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Raymond (Toulouse) de Tripoli (abt. 1041 - 1105)

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Raymond (Raymond IV-I) "Comte de Saint-Gilles, Marquis de Provence, comte de Tripoli" de Tripoli formerly Toulouse aka de Toulouse
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European Aristocracy
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Count of Toulouse, Duke of Narbonne, and Margrave of Provence; Count of St Gilles; Crusader

Also called Raimond de Saint-Gilles.
The first of his three wives was his cousin, the mother of his son Bertrand; he married #2 Matilda (Mafalda), the daughter of Roger I, King of Sicily.

The First Crusade

The First Crusade; The Accounts of Eyewitnesses and Participants, by August Charles Krey

"When this message was heard, the Christians, cleansed by confession, and stoutly armed by partaking of the body and blood of Christ, went out from the gate ready for battle. The first to go forth was Hugh the Great, with his Franks; next the Count of the Normans and the Count of Flanders; after them, the venerable Bishop of Puy and the battle line of the Count of St. Gilles; after him, Tancred; and last of all, unconquered Bohemund. When, accordingly, the lines had been formed, with the Lance of the Lord and the Cross before them, they began battle with the greatest confidence. God helping, they turned in flight the Turkish princes, who were confused and utterly beaten, and killed countless numbers of them. Returning, therefore, with victory, we gave thanks to the Lord and celebrated the festival of the apostles with the greatest rejoicing. On that day the citadel was surrendered to us, the son of the King of Antioch having fled with Corbara. The King himself had been killed by peasants while fleeing in the mountains on the day that the city was surrendered.*"

  • "King of Antioch" and "son", seem to be Yaghi-Siyan and his son Shams ad-Dawla. [1]


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Yaghi-Siyan," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [1] (accessed March 23, 2016).
  • The first crusade; the accounts of eyewitnesses and participants, by August Charles Krey [2]
  • Wikipedia contributors, "Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [3] (accessed March 24, 2016).
  • Cawley, C. (2006). Medieval Lands v.4. Web.[4]

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