Philippe d'Ibelin, régent de Chypre

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2. PHILIPPE Ibelin ([1180]-Cyprus end 1227). The Lignages d'Outremer name (in order) "une fille…Heloys, et un fiz Johan et une autre fille Marguerite, et un fiz Phelippe" as children of "Belleem de Ybelin" & his wife[892]. He first appears in documents in Palestine in 1206. William of Tyre (Continuator) records that "Johan d'Ybelin et Felipe d'Ybelin" were uncles of Alix of Jerusalem whom they accompanied to Cyprus for her marriage before returning to Acre[893]. "Philippus de Ibelin" donated property to the Knights Hospitallers, with the consent of "Mariæ domina Hierosolymitanæ et Johannes de Ibelin procuratoris dicti regni, necnon Alicis comitissæ uxoris suæ", by charter dated 15 May 1210[894]. He and his brother Jean left the kingdom of Jerusalem (maybe after rebelling against Jean de Brienne) and settled in Cyprus[895], some time before Sep 1217 when they both took precedence over all other liegemen in a document of the High Court of Cyprus[896]. "Hugo…rex Cipri" confirmed the grant to the church of Nicosia by "Philippus de Ybellino" for the soul of "domine Marie regine, matris sue" by charter dated Oct 1217[897]. In 1218, Philippe was named lieutenant for Alix dowager Queen of Cyprus, who was regent for her infant son King Henri I. He established a position of great power for himself in Cyprus, successfully resisted Queen Alix's attempts to replace him as lieutenant, and was confirmed in his authority by Pope Honorius III in 1226[898]. The Chronicle of Philippe de Novare records the death in 1227 of "Phelippe d'Ybelin…frere de monseignor de Baruth" in Cyprus[899].

m firstly ([1195/1200]) MARIE of Korikos, daughter of VAHRAM Lord of Korikos, Marshal of Armenia & his first wife Euphemia of Pertag. The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.

m secondly (Feb 1207/1210]) as her second husband, ALIX de Montbéliard, widow of BERTHOLD [II] Graf von Katzenelnbogen, daughter of AMEDEE de Montfaucon Comte de Montbéliard & his first wife Beatrix --- (-after 1244). The Lignages d'Outremer name "la contece Aalis qui avoit esté feme dou conte Bertot…suer de Gautier de Monbeliart et ante de Eudde de Monbeliart" as wife of "Phelippe…bailli de Chypre"[900]. "Philippus de Ibelin" donated property to the Knights Hospitallers, with the consent of "…Alicis comitissæ uxoris suæ", by charter dated 15 May 1210[901]. "Johannes de Ybelino, dominus Berithi et Johannes dominus Cæsareæ" guaranteed the sale of property to the Knights Hospitallers by "Johannes de Ybelino, filius defuncti Philippi de Ybelino" by charter dated Apr 1232 addressed to "Aelisia comitissa, uxore quondam Philippi de Ybelino, eiusque filia Maria"[902]. Boniface abbé de Cîteaux confirmed the authorisation by the archbishop of Nicosia to "domine A[elisie], relicte…domini Philippi de Ybelino" for the foundation of a convent in Nicosia, by charter dated Mar 1244[903].

 Philippe Ibelin & his second wife had two children:


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