King Pierre I de Lusignan of Cyprus (d. 1369)
Pierre I de Lusignan, a patron of Froissart's, who was born in October 1328, and was king of Cyprus between 1358 and 1369. Pierre de Lusignan completed a European tour in 1363 / 1364 in order to gain the necessary support for a crusade against the Turks. He took Alexandria in October 1365 during his crusade against the Mameluke Sultan of Egypt, and died in January 1369 at Nicosia, where he was assassinated by his own brother, Jacques de Lusignan, prince of Antioch.
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