Gouffier I unknown of Lastours

Country and Region of Origin
France
Languedoc-Roussillon (RE) Aude (D)
Specific Title
Lord of Lastours, Hautefort and Tarrason
Role
Lord (lay)
Gender and Marital Statusa
Male
Family
brother: Guy II of Lastours (Crusader?) Nephew: Guy III of Lastours (Second Crusader) Great-nephew: Guy of Lastours (Second Crusader?)



Crusades

Expedition
1st Crusade (1096-1099)
Contingent Leader
Raymond of Saint-Gilles
Probability of Participation
Certain
Financial Arrangements
Before his departure, Gouffier pledged a series of rights to the abbey of Vigeois and received 60 solidi. It was agreed that, if he died, these would all pass to the abbey in return for intercessions for his soul and for those of his parents.
Consequences of Expedition
Survived
Actions
He was the hero of the assault against Ma'arrat an-Nu'man in 1098. There was a legend that he brought back a tame lion from the Levant.
Sources
GF, p. 79. PT, pp. 78, 123. RA, pp. 97-98. BB, p. 85. RR, pp. 847-848. Gilo, pp. 208-209. KP, p. 272. RFC, p. 155.


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