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Boniface IV Of Montferrat
Boniface IV, Marquess of MontferratBoniface IV, Marquess of MontferratMarquess of MontferratReign 1518 - 1530Predecessor William IX PalaiologosSuccessor John George PalaiologosBorn (1512-12-21)21 December 1512Died 6 June 1530(1530-06-06) (aged 17)Noble family House of PalaiologosFather William IX, Marquess of MontferratMother Anna d'AlençonBoniface IV Paleologo, Marquess of Montferrat
Marquess of Montferrat
(21 December 1512 – 6 June 1530) was an Italian nobleman. He succeeded his father William IX, Marquess of Montferrat
Marquess of Montferrat
from 1518.[1] His mother was Anna d'Alençon (1492–1562).Boniface never married and died childless in 1530, after falling from his horse. He was succeeded by his uncle, John George, Bishop of Casale. References[edit]^ Haberstumpf 2009, p. 199.Sources[edit]Haberstumpf, Walter (2009). Regesti dei Marchesi di Monferrato (secoli IX-XVI)
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Marquess Of Montferrat
The Marquises and Dukes of Montferrat[1] were the rulers of a territory in Piedmont
Piedmont
south of the Po and east of Turin
Turin
called Montferrat. The March of Montferrat
Montferrat
was created by Berengar II of Italy in 950 during a redistribution of power in the northwest of his kingdom. It was originally named after and held by the Aleramici. In 1574, Montferrat
Montferrat
was raised to a Duchy by Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (see Duchy of Montferrat).Contents1 Marquesses1.1 Aleramici
Aleramici
dynasty 1.2 Paleologo dynasty 1.3 Gonzaga dynasty 1.4 Savoy dynasty2 Notes 3 BibliographyMarquesses[edit] Aleramici
Aleramici
dynasty[edit] Main article: AleramiciWilliam I (d. before 933) Aleramo (933–967)William II, son and co-rulerOtto I (967–991), son William III (991 – bef. 1042), son Otto II (bef
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Margaret Of Lorraine
Margaret of Lorraine
Margaret of Lorraine
(1463 at the castle of Vaudémont, Lorraine – 2 November 1521 in Argentan, Normandy) was Duchess of Alençon, and a nun of the order of Poor Clares
Poor Clares
(Ordre des Clarisses). She was beatified in 1921.[1]Contents1 Marriage and children 2 Widowhood 3 Ancestors 4 Notes 5 ReferencesMarriage and children[edit] Margaret was the youngest daughter of Frederick II, Count of Vaudémont
Vaudémont
and Yolande d'Anjou. She lost her father at the age of seven, and was brought up at Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence
by her grandfather René of Anjou. The latter died in 1480 and she was sent back to Lorraine to her brother, René II
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John IV, Count Of Armagnac
John IV (15 October 1396 – 5 November 1450) was a Count of Armagnac, Fézensac, and Rodez
Rodez
from 1418 to 1450. He was the son of Bernard VII of Armagnac, Count d' Armagnac,[1] of Fézensac, Pardiac, and Rodez; and Bonne of Berry. His father had taken the County of Comminges
County of Comminges
by force, but John IV could not prevent the second marriage of Marguerite to Mathieu de Foix in 1419. Subsequently they took the County of Comminges. In 1425, he recognized the King of Castile
King of Castile
as overlord of Armagnac. The French king, occupied fighting the English, could not intervene, but did not overlook the affront. Later, John IV negotiated the marriage of his daughter Isabelle with Henry VI of England, but he backed off from this plan after threats from the king of France
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Marie Of Armagnac
Marie of Armagnac (c. 1420–1473) was a French noblewoman, daughter of John IV of Armagnac
John IV of Armagnac
and his second wife, Isabella of Navarre. Through her son, she would eventually become the great-grandmother of Henry IV of France. Marriage and children[edit] On 30 April 1437, Marie became the second wife of John II of Alençon.[1] Their marriage was at the Chateau L'Isle-Jourdain. They had two surviving children:Catherine (1452–1505) René of Alençon
René of Alençon
(1454–1492).Marie died on 25 July 1473 at Cloister Mortagne-au-Perche
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Isabella Of Navarre, Countess Of Armagnac
Isabella of Navarre (1395 – 31 August 1450) was the younger surviving daughter of Charles III of Navarre
Charles III of Navarre
and his wife Eleanor of Castile. She was a member of the House of Évreux.Contents1 Early Life and Family 2 Marriage 3 Ancestry 4 ReferencesEarly Life and Family[edit] Shortly before Isabella's birth, her mother was dealing with problems in Castile, involving her brother John I of Aragon. Eleanor was forced to return to Navarre for her daughter's birth. Isabella was the sixth of eight children. Her two younger brothers died in childhood, leaving Isabella and her five older sisters. Her sisters included: Joanna (died before inheriting the throne), Blanche (successor of their father) and Beatrix, (married James II, Count of La Marche) Isabella's maternal grandparents were Henry II of Castile
Henry II of Castile
and Juana Manuel of Castile
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Antoine, Count Of Vaudémont
Antoine of Vaudémont (c. 1400 – 22 March 1458) was Count of Vaudémont and Sieur de Joinville
Sieur de Joinville
from 1418 to 1458. By marriage, he was also Count of Harcourt, Count of Aumale, and Baron of Elbeuf from 1452 to 1458.Contents1 Life 2 Family 3 Notes 4 External linksLife[edit] His uncle Charles II, Duke of Lorraine
Charles II, Duke of Lorraine
had only daughters. Antoine didn't conceal his wish to inherit the Duchy of Lorraine, and quarrelled with Charles
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Frederick II, Count Of Vaudémont
Frederick (Ferry) II of Lorraine-Vaudémont (c. 1428 – 31 August 1470), was Count of Vaudémont
Count of Vaudémont
and Lord of Joinville
Lord of Joinville
from 1458 to 1470. He was son of Antoine of Lorraine, Count of Vaudémont
Count of Vaudémont
and Lord of Joinville and Marie of Harcourt, Countess of Harcourt and Aumale, as well as Baroness of Elbeuf. He is sometimes numbered Frederick V by continuity with the Dukes of Lorraine. In 1445, he married his cousin Yolande of Anjou
Yolande of Anjou
(1428–1483), daughter of René I of Anjou, (King of Naples, Duke of Anjou, of Bar and of Lorraine, Count of Provence), and of Isabelle, Duchess of Lorraine. This marriage put an end to the litigation which existed between the fathers of the bride and groom, in connection with the succession of the Duchy of Lorraine
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Marie, Countess Of Harcourt
Marie of Harcourt (9 September 1398 – 19 April 1476) was Countess of Aumale and Baroness of Elbeuf from 1452 to 1476. Life[edit] She was the eldest daughter of John VII of Harcourt, Count of Harcourt and Aumale and Baron of Elbeuf, and of Marie of Alençon. On 12 August 1416 she married Antoine of Lorraine (1400–1458), Count of Vaudémont and sire of Joinville. Upon the death of her father in 1452, she attempted to claim the entire Harcourt inheritance, to the exclusion of her younger sister Jeanne of Harcourt. By 1454, Jeanne had established herself as Countess of Aumale, and Marie as Countess of Harcourt and Baroness of Elbeuf. These lands were to pass to her second son, John, but he predeceased her in 1473, so they went to her grandson Rene.[1] Issue[edit] Frederic II of Vaudémont
Frederic II of Vaudémont
(1428–1470), count of Vaudémont and sire of Joinville, in 1445 married Yolande de Bar
Yolande de Bar
of Anjou
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René Of Anjou
René
René
(born again or reborn in French) is a common first name in both French-speaking, Spanish-speaking, and Dutch-speaking countries. It derives from the Latin
Latin
name Renatus. René
René
is the masculine form of the name ( Renée
Renée
being the feminine form). In some non-Francophone countries, however, there exists the habit of giving the name René
René
(sometimes spelled without an accent) to girls as well as boys. In addition, both forms are used as surnames (family names). René
René
as a first name given to boys in the United States
United States
reached its peaks in popularity in 1969 and 1983 when it ranked 256th
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Marie Of Brittany, Lady Of La Guerche
Marie of Brittany
Brittany
(18 February 1391 – 18 December 1446) was the Countess of Perche
Countess of Perche
and Lady of La-Guerche from 1396 until 1414, and the Countess of Alençon
Countess of Alençon
from 1404 until 1414.[1] In 1414, Marie’s titles became Duchess of Alençon, Countess of Perche, Lady of La-Guerche, when Charles VI of France
Charles VI of France
raised her husband John's county of Alençon
Alençon
to a duchy.[2] After the death of her husband in 1415, Marie retained the title of Lady of La-Guerche when her son, John II took the titles of Duke of Alençon
Alençon
and Count of Perche
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Yolande, Duchess Of Lorraine
Yolande (2 November 1428, Nancy – 23 March 1483, Nancy), was Duchess of Lorraine (1473) and Bar (1480). She was the daughter of Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine, and René of Anjou (King of Naples, Duke of Anjou, Bar and Lorraine, Count of Provence). Though she was nominally in control of major territories, she ceded her power and titles to her husband and her son. In the 19th century, a romanticised version of her early life was popularised by the play King René’s Daughter
King René’s Daughter
by Henrik Hertz, in which she is portrayed as a beautiful blind princess living in an isolated garden paradise. It was later adapted to Tchaikovsky's opera Iolanta. There is no evidence that she was ever blind.Contents1 Marriage and children 2 Children 3 Legacy 4 Cultural references 5 NotesMarriage and children[edit] In 1445, she married her second cousin Frederick II, Count of Vaudémont (1420–1470), at Nancy
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Isabella, Duchess Of Lorraine
Isabella (1400 – 28 February 1453) was suo jure Duchess of Lorraine, from 25 January 1431 to her death in 1453. She was also Queen of Naples by marriage to René of Anjou. Isabella ruled the Kingdom of Naples and her husband's domains in France as regent during his imprisonment in Burgundy in 1435-1438.Contents1 Life 2 Issue 3 See also 4 References 5 SourcesLife[edit] Isabella was the eldest daughter of Charles II, Duke of Lorraine
Charles II, Duke of Lorraine
and Margaret of the Palatinate. By the death of her brothers, it was made apparent in 1410 that she would be the successor of her father in Lorraine. She was given a careful education, and described as beautiful, witty, brave and with the ability to be careful and make hard decisions in difficult circumstances. On 24 October 1420, she married René of Anjou
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List Of Rulers Of Montferrat
The Marquises and Dukes of Montferrat[1] were the rulers of a territory in Piedmont
Piedmont
south of the Po and east of Turin
Turin
called Montferrat. The March of Montferrat
Montferrat
was created by Berengar II of Italy in 950 during a redistribution of power in the northwest of his kingdom. It was originally named after and held by the Aleramici. In 1574, Montferrat
Montferrat
was raised to a Duchy by Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (see Duchy of Montferrat).Contents1 Marquesses1.1 Aleramici
Aleramici
dynasty 1.2 Paleologo dynasty 1.3 Gonzaga dynasty 1.4 Savoy dynasty2 Notes 3 BibliographyMarquesses[edit] Aleramici
Aleramici
dynasty[edit] Main article: AleramiciWilliam I (d. before 933) Aleramo (933–967)William II, son and co-rulerOtto I (967–991), son William III (991 – bef. 1042), son Otto II (bef
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Italy
Coordinates: 43°N 12°E / 43°N 12°E / 43; 12Italian Republic Repubblica Italiana  (Italian)FlagEmblemAnthem: Il Canto degli Italiani  (Italian) "The Song of the Italians"Location of  Italy  (dark green) – in Europe  (light green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (light green)  –  [Legend]Capital and largest city Rome 41°54′N 12°29′E / 41.900°N 12.483°E / 41.900; 12.483Official languages ItalianaNative languages see full listReligion83.3% Christians 12.4% irreligious 3.7% Muslims 0.2% Buddhists 0.1% Hindus 0.3% other religions[1]Demonym ItalianGovernment Unitary constitutional parliamentary republic• PresidentSergio Mattarella• Prime MinisterPaolo Gentiloni• President of the SenateElisabetta Casellati•&
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Nobility Of Italy
The Nobility
Nobility
of Italy
Italy
(Nobiltà italiana) comprises individuals and their families of the Italian peninsula, and the islands linked with it, recognized by sovereigns, such as the Holy Roman Emperor, the Holy See, the Kings of Italy, and certain other Italian kings and sovereigns, as members of a class of persons officially enjoying hereditary privileges which distinguished them from other persons and families. They often held lands as fiefs and were sometimes endowed with hereditary titles or nobiliary particles
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