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Conon de Béthune

Born: August 23 2017
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Conon de Béthune

Conon de Béthune (before 1160[1] in the former region of Artois, today Pas-de-Calais - 17 December 1219, possibly at Adrianople) was a French crusader and "trouvère" poet who became a senior official and finally regent of the Latin Empire of Constantinople. Alternative spellings of his name include Coesnes, Quenes, Conain, and Quenon.