Agnes of France, renamed Anna (1171 – 1220 ), was Byzantine Empress by marriage to Alexios II Komnenos and Andronikos I Komnenos. She was a daughter of Louis VII of France and Adèle of Champagne . Contents 1 Betrothal and marriage 2 Empress 3 Later life 4 Cultural references 5 Notes 6 Sources 7 Bibliography Betrothal and marriage
02/10/2021 · Agnes of France (1171 – after 1204) was a daughter of Louis VII of France by his third wife Adèle of Champagne. She was a younger half-sister of Marie de Champagne, Alix of France, Marguerite of France and Alys, Countess of the Vexin. She was a younger full sister of Philip II of France. Contents.
- "Агнес Френска"
- Gonesse, Val-d'Oise, Ile-de-France, France
- circa 1171
Agnes of France (C. 1128 - 1143) was Byzantine Empress from 1139 until her execution in 1143. Agnes was the youngest daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Louis VII of France, Agnes was a strict princess, she had no sense of humor and took everything seriously, when her father died, her mother...
- Betrothal and Marriage
- Later Life
- Cultural References
In early 1178, Philip, Count of Flanders visited Constantinople on his way back from the Holy Land. The Eastern Roman Emperor Manuel I Komnenos, who had already entertained Louis VII in Constantinople at Christmas 1147 during the Second Crusade, was perhaps finally convinced by Philip that France would be a desirable ally in Western Europe. Over th...
On September 24, 1180, Manuel died and Alexiossucceeded him as Emperor. He was too young to rule unaided; his mother, Maria of Antioch, exercised more influence in affairs of state than Alexios or Anna. In 1183 Maria of Antioch was displaced by a new power behind the throne, Andronikos I Komnenos. Andronikos was a first cousin of Manuel and was kno...
Anna survived Andronikos' fall and is next heard of in 1193, when she is said by a Western chronicler to have become the lover of Theodore Branas,a military leader who fought on the Empire's northern frontier. They did not at first marry. After the fall of Constantinople in 1204, Agnes derived respect from the Latin barons due to her being a former...
The crusader Robert of Clari, writing only 25 years after the event, is clear about the rich entourage that accompanied Agnes to Constantinople: 1. then the king arrayed his sister very richly and sent her with the messengers to Constantinople, and many of his people with her ... When they were come, the emperor did very great honor to the damsel a...Jump up ↑ Bernardo and Salem Maragone, Annales Pisanipp. 68-9 Gentile.Jump up ↑ Letter of Alexander III to Archbishop Henry of Reims, 28 February 1171 (Patrologia Latinavol. 200 column 783).Jump up ↑ Annales Pisani; Ottobono, Annales Genuenses, 1179.Jump up ↑ Garland. p. 5.
Nicetas Choniates, Historia, ed. J.-L. Van Dieten, 2 vols. (Berlin and New York, 1975); trans. as O City of Byzantium, Annals of Niketas Choniates, by H.J. Magoulias (Detroit; Wayne State Universit...Cartellieri, Alexander. Philipp II. August, König von Frankreich. Vols 1-2. Leipzig: Dyksche Buchhandlung, 1899-1906.Magdalino, Paul. The Empire of Manuel I Komnenos. 2002.
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