Person:Helvis of Lusignan (1)

Helvis _____, of Lusignan
  1. Helvis _____, of Lusignan1190 - 1218
  2. Hugh I of Cyprus1194/95 - 1218
  3. Burgundia de Lusignan
  1. Maria of Antioch-Armenia1215 - 1257
Facts and Events
Name Helvis _____, of Lusignan
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1190
Marriage to Raymond-Roupen _____
Death[1] 1218
Reference Number? Q3129996?

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Helvis of Lusignan (c. 1190 – c. 1218) was the daughter of Amalric II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus, and his wife, Eschive d'Ibelin.

She was married twice. Firstly, she was given in marriage to Eudes de Dampierre, a French knight, in about 1205. With Eudes she had children, including eldest son

  • Richard de Dampierre.

The details of her second marriage are revealed in a letter from Pope Innocent III to the archbishop of Antioch, dated September 1211. Helvis had been taken from her husband (or fled him) by the young Raymond-Roupen of Antioch, designated heir to the Armenian throne, and although ecclesiastical authorities commanded the return to her husband Eudes de Dampierre, Helvis refused. The young couple seem to have been encouraged by Helvis' brother-in-law, Walter of Montbéliard, which infuriated Helvis' brother King Hugh.

She and Raymond-Roupen had issue:

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