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Bohemund VII of Tripoli
He was the son of Bohemund VI of Antioch, who died in 1275, and his wife Sibylla of Armenia. As Bohemund VII was still underage, Sibylla acted as regent, although the regency was also unsuccessfully claimed by Hugh I of Jerusalem, Bohemund's closest living male relative. Tripoli was very weak at this time and was divided among various factions; from 1277 to 1282 Bohemund was at war with the Knights Templar, but also in 1277 he made peace with Qalawun, the successor of the Mameluk sultan Baibars (who died earlier in the year), and the Venetians, who he exempted from harbour duties. In 1282 he defeated the rebellious Genoan lords of Jubail, by starving them to death in that town's castle.
Bohemund married Margaret of Acre but had no children with her. He died on October 19, 1287, and Sibylla tried to claim the regency, but this was opposed by the Italian merchants, who set up their own administration. Bohemund's sister Lucia soon arrived from Europe to take control of the county.
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