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Jacques d'Oisy (d'Avesnes), seigneur d'Avesnes

Birthplace: Avesnes-le-Comte, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: Died in Palestine
Cause of death: 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; Wauthier II, seigneur d'Avesnes; Mathilde d'Avesnes; Aleid Burckhard van Avesnes d'Oisy; Jacques d'Avesnes, seigneur de Landrecies and 2 others
Brother of Fastre d'Avesnes; Ide 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)

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

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)'s Timeline

Avesnes-le-Comte, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Age 13
Avesnes, Pas-De-Calais, France
Age 15
Avesnes, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Age 15
Avesnes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Age 25
Of, Avesnes, Pas-De-Calais, France
Age 27
Oizy, Belgium
Age 27
Of, Avesnes, Pas-DE-Calais, France
Age 32
Avesnelles, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
September 7, 1191
Age 36