Lordship of L'Isle-Jourdain

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L'Isle-Jourdain (Occitan: Ylla or Ilha) was a lordship and then county near Gers in Gascony during the High Middle Ages. It took its name, Jourdain, from its crusading baron who was baptised in the River Jordan on the First Crusade. Its last count sold the fief to the King of France.



Further reading[edit]

  • Kicklighter, Joseph (1987). "The Nobility of English Gascony: The Case of Jourdain de l'Isle". Journal of Medieval History. 13 (4): 327–42. doi:10.1016/0304-4181(87)90035-2.