Joan I el Vell, comte d'Empúries

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Joan I 'el Vell' d'Aragó, comte d'Empúries

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Prades, CT, Spain
Death: 1398 (59-60)
Castellví de Rosanes, CT, Spain
Immediate Family:

Son of Ramon Berenguer d'Aragó, comte d'Empúries and María Álvarez d'Arago, de Xèrica
Husband of Bianca Monteforte d'Aragona and Joana d'Aragó, Comtessa consort d'Empúries
Father of Juan "El Joven" de Aragón, XXVII Conde de Ampurias and Pedro II De Aragón, Conde De Ampurias
Half brother of Juana de Ampurias and Blanca de Aragón

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About Joan I el Vell, comte d'Empúries

-https://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CATALAN%20NOBILITY.htm#Juandied139...

3. JUAN de Aragón (1338-Castellví de Rosanes 1398). Zurita names “los Infantes don Pedro y don Ramon Berenguer, don Alonso Conde de Ribagorça y Denia, don Pedro Conde de Urgel, don Juan Conde de Prades hermano del Conde de Ribagorça y don Juan...Conde de Ampurias hijo del Infante Ramon Berenguer” among Aragonese nobles obliged to swear homage to the king of Navarre in 1364[1636]. He succeeded his father in 1364 as Comte de Empúries. He came into conflict with Sibila de Fortià, fourth wife of Pedro IV King of Aragon and rebelled against the king.

m firstly (3 Aug 1364) BLANCA of Sicily, daughter of PIETRO II King of Sicily [Arag%C3%B3n] & his wife Elisabeth of Carinthia [G%C3%B6rz] ([1342]-[1372]). Zurita records that “el Rey [de Aragon]...la Infanta doña Juana su hija” married “don Juan Conde de Ampurias hijo del Infante don Ramon Berenguer” after the death of his first wife “la Infanta doña Blanca hermana del Rey don Fadrique”[1637].

m secondly (19 Jun 1373) Infanta doña JUANA de Aragón, daughter of PEDRO IV "el Ceremonioso" King of Aragon & his first wife Infanta doña María de Navarra (Barcelona 7 Nov 1344-Castellón de Empúries 19 Jun 1385). Zurita records that “el Rey [de Aragon]...la Infanta doña Juana su hija” married “don Juan Conde de Ampurias hijo del Infante don Ramon Berenguer” after the death of his first wife “la Infanta doña Blanca hermana del Rey don Fadrique”[1638]. The testament of "Infantissa Johanna…Petri…Regis Aragonum filia, consorsque…domini Johannis comitis Impuriarum" is dated 12 Aug 1384, appoints as her executors "Dominum Regem patrem nostrum…infantem Johannem ducem Gerunde et comitem Cervarie fratrem nostrum et…infantem Martinum fratrem nostrum…", elects her burial "in Monasterio Poupuleti", and names "Petrum filium nostrum…Johanni filio nostro"[1639].

Comte Juan & his first wife had one child: 
Comte Juan & his second wife had two children:
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Joan I el Vell, comte d'Empúries's Timeline

1338
1338
Prades, CT, Spain
1375
1375
Castelló de Ampurias, Catalonia, Spain
1377
1377
Castelló de Ampurias, Catalonia, Spain
1398
1398
Age 60
Castellví de Rosanes, CT, Spain