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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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One of the greatest popes of the Middle Ages, son of Count Trasimund of Segni and nephew of Clement III, born 1160 or 1161 at Anagni, and died 16 June, 1216, at Perugia.
Shortly after the death of Alexander III (30 Aug., 1181) Lotario returned to Rome and held various ecclesiastical offices during the short reigns of Lucius III, Urban III, Gregory VIII, and Clement III.
During the pontificate of Celestine III (1191-1198), a member of the House of the Orsini, enemies of the counts of Segni, he lived in retirement, probably at Anagni, devoting himself chiefly to meditation and literary pursuits.
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 ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Philip III is very much overshadowed by his father and his son, two of the most influential monarchs of medieval France.
Peter had a claim by marriage, and many of the rebels were prepared to recognize him as king.
He angered Peter III of Aragon, who was married to a daughter of Manfred.
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Elizabeth, daughter of King Peter III of Aragon, was named after her great-aunt, Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, but she is known in Portugal by the Spanish form of that name, Isabella.
Elizabeth was a gifted arbitrator, and she cut short of prevented war between Ferdinand IV of Castile, and his cousin Alfonso IV of Aragon; and between Ferdinand and her brother, James II of Aragon.
Peter was born into the family of the counts of Lützelburg.
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 Popular saints in Portugal: Santa Isabela of Portugal
Elizabeth, or Isabel, daughter of King Peter III of Aragon, was named after her great-aunt, Elizabeth of Hungary, but she is known in Portugal by the Spanish form of that name, Isabela.
The Coimbra operation for her canonization, led by Antonio Homen, that took the lives of so many witnesses and promoters, was very efficient for the glory of Isabel and a disaster for the people of Esther.
What is brought to light does not deny that she must have participated in one way or another in some religious, mystical, or philosophical movement of her time, especially since she descended from the aristocracy of Aragon (in which the king and the Jews were connected through common interests).
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