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From: Brant Gibbard< >
Subject: Re: Castile -- Irina Angelina, Queen of the Romans
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 1999 16:03:39 GMT

On Mon, 22 Feb 1999 23:43:36 -0500, "John Yohalem"
<> wrote:

>> Fernando married Elisabeth of Swabia, daughter of Philipp of
>>Swabia Roman K. and Unknown, in 1219 (1).
>Elisabeth (who is also known as Margaret and Beatrix) is the daughter of
>Philipp's one and only wife, Irina Angelina, previously married to a prince
>of Sicily (no issue), the daughter of Isaac II Angelos, Emperor of Rome
>(Byzantium) and his first wife, who is unknown.

I had her in my file, but only linked to her first husband, I missed
the marriage to Philipp somehow.

>Elisabeth's sisters were Beatrix, first wife of Emperor Otto IV;

> Kunegonde, wife of Otakar I of Bohemia;

Not to Premysl Ottokar I, but to his son, Wenceslas I.

>and Maria, first wife of Henry II of Brabant.
>The first was childless, the other three sisters were ancestresses of lines
>whose heiresses ultimately married Habsburgs. But who didn't?
>Jean Coeur de Lapin

Brant Gibbard

Toronto, Ont.

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