Morphia of Melitene (fl. 1085–1120)

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Morphia of Melitene (fl. 1085–1120)

Queen of Jerusalem. Name variations: Morphia of Melitin. Flourished between 1085 and 1120; born an Armenian noble; married Baldwin II, king of Jerusalem (r. 1118–1131); children:Melisande (1105–1160), queen-regnant of Jerusalem; Hodierna of Jerusalem (c. 1115–after 1162), countess and regent of Tripoli; Alice of Jerusalem (b. around 1106); Joveta of Jerusalem (b. 1120).

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Morphia of Melitene (fl. 1085–1120)

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