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Jerina Branković (wife Of Gjon Kastrioti II)
Jerina Branković (Serbian Cyrillic: Јерина Бранковић, Italian: Erina), or Irina (Ирина[1]), was the wife of Gjon Kastrioti II.[2][3] She was the third daughter of Lazar Branković
Lazar Branković
and Helena Palaiologina.[4] She had two sisters, Helen (Mary), wife of King Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia, and Milica, wife of Leonardo III Tocco of Epirus.[4] Gjon Kastrioti II
Gjon Kastrioti II
was the conte di Spoleto in 1485, and duca di San Pietro in Galatina
Galatina
in 1495.[4] They had the following issue:Ferrante[3] (d. 1561), duke of San Pietro in Galatina Maria[3] (d. 1569)Ancestry[edit]Ancestors of Jerina Branković (wife of Gjon Kastrioti II)16. Branko Mladenović8. Vuk Branković4. Đurađ I Branković18. Lazar Hrebeljanović9. Maria Lazarević19. Milica Nemanjić2. Lazar Branković5. Eirene Kantakouzene1. Jerina24. John V Palaiologos12. Manuel II Palaiologos25
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Vuk Branković
Vuk Branković
Vuk Branković
(Serbian Cyrillic: Вук Бранковић, pronounced [ʋûːk brǎːnkoʋit͡ɕ], 1345 – October 6, 1397) was a Serbian medieval nobleman who, during the Fall of the Serbian Empire, inherited a province that extended over present-day southern and southwestern Serbia, the northern part of present day Macedonia, and northern Montenegro. His fief (and later state) was known as Oblast Brankovića (District of Branković) or simply as Vukova zemlja (Vuk's land), which he held with the title of gospodin (lord, sir), under Prince Lazar
Prince Lazar
of Serbia
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Galatina
Galatina
Galatina
(Greek: Galatini), known before the unification of Italy
Italy
as San Pietro in Galatina,[1] is a town and comune in the Province of Lecce
Lecce
in Apulia, southern Italy. Among the most important cities in Salento, it is situated some 21 kilometres (13 mi) south of the city of Lecce.Contents1 Main sights 2 Transportation 3 Energy 4 Twin towns 5 NotesMain sights[edit]The late Romanesque church of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, built in 1390 by Raimondello del Balzo Orsini, count of Soleto, with a fine portal and rose window. The interior contains frescoes by Francesco d'Arezzo (1435)
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Helena Dragaš
Helena Dragaš
Helena Dragaš
(Serbian: Јелена Драгаш, Jelena Dragaš, Greek: Ἑλένη Δραγάση, Elenē Dragasē; c. 1372 – 23 March 1450[1]) was the empress consort of Byzantine emperor
Byzantine emperor
Manuel II Palaiologos and mother of the last two emperors, John VIII Palaiologos and Constantine XI Palaiologos. Later in life she became a nun. She is venerated as a saint by the Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodox Church
under her monastic name, as Saint Hypomone (Ὑπομονὴ), translated in English as Saint Patience.Contents1 Family 2 Empress 3 Marriage and issue 4 Family tree 5 References 6 External linksFamily[edit] Helena was the daughter of Serbian magnate Konstantin Dejanović, a provincial lord during the fall of the Serbian Empire that held Kyustendil
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Constantine Dragaš
Konstantin Dejanović
Konstantin Dejanović
(Serbian Cyrillic: Константин Дејановић;[a] fl. 1365-95) was a Serbian magnate that ruled a large province in eastern Macedonia under Ottoman suzerainty, during the fall of the Serbian Empire. He succeeded his older brother Jovan Dragaš, who had been an Ottoman vassal since the Battle of Maritsa (1371) which had devastated part of the Serbian nobility. The brothers had their own government and minted coins according to the Nemanjić style. His daughter Jelena married Byzantine Emperor
Byzantine Emperor
Manuel II Palaiologos in 1392
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Thomas Palaiologos
Thomas Palaiologos
Palaiologos
or Palaeologus (Greek: Θωμᾶς Παλαιολόγος, translit. Thomas Palaiologos; 1409 – 12 May 1465) was Despot in Morea
Morea
from 1428 until the Ottoman conquest in 1460. After the desertion of his older brother to the Turks in 1460, Thomas Palaiologos
Palaiologos
became the legitimate claimant to the Byzantine throne, a claim he maintained during his exile in Italy.Contents1 Life 2 Imperial heirs 3 Family 4 Ancestry 5 See also 6 ReferencesLife[edit] Thomas Palaiologos
Palaiologos
was the youngest surviving son of the Byzantine Emperor[1][2][3] Manuel II Palaiologos
Palaiologos
[4] and his wife Helena Dragaš. His maternal grandfather was Serbian magnate Constantine Dragaš
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Helena Kantakouzene
Helena Kantakouzene (Greek: Ελένη Καντακουζηνή) (1333 – 10 December 1396) was the Empress consort of John V Palaiologos
John V Palaiologos
in the Byzantine Empire.Contents1 Family 2 Life 3 Family 4 Ancestry 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksFamily[edit] She was a daughter of John VI Kantakouzenos and Irene Asanina; Donald Nicol believes she was the youngest of their three daughters.[1] She was a sister of Matthew Kantakouzenos and Manuel Kantakouzenos. Her sisters Maria and Theodora were the respective wives of Nikephoros II Orsini and Orhan
Orhan
I. Life[edit] John V and John VI were rival emperors in a civil war fought from 1341 to 1347. The two sides at last reached an agreement. According to its terms John VI would be recognized as senior co-emperor with John V as his junior
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Manuel II Palaiologos
Claimants: House of Kastrioti
House of Kastrioti
(defunct) House of Rurik (defunct)Palaiologan dynastyChronologyMichael VIII 1259–1282with Andronikos II as co-emperor, 1261–1282Andronikos II 1282–1328with Michael IX (1294–1320) and Andronikos III (1321–1328) as co-emperorsAndronikos III 1328–1341John V 1341–1391with John VI Kantakouzenos
John VI Kantakouzenos
(1347–1354), Matthew Kantakouzenos (1342–1357) and Manuel II (1373–1391) as co-emperorsUsurpation of Andronikos IV 1376–1379Usurpation of John VII 1390Manuel II 1391–1425with Andronikos V (1403–1407) and John VIII (ca
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John V Palaiologos
John V Palaiologos
Palaiologos
or Palaeologus (Greek: Ίωάννης Ε' Παλαιολόγος, Iōannēs V Palaiologos; 18 June 1332 – 16 February 1391) was a Byzantine emperor, who succeeded his father in 1341 at age of eight.Contents1 Biography 2 Family 3 See also 4 References 5 Ancestry 6 SourcesBiography[edit] John V was the son of Emperor Andronikos III and his wife Anna, the daughter of Count Amadeus V of Savoy by his second wife Maria of Brabant. His long reign was marked by the gradual dissolution of imperial power amid numerous civil wars and the continuing ascendancy of the Ottoman Turks. John V came to the throne at age eight. His reign began with an immediate civil war between his designated regent, his father's friend John Kantakouzenos, and a self-proclaimed council of regency composed of his mother Anna, the patriarch John XIV Kalekas, and the megas doux Alexios Apokaukos
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Catherine Zaccaria
Catherine Zaccaria or Catherine Palaiologina (Greek: Αἰκατερίνα Παλαιολογίνα; died 26 August 1462) was the daughter of the last Prince of Achaea, Centurione II Zaccaria. In September 1429 she was betrothed to the Byzantine Despot of the Morea
Morea
Thomas Palaiologos, and married him in January 1430 at Mystras.[1][2] She remained in the Morea
Morea
as Thomas' consort (basilissa) until the Ottoman conquest in 1460, after which she fled to the Venetian-held island of Corfu. There she died on 26 August 1462, being buried in the Monastery of Jason and Sosipatros.[1] By her marriage with Thomas, she had four children, the sons Andreas and Manuel and the daughters Helena (wife of Lazar Branković
Lazar Branković
of Serbia) and Zoe (wife of Ivan III of Russia).[1] References[edit]^ a b c Trapp, Erich; Beyer, Hans-Veit; Kaplaneres, Sokrates; Leontiadis, Ioannis (1989). "21342
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Princess Milica Of Serbia
Princess Milica Hrebeljanović née Nemanjić
Nemanjić
(Serbian: Милица Немањић Хребељановић · ca. 1335 – November 11, 1405) also known as Empress (Tsaritsa) Milica, was a royal consort of Serbia. Her husband was Serbian Prince Lazar
Prince Lazar
and her children included despot Stefan Lazarević, and Jelena Lazarević, whose husband was Đurađ II Balšić
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Lazar Hrebeljanović
Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Лазар Хребељановић; ca. 1329 – 15 June 1389) was a medieval Serbian ruler who created the largest and most powerful state on the territory of the disintegrated Serbian Empire. Lazar's state, referred to by historians as Moravian Serbia, comprised the basins of the Great Morava, West Morava, and South Morava
South Morava
rivers. Lazar ruled Moravian Serbia
Moravian Serbia
from 1373 until his death in 1389. He sought to resurrect the Serbian Empire
Serbian Empire
and place himself at its helm, claiming to be the direct successor of the Nemanjić dynasty, which went extinct in 1371 after ruling over Serbia for two centuries
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Đurađ I Branković
Đurađ Branković (pronounced [d͡ʑûrad͡ʑ brǎːŋko̞ʋit͡ɕ]; Serbian Cyrillic: Ђурађ Бранковић; Hungarian: Brankovics György; 1377 – 24 December 1456) was the Serbian Despot from 1427 to 1456 and a baron of the Kingdom of Hungary. He collected a large library of Serbian, Slavonic, Latin, and Greek manuscripts and made his capital Smederevo, a centre of Serbian culture. He was the first of the Branković dynasty to hold the Serbian monarchy.Contents1 Early life 2 Reign 3 Crusade of Varna 4 Return and death 5 Person 6 Legacy 7 Titles 8 Marriage and children 9 Ancestors 10 See also 11 Notes 12 References 13 External linksEarly life He was the son of lord Vuk Branković and Mara Branković the daughter of Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović
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Nobility
Nobility
Nobility
is a social class in aristocracy, normally ranked immediately under royalty, that possesses more acknowledged privileges and higher social status than most other classes in a society and with membership thereof typically being hereditary. The privileges associated with nobility may constitute substantial advantages over or relative to non-nobles, or may be largely honorary (e.g., precedence), and vary by country and era
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Branko Mladenović
Branko (Serbian: Бранко[a]; fl. 1355) was a Serbian magnate who served under Emperor Stefan Dušan
Stefan Dušan
(r. 1331–55) as sevastokrator. He was the governor of the oblast (province) of Lake Ohrid, and was, according to his title, a relative of the ruling Nemanjić dynasty. Branko's father Mladen had served the Serbian kingdom in Trebinje and the Bay of Kotor. His sister Ratislava married Altoman Vojinović. Branko is the eponymous founder of the Branković noble family.Contents1 Family 2 Annotations 3 References3.1 SourcesFamily[edit]Nikola Radonja Grgur Vuk Teodora (Vojislava)Annotations[edit]^ His name was Branko (Бранко). He is usually referred to with his title sevastokrator Branko (севастократор Бранко) in Serbian sources. As a son of Mladen, his full name is Branko Mladenović (Бранко Младеновић).References[edit]Sources[edit]Blagojević, Miloš (2001)
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Despotate Of Epirus
The Despotate of Epirus
Epirus
(Greek: Δεσποτάτο της Ηπείρου) was one of the successor states of the Byzantine Empire established in the aftermath of the Fourth Crusade
Fourth Crusade
in 1204 by a branch of the Angelos dynasty. It claimed to be the legitimate successor of the Byzantine Empire, along with the Empire of Nicaea
Empire of Nicaea
and the Empire of Trebizond, its rulers briefly proclaiming themselves as Emperors in 1225/1227–1242 (during which it is most often called the Empire of Thessalonica)
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