Henry of Flanders
Henry of Flanders, c.1174–1216, Latin emperor of Constantinople (1206–16), brother and successor of Emperor Baldwin I . The ablest and most respected of the Latin emperors, he fought successfully against the Bulgarians and with varying success against Emperor Theodore I of Nicaea. He was succeeded by his brother-in-law, Peter of Courtenay.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
See more Encyclopedia articles on: Ancient History, Late Roman and Byzantine: Biographies