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Alfred Westholm writes to his parents from Cyprus

07 Jul 1030

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Roger de Hoveden, describes what happened to the ship carrying Berengaria, future wife of Richard the Lionheart, based on the narrative of Benedict, Abbot of Peterborough

12 Apr 1191

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Gesta Regis Henrici Secundi describes the marriage of Richard to Berengaria:

12 May 1191

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Benedict of Peterborough, Abbot of Peterborough from 1177 until his death in 1193, recorded the arrival of King Richard to Cyprus:

01 Jun 1191

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Giselbert, the chaplain of Count Baldwin V in 1175, describes the crowning of King Amalric of Cyprus

22 Sep 1197

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Camille Enlart gives us the story of Margaret d’Ibelin, the abbess of the monastery of Our Lady of Tyre

14 Jun 1310

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In the cartulary of the Cathedral of St Sophia in Nicosia is the following

20 Jan 1327

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A special reference to the Latin church of Santa Maria de la Cava by Jacobus de Verona, an Augustinian monk, who anchored in Famagusta

01 Jul 1335

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Leontios Macheras, Cypriot chronicler attached to the court of the Lusignans, reported the raid of Kind Peter I on Sidon

05 Oct 1367

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Leontios Makhairas described John Visconti’s desperation when he had to write to King Peter I about the scandal in his household

13 Dec 1368

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Leontios Macheras, Cypriot chronicler attached to the court of the Lusignans, reported an encounter between the Genoese and King Peter II

05 Aug 1369

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The climax of King Peter’s madness came on this day

08 Jan 1369