Baldwin of Flanders and Hainaut, First Latin Emperor of Constantinople: His Life, Death, and Resurrection, 1172-1225

  title={Baldwin of Flanders and Hainaut, First Latin Emperor of Constantinople: His Life, Death, and Resurrection, 1172-1225},
  author={Robert Lee Wolff},
  pages={281 - 322}
'Quantunm honorem quantamve gloriam terra Flandriae et Hainoniae totaque progenies nostra in aeternum in captione Constantinopolitani mperii sit adepta, non solum in terram nostram, verum etiam per quatuor mundi climata, divina potentia credimus esse delatum.' (Letter of the Latin Emperor Henry, younger brother and successor of Baldwin, to their brother Godfrey, praepositus of the church of St Aime at Douai, in 1206. Bouquet, Recueil, xviii, 527.) 
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Conon de B6thune, hero of the Crusade, twice bailli of the Latin Empire during interregna, and distinguished poet. Cf. Villehardouin and Henri de Valenciennes passim; A Wallenskiold
  • 1924
li Blac et li Comain ... ocisent tous ceus de le compaignie l'empereur et lui aveuc
  • 1924
Peter Capuano was of an ancient and noble Amalfitan famiiy, Counts of Prata, and should not be called I'eter of Capua, as is frequently done. See E. Gerland
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