On this date in our family history . . . the 1st day of April . . . in the year 1148 . . . Count Amadeus III of Savoy dies in Nicosia after falling ill on Cyprus . . . this Amadeus is a 24th great-grandpa to Josephine Wingfield Henry nee Davis (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this blog . . .