William I Champlitte

   Prince of Achaia (i.e., of the Principality of Achaia, or Morea [qq.v.]) from 1205-1208. With the permission of Boniface of Montferrat (q.v.), and with the aid of Geoffrey I Villehardouin (q.v.), he began the conquest of the Morea in 1205. The resulting principality of Achaia survived until 1430.

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