Maria Comnena (fl. 1100s)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Maria Comnena (fl. 1100s)

Queen of Jerusalem . Name variations: Mary Comnena. Flourished in the 1100s; second wife of Amalric I (1136–1174), king of Jerusalem (r. 1162–1174); married Balian II of Ramla; children: (first marriage) Isabella I of Jerusalem (d. 1205); (second marriage) Helvis (who married Reginald of Sidon, lord of Sidon); Margaret (who married Hugh of Tiberias andWalter of Caesarea). Amalric's first wife was Agnes of Courtenay (1136–1186).