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Encyclopedia > Principality of Taranto

The Principality of Taranto was a Norman state created in 1088 for Bohemond I, eldest son of Robert Guiscard, as part of the peace between him and his younger brother Roger Borsa after a dispute over the succession to the Duchy of Apulia. Norman conquests in red. ... Events Succession of Pope Urban II (1088-1099) Work begins on the third and largest church at Cluny Rebellion of 1088 against William II of England lead by Odo of Bayeux. ... Bohemund I of Antioch (c. ... Robert Guiscard (i. ... Roger Borsa (1060/1061–February 22, 1111) was the son and successor of Robert Guiscard, the Norman conqueror of Southern Italy and Sicily. ... This is a list of Counts and Dukes of Apulia and Calabria in Southern Italy from the 11th century to the 12th century. ...


Taranto became the capital the principality, which covered almost all of the heel of Apulia. During its subsequent 377 years of history, it was sometimes a powerful and almost independent feudal fief of the Kingdom of Sicily (and later of Naples), sometimes only a title, often given to the heir to the crown or to the husband of a reigning queen. When the House of Anjou was divided, Taranto fell to Durazzo (1394–1463). Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, southern Italy. ... The following is a list of monarchs of Naples and Sicily: See also: List of Counts of Apulia and Calabria Hauteville Counts of Sicily, 1071-1130 Roger I 1071-1101 Simon 1101-1105 Roger II 1105-1130 Hauteville Kings of Sicily, 1130-1198 Roger II 1130-1154 William I 1154... The Kingdom of Naples was born out of the division of the Kingdom of Sicily after the Sicilian Vespers rebellion of 1282. ... Counts of Anjou, c. ...


Ferdinand I of Naples, also known as King Ferrante, united the Principality of Taranto to the Kingdom of Naples at the death of his wife, Isabella of Taranto. The principality came to an end, but the kings of Naples continued giving the title of Prince of Taranto to their sons, firstly to the future Alfonso II of Naples, eldest son of Isabella. Ferdinand I (1423 - January 25, 1494), also called Don Ferrante, was the King of Naples from 1458 to 1494. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Alphonso II of Naples (November 4, 1448 - December 18, 1495) was King of Naples from January 25, 1494 to 1495. ...

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Hauteville (Altavilla) dynasty

The family of the Hauteville (French: Maison de Hauteville, Italian: Casa dAltavilla) was a petty baronial Norman family from the Cotentin which rose to prominence in Europe, Asia, and Africa through its conquests in the Mediterranean, especially Southern Italy and Sicily. ... Events Succession of Pope Urban II (1088-1099) Work begins on the third and largest church at Cluny Rebellion of 1088 against William II of England lead by Odo of Bayeux. ... Bohemund I of Antioch (c. ... The Crusader states, c. ... Antioch on the Orontes (Greek: Αντιόχεια η επί Δάφνη, Αντιόχεια η επί Ορόντου or Αντιόχεια η Μεγάλη; Latin: Antiochia ad Orontem, also Antiochia dei Siri), the Great Antioch or Syrian Antioch was an ancient city located on the eastern side (left bank) of the Orontes River about 30 km from the sea and its port, Seleucia Pieria. ... Events The Synod of Rathbreasail marked the transition of the Irish church from a monastic to a diocesan one Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Paschal II Baldwin VII becomes Count of Flanders Births Henry of Blois, bishop of Winchester (died 1171) Andrei Bogolyubsky, prince of Vladimir... Bohemund II Guiscard (1108-1131) was the Prince of Antioch between 1111 and 1131. ... Pope Honorius II recognizes and confirms the Order of the Knights Templar. ... Roger II, from Liber ad honorem Augusti of Petrus de Ebulo, 1196. ... List of Counts of Apulia and Calabria in Southern Italy from the 11th century to the 12th century: Counts 1043-1059, Dukes 1059-1127 William I 1043-1049 Drogon 1049-1051 Umfred 1051-1057 Robert Guiscard 1057-1085 Roger 1085-1111 William II 1111-1127 Categories: Lists of office-holders... Events Diarmaid Mac Murrough has the abbey of Kildare in Ireland burned and the abbess raped. ... Tancred of Hauteville (c. ... Location within Italy Bari is the capital of the province of Bari and of the Apulia (or Puglia) region, on the Adriatic sea, in Italy. ... Events Robert Warelwast becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... William I (d. ... Events Louis VII capitulates to Pope Celestine II and so earns the popes absolution Pope Celestine II is succeeded by Pope Lucius II December 24 - Edessa falls to Zengi Montauban, France, is founded First recorded example of an anti-Semitic blood libel in England Normandy comes under Angevin control... Simon, bastard son of Roger II of Sicily, was created by his father Prince of Taranto in 1148, on the death of Roger III, Duke of Apulia, the eldest legitimate son of Roger II. In 1154, the elder Roger died and the kingdom of Sicily passed to his fourth son... Capua is a city in the province of Caserta, (Campania, Italy) situated 25 km (16 mi) north of Napoli, on the northeastern edge of the Campanian plain. ... Events Births September 8 - King Richard I of England (died 1199) Leopold V of Austria (died 1194) Hojo Masako, wife of Minamoto no Yoritomo (died 1225) Deaths August 21 - King Alfonso VII of Castile (born 1105) Agnes of Babenberg, daughter of Leopold III of Austria Sweyn III of Denmark Yury... William II crowned by Christ, mosaic in Monreale Cathedral. ... 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. ... Tancred (d. ... Events November 20 - Palermo falls to Henry VI, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire December 25 - Henry VI is crowned king of Sicily. ... William III of Sicily (1190 - 1198) was briefly king of Sicily for 10 months in 1194. ...

Hohenstaufen (Svevia) dynasty

Arms of the Hohenstaufen Dynasty The Hohenstaufen (or the Staufer(s)) were a dynasty of Kings of Germany, many of whom were also crowned Holy Roman Emperor and Dukes of Swabia. ... Events November 20 - Palermo falls to Henry VI, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire December 25 - Henry VI is crowned king of Sicily. ... Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (November 1165, Nijmegen – September 28, 1197, Messina) was king of Germany 1190-1197, and Holy Roman Emperor 1191-1197. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Toba of Japan Emperor Tsuchimikado ascends to the throne of Japan January 8 - Pope Innocent III ascends Papal Throne Frederick II, infant son of German King Henry VI, crowned King of Sicily Births August 24 - Alexander II of Scotland (d. ... Events University of Paris receives charter from Philip II of France The Kanem-Bornu Empire was established in northern Africa around the year 1200 Mongol victory over Northern China — 30,000,000 killed Births Al-Abhari, Persian philosopher and mathematician (died 1265) Ulrich von Liechtenstein, German nobleman and poet (died... Walter III of Brienne (or Gauthier, or Gualtiero) was a French nobleman who became Pretender of the Sicilian throne. ... Tancred (d. ... January 6 - Philip of Swabia becomes King of the Romans April 14 - Battle of Adrianople between Bulgars and Latins August 20 - Following certain news of Baldwin Is death, Henry of Flanders is crowned Emperor of the Latin Empire April 1 - King Amalric II of Jerusalem (born 1145) May 7... Frederick II (December 26, 1194 – December 13, 1250), of the Hohenstaufen dynasty, was a pretender to the title of King of the Romans from 1212 and unopposed holder of that monarchy from 1215. ... // April 30 - King Louis IX of France released by his Egyptian captors after paying a ransom of one million dinars and turning over the city of Damietta. ... Manfred (c. ...

Angevin (Angiò) dynasty

  • 1266 - King Charles I (1227-1285), defeated Manfred and was created King of Sicily by the pope;
  • 1285 - King Charles II (1248-1309), son of Charles I, king of Naples;
  • 1294 - Philip I (1278-1332), son of Charles II, and titular Latin Emperor;
  • 1332 - Robert of Taranto (1299-1364), son of Philip I;
  • 1346 - Louis of Taranto (1308-1362), son of Philip I, simultaneously king-consort of Naples;
  • 1364 - Philip II (1329-1374), son of Philip I, and titular Latin Emperor;
    • 1356 - Philip III, son of Philip II, died in his youth, the title returned to his father;

Angevin (IPA: ) is the name applied to the residents of Anjou, a former province of the Kingdom of France, as well as to the residents of Angers. ... For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... Statue of Charles I of Anjou by Arnolfo di Cambio, Rome, Palazzo dei Conservatori. ... For broader historical context, see 1280s and 13th century. ... Charles II, known as the Lame (Fr. ... For broader historical context, see 1290s and 13th century. ... Philip I of Taranto (1278-1332): of the Anjou family, Prince of Taranto, despot of Epirus, Prince of Achaea, Titular Emperor of Costantinople. ... Events November 7 - Lucerne joins the Swiss Confederation with Uri, Schwyz, and Unterwalden. ... Robert of Taranto (1299-1364), of the Anjou family, Prince of Taranto (1332-1346), King of Albania (1332-1364), Prince of Achaea (1333-1346), titular Emperor of Constantinople (1346-1364). ... // Events Serbian Empire was proclaimed in Skopje by Dusan Silni, occupying much of the South-Eastern Europe Foundation of the University of Valladolid Foundation of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge August 26 Battle of Crecy after which Edward the Black Prince honored the bravery of John I, Count of Luxemburg... Louis of Taranto (1320-1362): of the Anjou family, Prince of Taranto, King of Naples. ... Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Decades: 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s - 1360s - 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s Years: 1359 1360 1361 1362 1363 - 1364 - 1365 1366 1367 1368 1369 See also: 1364 state leaders Events Charles V becomes King of France. ... Philip II of Taranto (1329-1374): of the Angevin house, Prince of Achaea and Taranto, titular Emperor of Constantinople. ... Events January 20 - Edward Balliol surrenders title as King of Scotland to Edward III of England April 16 — the King of the Serbian Kingdom of Raška Stefan Dušan is proclaimed Tsar (Emperor) of all Serbs, Arbanasses and Greeks in Skopje by the Serbian Orthodox Christian Patriarch of a...

Baux (Del Balzo) dynasty

  • 1374 - James of Baux, nephew of Philip II, and titular Latin Emperor;

List of Lords: Pons the Young c. ... Events June 24 - Dancing mania begins in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen), possibly due to ergotism King Gongmin is assassinated and King U ascends to the Goryeo throne Births April 11 - Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, heir to the throne of England (died 1398) Leonardo Bruni, Italian humanist (died 1444... James of Baux was the last Latin Emperor of Constantinople (1373-1383). ...

Welf or Brunswick (Este del Guelfo) dynasty

For Tolkiens fictional character, see Estë To know more about the city, see Este The House of Este is a European princely dynasty. ... 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. ... Queen Joan I (1327 – May 12, 1382) was born Joanna of Anjou. ...

Orsini dynasty

Palazzo Orsini in Fara Sabina, northern Lazio, central Italy. ... Events Ottoman Turks occupy Veliko Turnovo in north-central Bulgaria. ... Raimondo del Balzo Orsini di Nola (died 17 January 1406), aka Raimondello, a remarkable nobleman of the Neapolitan Kingdom. ... Mary of Enghien, also Maria dEnghien, (1367 – May 9, 1446) was Countess of Lecce 1384–1446, and, by her second marriage, Queen of Naples and titular Queen of Sicily, Jerusalem, and Hungary 1406–1414. ... Events Construction of Forbidden City begins in Beijing. ... 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. ... Mary of Enghien, also Maria dEnghien, (1367 – May 9, 1446) was Countess of Lecce 1384–1446, and, by her second marriage, Queen of Naples and titular Queen of Sicily, Jerusalem, and Hungary 1406–1414. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Events May 21 - Treaty of Troyes. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Events January 5 - Poet Francois Villon is banned from Paris Births January 17 - Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (died 1525) February 24 - Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (died 1494) October 20 - Alessandro Achillini, Italian philosopher (died 1512) Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de Medici, Italian patron of the arts (died 1503... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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