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  KINGDOM OF NAPLES - LoveToKnow Article on KINGDOM OF NAPLES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NAPLES, KINGDOM OF, the name conventionally given to the kingdom of Sicily on the Italian mainland (Sicily beyond the Pharos), to distinguish it from that of Sicily pr~pef (Sicily on this side of the Pharos, i.e.
In 1808 Napoleon conferred the crown of Spain on Joseph, and appointed Joachim Murat king of Naples.
The king was at Gaeta, whither the grand-duke of Tuscany and Pius IX.
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 Naples, kingdom of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During her reign began the struggle for succession between Charles of Durazzo (later Charles III of Naples) and Louis of Anjou (Louis I of Naples).
In 1816 Ferdinand merged Sicily and Naples and styled himself Ferdinand I, king of the Two Sicilies.
Ferrante of Naples: the statecraft of a Renaissance prince.
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 Charles III of Naples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the great-grandchild of King Charles II of Naples, he was a second cousin to Queen Joan I (both agnatically) and also adopted by her as a child, since he was the only male of the senior Angevin line of Sicily.
He marched on the Kingdom of Naples with a Hungarian army, defeated the King Consort Otto, and seized the city, the Queen, and the kingdom.
His son Ladislas of Naples succeeded him in Naples, while the regents of Mary of Hungary reinstated her as Queen of Hungary.
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 FERDINAND IV. - LoveToKnow Article on FERDINAND IV.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By the marriage con- tract the queen was to have a voice in the council of state after the birth of her first son, and she was not slow to avail herself of this means of political influence.
The king returned to Naples soon afterwards, and ordered wholesale arrests and executions of supposed Liberals, which continued until the French successes forced him to agree to a treaty in which amnesty for members of the French party was included.
The king indeed practically abdicated his power, appointing his son Francis regent, and the queen, at Bentincks instance, was exiled to Austria, where she died in 1814.
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Ferdinand I. King of Naples (1759-1806, 1815-25) as Ferdinand IV and of the Two Sicilies (1816-25) as Ferdinand I. Third son of Charles III of Spain; under regency of Bernardo Tanucci (1759-67); weak and inept ruler; m.
Became king of the Two Sicilies as Ferdinand I (1816); his tyrannical and absolutist rule brought on revolution of 1820; forced to grant a constitution; with aid of Austria overthrew constitutional government (1821); thereafter an era of cruel vengeance and repression.
King of Naples (1386-1414) and of Hungary (1390-1414).
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 Frederick IV of Naples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Frederick IV (April 19, 1452 - November 9, 1504), was King of Naples from 1496 to 1501.
A combination of King Louis XII of France and Frederick's famous cousin King Ferdinand II of Aragon had continued the claim of Louis's predecessor, King Charles VIII of France, to Naples and Sicily.
In 1501 they deposed Frederick; Naples initially went to Louis, but by 1504 a falling-out led to Naples' seizure by Ferdinand, after which it remained part of the Spanish possessions until the end of the War of the Spanish Succession.
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King Ladislas of Naples, the Magnanimous (February 11, 1377–August 6, 1414), was King of Naples and titular King of Jerusalem and Sicily, titular Count of Provence and Forcalquier 1386–1414, and titular King of Hungary 1390–1414.
Son of Charles III and Margherita of Durazzo, he became the King of Naples from the age of nine (1386) under his mother's regency.
King Ladislas first attempted to subjugate those fiefs by a war and besieging the lady, but did not succeed in capturing her castle.
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 Naples:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert of Anjou (231), King of Arles, is the grandson of the first Angevin King of Naples.
King Robert is the great-grandson of Louis VIII of France (in the direct male line,) through the latter's youngest son, Charles, who became King of Naples by papal dispensation in 1265, and on the battlefield in 1266 and 1268.
Naples was never firmly held by the French and for several generations after the Hundred Years War French armies periodically campaigned in Italy to get it back.
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Naples was founded by Greeks from Cumæ, and Cumæ, according to Mommsen, is the Palæopolis to which Livy refers as existing not far from Naples and as being allied with the latter city against the Samnites.
Naples, also, was obliged to receive the Samnites within its walls and to give to them participation in the government of the city, which explains her ambiguous conduct towards Rome during the Samnite War (325 B. In its alliance with Rome, Naples furnished only ships.
Naples then became the capital of the kingdom, to which, however, Peter III of Aragon laid claim on account of his marriage to a daughter of Manfred.
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 Encyclopedia: May 5
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Alfonso V of Castile, king of Asturias and León, son of Bermudo II by his second wife Elvira of Castile, reigned 999-1027, and was the first who used the title of king of Castile.
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 WHKMLA : War ocer Naples, 1459-1462
King Alfonso V. of Aragon in 1442 had added the Kingdom of Naples to the Aragonese possessions; however, the previous Angevin dynasty still had significant support among the kingdpm's nobles.
The Kingdom of Naples since 1458 was ruled by King Ferdinand (Ferrante), illegitimate son of King Alfonso V. of Aragon.
King Ferrante remained distrustful of the barons and continued to pursue a policy which aimed at strengthening royal authority at the expense of the barons, who, in turn, conspired to revolt again (Conspiracy of the Barons, 1485-1487).
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 Ferdinand II 1810-1859   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ferdinand II (1810-1859), King of the Two Sicilies, was the first monarch against whom revolution erupted in 1848, the fir st to concede a constitution, and the first to initiate a successful counter-revolutionary movement.
Threatened with the loss of Sicily, confronted by uprisings in the provinces of Salerno and Cilento, intimidated by a massive demonstration in Naples on January 27 in favor of a constitution and upset by the weakness of conservative regimes in Italy and beyond, Ferdinand bent.
Meanwhile on the mainland elections, based on a restricted suffrage, sent to Naples deputies, who, although mostly moderate, were determined to make the constitution conceded in January more democratic, and, in effect, give constituent powers to the legislative assembly.
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 Ferdinand IV, King of Naples - Olga's Gallery
Ferdinand (1751-1825), son of Charles III of Spain, was king of Naples as Ferdinand IV from 1759 to 1806, and king of the Two Sicilies as Ferdinand I from 1816 to 1825.
Ferdinand became king of Naples as a boy when his father ascended the Spanish throne (1759) as Charles III.
The Republic was defeated in June 1799, and Ferdinand returned to Naples, where he put to death the Republic's supporters, violating the terms of their surrender.
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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).
He was made King of Naples and Sicily in 1309, after the death of his father Charles II, his reign being blessed by Pope Clement V.
King Robert I was nicknamed "the peace-maker of Italy" due to the years of significant changes he made to Naples.
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 Naples sailor the proud ‘father’ of 31 kids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
King, of the Naples-based Military Sealift Command Europe headquarters, visits the Piccola di Casa Nazareth orphanage in nearby Lago Patria where he is a surrogate “father” to its 31 children.
King is looking to help the orphanage with everything from replacing its old computer to holding typical American barbecues.
When King returns from a temporary assignment, he’ll be reading to children at the base housing area library and his wife will help kids learn arts and crafts.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/1079274/posts   (993 words)

 Ferdinand IV, King of Naples by MENGS, Anton Raphael
The king commissioned the artist to execute the frescoes of the new Royal Palace and to portray the important persons belonging to the Court.
Ferdinand I (1751-1825) king of the Two Sicilies (1816-25) who earlier (1759-1806), as Ferdinand IV of Naples, led his kingdom in its fight against the French Revolution and its liberal ideas.
In 1806 Napoleon's army captured Naples, forcing Ferdinand's flight to Sicily, where, yielding to British pressure to mitigate his absolutist rule, he removed Maria Carolina from the court, appointed his son Francis as regent, and granted the Sicilians a constitution.
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 AllRefer.com - Louis II, king of Naples (Italian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Louis II 1377–1417, king of Naples (1384–1417), duke of Anjou, count of Provence, son and successor of Louis I of Naples.
In 1389 the antipope Clement VII (Robert of Geneva) invested him with the kingdom, Lancelot, rival claimant of Naples, having been expelled in 1386.
Louis took possession of Naples in 1390, but he was ousted in turn by Lancelot in 1399.
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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.
He became senator of Rome (1263, 1265–78) and undertook to champion the papal cause against Manfred in the kingdom of Naples and Sicily.
The ensuing war against the Sicilian rebels and Peter III of AragOn, chosen by the rebels as king of Sicily, continued under Charles's son and successor, Charles II.
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 Naples:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Robert of Anjou (231), King of Arles, presently on the throne, and Giovanna, his granddaughter (who is not the heir for Arles, however, even though she is the closest relative.
King of France (although there were a few other, lower ranking, contenders) if the latter is a Capetian.
Pedro IV Berenguer (197), King of Aragon, through his great- grandfather Pedro III, who wed the grand-daughter of Frederick II of Hohenstaufen.
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 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles (February 24, 1500 - September 21 1558) was Holy Roman Emperor (as Charles V) from 1519-1558; he was also King of Spain from 1516-1556, officially as Charles I of Spain, although often referred to as Charles V ("Carlos Quinto" or "Carlos V") in Spain and Latin America.
He also famously said: "I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men and German to my horse." His first language was French, but he was a lifelong enemy of the king of France.
After the death of his grandfather Ferdinand in 1516, Charles became joint-king of Castile with his mother Joanna of Castile (who was insane), and also inherited Aragon, Navarre, Granada, Naples, Sicily, Sardinia, and Spanish America.
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 Chapter Chapter 23 of Valperga by Mary Shelley
Robert, king of Naples, was at the head of the Guelph army at Genoa.
The king of Naples had fitted out a fleet to go and attack the king of Sicily, who was a protector of the Ghibelines.
The fire was seen by the galley, in which the eldest son of king Robert was embarked, and which bore down to his relief.
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 Philip II, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Philip II, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily.
1527–98, king of Spain (1556–98), king of Naples and Sicily (1554–98), and, as Philip I, king of Portugal (1580–98).
The only major military success of Philip’s later reign was the conquest of Portugal, to which he had a claim as the son of Isabella of Portugal, daughter of Manuel I. When King Henry of Portugal died (1580) without issue, Alba overran the country, and Philip was recognized as king by the Portuguese Cortes.
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 of Naples Family Genealogy
- king of Naples and Sicily (1266–85), count of Anjou and Provence, youngest brother of King Louis IX of France.
The posthumous son of King Louis Viii of France, Charles I (1227-1285) was created count of Anjou by his elder brother King Louis Ix in 1246, founding the second Angevin dynasty.
- 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.
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