Person:Geoffrey I of Villehardouin (1)

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Geoffrey I of Villehardouin
 
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Name Geoffrey I of Villehardouin
Gender Male
Death[1] 1218
Reference Number? Q279147?


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Geoffrey I of Villehardouin (c. 1169–c. 1229) was a French knight from the County of Champagne who joined the Fourth Crusade. He participated in the conquest of the Peloponnese and became the second prince of Achaea (1209/1210–c. 1229).[1]

Under his reign, the principality of Achaea became the direct vassal of the Latin Empire of Constantinople. He extended the borders of his principality, but the closing years of his rule were marked by his conflict with the church.

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  1. Geoffrey I of Villehardouin, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.