Gabriel of Armenia Governor of Melitene on the Upper Euphrates

 

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Gabriel of Armenia Governor of Melitene on the Upper Euphrates

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bullet   Another name for Gabriel is Gabriel of Melitene.

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• Background Information. 160
Baldwin II, comté de Rethel was born about 1058 and died 21 Aug 1131, on First Crusade 1098, Count of Edessa 1110, King of Jerusalem 1118. He married Morfia, daughter of Gabriel, died 1103, Armenian governor of Melitene on the upper Euphrates. They were the parents of Alix who married Bohémond II, Prince of Antioch.

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 103:25, 103A:25

• Web Reference: Gabriel of Melitene.
In 1101 Baldwin of Bourcq married Gabriel's daughter Morphia of Melitene. Gabriel, who was reputedly very wealthy, gave 50,000 gold bezants as a dowry. William of Tyre described Gabriel as Greek by religion, Armenian by race, language and custom.


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