King Pedro II
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Count Raimond Berenger IV
(1106-After 1152)
Queen Petronilla
(1108-After 1152)
King Alphonso Raimerez VII
Queen Ryksa Of Castile
King Of Aragbon Alfonso II
Queen Sancha
King Pedro II
(Bef 1189-1213)


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Countess Maria

King Pedro II 1

  • Born: Bef 1189, Zaragoza, , Arag�n, Spain
  • Marriage: Countess Maria on 15 Jun 1204 in Montpellier, Herault, France
  • Died: 14 Sep 1213, Muret, Haute-Garonne, France
  • Buried: Monasterio DE Sijena, Heusca, Spain

bullet   Another name for Pedro was The Catholic.


bullet  General Notes:

Led into ruinous alliance with Castile at the urging of his mother, his borrowings to cover various military adventures left his realm in dire financial straights. He was killed in a battle fighting French Knights led by the first Baron Simon de Montford (who earlier had been an ally).

BIOGRAPHY: Foix was a fief of king Pedro II d'Arag�n, which provided some prote ction from attack by the crusaders. Using the excuse that the comte de Foix, Ra ymond-Roger, though a Catholic himself, protected Cathars. Indeed, Raymond-Roge r's sister was a devout Cathar and lived at nearby Pamiers. Simon de Montfort m ade a daring advanced on this stronghold of in 1210. Meeting stern resistance, Montford burned a suburb of the town. In 1214, Raymond-Roger willingly surrende red his fortress to the Catholic Church, and Simon de Montfort places a garriso n in it the following year. The castle (dating from the tenth-century) remains an impressive sight. It is open to the public and contains a fine museum of pre -historic and medieval items.

bullet  Death Notes:

Battle Of Muret


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

� He worked as a King Of Aragbon.


Pedro married Countess Maria, daughter of Count William VIII and Eudoxia Comnenus Of Byzantium, on 15 Jun 1204 in Montpellier, Herault, France. (Countess Maria was born about 1178 in Montpellier, Herault, France and died on 21 Jan 1213 in Roma, , Lazio, Italy.)



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