King Baldwin IV donated property to the church of the Holy Sepulchre by charter dated 1177 which names "pater meus rex Amalricus”. (The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the 1486 Mainz edition of Breidenbach)
The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem was founded as a result of the First Crusade. Successive waves of Crusaders made their way, laying siege to ancient cities and founding kingdoms. In Baldwin IV became king of Jerusalem.