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  2. Peter III of Aragon - Wikipedia

    Peter III of Aragon (c. 1239 – November 1285) was King of Aragon, King of Valencia (as Peter I), and Count of Barcelona (as Peter II) from 1276 to his death. At the invitation of some rebels, he conquered the Kingdom of Sicily and became King of Sicily in 1282, pressing the claim of his wife, Constance II of Sicily , uniting the kingdom to ...

  3. Peter III | King of Majorca, Count of Barcelona & Roussillon

    Peter III, king of Aragon from July 1276, on the death of his father, James I, and king of Sicily (as Peter I) from 1282. In 1262 he had married Constance, heiress of Manfred, the Hohenstaufen king of Sicily; and after the revolt of the Sicilians in 1282 he invaded the island and was proclaimed.

  4. Peter II of Aragon - Wikipedia

    Peter II the Catholic (Catalan: Pere el Catòlic; Aragonese: Pero II o Catolico) (July 1178 – 12 September 1213) was the King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona from 1196 to 1213. Background [ edit ] Peter was born in Huesca , [2] the son of Alfonso II of Aragon and Sancha of Castile .

  5. Decameron Web | History - Brown University

    Peter III of Aragon (c. 1236 - 1285): Decameron II.6, X.7 Son of James I of Aragon, Peter III was King of Aragon from 1276-1285. Having married Constance, daughter of Manfred, he came forward as the representative of the claims of the Hohenstaufen in Naples and Sicily against Charles, Duke of Anjou.

  6. Pedro 'el Grande' de Aragón, III (1239 - 1285) - Genealogy

    Peter III of Aragon, 1239 – 2 November 1285, was the King of Aragon (as Peter III) of Valencia and of Majorca (as Peter I), and Sovereign Count of Barcelona (as Peter II) from 1276 to his death. He conquered Sicily and became its king in 1282. He was one of the greatest of medieval Aragonese monarchs.

  7. Sicilian Vespers - Wikipedia

    Seeking support for the rebellion, the Sicilians offered the throne to Peter III of Aragon, who claimed the crown on behalf of his wife, Constance of Sicily. The Aragonese intervention in the rebellion led to an expansion of the conflict into the War of the Sicilian Vespers .

  8. Sicilian Vespers | Rebellion, Massacre, Papacy | Britannica

    Peter III of Aragon, Charles’s rival for the Neapolitan throne, conspired to raise a rebellion against him in Sicily. The rising broke out prematurely when Sicilians, incensed by Charles’s oppressive regime, killed some insulting French soldiers at vespers in the church of Santo Spirito.

  9. Peter Iii (aragon) |

    Peter III (ca. 1239-1285) was king of Aragon and count of Barcelona from 1276 to 1285 and king of Sicily from 1282 to 1285. He was one of medieval Spain's greatest rulers. The son of King James I of Aragon and Violante (Yolanda) of Hungary, Peter (or Pedro) III inherited the crown of Aragon in 1276, after his father's extensive conquests had ...

  10. Peter III, king of Aragón and king of Sicily | Infoplease

    Peter III (Peter the Great), 1239?–1285, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona (1276–85) and king of Sicily (1282–85); son and successor of James I. In 1280 he established Aragonese influence on the northern shores of Africa.

  11. Collections Online | British Museum

    Ruler: Peter III, King of Aragon and Sicily Ruler: Constance, Queen of Sicily and Aragon | Production date 1282-1285 |