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  Alfonso II of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alfonso II of Aragon (Alfons I of Provence and Barcelona, 1152-1196), known as the Chaste or the Troubadour was king of Aragon and count of Barcelona from 1162 to 1196.
Alfonso's involvement in the affairs of Languedoc, which will cost the life of his successor, Peter II of Aragon, for the moment proved highly beneficial, strengthening Catalonian trade and stimulating emigration from the north to colonise the newly reconquered lands in Aragon.
Peter II of Aragon (I of Barcelona), b.
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 Peter II of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter II of Aragon (1174 September 12, 1213), surnamed the Catholic, was the king of Aragon (as Pedro II) and count of Barcelona (as Pere I) from 1196 to 1213.
Peter returned from Las Navas in autumn 1212 to find that Simon de Montfort had conquered Toulouse, exiling Count Raymond VI of Toulouse, who was Peter's brother-in-law and vassal.
Peter himself was caught in the thick of fighting, and being clad in ordinary armor, was mistaken for a common knight.
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 Aragón   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Count Raymond Berangar of Catalonia (Barcelona) married Petronilla, daughter of Ramiro II of Aragón, on whose abdication in 1137 the two realms were united.
In 1209, Holy Roman emperor Frederick II married Constance of Aragón.
Peter II of Aragón was killed in 1213 fighting the French invasion of Toulouse led by Simon de Montfort.
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 Peter III of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter III of Aragon (Catalan: Pere) (1239 – November 11, 1285, also Peter I of Valencia, Peter II of Barcelona), known as the Great, was the king of Aragon and Valencia and count of Barcelona from 1276 to 1285.
Peter himself was the direct descendant and the heir-general of Mafalda of Hauteville, daughter of Robert Guiscard, Duke of Apulia, the Norman conqueror, and his official wife Sigelgaita of Salerno, a Langobard princess.
Peter left Aragon to his eldest son Alfonso III of Aragon, and Sicily to his second son James I of Sicily.
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 PETER (PEDRO) (SPANISH KINGS) - LoveToKnow Article on PETER (PEDRO) (SPANISH KINGS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
PETER II., king of Aragon (I 1741213), son of Alphonso II.
Peter none the less showed the greatest personal valour, and his body, recognizable by his lofty stature and personal beauty, was found on the field after the rout (Sept. 12, 1213).
Peter began to reign at the age of sixteen, and found himself subjected to the control of his mother and her favorites.
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 AllRefer.com - Peter II, king of AragOn (Spanish And Portuguese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Peter II, king of AragOn, Spanish And Portuguese History, Biographies
Peter II 1174–1213, king of AragOn (1196–1213) and count of Barcelona, son and successor of Alfonso II.
In 1213, Peter went to the assistance of his brother-in-law Raymond VI of Toulouse and his own vassals in France against Simon de Montfort, leader of the Albigensian Crusade.
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 James I of Aragon - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
James I of Aragon (Catalan: Jaume I, Spanish: Jaime 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.
Peter endeavoured to placate the northern crusaders by arranging a marriage between his son James and Simon's daughter, entrusting the boy to be educated in Montfort's care in 1211, but Peter was soon forced to take up arms against them, and he was slain at the Battle of Muret September 12, 1213.
Constanza of Aragon (1239-1269), married Juan Manuel of Castile
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 AllRefer.com - Peter III, king of AragOn and king of Sicily (Spanish And Portuguese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Peter III (Peter the Great), 1239?–1285, king of AragOn and count of Barcelona (1276–85) and king of Sicily (1282–85); son and successor of James I. In 1280 he established Aragonese influence on the northern shores of Africa.
Peter's Sicilian venture was unpopular with the Aragonese nobility and towns, and he was compelled to grant them wide privileges to quell their opposition.
Peter was succeeded in AragOn by his eldest son, Alfonso III, and in Sicily by his second son, James (later James II of AragOn).
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 Encyclopedia: James II of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
Peter III of Aragon (1239 - November 11, 1285, also Peter I of Valencia, Peter II of Barcelona), known as the Great, was the king of Aragon and Valencia and count of Barcelona from 1276 to 1285.
Frederick III (1272—1337), King of Sicily, was the third son of King Peter III of Aragon and Sicily, and of Constance, daughter of Manfred.
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 28th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Alberic de Dammartin II, Count of Dammartin "Aubrey" was born circa 1135 in Dammartin-en-Goële (in the modern département of Seine-et-Marne).
Pedro de Aragon II, King of Aragon "Peter the Catholic" was born 1174 and married 5 Jun 1204.
Henri de Brabant II, Duke of Brabant was born circa 1180 in Brabant, Flanders and married circa 1215.
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 The Cathars: Who's Who In The Cathar War: French Kings
Peter II, (1174-1213) was King of Aragón (1196-1213) and count of Barcelona, son and successor of Alfonso II.
The forces of King Alfonso VIII of Castile were joined by the armies of his rivals, Peter II of Aragon and Alfonso II of Portugal to fight the Muslim Almohad rulers of the southern half of the Iberian Peninsula.
Peter fought at the battle of Muret in 1213, but was killed during a needless show of bravado.
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 The Worlds of Alfonso The Learned and James the Conqueror
In Aragon dissatisfaction with the slackened pace of the Reconquest may perhaps be discerned in the apparition of a pseudo-Alfonso the Battler toward 1174.
Peter II found natural allies in his townspeople, granting them specific protections in the statutes of 1198 and after; he legislated on other matters, such as heresy and marriage; and he continued his father's practice of convoking "full" or "solemn" courts from time to time.
Peter capitalized on precedent by calling some of his impositions bovatges or monedatges; and it was a consequence of his reign that the bovatge came to be admitted as a customary accession-tax in Catalonia.
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 Encyclopedia: Peter II of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Events Alix of Thouars, heiress of the duchy of Brittany marries Peter of Dreux; beginning of the Dreux rule in Brittany, which would last until 1514 Births March 9 - Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy Deaths September 12 - Peter II of Aragon at the Battle of Muret Heads of state France...
At the Battle of Muret on September 12, 1213 the Crusading army of Simon IV de Montfort defeated the Aragonese and Catalonian forces of Peter II of Aragon.
Aragonese monarchs Alfonso II of Aragon (Alfons I of Provence and Barcelona, 1152-1196), known as the Chaste or the Troubadour was king of Aragon and count of Barcelona from 1162 to 1196.
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 1174 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Revolt of 1173-1174 against Henry II of England ends with defeat of the rebels.
William I of Scotland is captured by Henry II of England, and Henry occupies Scotland.
Petronila of Aragon, mother of Alfonso II of Aragon
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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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 JAMES II. OF ARAGON - LoveToKnow Article on JAMES II. OF ARAGON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In i2gr, on the death of his elder brother, Alphonso, to whom Aragon had fallen, he resigned Sicily and endeavoured to arrange the quarrel between his own family and the Angevine House, by marriage with Blanca, daughter of Charles of Anjou, king of Naples.
At length a reconciliation was effected, which Clementina did not long survive, for she died at the early age of 32 in February 1735.
His wife's death seems to have affected James's health and spirits greatly, and he now began to grow feeble and indifferent, so that the political adherents of the Stuarts were gradually led to fix their hopes upon the two young princes rather than upon their father.
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 Short stay in Saragossa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
King Jacob I Aragón (1213-1276) who was responsible for Aragon's constitution, decided against the division of the land, since his oldest son Peter III Aragón (1276-1285), his brother Jacob IL, who received the Balearic Islands etc. were forced to feudal duty.
Peter III acquired Sicily in 1282 and was involved as a result of it, in the war with France.
Peter IV forced in 1348, the removal of this clause, but agreed to institute a branch of government that was the liaison between the actual government and the citizens, to referee between the crown and the stands.
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 Pyrenees Guide .com - Historic Figures in the Pyrenees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Goya and his Work in Aragon - “Fantasy abandoned by reason produces monsters, but together with it, it is the mother of the Arts” (Francisco de Goya).Francisco de Goya y Lucientes was born in 1746 in Fuendetodos, a small village in the province of Zaragoza.
Born in Monzon, Aragon in 1846, Joaquin Costa was one of the predecessors of The Generation of 98 (Spanish literary and cultural movement which proclaimed a moral and cultural rebirth after the loss in 1898 of the country's last colonies).
Catherine of Aragon, Queen of England - Catherine of Aragon or Catalina de Aragon (1485 – 1536) was queen consort of England as Henry VIII of England's first wife.
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 James I of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James I of Aragon (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.
Peter endeavoured to placate the northern crusaders by arranging a marriage between his son James and Simon's daughter, entrusting the boy to be educated in Montfort's care in 1211, but Peter was soon forced to take up arms against them, and he was slain at Muret September 12, 1213.
He first married, in 1221, Eleanor, daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile, and then after having the marriage annulled (though a son was declared legitimate), in 1235, Violant of Hungary, daughter of Andreas II of Hungary.
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 Knowledge King - James I of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James I of Aragon (Catalan: Jaume I) (February 2, 1208 - July 27, 1276), surnamed the Conqueror, was the king of Aragon and count of Barcelona from 1213 to 1276.
He first married, in 1221, Eleanor, daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile, and then, in 1235, Violant of Hungary, daughter of Andreas II of Hungary.
He conquered Valencia and the Balearic Islands, and divided his domains between his two sons: Peter II of Aragon, who got most of them, and the younger James II of Majorca, who got Roussillon and the Balearic Islands.
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 Peter II of Aragon
Peter II of Aragon (1174 - September 12, 1213), surnamed the Catholic, was the king of Aragon and count of Barcelona from 1196 to 1213.
He led the Spanish forces to defeat the Moors at the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212.
The text of this article is licensed under the GFDL.
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ISABELLE PRINCESS OF ARAGON was born 1247 and died 28 Jan 1271.
OF ARAGON PETER II on 15 Jun 1204 in MONTPELLIER,, FRANCE.
JAMES I JAIME KING OF ARAGON was born 1 Feb 1207 and died 25 Jul 1276.
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 James I of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James I of Aragon (Catalan languageCatalan: ''Jaume I'', Spanish languageSpanish: ''Jaime I'') (Montpellier February 2, 1208 – July 27, 1276), surnamed ''the Conqueror'', was the Kings of Aragonking of Aragon, count of Barcelona and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276/.
# Constanza of Aragon (1239-1269), married Juan Manuel of Castile
At the close of his life King James divided his states between his sons by Yolande of Hungary, Peter III of AragonPeter receiving the Hispanic possessions on the mainland and James, the Kingdom of Majorca (the Balearic Islands/) and the Lordship of Montpellier, a division which inevitably produced fratricidal conflicts.
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 MONTPELLIER FACTS AND INFORMATION
The city became a possession of the kings of Aragon in 1213 by the marriage of Peter_II_of_Aragon with Marie_of_Montpellier, who brought the city as her dowry.
Montpellier gained a charter in 1204 when Peter and Marie confirmed the city's traditional freedoms and granted the city the right to choose twelve governing consuls annually.
Montpellier remained a possession of the crown of Aragon until it passed to James_III_of_Majorca, who sold the city to the French king Philip VI in 1349, to raise funds for his ongoing struggle with Peter_IV_of_Aragon.
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