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  Montferrat - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
With the extinction of the Paleologo line, Emperor Charles V gave (1536) Montferrat to the Gonzaga family of Mantua, despite the claims of the house of Savoy.
The Treaty of Cherasco (1631) assigned parts of Montferrat to the house of Savoy, and the rest (including Casale) followed the fortunes of the duchy of Mantua and passed to the Nevers (French) branch of the Gonzaga family.
All of Montferrat was recognized by the Peace of Utrecht (1713) as belonging to the house of Savoy.
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 Montferrat travel: Visit, Maps, History, France - Provence Beyond
Montferrat, sitting off to the side of the Draguignan-Comps road, looks a littly shabby as you go by.
The commune purchased part of the domain in 1300, and Hélion de Villeneuve, brother of Sainte Roseline gave the village a franchise.
Montferrat "descended" from its perched location in the 14th century.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Montferrat
Montferrat was created a marquisate held by the Aleramo family, and its
Gonzaga GONZAGA [Gonzaga], Italian princely house that ruled Mantua (1328-1708), Montferrat (1536-1708), and Guastalla (1539-1746).
It became the capital of the marquisate of Montferrat in 1435 and was
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 Search Results for "Montferrat"
Montferrat was created a marquisate held by the Aleramo family, and its rulers played an important role in the Crusades.
The family name is derived from the castle of Gonzaga, a...
It became the capital of the marquisate of Montferrat...
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 Index to royal Genealogical Data - ordered by lastname - part 54
Montferrat, Bonifacio IV of, Margrave of Montferrat, b.
Montferrat, Teodoro I of, Margrave of Montferrat, b.
Montferrat, Teodoro II of, Margrave of Montferrat, b.
www.hull.ac.uk /php/cssbct/genealogy/royal/gedx54.html   (391 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Geoffroi de Villehardouin
After the death of Thibaud III he assisted in electing Boniface de Montferrat as leader of the Crusade (1201).
He took part in the expedition against the Bulgars (1205) and, after the defeat of the Crusaders at Adrianople (April, 1205) and the disappearance of the emperor, he rallied the army and valiantly directed its retreat.
His account of the Conquest of Constantinople, "dictated" to him after 1207, is a narration of all the events in which the author took part and of which he was a witness.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15430b.htm   (717 words)

 Montferrat University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Montferrat University is an International University in the true sense of the word - a community of Professors from North America and European Union organized to provide instruction and University Degrees to professionally experienced, qualified adults.
The methods used to assess the background and qualifications of an applicant are based upon factors and procedures utilized by major human resource organizations when evaluating the knowledge gained by applicants from work and life experiences to determine how that knowledge is comparable to traditional college degree.
Montferrat University is registered as degree-granting educational foundation (Stiftung) in Liechtenstein.
www.montferrat-uni.net /web/index.php?home=1&lang=0&PHPSESSID=eaaf9e607a080de2860e64a1d1422167   (467 words)

 Gonzaga — FactMonster.com
He acquired (1539) the county of Guastalla, which remained with his direct descendants until their extinction in 1746; in 1748 it was annexed to the duchy of Parma.
Its claim was strengthened by the marriage of Maria Gonzaga, sole heiress of the senior line, to Charles de Rethel, son of the duke of Nevers.
The Nevers branch ultimately won with the signing of the Treaty of Cherasco (1631) and ruled Mantua and Montferrat until it in turn became extinct (1708) during the War of the Spanish Succession.
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 Conrad of Montferrat Arrives Off St. Jean d'Acre: July 13, 1187
Conrad of Montferrat had been awake and restlessly prowling the deck of the galley since before the sun rose out of the sea to the east.
As the eldest of the two surviving sons of William, the Marquis of Montferrat, Conrad was heir to a famous principality in the fat lands of the Italian Piedmont.
Strategically situated between Turin on the west and Tortona to the east, the principality of Montferrat was an important player in the power politics of the Holy Roman Empire, and the connections of its ruling family stretched from Germany to Constantinople to Jerusalem.
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 Montferrat — FactMonster.com
With the extinction of the Paleologo line, Emperor Charles V gave (1536) Montferrat to the
The Treaty of Cherasco (1631) assigned parts of Montferrat to the house of
Gonzaga - Gonzaga, Italian princely house that ruled Mantua (1328–1708), Montferrat (1536–1708),...
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In 1536 Montferrat passes to the husband of the Heiress Margaret, Duke Frederick II Gonzaga of Mantua (Mantova).
Under Frederick's son William (XII), Montferrat itself was raised to the status of a Duchy, but then in 1708 it was asorbed by Savoy.
Nevertheless, Yolanda (d.1317), the heiress of Montferrat, married the Emperor Andronicus II Palaeologus, and it was her son Theodore who inherited Montferrat.
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 Boniface of Montferrat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1150–1207) was Marquess of Montferrat and the leader of the Fourth Crusade.
He was the third son of William V of Montferrat and Judith of Babenberg, born after his father's return from the Second Crusade.
By now, Boniface was Marquess of Montferrat, following the deaths of his father in 1191 and of Conrad, the newly elected King of Jerusalem, in 1192.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boniface_of_Montferrat   (1473 words)

 MONTFERRAT, COUNT OF - Online Information article about MONTFERRAT, COUNT OF
Boniface of Montferrat, the younger brother of Conrad, who was chosen See also:
Haus; in Gothic it is only found in gudhiss, a temple; it may be ultimately connected with the root of " hide," conceal)
house of Montferrat its connexion with the East.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /MOL_MOS/MONTFERRAT_COUNT_OF.html   (918 words)

 Rea Genealogy - pafg146 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Beatrix de Montferrat married Guigues de Viennois, Dauphin de Viennois.
Beatrix de Viennois, Dauphinee de Viennois was born 1161 and died 15 Dec 1228.
Alice de Montferrat [Parents] was born about 1105.
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The Marquis Boniface of Montferrat rode all along the shore to the palace of Bucoleon, and when he arrived there it surrendered, on condition that the lives of all therein should be spared.
At the same time that this palace was surrendered to the Marquis Boniface of Montferrat, did the palace of Blachernae surrender to Henry, the brother of Count Baldwin of Flanders, on condition that no hurt should be done to the bodies of those who were therein.
Then was it proclaimed throughout the host by the Marquis Boniface of Montferrat, who was lord of the host, and by the barons, and by the Doge of Venice, that all the booty should be collected and brou-ht together, as had been covenanted under oath and pain of excommunication.
history.hanover.edu /courses/excerpts/344vil.html   (1961 words)

 thePeerage.com - Baldwin V of Jerusalem, King of Jerusalem and others
He was the son of William VII de Montferrat, Count of Jaffa and Ascalon and Sybil of Jerusalem, Queen of Jerusalem.
She was the daughter of Conrad, Marquis de Montferrat and Isabella d'Anjou, Queen of Jerusalem.
He married, firstly, Maria de Montferrat, Queen of Jerusalem, daughter of Conrad, Marquis de Montferrat and Isabella d'Anjou, Queen of Jerusalem, on 15 September 1210.
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 Amazon.com: Montferrat: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Colombo of the Castle of Cuccaro in Montferrat.
The Marquis of Montferrat (France) led the fourth Crusade.
Bar, the Duke of Burgundy, and the Mar- quis of Montferrat brought all their vassals to swell the train, and in...
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Blessed Margaret of Savoy
Marchioness of Montferrat, born at Pignerol in 1382; died at Alba, 23 November, 1464.
She was the only daughter of Louis of Savoy, Prince of Achaia, and of Bonne, daughter of Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy, and was given in marriage in 1403 to Theodore, Marquis of Montferrat, a descendant of the Greek emperors, the Palæologi, and widower of Jeanne, daughter of the duke of Bar and of Lorraine.
On 13 December, 1464, her remains were placed in a simple tomb; in 1481 they were transferred to a different and much more beautiful sepulchre built in her monastery at the expense of William, Marquis of Montferrat.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09655b.htm   (379 words)

 Montferrat University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
We at Montferrat University respect the privacy of our students.
That is why we do not ask for you credit card information.
Montferrat University will not divulge any information about its students to any third parties without the student's written request.
www.montferrat-uni.net /web/index.php?category=Tuition&PHPSESSID=eaaf9e607a080de2860e64a1d1422167   (210 words)

 Outremer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reynald of Sidon, recently fled from Hattin, was actually negotiating the surrender when a ship sailed into the harbor.
On board was Conrad of Montferrat, who had a number of connections with the Holy Land.
A few days later, Saladin paraded old William of Montferrat before the city walls, threatening to kill him if Conrad did not surrender.
crusades.boisestate.edu /Outremer/34.shtml   (400 words)

 Montferrat - Provence Web
On the road which leads to the Gorges de Verdon halfway between the sea and the mountains, is Montferrat, the last village before the military camp Canjuers.
One cannot speak of Montferrat without mentioning the military camp Canjuers, one of the largest training centers in Europe, which is partly on village land and continues on to the north.
The little road that leads to Comps runs through a portion of it which is open to the public, but parking is forbidden.
www.provenceweb.fr /e/var/montferr/montferr.htm   (241 words)

 reagenealogy - pafg176 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Joseph White was born on 8 Mar 1729.
Gerberge of Italy [Parents].Gerberge married Aledran, Marquis de Montferrat.
William I, Marquis de Montferrat died in 1060.
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 Rea Genealogy - pafg157 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Elizabeth Cornish was born about 1475 and died about 1547.
William II, Marquis de Montferrat [Parents] was born 1126.
William II, Marquis de Montferrat married Otta of Aglie.
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 WHKMLA : History of Savoy-Piemont, 1610-1660
In 1612 the succession to the counties of Montferrat and Mantua was contested; Savoy-Piemont and Spain both claimed Montferrat; sidelines of the Gonzaga dynasty were reinstated.
The conflict with Spain over Montferrat again broke out in 1626; in 1626 the Spanish laid siege to Casale.
In 1629, Richelieu had Savoy proper was occupied by the French; French forces crossed the Alps, occupied Pinerolo (Cardinal Mazarin, active as diplomat mediating in international negotiations, was credited for having permitted Pinerolo to fall to the French; he won Richelieu's favour and would later become his successor in Versailles).
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 The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett : Arthur's Classic Novels
More: by marriage, by robbery on that great plan where it ceases to be robbery and is called warfare, by treaty and nice use of the balances, there was no reason why kingship should not have been theirs, or in their blood.
With Philip of France was Conrad of Montferrat, a large, pale, ruminating Italian, full of bluster and thick blood.
This put Montferrat, who was standing, sadly out of countenance, for he considered himself (as perhaps he was) the superior of any man uncrowned.
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 Assassin's Creed
You are one of the Hashashin, a cult group of Shia Muslims that begins undertaking assasinations for political (not religous) reasons.
You are looking for William of Montferrat (presumably William V of Montferrat, who died in 1191, around the time of the siege of Acre).
While not much is known about William's death, his successor, Conrad of Montferrat, was murdered by a Hashashin.
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 Montferrat, Village du Haut-Var - 83131 (Les Passions de Marie-Line)
Montferrat, Village du Haut-Var - 83131 (Les Passions de Marie-Line)
A 15 kilomètres au dessus de Draguignan, sur la route des Gorges du Verdon, Montferrat est niché au creux des collines, dans un écrin de verdure.
Montferrat est bâti sur une mine de fer.
passionline.free.fr /HautVar/Montferrat/Montferrat.htm   (242 words)

 Rentals France, Montferrat - Ammare aux Anges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Montferrat - Ammare aux Anges - ref 1155
Style :Californian style villa on secluded property dominating the village only 2km away.
Contact Us Montferrat is situated in Dracénois country, in the heart of the Var.
www.rentals-france.net /uk/location.php?ref=1155&debut=0&search=montferrat   (372 words)

 Montferrat - Provence Web
Sur la route menant aux Gorges du Verdon, à mi-distance entre la mer et la montagne, Montferrat est le dernier village de l'arrière pays avant le camp militaire de Canjuers.
On ne peut parler de Montferrat sans faire référence au camps militaire de Canjuers, un des plus grands centres d'entrainement d'Europe, qui est en partie sur la commune et continue au nord.
La petite route menant à Comps le traverse en partie, elle est ouverte au public et seuls le stationnement y est interdit.
www.provenceweb.fr /f/var/montferr/montferr.htm   (283 words)

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