Guy of Ibelin, seneschal of Cyprus

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For others of this name, see Guy of Ibelin.
The Ibelin coat of arms.

Guy of Ibelin (French: Guy d'Ibelin) (before 1306 – 1350/60) was seneschal of Cyprus from 1318 and a burgher of Venice from 30 December 1334.[1] He was the son of Philip of Ibelin (1253–1318), previous seneschal of Cyprus and Jerusalem by his second wife Maria of Giblet (d. 1331).[2] He was evidently held in high regard by King Hugh IV of Cyprus, since he is named in a royal decree from 1329 as a "magnificus vir" , in charge of four newly created priesthoods in the cathedral of Nicosia.[3]

He married Margaret of Ibelin with papal dispensation in 1319. They had three children:



Further reading[edit]

  • Amadi, Francesco (1891), Chroniques d'Amadi et de Strambaldi (publiées par M. René de Mas) 
  • Rüdt de Collenberg, W. H. (1977–1979), "Les Ibelin aux XIIIe et XIVe siècles", Επετηρίς Κέντρου Επιστημονικών Ερευνών Κύπρου, 9 
  • Cawley, Charles (10 February 2011), Cyprus, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy 

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