Éléonore d'Anjou, regina consorte di Trinacria

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Éléonore d'Anjou, regina consorte di Trinacria

Also Known As: "Eleonore of Naples"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Napoli, Italy
Death: Died in Monasterio de San Nicola, Arene
Place of Burial: Monasterio Dei Frate Minore, Catania, Catania, Italy
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles II "the Lame", King of Naples and ÁRPÁD(házi) Mária
Wife of Philippe De Tocy, Seigneur Terza and Federigo II di Aragona, re di Sicilia
Mother of Pietro II, re di Sicilia; Ruggero Prince Of Sicily; Constanza of Sicily; Prince Manfredo of Sicily; Elisabeth de Aragón, Princess of Sicily and 5 others
Sister of Charles I Martel d'Anjou; Marguerite d'Anjou, comtesse d'Anjou et du Maine; Louis d'Anjou, Évêque de Toulouse; Robert I le Sage, re di Napoli; Philippe I d'Anjou, Prince de Tarente and 8 others

Occupation: Princess of Achaea and Andravida
Managed by: Stephanie Powers
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About Éléonore d'Anjou, regina consorte di Trinacria

Eleanor of Anjou

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eleanor of Anjou (August, 1289 - 9 August 1341) was the Queen consort of Frederick III of Sicily.

Family

She was the third daughter of Charles II of Naples and Maria Arpad of Hungary.

Her paternal grandparents were Charles I of Sicily and Beatrice of Provence. Her maternal grandparents were Stephen V of Hungary (d. 1272) and his wife, queen Elisabeth, who was daughter of Zayhan of Kuni, a chief of the Cuman tribe and had been a pagan before her marriage.

[edit]Marriage

On 17 May 1302, Eleanor married Frederick III of Sicily. Her father and her new husband had been engaged in a war for ascendancy in the Mediterranean Sea and especially Sicily and the Mezzogiorno. The marriage was part of a diplomatic effort to establish peaceful relations which would lead to the Peace of Caltabellotta (19 August, 1302).

The peace divided the old Kingdom of Sicily into an island portion and a peninsular portion. The island, called the Kingdom of Trinacria, went to Frederick, who had been ruling it, and the Mezzogiorno, called the Kingdom of Sicily contemporaneously, but called the Kingdom of Naples by modern scholarship, went to Charles II, who had been ruling it. Thus, the peace was formal recognition of an uneasy status quo.

Eleanor and Frederich had nine children:

Peter II of Sicily (1304 – 1342), successor

Roger (born 1305), died young

Manfred, Duke of Athens and Neopatria (1306 – 1317), Duke of Athens and Neopatria

Constance, married on December 29, 1331 to Leo IV of Armenia

Elisabeth,(1310 – 1349), married (1328) Stephen II of Bavaria

William, Prince of Taranto (1312 – 1338), Prince of Taranto, Duke of Athens and Neopatria

Giovanni di Randazzo (1317 – 1348), Duke of Randazzo, Duke of Athens and Neopatria, Regent of Sicily (from 1338)

Catherine (1320 – 1342)

Margaret (1331 – 1360), married (1348) Rudolf II of the Palatainate

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A2. King Charles II "le Boiteux" of Naples and Jerusalem (1285-1309), Ct of Provence, *1254, +Casanova 6.5.1309, bur Aix-en-Provence; m.1270 Maria of Hungary (*ca 1257 +25.3.1323)

  • B12. Leonora, *VIII.1289, +Monasterio de San Nicola, Arene 9.8.1341, bur Catania; m.Messina 17.5.1302 King Federigo I of Sicily (*1272 +Panterno 25.6.1336, bur Catania)
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Éléonore d'Anjou, regina consorte di Trinacria's Timeline

1289
August 1289
Napoli, Italy
1299
1299
Age 9
Annulled
1302
May 17, 1302
Age 12
Catania, Catania, Italy
1304
1304
Age 14
1305
1305
Age 15
Of,Catania,Catania,Italy
1306
1306
Age 16
Barcelona, Spain
1306
Age 16
Of,Catnia,Catania,Italy
1309
1309
Age 19
Palermo, Palermi, Sicily
1312
1312
Age 22
1317
April 1317
Age 27
Of,Catania,Catania,Italy