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  AllRefer.com - Charles II, king of Naples (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles II (Charles the Lame), 1248–1309, king of Naples (1285–1309), count of Anjou and Provence, son and successor of Charles I.
In the war of the Sicilian Vespers between Charles I and Peter III of AragOn for possession of Sicily, Charles was captured (1284) in a naval battle by the Aragonese.
The war in Sicily against James (James II of AragOn), son and successor of Peter III, continued until James's renunciation of Sicily and recognition of Charles II as king in 1295.
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 Charles II of Naples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles was also to induce his cousin Charles of Valois to renounce for twenty thousand pounds of silver the kingdom of Aragon which given him by Pope Martin IV to punish Peter for having invaded Sicily, but which the Valois had never effectively occupied.
The ensuring war was fought on land and sea but Charles, though aided by the pope, his cousin Charles of Valois and James, was unable to conquer the island, and his son the prince of Taranto was taken prisoner at the battle of La Falconara in 1299.
Charles gave up all rights to Sicily and agreed to the marriage of his daughter Leonora and King Frederick; the treaty was ratified by the pope in 1303.
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 Charles I of Sicily - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles I (March 1227 (or 1226) - January 7, 1285) was the posthumous (or born ten months before father's death: sources suggest two possible birth years) son of King Louis VIII of France by Blanche of Castile.
In 1266 Charles was invested by Pope Clement IV with the kingship of Naples and Sicily, in return for expelling Manfred, son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II.
This was cemented by dynastic marriages: In 1270, Charles's heir Charles married Stephen's daughter, and Charles's daughter Elisabeth was betrothed to Stephen's only son and heir, the future Ladislaus IV of Hungary, whom she married in 1272 soon after Stephen's death.
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 Principality of Achaea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Prince William II Villehardouin was a poet and troubador, and his court had its own mint, literary culture, and form of spoken French.
In 1373 Philip II transferred his rights to his cousin and overlord, the queen Joan I of Naples, wife of James IV of Majorca, who, when he died in 1375, left the principality as a legacy to his wife and queen Joan, who at that point became more or less uncontested Princess of Achaia.
In 1383, Achaia was annexed by Charles III of Naples, successor and murderer of Joan I, who was grandson of John of Durazzo, at which point James of Baux was driven away.
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 Encyclopedia: Charles III of Naples
Charles III, King of Naples, also known as Charles II of Hungary and Charles of Durazzo, Charles the Short, reigned as King of Naples from 1382 to 1386 and as King of Hungary (under the name of King Károly II the Small) for one year only from 1385 to 1386.
As the great-grandchild of King Charles II of Naples, he was a cousin once removed to Queen Joan I (his father was Joan's first cousin) and also adopted by her as a child, since he was the only male of the senior Angevin line of Sicily.
However, Charles III (now also king of Hungary) was assassinated at Visegrád (Hungary) on February 24, 1386 (in a plot arranged by Elisabeth, widow of King Lajos I of Hungary) and was laid to rest in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia.
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 Encyclopedia: Charles II of Naples
Charles III of Valois (1270 - 1325) was the third son of Philip III of France and Isabella, daughter of James I. He was the father of Phillip VI, and uncle to three kings (Louis X, Phillip V, and Charles IV).
Charles Martel and Clementia were parents of the later Charles I of Hungary who managed to have the Hungarian throne in the beginning of 14th century and was crowned in 1308.
Charles Martel (September 8, 1271 - Naples August 12, 1295), also known as Charles I Martel, Charles Martel d Anjou, and (in Italian) Carlo Martello was the son of king Charles II of Naples and Maria of Hungary, the daughter of King Stephen V of Hungary.
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 Charles II, king of Naples. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
(Charles the Lame), 1248–1309, king of Naples (1285–1309), count of Anjou and Provence, son and successor of Charles I.
In the war of the Sicilian Vespers between Charles I and Peter III of Aragón for possession of Sicily, Charles was captured (1284) in a naval battle by the Aragonese.
The war in Sicily against James (James II of Aragón), son and successor of Peter III, continued until James’s renunciation of Sicily and recognition of Charles II as king in 1295.
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 Angevin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1266 when Charles was granted the crown of Naples and Sicily by the Pope in return for overthrowing the territories' Hohenstaufen rulers.
Charles was driven out of Sicily in 1282, but his successors ruled Naples until 1442.
In the 1350s, a junior branch of the Capet-Anjou was originated when King John II of France, of Valois line of Capetians, whose grandmother had been a princess of the senior Angevin line (eldest daughter of Charles II of Naples), gave the to his second son, Louis.
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 Angevin -> Second House of Anjou on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles was made count of Anjou by Louis, acquired Provence by marriage, and in 1266 was invested by the pope with the kingdom of Naples and Sicily as Charles I. Charles lost Sicily but retained Naples.
The Hungarian branch of Anjou began (1308) with Charles Robert (King Charles I of Hungary), a grandson of Charles II of Naples.
Charles I's son became king of Hungary and Poland as Louis I. Hungary passed to Louis's daughter Mary and to her husband Sigismund (later Holy Roman emperor), and Poland passed to Ladislaus II of Poland, husband of Louis's daughter Jadwiga.
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 Station Information - Charles III of Naples
Charles III, King of Naples, also known as Charles II of Hungary and Charles of Durazzo, reigned as King of Naples from 1381 to 1386 and as King of Hungary (under the name of King Károly II the Small) for one year only from 1385 to 1386.
As the great-grandchild of King Charles II of Naples, he was, even though a cousin to Queen Joan I, also adopted by her as a child.
Joan I was infatuated with Charles of Durazzo as long as she lived.
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 Pope Julius II - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pope Julius II Julius II, né Giuliano della Rovere (December 5, 1443 - February 21, 1513), was pope from 1503 to 1513.
From the beginning Julius II set himself with a courage and determination rarely equalled to rid himself of the various powers under which his temporal authority was almost overwhelmed.
He also convened a general council (that afterwards known as the Fifth Council of the Lateran) to be held at Rome in 1512, which, according to an oath taken on his election, he had bound himself to summon, but which had been delayed, he affirmed, on account of the occupation of Italy by his enemies.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles I, king of Naples and Sicily (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Charles I (Charles of Anjou), 1227–85, king of Naples and Sicily (1266–85), count of Anjou and Provence, youngest brother of King Louis IX of France.
Charles defeated (1266) Manfred at Benevento and defeated and executed Conradin in 1268.
Charles I was the founder of the first Angevin dynasty in Naples.
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 Knowledge King - Charles II of Naples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles II, known as the Lame (Fr le Boiteux) (ca 1248- d.
Naples August 1309) was the King of Naples, Sicily and Jerusalem and Prince of Salerno and a son of Charles I of Naples.
He went to Rieti, where the new Pope Nicholas IV, immediately absolved him from all the conditions he had sworn to observe, crowned him king of the Two Sidiies in 1289, and excommunicated King Alfonso III of Aragon.
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 Italy
It was the invasion of Italy by the French King Charles VIII in 1494 that disrupted the rule of the Medici.
Alessandro was appointed regent of the Netherlands by King Philip II of Spain at the height of the Dutch revolt.
Later, Joanna II of Naples left her rights to René I the Good of Anjou, but he was unable to hold off Alfonso V of Aragon and Sicily.
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 Hundred Years War Timeline 1381 - 1390
Charles of Durazzo, grandson of king Charles II of Naples and second cousin to queen Joanna marches to Naples, seizes the Kingdom and captures queen Joanna, taking the throne as Charles III.
Louis, duc de Anjou, President of the Council, departs France for Naples to claim the crown that is his by virtue of having been the adoptive heir of queen Joanna.
Pope Urban VI (Rome), against the advice of his cardinals, having traveled south to visit king Charles III of Naples, with whom relations had significantly deteriorated due to Charles failure to honor some promises concerning the pope's nephew, Francesco, is received by king Charles, but subsequently imprisoned on the night of his arrival.
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 Charles article - Charles first name Charles Darwin Charles Babbage Germanic churl Swedish - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles is a very common male first name.
Charles I of France (Charles II, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles the Bald)
Charles II of France (Charles III, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles the Fat)
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 Encyclopedia: May 5
Charles I (19 November 1600–30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 27 March 1625, until his death.
Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II Leopold II (born Peter Leopold Joseph) (Vienna, May 5, 1747 – Vienna, March 1, 1792) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1790 to 1792 and Grand-duke of Tuscany.
Napoleon III of France Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte (20 April 1808, Paris, France - 9 January 1873, Chislehurst, Kent, England) was a President of France, and later, Emperor of the French.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles III, king of Naples (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Adopted as a child by Joanna I of Naples, he later lived at the court of Louis I of Hungary.
In 1380, Pope Urban VI summoned Charles to dethrone Joanna because of her support of the antipope, Clement IV; Joanna repudiated Charles as her heir in favor of Louis of Anjou (see Louis I, king of Naples).
Charles repulsed attacks on Naples by Louis of Anjou.
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 Charles II, king of Naples
Charles II Charles II (Charles the Lame), 1248–1309, king of Naples (1285–1309), count of Anjou and Provence, son and successor of
between Charles I and Peter III of Aragón for possession of Sicily, Charles was captured (1284) in a naval battle by the Aragonese.
James II of Aragón), son and successor of Peter III, continued until James's renunciation of Sicily and recognition of Charles II as king in 1295.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg82 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Charles II King Of NAPLES [Parents] was born in 1254 in Napoli, Napoli, Italy.
Marguerite Princess Of SICILY & NAPLES was born in 1273.
Philippe Auguste II King Of FRANCE was born on 22 Aug 1165.
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 Articles - Robert of Naples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert the Wise, third but eldest surviving son of King Charles II of Naples the Lame, was Duke of Calabria (1296–1309), King of Naples and titular King of Jerusalem, and Count of Provence and Forcalquier (1309–1343).
While Robert's nephew Charles Robert of Anjou could as rightfully have succeeded, as the son of his elder brother, Charles Martel, i.e based on primogeniture, he was preoccupied with the capture of the Hungarian crown (which he accomplished in 1310) and did not press his claim on the crown.
Charles (1298–1328), Duke of Calabria (1309), Viceroy of Naples (1318)
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 (Cecely Floude Flood - Chimene )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles Constantine (Ct. of Vienne) (Abt 901 - Abt 962)
Charles II "The Bald" (Emperor) (13 JUN 823 - 6 OCT 877)
Charles or Lyderic (Ct. of Herlebec) (776 - 814)
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 Principality_of_Achaea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a result, Angevin kings of Naples gave Achaia as their fief to a series of their own relatives and creatures, who fought against Princess Margaret Villehardouin and her heirs.
In 1318 Louis of Burgundy died and king Robert of Naples deposed Matilda, and gave the principality to his brother John of Durazzo.
However, when Joan was imprisoned in Naples in 1381, another, much younger James, James of Baux, grandson of Catherine and nephew of Philip II, who 1374 had become Titular Emperor of Constantinople, used the opportunity and seized Achaia.
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 Charles I on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1288-1342, king of Hungary (1308-42), founder of the Angevin dynasty in Hungary; grandson of Charles II of Naples, who had married a daughter of Stephen V of Hungary.
On the death (1301) of Andrew III, last of the Arpad dynasty, Charles was the candidate of Pope Boniface VIII for the crown of St. Stephen, but the Hungarians elected Wenceslaus III of Bohemia; in 1308 the Hungarian diet at last chose Charles, who was crowned in 1310.
Prince Charles, center, poses with his sons, Prince Harry, left, and Prince William during their annual ski trip to Klosters, Switzerland, on March 31, 2005.
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 Capetian Kings
She md Edward II Plantagenet, King of England, 25 Jan 1307/08, son of Edward I Plantagenet, King of England, and Eleanor of Castile.
Charles I of Naples, King of Naples and Sicily, Count of Anjou, b 1220, d 1285.
Charles II of Naples, King of Naples, b abt 1248, d abt 6 May 1309.
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 Charles II --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When Elizabeth II became queen of England in 1952, her eldest son, Charles, became heir to the throne.
Usually known as the prince of Wales, Charles is also earl of Chester, duke of Cornwall, duke of Rothesay, earl of Carrick, and baron of Renfrew, among other titles.
The first Charles who ruled over the French was Charlemagne, whose name means “Charles the Great.” His reign belongs to the history of western Europe rather than to any one of the separate kingdoms, but he is usually considered to be the first in the line of French kings named Charles (see Charlemagne).
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