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Elisabeth von Kärnten

Also Known As: "Isabel de Carintia; Elisabeth of Carinthia"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Gorizia, Friuli-Venecia Julia, Italia
Death: Died in Cantania,,,Italy
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Otto II, Duke of Carinthia and Eufemia von Silesia-Liegnitz
Wife of Pietro II, re di Sicilia
Mother of Constanza of Sicily; Leonora d'Aragona; Beatrix di Sicilie; Euphemia of Sicily; Princess Violante of Sicily and 4 others
Sister of Anna of von Kärnten Görz; Ursula of av Kärnten Görz and Euphemia of av Kärnten Görz

Occupation: Regina di Trinacria.
Managed by: Paul Douglas Van Dillen
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About Elisabeth von Kärnten

Elisabeth of Carinthia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Elisabeth or Elizabeth (1298 – after 1347) was the daughter of Otto III of Carinthia and Tyrol (also numbered as Otto II) by his wife Euphemia of Silesia-Liegnitz. She was born in Gorizia.

[edit]Family

Her paternal grandparents were Meinhard, Duke of Carinthia and Elisabeth of Bavaria. Her maternal grandparents were Henry V the Corpulent and Elisabeth of Poland.

Elisabeth of Bavaria was a daughter of Otto II Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria and Agness of the Rhein. Henry V was a son of Bolesław II the Bald and his first wife Hedwig of Anhalt. Elisabeth of Poland was a daughter of Bolesław V the Chaste and Kinga of Hungary.

Agness was a daughter of Henry V, Count Palatine of the Rhine and a senior Agness of the Rhein. Hedwig was a daughter of Henry of Anhalt and Irmgard of Thuringia. Kinga was a daughter of Béla IV of Hungary and Maria Laskarina.

The senior Agness was a daughter of Conrad of Hohenstaufen and his second wife Irmingard of Henneberg. Henry of Anhalt was a son of Bernard III, Duke of Saxony and Judith of Poland. Irmgard was a daughter of Hermann I, Landgraf of Thuringia and his second wife Sophie of Bavaria. Maria Laskarina was a daughter of Theodore I Laskaris and his first wife Anna Angelina.

Sophie of Bavaria was a daughter of Otto I Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria and his wife Agnes of Looz.

[edit]Marriage

On 23 April 1322, in Catania, she married Peter II of Sicily and became queen-consort of Sicily. She was briefly regent for her eldest son Louis after Peter's death.

Besides Louis, she had two sons and six daughters:

Frederick IV, successor of Louis

Eleanor (1325 – 1375), married Peter IV of Aragon, mother of Martin II of Sicily

Beatrice

Constance

Euphemia (1330 – 1359), regent from 1355 to 1357

Violante (born 1334), died young

John (1342 – 1373)

Blanca (1342 – 1373)

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Elisabeth von Kärnten's Timeline

1298
1298
Gorizia, Friuli-Venecia Julia, Italia
1322
April 23, 1322
Age 24
Catania, Sicile, Italia
1324
1324
Age 26
Sicily, Italy
1325
1325
Age 27
Sicily - dtr of Peter II
1326
1326
Age 28
Sicily, Italy
1327
1327
Age 29
Sicily, Italy
1328
1328
Age 30
Sicily, Italy
1333
1333
Age 35
Sicily, Italy
1336
1336
Age 38
Sicily, Italy
1337
1337
Age 39
Sicily, Italy