Person:Amaury de Montfort (3)

Amaury VI de Montfort
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Name Amaury VI de Montfort
Alt Name Amaury of Montfort
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1195
Death[1] 1241
Reference Number? Q453363?

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Amaury VI de Montfort (1195–1241) was the son of the elder Simon de Montfort and Alice of Montmorency, and the brother of the younger Simon de Montfort.

Amaury (or Amalric) participated in the Albigensian Crusade under his father's command. He inherited the County of Toulouse (that his father had taken from Raymond VI of Toulouse as a reward for his role in the Crusade) when his father died, he had to give up the territory to King Louis VIII in 1224. In 1230 Amaury became Constable of France, an office previously held by his uncle Mathieu II of Montmorency. In 1239 he participated in the Crusade of 1239 and was taken prisoner after the defeat at Gaza. He was imprisoned in Cairo and was freed in 1241, but died in Otranto that same year while on the journey home.

Amaury was married to Beatrix (1205–1248), daughter of Guigues VI of Viennois, and was the father of:

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Amaury VI of Montfort, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.