Originally Posted by Qutus123
whats one of his direct ancestors that was from one of those houses?
Dolète (Roupenide princess), daughter of Rita (a Hethoumide princess). Dolète's father was Stephané of Armenia and her brothers were Roupen III and Levon I. She married Bertrand I (Embriaco) Lord of Gibelet. Their descendant Alice Ibelin was the mother of King Jacques de Lusignan / James of Cyprus.
Source used: Genealogics.org