, Agnes Of Antioch

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Agnes of Antioch
b: 1154
d: ABT 1184
Agnes of Antioch, (1154 – c. 1184), Queen Consort of Hungary.

Agnes was the daughter of Raynald of Châtillon, Prince of Antioch byright of his wife, and his first wife, Constance of Antioch. Her fatherwas captured by the Muslims in Nov 1160 and was confined in Aleppo forthe next fifteen years.

In 1170, Ágnes went to Constantinople, where her sister Maria had beenliving as the wife of the Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Comnenus. Shereceived the name Anna in the imperial court. On the Emperor''s request,Agnes was married to kaiszar Alexius, who had been engaged to theEmperor''s daughter, Maria Comnena until the birth of Manuel''s son,Alexius in 1166.

The new couple went on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem where they made adonation for the Knights Hospitaller. In the summer, after the death ofKing Stephen III of Hungary, her husband ascended the throne as King BélaIII, and they moved to Hungary. Here the queen was known as Anna, as thename Agnes was rare at that time.

Agnes died in 1184, aged around thirty. She was buried in Székesfehérvár.Her remains were confidently identified by archeologists during late 19thcentury excavations at the ruined cathedral of Székesfehérvár. Herremains were afterwards reinterred at the Mathias Church in Budapest,with those of her husband.

# c. 1170: King Béla III of Hungary (c. 1148 – 23 April 1196),
King Emeric of Hungary (1174 – 30 September/November 1204)
Margaret (1175 – after 1223), wife firstly of Emperor Isaac II Angelos,secondly of King Boniface I of Thessalonica and thirdly of Nicolas ofSaint-Omer
King Andrew II of Hungary (c. 1177 – 21 September 1235)
Constance (c. 1180 – 6 December 1240), wife of king Ottokar I of Bohemia
  • 1154 - Birth -
  • ABT 1184 - Death -
  • 4 MAR 1172 - Reign - Queen consort ; Hungary
  • 13 JAN 1173 - Crowned -
Agnes of Antioch
1154 - ABT 1184
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Raynald of Châtillon
Marriageto Stephanie of Milly
Marriageto Constance of Antioch
FatherHervé II of Donzy
PARENT (F) Constance of Antioch
Marriageto Raynald of Châtillon
FatherBohemond II of Antioch
MotherAlice of Antioch
FAgnes of Antioch
DeathABT 1184
Marriage1170to Béla III of Hungary
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Béla III of Hungary
Marriage1170to Agnes of Antioch
FatherGéza II of Hungary
MotherEuphrosyne of Kiev
PARENT (F) Agnes of Antioch
DeathABT 1184
Marriage1170to Béla III of Hungary
FatherRaynald of Châtillon
MotherConstance of Antioch
MAndrew II of Hungary
Marriageto Gertrude of Merania
Marriageto Yolanda de Courtenay
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