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Melisende lived from 1105 - 1161 A.D. Melisende was the oldest of the 4 daughters of Baldwin II and became Queen of the Kingdom of Jerusalem after her father's death. When Melisende died, the historian William of Tyre wrote a eulogy that read in part, "Striving to emulate the glory of the best princes, Melisende ruled the kingdom with such ability that she was rightly considered to have equaled her predecessors."
― Anonymous User  7/16/2010

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