~1155, Geoffroi born in France, s/o 39979488. Geoffroi de Joinville & 39979489. Helvide de Dampierre.
7/1190, The English and French armies met at Lyons; where they learned that the German Emperor, leading his forces to the crusade, had died in an accident. [English led by King Richard I.]
8/1190, Geoffroi’s father died on crusade.
5/1191, The French forces were besieging Acre before the English arrived.
7/1191, Acre was taken by the crusaders and many returned home.
1191, Geoffroi … donated property to the abbey of Boulancourt with the consent of his mother Helvide de Dampierre.
11/1199 at castle Écry-sur-Aisne, Count Thibaut of Champagne hosted a tournament which included Simon de Montfort, Walter of Brienne, and Geoffrey de Joinville seneschal of Champagne. (S) Pope Innocuent 3rd, Moore, 2003, P102.
11/28/1199, During the tournament, Count Thibaut of Champagne announced his intention to take the cross.
1201, Geoffrey made gifts to the Abbey of Clairvaux, the church of Saint-Laurent in Joinville, and the men of Watrignéville subject to the Abbey of Saint-Urbain. Geoffrey noted in the gifts his intent to visit the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
1202-03, Geffrey in Syria. “Geoffrey, the eldest born, nicknamed Trullardus, a most famous knight, wearing the sign of the cross, crossed the sea and after many feats there he died.” (S) Alberic of Trois-Fontaines.
1203-04, Geoffrey died at Krak des Chevaliers, Syria.
(S) Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, Weis, 2004.
Child of Geoffroi and ?:
i. Simon de Joinville (9994872), born ~1183 in France.