Person:Fulk of Jerusalem (1)

Foulques V "le Jeune" d'Anjou
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Name[5] Foulques V "le Jeune" d'Anjou
Alt Name Fulco
Alt Name Fulk V of Jerusalem
Alt Name King Fulk V
Gender Male
Alt Birth[4] 1089/1092
Reference Number? Q312904?
Birth[5] abt 1092 Angers, Maine-et-Loire, FranceHouse of Anjou
Title (nobility)[5] 1109 Comte d'Anjou et de Tours
Title (nobility)[5] 1110 Comte de Maine
Marriage 11 Jul 1110 Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Franceto Erembourg du Maine
Marriage June 2, 1129 Jerusalemto Melesinda , Princess of Jerusalem
Alt Marriage 2 Jun 1129 Franceto Melesinda , Princess of Jerusalem
Title (nobility)[5] 1131 Roi de Jerusalem
Death[4][5] 13 Nov 1143 Acre, HaTzafon, Israel
Burial? Yerushalayim, Yerushalayim, IsraelChurch of the Holy Sepulchre


He was born Foulque of Anjou, and was known as Fulk the Younger (Foulque le Jeune). Plantagenêt was not used as the family name until the fifteenth century.


Fulk became Count of Anjou upon his father's death in 1109. He abdicated in favor of his son in 1129 to go to the Holy Land. There he became King of Jerusalem, by right of his second wife.

  • 1109-1129 6th Angevin Count of Anjou
  • 1131-1143 King of Jerusalem


  1.   Fulk of Jerusalem, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

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    Fulk (Lat. Fulco, in French: Foulque or Foulques; c. 1089–92 – 13 November 1143), also known as Fulk the Younger, was Count of Anjou (as Fulk V) from 1109 to 1129, and King of Jerusalem from 1131 to his death. He was also the paternal grandfather of Henry II of England.

  2.   Fulk V d'Anjou, 9th Comte d'Anjou, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  3.   FOULQUES d'Anjou, son of FOULQUES IV "le Réchiin" Comte d'Anjou & his fifth wife Bertrade de Montfort (1092-Acre 10 or 13 Nov 1144), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Foulques (Fulk) V, in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Biographie en Wikipédia FR, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, [[1]], trouvée 2015, Secondary quality.

    Foulques V d'Anjou1, dit « le Jeune », né en 1092, mort le 10 ou le 13 novembre 1143 à Acre, fut comte d'Anjou et de Tours de 1109 à 1129, comte du Maine de 1110 à 1129, puis roi de Jérusalem de 1131 à 1143. Il était de la famille des Ingelgeriens et fils cadet de Foulques IV le Réchin, comte d'Anjou et de Tours, et de Bertrade de Montfort.