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Alexander Giffard

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Alexander Giffard
Born [date unknown] in England
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Mansoura, Egypt
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He was a crusader and died at Mansoura in 1250. It is believed that he may have been helping to transport wounded down the Nile when he died.


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  • Christopher Tyerman: England and the Crusades, 1095-1588. University of Chicago Press, London 1996, ISBN 0-226-82013-0, pp. 109-110.


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On September 6, 2014 at 20:03GMT Robert Keniston wrote:

Place of death should be corrected.