Constance of Sicily, Queen of Cyprus Noble person

Constance of Sicily (1304/1306 – after 19 June 1344) was the oldest daughter of Frederick III of Sicily and his wife Eleanor of Anjou. She was married three times. From these marriages she gained various titles such as Queen of Cyprus, nominal Queen of Jerusalem and Queen of Armenia. Constance was one of the older of the eight children born to her parents. Her siblings included: Elizabeth, Duchess of Bavaria, Peter II of Sicily, Manfred of Athens and William II of Athens. Constance's maternal grandparents were Charles II of Naples and his wife Maria of Hungary, daughter of Stephen V of Hungary and Elizabeth the Cuman, who was daughter of Köten. Her paternal grandparents were Peter III of Aragon and another Constance of Sicily, daughter of Manfred of Sicily, son of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor and Bianca Lancia. Constance was originally betrothed to Prince Robert, youngest son of Philip IV of France and Joan I of Navarre. The engagement was probably broken when Robert died young in 1307. Constance was firstly married on 16 October 1317 to Henry II of Cyprus and Jerusalem, who was son of Hugh III of Cyprus. By this marriage Constance was Queen consort of Cyprus and Jerusalem.




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