Achard unknown of Montmerle

Country and Region of Origin
France
Rhône-Alpes (RE) Ain (D)
Specific Title
Castellan of Montmerle
Role
Castellan (lay)
Gender and Marital Statusa
Male



Crusades

Expedition
1st Crusade (1096-1099)
Contingent Leader
Raymond of Saint-Gilles
Probability of Participation
Certain
Financial Arrangements
He mortgaged lands to Cluny in return for 20,000 solidi of Lyons and 4 mules. He mentioned that he might wish to remain in the Levant, in which case the lands would pass to Cluny.
Consequences of Expedition
Died
Actions
Achard was killed in an ambush during the siege of Jerusalem
Sources
Cluny, vol. 5, nos. 51-53. GF, pp. 88-89. PT, p. 135. RA, p. 141. AA, pp. 100-101, 408-409, 410-411. BB, pp. 98-99. RR, p. 865. Gilo, pp. 238-241. OV, vol. 5, pp. 160-162. WT, p. 398.


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