Waleran unknown of Villepreux

Specific Title
Lord of Villepreux
Gender and Marital Statusa
Male
Family
father: Hugh I of Le Puiset Brother: Everard III of Le Puiset (First Crusader) Brother: Hugh II of Le Puiset (1107-8 Crusader) Nephew: Hugh II of Jaffa, who settled in the Holy Land Cousin: Baldwin II of Jerusalem (First Crusader) Wife: the sister of Roger of Antioch Brother: Gilduin, abbot of Josephat



Crusades

Expedition
Crusade of 1107-1108
Contingent Leader
Bohemond of Taranto
Probability of Participation
Possible
Actions
Waleran may have come to the Latin East in the course of Bohemond's expedition. He was given the fief of Bira in the county of Edessa by his cousin Baldwin II. He had a relatively lengthy career fighting in the north of the Levant. He died in Turkish captivity.
Sources
OV, vol. 6, pp. 110-111.


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