Person:Bohemond II of Antioch (1)

Bohemond II of Antioch
m. Abt 1105
  1. Bohemond II of Antioch1108 - 1131
m. Oct 1126
  1. Constance _____, Princess of Antioch1127 - 1163
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Name Bohemond II of Antioch
Alt Name Prince of Antich & Tarrenne Boemond, II
Alt Name Boemond Antioch Tarrennne, II
Alt Name Bohemund _____
Gender Male
Alt Birth? Abt 1100 Of, Antioch, Syria
Birth[1] 1108
Marriage Oct 1126 Jerusalem, Palestinian Territoriesto Alice of Antioch
Alt Death? Aft May 1130
Death[1] 1131 Canossa, Italy
Reference Number? Q333884?

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Bohemond II (1107/1108 – February 1130) was Prince of Taranto from 1111 to 1128 and Prince of Antioch from 1111/1119 to 1130. He was the son of Bohemond I, who in 1108 was forced to submit to the authority of the Byzantine Empire in the Treaty of Devol. Three years later, the infant Bohemond inherited the Principality of Taranto under the guardianship of his mother, Constance of France. The Principality of Antioch was administered by his father's nephew, Tancred, until 1111. Tancred's cousin, Roger of Salerno, managed the principality from 1111 to 1119. After Roger died in the Battle of the Field of Blood, Baldwin II of Jerusalem took over the administration of Antioch. However, he did acknowledge Bohemond's right to personally rule the principality upon reaching the age of majority.

Bohemond came to Antioch in autumn 1126. He launched successful military campaigns against the nearby Moslem rulers, but his conflict with Joscelin I of Courtenay enabled Imad ad-Din Zengi to secure Mosul and Aleppo. Meanwhile, Roger II of Sicily occupied the Principality of Taranto in 1128. Bohemond died fighting against Danishmend Emir Gazi Gümüshtigin during a military campaign against Cilician Armenia, and Gümüshtigin sent Bohemond's embalmed head to the Abbasid Caliph.

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