NameAdela , 25G Grandmother
1James Of Avesnes , 25G Grandfather
Death7 Sep 1191
Burial8 Sep 1191, Arsuf, Palestine
ChildrenBouchard IV Of Avesnes (1182-1244)
Notes for James Of Avesnes (Spouse 1)
Also called Jacques or Jacob.
In November 1187 joined the Third Crusade. At the battle of Arsuf James was thrown from his saddle after slaying 15 enemy warriors was himself cut down. The next day his body was taken back to Arsuf and buried there in a ceremony attended by Richard the Lionheart and Guy de Lusignan.
Lionheart defeated Saladin at the Battle of Arsuf
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