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  James II of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James II, King of Aragon (10 August 1267 2 November 1327), in Spanish Jaime II, in Catalan Jaume II, also James II of Barcelona, called The Just (Catalan: El Just) was the second son of Peter III of Aragon and Constance of Sicily.
He succeeded his father as King of Sicily in 1285, and was then known as "James I of Sicily." Upon his brother Alfonso III's death in 1291, he succeeded also to the throne of Aragon.
Married firstly with Blanca, daugther of Philip I of Taranto, and secondly with Maria, daughter of Jaime of Aragon.
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 James - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
James VI of Scotland and I of England
James VII and II's son, James Francis Edward Stuart, the "Old Pretender," was called by the Jacobites James VIII of Scotland and III of England.
James is the name of a band from Manchester, England, formed in 1982 and, according to reports, dissolved sometime in 2001, probably best known for their hit single, "Laid".
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> James   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
James I of England (James VI of Scotland) (1566–1625) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland, and was the first Sovereign to reign in the three realms simultaneously
James II of England (James VII of Scotland) (1633–1701) was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1685 to 1688, and was the last Catholic monarch to reign over England, Scotland, or Ireland
James I of Aragon (1208–1276), surnamed the Conqueror, was the king of Aragon, count of Barcelona and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276
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 james - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
James */dʒeɪmz/ is a popular name worldwide, and the most popular name for a male in the United States.
James II of England (James VII of Scotland)
James is the common abbreviation of the Epistle of James/Letter of James in the Bible, New Testament
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Charles II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
CHARLES II [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 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.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Charles2Nap.asp   (432 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Charles II, king of Naples (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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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 HISTORY OF THE FLAG IN THE CATALAN COUNTRIES
To the second son, James II, corresponded the Kingdom of Majorca, the counties of Cerdanya and Roselló and the fief of Montpellier.
Since James II possessed the kingdom as fief of Peter II, the flag used was the same in both kingdoms.
His brother James of Sicily was proclaimed king of the Catalan c ounties, Valencia and Aragon (James II) and in 1295 renounced Sicily receiving in exchange Corsica and Sardinia, whose conquest to the Genoeses was long, ending the conquest of the second in 1325, little before his death (1327).
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 Pyrenees Guide .com - James I of Aragon, the Conqueror   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
James I of Aragon (Spanish: Jaime I, Catalan: Jaume I) (Montpellier February 2, 1208 — July 27, 1276), surnamed the Conqueror, was the king of Aragon, count of Barcelona and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276.
Constanza of Aragon (1239-1269), married Juan Manuel of Castile, son of Ferdinand III of Castile
At the close of his life King James divided his states between his sons by Yolande of Hungary, Peter receiving the Hispanic possessions on the mainland and James, the Kingdom of Majorca (the Balearic Islands and the counties of Roussillon and Cerdagne) and the Lordship of Montpellier, a division which inevitably produced fratricidal conflicts.
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Aragon did homage to Castile for her territory on the western bank of the Ebro, until the twelfth century, as did Navarre, Portugal, and, at a later period, the Moorish kingdom of Granada.
James, mounted on a milk-white steed, and bearing aloft the banner of the cross, was seen hovering in the air, to rally their broken squadrons, and lead them on to victory.
FOOTNOTES [1] Aragon was formally released from this homage in 1177, and Portugal in 1264.
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 AllRefer.com - James II, king of AragOn and count of Barcelona (Spanish And Portuguese History, Biography) - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
James II c.1260–1327, king of AragOn and count of Barcelona (1291–1327), king of Sicily (1285–95).
James defended Sicily against the claims of Charles II of Naples until 1295, when he relinquished the island in exchange for the title to Sardinia and Corsica.
James was succeeded in AragOn by his son Alfonso IV.
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 Chapter 4: The Worlds of Alfonso the Learned and James the Conqueror   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
King James, upon accession to the throne of Aragon, had one major ambition: reconquest of the land occupied by the Muslims on the periphery of the lands he already held.
(James I on his deathbed donned the older habit of the Cistercians.) Not all preachers were equally popular with their superiors, as can be seen from the story of Fra Jaume Moxó, a Franciscan who lived in the early part of the fourteenth century.
James may have been blessed by providence; his reign was indeed favored bv the recent creation of the Dominican and Franciscan orders, which he was astute enough to enlist in his cause.
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 Order of Mercy
James II of Aragon, in a document dated August 1318, attests to the existence of this monastery as a work accomplished by the generosity of Wilfred.
James I of Aragon (the Conqueror), the great grandson of King Raymond Berenquer IV and Queen Petronila, consented to the foundation of the Order of Mercy by Saint Peter Nolasco.
This is attested to by the royal decree by Zaragoza and among others as well –James II of Aragon and Peter IV of Aragon, the historian-king.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pope Boniface VIII
James II had been crowned King of Sicily at Palermo in 1286, and had thereby incurred the sentence of excommunication for daring to usurp a fief of the Holy See.
On his succession to the throne of Aragon, after the death of his brother Alfonso III, in 1291, James agreed to surrender Sicily to Charles II on condition that he should receive the latter's daughter, Blanche of Naples, in marriage, together with a dowry of 70,000 pounds of silver.
Gröne, a German Catholic historian of the popes, says of Boniface (II, 164) that while his utterances equal in importance those of Gregory VII and Innocent III, the latter were always more ready to act, Boniface to discourse; they relied on the Divine strength of their office, Boniface on the cleverness of his canonical deductions.
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 WHKMLA : History of Aragon : 1282-1479
What is indicated as the Kingdom of Aragon on many historical maps in fact was a conglomerate of territories which were held together by the ruling dynasty, but otherwise managed on their own.
Aragon proper, capital Zaragoza, was the largest of these territories and was always listed prominent (first) among the dynasty's many titles.
The Kingdom of Aragon feateured prominently in it, because in the core union of Aragon and Catalonia (Barcelona), the Kingdom of Aragon outranked the County of Barcelona.
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The old cathedral, last used for public worship in 1707, is a very interesting late Romanesque building, with Gothic and Mauresque additions; but the interior was much defaced by its conversion into barracks after 1717.
By situation the key of Catalonia and Aragon, it was from a very early period an important military station.
of Aragon founded a university at Lerida, which achieved some repute in its day, but was suppressed in 1717, when the university of Cervera was founded.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /correction/edit?locale=en&content_id=40326   (548 words)

  
 Ramon Llull (1232-1316)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was eventually appointed seneschal to the young James II of Majorca, who received the island from his father in 1253.
In Paris he began his long conflict with the Latin Averroists and found a new and powerful patron in Philip the Fair of France, nephew of James II; James was now weakened by the loss of Majorca in I285 to nephew Alfonso III of Aragon.
At the court of James II of Aragon, Llull received permission to proselytize the Moors within James's realm, and dedicated more works to him and his wife, Blanche of Anjou, before returning to Majorca.
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 Historical Essay
Roger II, previously count of Sicily, claims kingship of Sicily, Apulia, and Capua (1130); overcomes opposition of Pope Innocent II by defeating and capturing the pope.
Peter II Louis, inheriting the throne at the age of four, is unable to establish a strong government and accepts a tributary relationship to the papacy.
Mary is taken to Aragon and married to Martin 'the Younger' (grandson of John II of Aragon); they return with a military force (1392), defeat the opposing barons, and rule jointly until Mary's death (1402).
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 1327 - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The first unified government of England came with the conquest of the Danish in northern England by Edward the Elder.
Edward II (1284-1327), Plantagenet king of England (1307-1327), whose incompetence and distaste for government finally led to his deposition and...
James II (of Aragón), known as the Just (1260?-1327), king of Sicily from 1285 to 1291, and of Aragón from 1291 to 1327.
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 Raymund Lull, First Missionary to the Moslems [Chapter 2]
Aragon, Lull's father served in the army of conquest.
According to one authority, "the genius and maxims of the court were purely republican." The kings were elective, while the real exercise of power was In the hands of the Cortes, an assembly consisting of the nobility, the equestrian order, the representatives of cities, and the clergy.
It was in the Franciscan church, and not at the court of Aragon, that he received his final call and made his decision to forsake all and become a preacher of righteousness.
www.bible.ca /islam/library/Zwemer/Lull/chap2.htm   (1856 words)

  
 James II, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
James II, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona.
James II, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona
James was succeeded in Aragón by his son Alfonso IV.
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 Kingdoms of Italy - Naples & Sicily
Pedro III of Aragon is invited in, and the Aragonese line begins in Sicily, with the Anjevins continuing to rule Naples.
Alfonso V of Aragon, King of Naples and Sicily.
After uniting Spain, Ferdinand II of Aragon deposes his cousin in Naples and unites Sicily and Naples to the Spanish crown.
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She was born in 1271 and was the daughter of Peter III, future King of Aragon, in Spain.
She was a peace maker even at an early age, reconciling her grandfather, King James, with her father, whose quarreling nature was dividing the kingdom.
Also a war between that cousin and her brother, James II of Aragon was averted through her mediation.
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 MOC - Genealogi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
King James = (3) Theresa Gil de Vidaure and in his will in Montpellier 1272 legitimated their two sons born before the marriage and allowed the succession to pass through them on the failure of the legitimate male lines.
On the extinction of the House of Urgel in 1433 and the House of Ribagorza in 1434 the line of the P of Cassano became Heads of the House of Aragon.
After the death of the last P of Cassano the heads of the different branches of the Paternò family met in family council at Palermo and recognised that the family's royal rights were vested in Don Mario Paternò Castello Guttadauro d'Emmanuel s.
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 Ramon_Llull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Llull was well educated, and became the tutor of James II of Aragon.
Swift does not mention Llull by name, but that passage can only be a parody of his method.
Llull was vocally opposed by the Grand Inquisitor of Aragon, Nicolau Aymerich.
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 James II, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona
James II James II, c.1260–1327, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona (1291–1327), king of Sicily (1285–95).
Charles II of Naples until 1295, when he relinquished the island in exchange for the title to Sardinia and Corsica.
Frederick II James was succeeded in Aragón by his son Alfonso IV.
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 James - TheBestLinks.com - Bible, England, Epistle of James, Jesus, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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James is a popular name worldwide, and the most popular name for a male in the United States.
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