Peter IV [a] ( Catalan: Pere IV; 5 September 1319 – 6 January 1387), called the Ceremonious (Catalan: el Cerimoniós ), was from 1336 until his death the king of Aragon, Sardinia-Corsica, and Valencia, and count of Barcelona. In 1344, he deposed James III of Majorca and made himself King of Majorca .
Peter IV, byname Peter the Ceremonious or He of the Dagger, Spanish Pedro el Ceremonioso or El del Puñal, (born Sept. 5, 1319, or Sept. 15, 1317, Balaguer, Catalonia—died Jan. 5, 1387, Barcelona), king of Aragon from January 1336, son of Alfonso IV.
Peter IV (5 September 1319,  Balaguer  – 5 January 1387), called the Ceremonious (el Cerimoniós) or El del Punyalet ("the one of the little dagger"), was the King of Aragon, King of Sardinia and Corsica (as Peter I), King of Valencia (as Peter II), and Count of Barcelona (and the rest of the Principality of Catalonia as Peter III) from 1336 …
Peter IV of Aragon (1319–1387)In the course of his long reign (1336–1387), Peter IV, an authoritarian monarch influenced ... Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.
Accusing his cousin, the king of Majorca, of disloyalty, Peter IV annexed Majorca permanently to the Crown of Aragon in 1343. In 1347 Peter provoked a constitutional crisis by naming his daughter as heir to the throne rather than his brother, the count of Urgel, who argued that women were excluded from the succession. The Aragonese union, which ...
Peter III, byname Peter The Great, Spanish Pedro El Grande, (born 1239—died Nov. 11, 1285, Villafranca del Panades, Catalonia), 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 ...
Alfonso IV, called the Kind (also the Gentle or the Nice, Catalan: Alfons el Benigne) (2 November 1299 – 24 January 1336) was King of Aragon  and Count of Barcelona  (as Alfons III) from 1327 to his death. His reign saw the incorporation of the County of Urgell, Duchy of Athens, and Duchy of Neopatria into the Crown of Aragon . Contents
After her return, her cousin, Peter IV of Aragon, entrusted Eleanor with the city of Valls. She was co-ruler with the archbishop of Tarragona. Eleanor moved into the archbishop's palace in Valls. This changed within a short time into a sovereign court with numerous officials and minions; some had accompanied her from Cyprus.
Peter II the Catholic ( Spanish: Pedro el Católico; Catalan: Pere el Catòlic) (July 1178 – 12 September 1213) was the King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona from 1196 to 1213. Contents 1 Background 2 Marriage 3 Warfare 4 References 5 Sources Background [ edit] Peter was born in Huesca,  the son of Alfonso II of Aragon and Sancha of Castile.
Early life and reign until majority. James was born at Montpellier as the only son of Peter II of Aragon and Marie of Montpellier. As a child, James was made a pawn in the power politics of Provence, where his father was engaged in struggles helping the Cathar heretics of Albi against the Albigensian Crusaders led by Simon IV de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, who were trying to exterminate them.