Friday, 29 June 2018

248) Fulk V of Anjou

Fulk (c. 1089/92 – 1143), also known as Fulk the Younger. Count of Anjou (as Fulk V) from 1109 to 1129 and the King of Jerusalem from 1131 to his death. Father of Geoffrey V Plantagenet.

- “According to William, Fulk was "a ruddy man, like David... faithful and gentle, affable and kind... an experienced warrior full of patience and wisdom in military affairs.",_King_of_Jerusalem
- “He was also short, fat, red-haired and sixteen years older than his bride.…

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