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Bohémond III of Antioch, Prince of Antioch[1, 2]

Male 1144 - 1201  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name Bohémond III of Antioch 
    Crusaders
    Crusaders
    First (1095–1099); Second (1147–1149); Third or the Kings' Crusade (1189–1192); Forth (1202–1204); Fifth (1213–1221); Sixth (1228); Barons' (1239); Seventh (1248-1254); Eighth (1270); and Ninth (1271-1272).
    Suffix Prince of Antioch 
    Nickname "le Bègue" 
    Born ca. 1144 
    Gender Male 
    Military Spring 1163  Beqaa Valley, Lebanon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Battle of al-Buqaia 
    The battle of al-Buqaia
    The battle of al-Buqaia
    Nur al-Din was surprised at Al-Buqai'a al-Hosn, almost being captured and suffering a humiliating defeat. Asbridge marks this as the point at which he became truly committed to jihad. He exacted revenge shortly thereafter at Harim, crushing the armies of Antioch and Tripoli.
    Military 12 Aug 1164  Artah, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Battle of Harim (Harenc) (Muslim victory) 
    • Bohémond III was captured.
    Died 1201 
    Person ID I19202  Dickinson
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2017 

    Mother Constance of Antioch, Princess of Antioch,   b. ca. 1127,   d. ca. 1167  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Father Raymond de Poitiers, Prince of Antioch,   d. 29 Jun 1149, Inab, Syria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1136  [6, 7
    Family ID F5985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Orgueilleuse of Harenc, Princess consort of Antioch,   d. After Mar 1175 
    Divorced After Mar 1175 
    Children 
    +1. Raymond IV of Antioch, Count of Tripoli,   d. 1198  [Birth]
    +2. Bohémond IV Antioch, Prince of Antioch,   d. Mar 1233  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F6027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Theodora Komnene, Princess consort of Antioch 
    Married ca. 1175 
    Divorced 1180  [8
    Children 
     1. Constance of Antioch  [Birth]
     2. Philippa of Antioch  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F6028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sibylle, Princess consort of Antioch,   d. 1216 
    Married 1180 
    • "She was not a popular choice. Christian chroniclers call her a witch and a prostitute, but as Muslim sources reveal, the reality was much worse; she was actually an agent of Saladin." [8]
    Children 
     1. Alix of Antioch  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F6029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Isabelle, Princess consort of Antioch 
    Married ca. 1194 
    Children 
     1. Guillaume of Antioch  [Birth]
     2. Bohémond of Antioch, Lord of Boutron,   d. 1244  [Birth]
     3. Eschiva of Antioch  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F6030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), "BOHEMOND of Antioch, son of RAYMOND de Poitiers Prince of Antioch & his wife Constance Pss of Antioch ([1144]-[20 Mar/1 Oct] 1201)" at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ANTIOCH.htm#BohemondIIIB.

    2. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Bohemond III of Antioch" at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemond_III_of_Antioch.
      "Bohemond III of Antioch, also known as Bohemond the Child or the Stammerer (French: Bohémond le Bambe or le Baube; c. 1148-1201), was Prince of Antioch from 1163 to 1201. He was the elder son of Constance of Antioch and her first husband, Raymond of Poitiers. Bohemond ascended to the throne after the Antiochene noblemen dethroned his mother with the assistance of Thoros II, Lord of Armenian Cilicia."

    3. [S420] The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge, (New York: HarperCollins, 2010), 257-58.

    4. [S420] The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge, (New York: HarperCollins, 2010), 258.

    5. [S359] The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2017), 121.

    6. [S419] God's Wolf: The Life Of The Most Notorious Of All Crusaders, Reynald de Chatillon, Jeffrey Lee, (London: Atlantic Books, 2016), 49.

    7. [S420] The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land, Thomas Asbridge, (New York: HarperCollins, 2010), 173.

    8. [S419] God's Wolf: The Life Of The Most Notorious Of All Crusaders, Reynald de Chatillon, Jeffrey Lee, (London: Atlantic Books, 2016), 190.