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The House of Savoy was a dynasty of nobles who traditionally had their domain in Savoy, a region between Piedmont, Italy, France and French-speaking Switzerland. They once had claims on the modern canton of Vaud in Switzerland, but their access to it was cut by Geneva during the Reformation, after which it was conquered by Bern. This article is about the historical region of Savoy. ... Piedmont is a region of northwestern Italy. ... The Italian Republic or Italy ( Italian: Repubblica Italiana or Italia) is a country in southern Europe. ... France - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...

They became Kings of Sardinia and later of Italy. Official stemma of the monarchs of the House of Savoy. ... Sardinia (Sardigna, Sardinna or Sardinnia in the Sardinian language, Sardegna in Italian, Sardenya in Catalan), is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy, France and Tunisia, south of Corsica. ...


Their Kingdom ended with the referendum by which Italians chose the republic as the form of state — see also birth of the Italian Republic. Under the Constitution of the Italian Republic, male descendants of the House of Savoy were forbidden from entering Italy. This provision was removed in 2002. For related meanings see also Monarch (disambiguation) A monarchy, (from the Greek monos archein, meaning one ruler) is a form of government that has a monarch as Head of State. ... A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... In a broad definition a republic is a state or country that is led by people that dont found their power status on any principle beyond the control of the people living in that state or country. ... The birth of the Italian republic (officially on June 2, 1946) is a key event of Italian contemporary history. ... For the entry on the naval ship U.S.S. Constitution, see: USS Constitution. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The house descended from Humbert I, Count of Sabaudia (or "Maurienne") (Italian Umberto I "Biancamano"), (1003-1047 or 1048), and includes the Counts of Savoy, the Dukes of Savoy, the Kings of Sardinia, and the Kings of Italy. Piedmont was later joined with Sabaudia, and the name evolved into "Savoy" (Italian "Savoia"). The name of Humbert I of Savoy designates two famous members of the Savoy dynasty. ... Italian is a Romance language spoken by about 70 million people, most of whom live in Italy. ... Events Sweyn I of Denmark begins his first invasion of England. ... Events William the Conqueror, with assistance from King Henry I of France, secured control of Normandy by defeating the rebel Norman barons at Caen the Battle of Val-ès-Dunes Births Deaths October 9 - Pope Clement II Categories: 1047 ... Events The city of Oslo is founded by Norway. ... Italian is a Romance language spoken by about 70 million people, most of whom live in Italy. ...

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Counts of Savoy

Main Branch

The name of Humbert I of Savoy designates two famous members of the Savoy dynasty. ... Events Sweyn I of Denmark begins his first invasion of England. ... Events William the Conqueror, with assistance from King Henry I of France, secured control of Normandy by defeating the rebel Norman barons at Caen the Battle of Val-ès-Dunes Births Deaths October 9 - Pope Clement II Categories: 1047 ... Events The city of Oslo is founded by Norway. ... Amadeus I Coda (d. ... Events The city of Oslo is founded by Norway. ... -1... Events Anselm of Canterbury leaves Italy. ... -1... Events Anselm of Canterbury leaves Italy. ... Events May - The Norman leader Robert Guiscard conquers Taranto. ... Peter I (d. ... Events May - The Norman leader Robert Guiscard conquers Taranto. ... Events Romanesque church begun at Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain Anselm of Canterbury becomes abbot of Le Bec William the Conqueror ordered the White Tower to be built Births Deaths Categories: 1078 ... Amadeus II (d. ... Events May - The Norman leader Robert Guiscard conquers Taranto. ... Events William I of England, in a letter, reminds the Bishop of Rome that the King of England owes him no allegiance. ... With the name of Humbert II of Savoy are known two famous members of the Savoy dynasty. ... Events William I of England, in a letter, reminds the Bishop of Rome that the King of England owes him no allegiance. ... Events April 27 - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, goes into exile after falling out with Henry I of England Amadeus III becomes Count of Savoy Bohemund I of Antioch is released from imprisonment among the Turks The Scandinavian city of Lund becomes a see within the Roman Catholic Church Births Emperor... Amadeus III of Savoy ( 1095- 1148) was Count of Savoy and Maurienne from 1103 until his death. ... Events April 27 - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, goes into exile after falling out with Henry I of England Amadeus III becomes Count of Savoy Bohemund I of Antioch is released from imprisonment among the Turks The Scandinavian city of Lund becomes a see within the Roman Catholic Church Births Emperor... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... Humbert III (b. ... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... Events January 21 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade September 3- Richard I of England is crowned as king of England. ... Thomas I or Tommaso I (b. ... Events January 21 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade September 3- Richard I of England is crowned as king of England. ... Events Fortress of Kalan built. ... Amadeus IV (b. ... Events Fortress of Kalan built. ... For broader historical context, see 13th century. ... Boniface (b. ... For broader historical context, see 13th century. ... Events Detmold, Germany was founded. ... Thomas II, (c. ... For broader historical context, see 13th century. ... Events The chronicle of Matthew Paris ends due to his death. ... Peter II of Savoy (1203 - 1268) was Count of Savoy from 1263 until his death, and built the Savoy Palace in London. ... Events Detmold, Germany was founded. ... Events May 18 - the Principality of Antioch falls to Mameluk Sultan Baibars. ... Philip I (b. ... Events May 18 - the Principality of Antioch falls to Mameluk Sultan Baibars. ... Events Night watch created in Winchester, England - every householder patrols one night in turn The writ Circumspecte Agatis defines the jurisdictions of church and state in England Births Emperor Go-Nijo of Japan Pope Benedict XII Deaths March 28 - Pope Martin IV Categories: 1285 ... Amadeus V (between 1249 and 1253 – 1323), surnamed the Great from his wisdom and success as a ruler, was the Count of Savoy from 1285 to 1323. ... Events Night watch created in Winchester, England - every householder patrols one night in turn The writ Circumspecte Agatis defines the jurisdictions of church and state in England Births Emperor Go-Nijo of Japan Pope Benedict XII Deaths March 28 - Pope Martin IV Categories: 1285 ... Events Canonization of Saint Lithuania: Vilnius becomes capital August 12 - The Sweden and Novgorod (Russia) is signed, regulating the border for the first time Births Deaths Categories: 1323 ... Edward (1284 - 1329), surnamed the Liberal, was the Count of Savoy from 1323 to 1329. ... Events Canonization of Saint Lithuania: Vilnius becomes capital August 12 - The Sweden and Novgorod (Russia) is signed, regulating the border for the first time Births Deaths Categories: 1323 ... Events Antipope Nicholas V is excommunicated by Pope John XXII. Aimone of Savoy becomes Count of Savoy. ... Aimone (1291-1343), surnamed the Peaceful, was Count of Savoy from 1329 to 1343. ... Events Antipope Nicholas V is excommunicated by Pope John XXII. Aimone of Savoy becomes Count of Savoy. ... -1... Amadeus VI (January 4, 1334 - March 1, 1383), surnamed the Green Count was Count of Savoy from 1343 to 1383. ... -1... Events End of the reign of Emperor Chokei of Japan Emperor Go-Kameyama ascends to the throne of Japan Births Pope Eugenius IV Deaths March 1 - Amadeus VI of Savoy, Count of Savoy (b. ... Amadeus VII (1360_1 November 1391), surnamed the Red Gay Count, was Count of Savoy from 1383 to 1391. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Chokei of Japan Emperor Go-Kameyama ascends to the throne of Japan Births Pope Eugenius IV Deaths March 1 - Amadeus VI of Savoy, Count of Savoy (b. ... Events Many Jews left Barcelona after the 1391 massacres, though a large number remained in the city. ... Amadeus VIII ( 1383 - November 7, 1451), surnamed the Peaceful was the Count of Savoy from 1391 to 1416 and the 1st Duke of Savoy from 1416 to 1440. ... Events Many Jews left Barcelona after the 1391 massacres, though a large number remained in the city. ... Events May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ...

Dukes of Savoy

Amadeus VIII ( 1383 - November 7, 1451), surnamed the Peaceful was the Count of Savoy from 1391 to 1416 and the 1st Duke of Savoy from 1416 to 1440. ... Events May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ... For alternative meanings, see number 1440. ... Louis (Ludovico or Lodovico in Italian, b. ... For alternative meanings, see number 1440. ... Events July 13 - Battle of Montlhéry - Troops of King Louis XI of France fight inconclusively against an army of the great nobles organized as the League of the Public Weal. ... Amadeus IX (b. ... Events July 13 - Battle of Montlhéry - Troops of King Louis XI of France fight inconclusively against an army of the great nobles organized as the League of the Public Weal. ... Events February 20 - The Orkneys and Shetlands are annexed to the crown of Scotland Discovery of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia by João Vaz Corte-Real. ... Philibert I (b. ... Events February 20 - The Orkneys and Shetlands are annexed to the crown of Scotland Discovery of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia by João Vaz Corte-Real. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ... Charles I (b. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ... Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... Charles II or Charles John Amadeus (Carlo Giovanni Amedeo in Italian) b. ... Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... Events January 3 - Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tests a flying machine. ... Philip II (b. ... Events January 3 - Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tests a flying machine. ... Events May 10 - Amerigo Vespucci allegedly leaves Cádiz for his first voyage to the New World. ... Statue of Philibert II Philibert II (b. ... Events May 10 - Amerigo Vespucci allegedly leaves Cádiz for his first voyage to the New World. ... Events January 1 - French troops surrender Gaeta to the Spanish under Cordoba. ... Charles III, Duke of Savoy (1486 - August 1553), often called Charles the Good, was Duke of Savoy from 1504 to 1553, although most of his lands were ruled by the French between 1536 and his death. ... Events January 1 - French troops surrender Gaeta to the Spanish under Cordoba. ... Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (July 8, 1528, Chambéry - August 30, 1580, Turin) was Duke of Savoy from 1553 to 1580. ... Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Charles Emmanuel I (b. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... Victor Amadeus I (b. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats Last Theorem. ... Francis Hyacinth (1632 - 1638) was the Duke of Savoy from 1637 to 1638 under regency of his mother Maria Christina. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats Last Theorem. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... Charles Emmanuel II (June 20, 1634 - June 12, 1675) was the Duke of Savoy from 1638 to 1675 and under regency of his mother Maria Christina until 1663. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim August 10 - Building of the Royal Greenwich Observatory began November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... Victor Amadeus II (b. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim August 10 - Building of the Royal Greenwich Observatory began November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births July 12 - Josiah Wedgwood, potter (died 1795) July 26 - Charles Messier, astronomer (died 1817) November 23 - William... Events February 23 - First performance of Handels Orlando, in London June 9 - James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia. ... Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births July 12 - Josiah Wedgwood, potter (died 1795) July 26 - Charles Messier, astronomer (died 1817) November 23 - William...

Kings of Sardinia

Savoy-Carignano Branch Victor Amadeus II (b. ... Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births July 12 - Josiah Wedgwood, potter (died 1795) July 26 - Charles Messier, astronomer (died 1817) November 23 - William... Charles Emmanuel III (April 27, 1701 _ February 20, 1773) was the Duke of Savoy and King of Sardinia from 1730 to 1773. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births July 12 - Josiah Wedgwood, potter (died 1795) July 26 - Charles Messier, astronomer (died 1817) November 23 - William... Events January 12 - The first American museum open to the public is opened in (Charleston, South Carolina). ... Victor Amadeus III (Vittorio Amedeo III in Italian b. ... Events January 12 - The first American museum open to the public is opened in (Charleston, South Carolina). ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... Charles Emmanuel IV, King of Sardinia from 1796 to 1802. ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... Events March 16 - West Point is established. ... Victor Emmanuel I (July 24, 1759–January 10, 1824) was the Duke of Savoy, Piedmont, and Aosta, and King of Sardinia from 1802 to 1821. ... Events March 16 - West Point is established. ... Events February 23 - The Philadelphia College of Apothecaries founds the first pharmacy college. ... Charles Felix April 6, 1765-April 27, 1831 was the Duke of Savoy, Piedmont, Aosta and King of Sardinia from 1821 to 1831 For all hereditary titles, check Vittorio Amedeo III. He died without issue. ... Events February 23 - The Philadelphia College of Apothecaries founds the first pharmacy college. ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Savoy-Carignano Line was an offshoot of House of Savoy descended from its first member Thomas Francis, son of Charles Emmanuel I of Savoy. ...

Charles Albert (October 2, 1798_July 28, 1849) was the Duke of Savoy, Piedmont, Aosta and King of Sardinia from 1831 to 1849. ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy Victor Emmanuel II (Italian: Vittorio Emanuele II; March 14, 1820—January 9, 1878) was the King of Piedmont, Savoy and Sardinia from 1849–1861, and King of Italy from 1861 until his death in 1878. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... National Italian flag during the kingdom of the House of Savoy The savoyard white cross on red escutcheon was removed after the proclamation of the republic. ...

Kings of Italy

King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy Victor Emmanuel II (Italian: Vittorio Emanuele II; March 14, 1820—January 9, 1878) was the King of Piedmont, Savoy and Sardinia from 1849–1861, and King of Italy from 1861 until his death in 1878. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Events January - April January – Cleopatras Needle arrives in London January 9 - Humbert I becomes King of Italy January 23 – Disraeli orders British fleet to Dardanelles January 28 - The Yale News becomes the first daily, college newspaper in the United States. ... Umberto I or Humbert I of Italy (Ranieri Carlo Emanuele Giovanni Maria Ferdinando Eugenio of Savoy, 14 March 1844 - 29 July 1900), surnamed the Good, was the King of Italy from 9 January 1878 until his death. ... Events January - April January – Cleopatras Needle arrives in London January 9 - Humbert I becomes King of Italy January 23 – Disraeli orders British fleet to Dardanelles January 28 - The Yale News becomes the first daily, college newspaper in the United States. ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... Victor Emmanuel III Victor Emmanuel III (Italian: Vittorio Emanuele III) (November 11, 1869 - December 28, 1947), nicknamed The Soldier, was the King of Italy (July 29, 1900 - May 9, 1946), and claimed the titles Emperor of Ethiopia (1936 - 1943) and King of Albania (1939 - 1943). ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Umberto II, occasionally anglicized as Humbert II, (September 15, 1904 - March 18, 1983), the last King of Italy, nicknamed the King of May (Italian Re di Maggio), was born the Prince of Piedmont. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...

Rulers of other countries

Amadeo I (sometimes Latinized to Amadeus) (May 30, 1845 - January 18, 1890), Duke of Aosta and King of Spain, was born in Turin, Italy. ... The Kingdom of Spain or Spain ( Spanish: Reino de España or España; Catalan: Regne dEspanya; Basque: Espainiako Erresuma; Galician: Reino da España) is a country located in the southwest of Europe. ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Prince Aimone Roberto Margherita Maria Giuseppe Torino (1900-1948), 4th Duke of Aosta, was born on 9 March 1900 in Turin. ... The Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH) was a Nazi/Fascist puppet state in World War II. It was set up in April 1941 on parts of the territory of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia after its occupation. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ...

Heads of the House of Savoy since 1946:

See also: Lists of incumbents, President of Italy Umberto II, occasionally anglicized as Humbert II, (September 15, 1904 - March 18, 1983), the last King of Italy, nicknamed the King of May (Italian Re di Maggio), was born the Prince of Piedmont. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1983 is an integer and composite number that represents a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Victor Emmanuel (full name in Italian, Vittorio Emanuele Alberto Carlo Teodoro Umberto Bonifacio Amedeo Damiano Bernardino Gennaro Maria, born February 12, 1937) is Prince of Naples, current head of the House of Savoy and Pretender to the Italian Throne. ... 1983 is an integer and composite number that represents a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... These are lists of incumbents, i. ... This is the List of Presidents of Italy with the title Presidente della Repubblica since 1948. ...


Name, motto, titles

Name of the dynasty: Real Casa di Savoja.


Motto: FERT A motto is a phrase or collection of words intended to describe the motivation or intention of a sociological grouping or organization. ...

The Motto is believed an acronym of
  • "Foedere Et Religione Tenemur" (We will be kept together by the [constitutional] pact and by religion)
but others suggest:
  • "Fortitudo Eius Rhodum Tenuit" (His [Our Lord's] strength preserved Rhodes) or
  • "Fides Est Regni Tutela" (Faith is the protection of the kingdom)
  • the proposed origin from "Foemina Erit Ruina Tua" (Woman will be your ruin) is obviously only a satire.

Titles of the Crown at the time of Vittorio Amedeo III: Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations formed from the initial letter or letters of words, such as NATO and XHTML, and are pronounced in a way that is distinct from the full pronunciation of what the letters stand for. ... Satire is a literary technique of writing or art which principally ridicules its subject (individuals, organizations, states) often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. ...

VITTORIO AMEDEO III, per la grazia di Dio Re di Sardegna, Cipro e Gerusalemme; Duca di Savoja, Monferrato, Chablais, Aosta, e Genevese; Principe di Piemonte ed Oneglia; Marchese d'Italia Saluzzo, Susa, Ivrea, Ceva, Maro, Oristano, Sezana; Conte di Moriana, Geneva, Nizza, Tenda, Asti, Alessandria, Goceano; Barone di Vaud e di Faucigny; Signore di Vercelli, Pinerolo, Tarantasia, Lumellino, Val di Sesia; Principe e Vicario perpetuo del Sacro Romano Imperio in Italia.

Sardinia (Sardigna, Sardinna or Sardinnia in the Sardinian language, Sardegna in Italian, Sardenya in Catalan), is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy, France and Tunisia, south of Corsica. ... Lusignan castle of Kantara in the Beşparmak mountains The Kingdom of Cyprus was a Roman Catholic Crusader kingdom on the island of Cyprus in the late Middle Ages. ... This is a list of Kings of Jerusalem, from 1099 to 1291, as well as claimants to the title up to the present day. ... Montferrat (in Italian, Monferrato) is part of the province of Asti in Italy. ... Aosta Aosta (French: Aoste) is the principal city of the Valle dAosta in the Italian Alps. ... Alternate uses, see Genoa (disambiguation). ... Saluzzo is a town in Cuneo province, Piedmont region. ... See Susa, Italy for the city in Piemont. ... Ivrea is a small town, with a population of slightly over 20,000 people, located in the Piemonte region of northwestern Italy. ... In Greek mythology, Maro raised Dionysus when he was an infant. ... Oristano is a city and a province in Sardinia, Italy. ... Coat of arms of the Canton of Geneva Coat of arms of the City of Geneva Geneva (French: Genève, German: Genf, Italian: Ginevra, Romansh Genevra, Spanish: Ginebra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zurich), located where Lake Geneva (French: Lac de Genève or Lac L... This article is about the city. ... Alessandria is a town and province in Piedmont, Italy. ... The Canton of Vaud is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland located in the southwestern part of the country. ... Faucigny was a region in Savoy containing the modern Haute Savoie département of France, including the communes of Chamonix, Argentiere, and Les Houches. ... Vercelli is a commune of ~46,000 inhabitants, in the Province of Vercelli, Italy. ...

External links

  1. Brief history of the House with a picture of coat-of-arm (http://www.chivalricorders.org/royalty/gotha/savoyhis.htm)
  2. Genealogy of recent members of the House (http://www.chivalricorders.org/royalty/gotha/italygen.htm)
  3. House of Savoy fansite (http://www.savoia.info)

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Sardinia - LoveToKnow 1911 (9040 words)
Sardinia lies between 8° 7' and 9° 49' E., and extends from 38° 52' to 41° 15' N. The length from Cape Teulada in the S.W. to Punta del Falcone in the N. is about 160 m., the breadth from Cape Comino to Cape Caccia about 68 m.
The early history of Sardinia is entirely unknown.' The various accounts of Greek writers of the early colonizations of the island cannot be accepted, and it appears rather to have been the case that though there were various schemes formed by Greeks for occupying it or parts of it (e.g.
In 1821 he became king of Savoy by the abdication of his brother, and the construction of the highroad from Cagliari to Porto Torres was begun (not without opposition on the part of the inhabitants) in 1822.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Sardinia (4024 words)
Sardinia, moreover, was abandoned to its fate by the Byzantines more than the peninsula, and consequently the tradition which dates in the sixth century the origin of the three (later four) judicatures, into which the island was later divided, may have a historical foundation.
The charter of Eleanora was adopted as a Constitution; and the King of Aragon swore in the presence of the Sardinian deputies to observe it.
As the king had agreed with Austria and Naples not to grant the Constitution, he abdicated in favour of Charles Felix, his brother, who was absent at the time; Charles Albert, Prince of Carignano, assumed the regency and on 13 March, 1821, promulgated the Constitution of Spain, which was not accepted by Charles Felix (1821-31).
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