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  Alfonso V. of Aragon in Naples - Tarot Research
The fight for the Kingdom of Naples between Aragon and Anjou is an old long story, which endured centuries, starting with the beheading of Konradin in 1268 and the Sicilian Vesper at 30th of May in 1282.
Alfonso manifested with his success Spanish influence on the Italian peninsula and the long time results were two Spanish (Borgia) Popes in Italy, Calixtus III.
For the rest, Alfonso's procession, which passed by a breach in the wall through the city to the cathedral, was a strange mixture of antique, allegorical, and purely comic elements.
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  Castile and Aragon
Alfonso VII bore the title of emperor, and extended his conquests as far as Almeria, but he, also, at his death in 1157, divided his possessions among his children, giving Leon to Ferdinand II, and Castile to Sancho, in whose short reign the Military Order of Alcántara was founded.
At the death of Alfonso I of Aragon Alfonso VII reclaimed and occupied part of his estates, but Alfonso II aided by Alfonso VIII in the siege of Cuenca (1177) obtained for his kingdom freedom from the dependence on Castile, to which it had been subjected since the time of Ramiro the Monk.
The Compromiso de Caspe placed the crown of Aragon on the head of an Infante of Castile, Ferdinand of Antequera (1412), and the marriage of Isabella, heiress of Henry IV of Castile, to Ferdinand, the heir of John II of Aragon, finally united these kingdoms and formed the beginning of the Spanish monarchy.
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 James II of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
He succeeded his father as King of Sicily in 1285, and was then known as "James I of Sicily." Upon the death of his brother Alfonso III in 1291, he succeeded also to the throne of Aragon.
Alfonso IV of Aragon (1299 24 January 1336).
Ramon married firstly with Blanca, daughter of Philip I of Taranto, and secondly with Maria, daughter of Jaime of Aragon.
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Alfonso de Borja (Italian Borgia), as he was known before he became pope, came of a noble family, and having finished his studies espoused the cause of the antipope Benedict XIII, and received from the latter the title of canon.
When Alfonso V of Aragon resolved to withdraw from the Schism and place himself and his kingdom under the jurisdiction of Martin V, Alfonso Borgia acted the part of mediator with Benedict's successor, Clement VIII, and induced the latter to submit to the lawful pope.
Missionaries were sent to England, France, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, and Aragon to preach the Crusade, to secure volunteers for active service in the wars, to collect the taxes necessary for the support of those in the field, and to engage the prayers of the faithful for the success of the enterprise.
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In the case of Alfonso IV this policy was made manifest in his actions against his stepbrother, Alfonso Sánchez, which included the conviction and execution of Juan Alfonso de Alburquerque, father-in-law and principal support of the latter.
Alfonso XI didn’t divert troops to the Portuguese border: the intervention of troops from the bishopric of Jaén and the Council of Seville was enough to defeat the Portuguese at Villanueva de Barcarrota and force Alfonso IV to raise his siege of Jaén.
Alfonso IV intervened in the war against Islam, which was surrounded with the solemn atmosphere of a crusade, only after his own daughter and son-in-law came to Portugal and begged him to.
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 Alfonso IV - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Alfonso I (of Castile): Henry IV (of Castile and León)
Henry IV (of Castile and León) (1425-1474), king of Castile and León (1454-1474), the son and successor of King John II.
Alfonso I (of Aragón and Navarre): Charles IV (of Navarre)
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 James II King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Aragon (Spain)--History, Aragon (Spain)--Kings And Rulers, Catalonia (Spain)--Kings And Rulers
JAMES II, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona c.1260 1327, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona (1291 1327), king of Sicily (1285...Alfonso III, in Aragon.
Aragon and count of Barcelona 1265 91, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona (1285 91), son and successor of Peter III...supported the claim to Sicily of his brother James (later James II of Aragon) against Charles II of Naples...
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 Corona de Aragón
Alfonso V y el futuro Juan II de Aragón pasan como prisioneros a Sayona, y de aquí a Milán, donde son tratados con gran cortesía por Felipe María Visconti, quien libera al monarca aragoné' tras concertar con él un tratado el 8 de octubre.
Alfonso V renuncia a Córcega y Portovénere e Ilica, repartiéndose con el duque de Milán las futuras conquistas de Italia, en las que el monarca aragonés se reserva la zona al sur de Bolonia, amén de comprometerse a luchar contra Francisco Sforza, el rival de Visconti, y de pagar un rescate de treinta mil ducados.
IV o Alfonso V. Regalías, piratería y parias, por tanto, surten de dinero directamente a los reyes para sus aventuras, unidas, en ocasiones, a confiscaciones de las rebeldes, importantes en Nápoles.
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ALFONSO II (1152-96), king of Aragon, the son of Ramon Berenguer IV (1115-62), count of Barcelona.
Alfonso became count of Barcelona in 1162 and king of Aragon in 1164, and in 1167 he inherited the county of Provence.
Alfonso V (of Aragón and Sicily), called The Magnanimous (1385-1458), king of Aragón and Sicily (1416-58), and as Alfonso I, king of Naples (1443-58).
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 Origins of the Aragonese-Catalan Flag (Spain)
Aragon was only one of the kingdoms of the Catalan crown, the one with the best-known name, but politically and economically insignifiant.
The flag of Aragon (or signal of the house of Aragon) was the insignia of the house or lineage of the kings of Aragon which appeared on its coat-of-arms.
When the kingdom of Aragon became the Crown of Aragon this flag was common to all its components and established as one with 4 (four) pallets, and thus it was Catalonia who adopted the signal of Aragon when the count of Barcelona married the heiress of Aragon, committing himself to take charge of her kingdom.
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 Chapter 12: A History of Aragon and Catalonia
It was agreed that the King of Aragon should take Pedro de Ejérica again into his service and compensate him for the loss he had incurred, that the Queen should hold the domains and revenues granted her by her late husband, and that the King should allow her the right of administering justice within them.
Sancho died in 1324 and James III married Constance, daughter of Alfonso IV of Aragon, and was thus the brother-in-law of Pedro IV, the Ceremonious.
Pedro IV was anxious to avoid a war, as he was then fully occupied with the affairs of Sardinia, but, in view of what had happened, he denounced the treaty between himself and the King of Castile; nor could the efforts of Pope Innocent VI preserve the peace between the two monarchs.
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 End of Europe's Middle Ages - New Monarchies: Spain
When Alfonso XI (1310?-1350) came to the throne in 1312, he set out to increase royal authority by granting privileges to the lower classes at the expense of the aristocracy, which further increased the discontent of the nobility.
Alfonso XI was succeeded by his son, Pedro the Cruel (1334-1369), in 1350.
Alfonso V the Magnanimous (1385-1458) of Aragón and Sicily ascended to the throne after his father's death in 1416.
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 The Reconquest.
1135: Alfonso VII of Leon restores the prestige of the Leonese monarchy and is proclaimed emperor.
Alfonso VIII of Castile, helped by Sancho VIII of Navarre, Pedro II of Aragon and some troops from Portugal and Leon, is victorious in the battle of Las Navas de Tolosa.
1469: Isabel I of Castile and Fernando II of Aragon are married, thus cunsummating the unity of Spain.
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 Ancestors of Robert C. Bradley: Index
Alfonso (marriage to Maria of Portugal) (i8143), b.1311-d.1350
Aragon, Jaime I, King of (marriage to Jolan, Princess of Hungary) (i5830), b.1208-d.1276
Barcelona, Raimond Berenger IV, (marriage to Dulce Aldonza Milhaud Countess) (i5838), b.1080-d.1130
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 AllRefer.com - house of AragOn (Spanish And Portuguese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
It was descended from Ramiro I of AragOn (1035–63), natural son of Sancho III of Navarre.
The kingdom of Majorca, with Roussillon and Cerdagne, was separate from 1276 to 1343; that of Sicily, from 1296 to 1409; and that of Naples, from 1458 to 1501.
Even when united under one ruler as they were under Alfonso V, the various possessions retained their distinct institutions, which continued to be important in diminished and varying degrees after the union of the crowns of AragOn and Castile.
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The marriage of Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon (1469) unified Christian Spain; in 1492, the last of al-Andalus was conquered and the Spanish conquest of the Americas began.
His marriage to Petronila of Aragon implied the union of the County of Barcelona and the Kingdom of Aragon in a new state, this union later being confirmed in the 14th century by Peter IV of Aragon ("Peter the Ceremonious").
Ramon Berenguer IV used "Aragon" as his primary title and name of his ruling house, which absorbed the House of Barcelona, abolished in 1150 for reasons of mutual convenience and by the will of the Count himself, as he relinquished his own lineage to benefit from a higher one.
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 Alfonso IV, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Alfonso IV, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona.
Before his accession he conquered (1323–24) Sardinia, where later a revolt involved him in war with Genoa and Pisa.
He was succeeded by his son, Peter IV.
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 Alfonso IV of Aragon - Definition, explanation
Alfonso IV of Aragon, surnamed the Kind (Catalan: Alfons el Benigne) was the king of Aragon and count of Barcelona (as Alfonso III) from 1327 to 1336.
Born in 1299 and died January 24 1366, he was the second son of James II of Aragon and Blanche of Anjou.
She was the sister of Alfonso XI of Castile and was murdered by her nephew Peter I of Castile.
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Alfonso X - AOL Research & Learn
His mother, Beatriz, was a daughter of the German king Philip of Swabia, and Alfonso's principal ambition was to become Holy Roman Emperor.
In 1257 he was elected by a faction of German princes as antiking to Richard, earl of Cornwall, but because of papal opposition and Spanish antagonism, he did not go to Germany, and in 1275 he finally renounced his claim to the imperial throne.
In his domestic policy, Alfonso's assertion of royal authority led to a rebellion of the nobles.
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 Chapter 11: A History of Aragon and Catalonia
Accordingly Alfonso spent Christmas at Barcelona, where he swore to observe the privileges of Catalonia and received the homage of his subjects for their fiefs.
Alfonso had already become involved in the disturbances which were then harassing Castile; Ferdinand IV had died in 1312, leaving a son under two years of age, Alfonso XI, who assumed the responsibilities of government in 1325.
Alfonso, however, was not in a position to pursue this advantage, in spite of the representations of the King of Castile.
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 James I King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
JAMES I, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona (James...Aragon and count of Barcelona (1213 76...the nobles, James soon consolidated...the French king renounced...succeeded in Aragon by his son...Majorca as James I...
1285, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona (1276 85) and king of Sicily (1282 85); son and successor of James I.
PETER II, king of Aragon 1174 1213, king of Aragon (1196 1213) and count of Barcelona, son and successor of Alfonso II.
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 Peter IV of Aragon - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
He deposed James III of Majorca and rejoined the Balearic Islands and Roussillon under the crown of Aragon.
Throughout his reign, Peter IV had frequent conflicts with the inquisitor general of Aragon, Nicolas Eymeric.
On 1347, he married Leonor of Portugal (1328-1348), daughter of Afonso IV of Portugal.
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 News | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Alfonso IV, called the Kind (also the Gentle or the Nice, Catalan: Alfons el Benigne) (1299 – 24 January 1336) was the King of Aragon
After widowing, Alfonso married Eleanor of Castile, who was betrothed to his brother James, who had refused to consummate the marriage.
She was the sister of Alfonso XI of Castile.
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 Alfonso IV of Aragon - Biography of Alfonso IV of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Alfonso IV of Aragon, surnamed the Kind (Catalan: Alfons el Benigne) was the king of
Aragon - Barcelona - 1327 - 1336 - 1299 - January 24 - 1366 - James II of Aragon - Blanche of Anjou
Alfonso XI of Castile - Peter I of Castile
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 700000 people connected with European Royalty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Maria Princess Of Aragon Maria [And Of Sicily]
Pedro IV The Aragon Valencia [And Mallorca]/ and Leonora Princess Of Sicily
Pedro IV The Aragon Valencia [And Mallorca]/ and Maria Princess Of Navarre
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 Kingdom of Aragon
Her husband, King Martin I was king of Aragon (1395-1410) and in 1409 he succeeded his son as King of Sicily, where he reigned one year.
She was regent in Aragón and Cataluña during her cousin and husband, Alfonso V's warfare in Italy, conquering Napoli from Giovanna II in 1442.
She was daughter of king Enrique III of Aragon and Catherine of Lancastre, had no children and lived (1401-58).
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 Historia de Aragón Historia de Aragón. zh2o ZH2O expo2008 expo 2008 expozaragoza2008 exposicion exposición Arte ...
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No comprenderas del todo Aragón si no conoces Chunta Aragonesista (también conocida como CHA) el único Partido Aragonés que defiende los intereses de los Aragoneses tanto en las Cortes de Aragón, como en las Cortes o Congreso de España, como en la Unión Europea
Para seguir la evolución del Aragonés de Aragón
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - SOLA, DE:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
During the thirteenth and first half of the fourteenth century the De Solas were in Aragon and Castile, and attained to high rank.
Don Baruch was born at the close of the thirteenth century, either at Barcelona or at Saragossa.
Born in Granada 1420; was a grandson of Jacob Alfonso de Sola, the son of Don Baruch (Bartolome) (No. 12).
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