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Aragonese and Valencian Royalty
House of Barcelona
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Alfonso II
Children include
   Peter (future Peter II of Aragon)
   Alfonso II, Count of Provence
Peter II
Children include
   James (future James I of Aragon, Valencia and Majorca)
James I
   Peter (future Peter III of Aragon and I of Valencia and Sicily)
   James II of Majorca
   Violant, Queen of Castile
   Constance, Infanta of Castile
   Isabella, Queen of France
Peter III (I of Valencia and Sicily)
Children include
   Alfonso (future Alfonso III of Aragon and I of Valencia)
   James (future James I of Sicily and II of Aragon and Valencia)
   Frederick II of Sicily
   Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal
   Yolanda, Duchess of Calabria
Alfonso III (I of Valencia)
James II (I of Sicily)
Children include
   Alfonso (future Alfonso IV of Aragon and II of Valencia)
Alfonso IV (II of Valencia)
Children include
   Peter (future Peter IV of Aragon and II of Valencia)
Peter IV (II of Valencia)
Children include
   Constance, Queen of Sicily
   John (future John I of Aragon and Valencia)
   Martin (future Martin II of Sicily and I of Aragon and Valencia)
   Eleanor, Queen of Castile
   Isabella, Countess of Urgel
Grandchildren include
   Ferdinand (future Ferdinand I of Aragon, Valencia and Sicily)
   Isabella, Countess of Urgel and Coimbra
John I
   Yolande, Queen of France
Martin I (II of Sicily)

Isabella of Aragon (1380-1424) was a daughter of Peter IV of Aragon and his fourth wife, Sibila of Fortia. She was infanta of Aragon and Countess of Urgel. [1]

Family

Isabella was the youngest of nine children, born to Peter; seven of them were half siblings to Isabella and her brother, Alfonso. Her half brothers included John I of Aragon and Martin of Aragon. Isabella's older half sisters include, Constance, Queen of Sicily, Joan, Countess of Ampurias and Eleanor, Queen of Castile.

Marriage

In Valencia on 29 June 1407, Isabella married James II of Urgell, soon after the marriage, James was appointed lieutenant of the Kingdom of Aragon in 1408.

The county of Urgell was dissolved in 1413, following her husband's revolt against the new King Ferdinand I of Aragon who had been chosen to succeed to the throne of Aragon in 1412 despite James having had the stronger claim as the closest legitimate agnate to the Royal House of Aragon. Earlier, King Ferdinand had offered James 150,000 florins, the title of Duke of Montblanc, and proposed an alliance between his son Henry and their eldest daughter, Isabella, but James had refused Ferdinand's offer on the advice of his mother.[2] In addition to the loss of his title and assets, James was later tried, condemned, and sentenced to life imprisonment.

The couple had five children:

  1. Isabella of Urgell, Duchess of Coimbra ((12 March 1409- 29 August 1443). Married Infante Peter, Duke of Coimbra and was mother of Isabella, Queen of Portugal
  2. Philip of Urgell (died 1422)
  3. Eleanor of Urgell ( 1414-after 1438). Married 1436 Raimondo Orsini, 6th Count of Nola.
  4. Joan of Urgell ( Early 1415 Convent of Sijena- 1445). Married firstly Jean III de Grailly, Count of Foix and secondly Joan Ramon Folch, Count of Cardona. She had one son by her second husband.
  5. Catherine of Urgell (died before 1424).

Isabella died in 1424, having outlived at least two of her children. Her husband was in prison, in Xàtiva, were he died in 1433. Their eldest surviving daughter, Isabella became Countess of Urgell as well as Duchess consort of Coimbra.

References

  1. ^ Isabel de Aragón
  2. ^ Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands
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Aragonese and Valencian Royalty
House of Barcelona

Alfonso II
Children include
   Peter (future Peter II of Aragon)
   Alfonso II, Count of Provence
Peter II
Children include
   James (future James I of Aragon, Valencia and Majorca)
James I
   Peter (future Peter III of Aragon and I of Valencia and Sicily)
   James II of Majorca
   Violant, Queen of Castile
   Constance, Infanta of Castile
   Isabella, Queen of France
Peter III (I of Valencia and Sicily)
Children include
   Alfonso (future Alfonso III of Aragon and I of Valencia)
   James (future James I of Sicily and II of Aragon and Valencia)
   Frederick II of Sicily
   Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal
   Yolanda, Duchess of Calabria
Alfonso III (I of Valencia)
James II (I of Sicily)
Children include
   Alfonso (future Alfonso IV of Aragon and II of Valencia)
Alfonso IV (II of Valencia)
Children include
   Peter (future Peter IV of Aragon and II of Valencia)
Peter IV (II of Valencia)
Children include
   Constance, Queen of Sicily
   John (future John I of Aragon and Valencia)
   Martin (future Martin II of Sicily and I of Aragon and Valencia)
   Eleanor, Queen of Castile
   Isabella, Countess of Urgel
Grandchildren include
   Ferdinand (future Ferdinand I of Aragon, Valencia and Sicily)
   Isabella, Countess of Urgel and Coimbra
John I
   Yolande, Queen of France
Martin I (II of Sicily)

Isabella of Aragon, Countess of Urgell (12 March1409- 29 August1443) was a Catalan noblewoman of the Urgell branch of the House of Aragon. She was the wife of Infante Pedro, Duke of Coimbra. She is also referred to as the Duchess of Coimbra.

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Family

Isabella, or Isabel as she was commonly known, was born on 12 March 1409 the eldest daughter of James II, Count of Urgell, a candidate to the throne of the Crown of Aragon at the Compromise of Caspe, and Isabel of Aragon. Her paternal grandparents were Peter of Aragon, Count of Urgell and Margharita of Montferrat. Her maternal grandparents were King Peter IV of Aragon and Sibila of Fortià, the daughter of Berenguer de Fortià of Barcelona and Francesca of Palau. Isabella was one of five children.

The county of Urgell was dissolved in 1413, following her father's revolt against the new King Ferdinand I of Aragon who had been chosen to succeed to the throne of Aragon in 1412 despite James having had the stronger claim as the closest legitimate agnate to the Royal House of Aragon. Earlier, King Ferdinand had offered James 150,000 florins, the title of Duke of Montblanc, and proposed an alliance between his son Enrique and Isabella but James had refused Ferdinand's offer on the advice of his mother.[1] In addition to the loss of his title and assets, James was later tried, condemned, and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Siblings

  1. Felip of Urgell (died 1422)
  2. Leonor of Urgell ( 1414-after 1438). Married 1436 Raimondo Orsini, 6th Count of Nola.
  3. Joana of Urgell ( Early 1415 Convent of Sijena- 1445). Married firstly Jean III de Grailly, Count of Foix and secondly Joan Ramon Folch, Count of Cardona. She had one son by her second husband.
  4. Catalina of Urgell (died before 1424).

Marriage

On 13 September 1428 at Alcolea del Cinca she married Infante Pedro, Duke of Coimbra ( 9 December1392- 20 May1449 at the Battle of Alfarrobeira), the son of King John I of Portugal and Philippa of Lancaster. He also held the titles of Regent of Portugal and the Algarve, and Sire of Montemor. They had six children. In 1438, Isabella's husband was appointed Regent of Portugal during the minority of his nephew King Alfonso V. King Alfonso would later wed the eldest daughter of Isabella and Pedro. , eldest daughter of Isabella of Aragon, Countess of Urgell and Infante Pedro, Duke of Coimbra]]

List of children

  1. Pedro of Coimbra, Infante of Portugal, heir of the Dukedom of Coimbra, Duke of Catalonia (23 October1429 Coimbra, Portugal- 29 June1466) At the age of fourteen he was Constable of Portugal. In 1464, he was acclaimed King Peter V of Aragon.
  2. João of Coimbra, Infante of Portugal, Titular Prince of Antioch (1431/33 Coimbra, Portugal- July/11 September 1457 Nicosia, Cyprus). On 26 February 1456, he married Queen Charlotte of Cyprus (28 June1444-16 July1487). He was her first husband. It was rumoured that he was poisoned by his mother-in-law, Queen Helena of Cyprus.
  3. Isabel of Coimbra, Infanta of Portugal (1 March1432 Coimbra, Portugal- 2 December1455). Married King Alfonso V of Portugal on 6 May 1448. She was his first wife. They had three children, including King John II of Portugal and Joana of Portugal.
  4. Jaime of Coimbra, Infante of Portugal, Cardinal and Archbishop of Lisbon (16 August1443 Coimbra, Portugal-27 August1457 Florence Italy)
  5. Beatrice of Coimbra, Infanta of Portugal (21 November1435 Coimbra, Portugal- 22 February1462 Bruges. Married 13 May 1453 Adolf of Cleves Lord of Ravenstein (28 June 1425-18 September 1492). She died of suspected poisoning.
  6. Philippa of Coimbra, Infanta of Portugal (1 June1437 Coimbra, Portugal-25 July1493 Odivelas). She was a nun at the Convent of Odivelas.

Death

Isabella died in Coimbra, Portugal on 29 August 1443 at the age of thirty-four. She is buried at Batalla. Her father had died in prison at Xàtiva ten years previously.

References

  1. Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands, "Catalonia"


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