avesnes, Crusader Knight

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Seigneur Jacques d'Oisy (d'Avesnes), Crusader Knight

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Avesnes-le-Comte, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: September 07, 1191 (39)
Arsoef, Palestine (Battle of Arsuf)
Place of Burial: Palestine
Immediate Family:

Son of Nicolas 'le Beau' d'Oisy, seigneur d'Avesnes, de Leuze & de Condé and Mathilde de Namur, comtesse de La Roche en Ardennes
Husband of Alix de Guise
Father of Ada d'Avesnes; Mathilde d'Avesnes; Wauthier II, seigneur d'Avesnes; Adeline d'Avesnes; Jacques d'Avesnes, seigneur de Landrecies and 3 others
Brother of Ide d'Avesnes; Fastre d'Avesnes and Radulph d'Avesnes
Half brother of Wéry III de Walcourt and Béatrix de Walcourt, dame de Houffalize

Occupation: Senhor de Avesnes, Sieur, de Condé, de Leuze, d'Avesnes, de Landrecies, de Guise, Croisé, Seigneur
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About Jacques d'Avesnes, Crusader Knight

Died in the Battle of Arsouf in Palestine during one of the Crusades.


James (also Jacques or Jacob; 1152 – 7 September 1191) was a son of Nicholas d'Oisy, lord of Avesnes and Matilda de la Roche. He was the lord of Avesnes, Condé, and Leuze from 1171. He participated in the Third Crusade as leader of a detachment of French, Flemish, and Frisian soldiers which arrived in the Holy Land in 1189. He died there at the Battle of Arsuf in 1191.

He married Adela (died 1185), daughter of Bernard of Guise, and was the father of:

Walter II of Avesnes

James, lord of Landrechies From:www.celtic-casimir.com

Jacques D' AVESNES Seigneur d' Avesnes, Leuse, Conde et Guise Born: Abt 1150, Avesnes, Pas-De-Calais, France Married: 1180 Died: 7 Sep 1191, near Arsoef, Syria

Marriage Information: Jacques married Ameline (Adela) DE GUISE, daughter of Seigneur Bouchard (Bernard) DE GUISE and Alix, in 1180 . (Ameline (Adela) DE GUISE was born about 1159 in Guise, Aisne, France and died in 1207.)

James of Avesnes From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 

Born 1152 Died 7 September 1191 Noble family House of Avesnes Spouse(s) Adela of Guise Father Nicholas d'Oisy, Lord of Avesnes Mother Matilda de la Roche James (also Jacques or Jacob; 1152 - 7 September 1191) was a son of Nicholas d'Oisy, Lord of Avesnes and Matilda de la Roche. He was the lord of Avesnes, Condé, and Leuze from 1171. In November 1187, James joined the Third Crusade as leader of a detachment of French, Flemish, and Frisian crusaders arriving by ship on the Israeli coast near Acre around 10 September 1189. James and his men came as military reinforcements for the Siege of Acre. At the Battle of Arsuf, James was thrown from his saddle and, after slaying fifteen enemy warriors, was himself cut down. The next day, a search party of Hospitallers and Templars found his body on the battlefield. It was taken back to Arsuf and buried there in a ceremony attended by Richard the Lionheart and Guy of Lusignan. He married Adela (died 1185), daughter of Bouchard of Guise, and was the father of: Walter II of Avesnes James , lord of Landrechies William (died 1219) Bouchard IV of Avesnes Matilda, married (1) Nicholas IV of Rumigny and (2) Louis IV of Chiny Adelaide, married Rogier of Rosoy (died 1246) Ida (1180-1216), married Engelbert IV of Edingen Adela, married (1) Henry III of Grandpré and (2) Ralph, Count of Soissons References Thomas Asbridge, The Crusades. The War for the Holy Land (Simon and Schuster, London 2010), 403. Thomas Asbridge, The Crusades. The War for the Holy Land, 474. (FR)Henri Platelle, Présence de l'au-delà: une vision médiévale du monde, (Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2004), 296.

William (died 1219)

Bouchard IV of Avesnes

Matilda, married (1) Nicholas IV of Rumigny and (2) Louis IV of Chiny

Adelaide, married Rogier of Rosoy (died 1246)

Ida (1180–1216), married Engelbert IV of Edingen

Adela, married (1) Henry III of Grandpré and (2) Ralph I of Nesle

Links: Wikipedia, slag bij Arsoef , 1191. Derde Kruistocht 1189- 1192 Third Crusade Wikipedia

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Jacques d'Avesnes, Crusader Knight's Timeline

1152
1152
Avesnes-le-Comte, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
1168
1168
Age 16
Avesnes, Pas-De-Calais, France
1170
1170
Age 18
Avesnes, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
1170
Age 18
Avesnes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
1172
1172
Age 20
1180
1180
Age 28
Of, Avesnes, Pas-De-Calais, France
1182
1182
Age 30
Of, Avesnes, Pas-DE-Calais, France
1182
Age 30
Oizy, Belgium
1187
1187
Age 35
Avesnelles, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France