Matteo Rosso Orsini, signore di Vicovaro

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Matteo Rosso Orsini

Also Known As: "il grande"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Italy
Death: Died in Orsini, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Giovanni Orsini, signore di Vicovaro and Stephania Rossi
Husband of Perna Caetani; Gemma Monticelli and Giovanna dell'Aquila
Father of Gentile Orsini, signore di Mugnano; Papa Nicolaus III - Pope Nicholas III; Rinaldo Orsini; Napoleone Orsini, signore di Vicovaro; Matteo Rosso II Orsini and 3 others
Brother of Rinaldo Orsini; Napoleone Orsini; Gentile Orsini; Margherita Orsini; Giacomo Orsini and 2 others

Occupation: senator
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About Matteo Rosso Orsini, signore di Vicovaro

Bardella, Cantalupo, Roccagiovine, Galera, Fornello, Castel Sant’Angelo di Tivoli, Nettuno, Civitella, Bomarzo, San Polo e Castelfoglia, Signore di Nerola dal 1235; Signore di Mugnano, Santangelo e Monterotondo; Senatore di Roma 5-1241/1243.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matteo_Rosso_Orsini

Matteo Rosso Orsini (1178–1246), called the Great, was Roman politician and father of Pope Nicholas III. He was named a senator of the City of Rome by Pope Gregory IX in 1241: In this capacity he took a firm stand against the ventures in Italy of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, and defeated him in 1243. He was an effective lord of the Eternal City during sede vacante 1241 and had a considerable influence on the papal election, 1241, when the cardinal electors were confined in Septizonium by his orders. He extended the territories of the Orsini family. He was also a personal friend of St Francis of Assisi and protector of his Order.

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Matteo Rosso Orsini, signore di Vicovaro's Timeline

1178
1178
Italy
1200
1200
Age 22
Italy
1215
1215
Age 37
Roma, Italy
1217
1217
Age 39
Orsini, Italy
1218
1218
Age 40
Orsini, Italy
1219
1219
Age 41
Orsini, Italy
1221
1221
Age 43
Orsini, Italy
1246
October 4, 1246
Age 68
Orsini, Italy
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