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Old 02-21-2008, 07:27 AM
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King Pedro II 'The Catholic' of Aragon and Queen Maria

Pedro II 'The Catholic', King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona (1174 – Muret, 12 September 1213); married in ? on 15 June 1204 Marie, Heiress of Montpellier (1182 – Rome, 18 April 1213)

Reign: 1196 - 1213

Dynasty: Barcelona

Predecessor: King Alfonso II of Aragon

Succeeded by: King Jaime I of Aragon

Children: King Jaime I of Aragon and Princess Sancha of Aragon

Parents Pedro: King Alfonso II of Aragon and Princess Sancha of Castile

Parents Marie: Guillaume VIII, Lord of Montpellier and Princess Eudocia Comnena (Byzantium)

Siblings Pedro: Queen Constance of Hungary, later Queen of Germany, Italy and Sicily and Holy Roman Empress; Countess Eleonor of Toulouse; Princess Dolça of Aragon; Count Alfonso II of the Provence; Prince Fernando of Aragon, Abbot of Montearagon, and Prince Ramon Berenguer of Aragon

Siblings Marie: None
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:28 AM
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Peter II of Aragon (1174 – September 12, 1213), surnamed the Catholic, was the king of Aragon (as Pedro II) and count of Barcelona (as Pere I) from 1196 to 1213.
He was the son of Alfonso II of Aragon and Sancha of Castile. In 1205 he acknowledged the feudal supremacy of the Papacy and was crowned in Rome by Pope Innocent III, swearing to defend the Catholic faith (hence his surname, "the Catholic"). He was the first king of Aragon to be crowned by the Pope.
On June 15, 1204 he married (as her third husband) Marie of Montpellier, daughter and heiress of William VIII of Montpellier by Eudocia Comnena. She gave him a son, James, but Peter soon discarded her. Marie was popularly venerated as a saint for her piety and marital suffering, but was never canonized; she died in Rome in 1213.
He led the Christian forces to defeat the Moors at the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212.

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Marie of Montpellier (adapted from Occitan: Maria de Montpelhièr) (1182 – 18 April 1213) was the daughter of William VIII of Montpellier and Eudokia Komnene. A condition of the marriage was that the firstborn child, boy or girl, would succeed to the lordship of Montpellier on William's death.
Marie married Barral of Marseille in 1192 or shortly before, but was widowed in that year. Her second marriage, in 1197, was to Bernard IV of Comminges, and her father now insisted on her giving up her right to inherit Montpellier. Marie had two daughters by Bernard, Mathilde and Petronille. The marriage was, however, notoriously polygamous, Bernard having two other living wives. It was annulled (some say on Marie's insistence, some say on that of Peter II of Aragon) and the annulment meant that she was once more heir to Montpellier.

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