pages 140-9 in ANCIENT ANCESTORS

MICHAEL DUCAS, photostrator, b ca 1061, d 1100/16

                EIRENE, m GREGORIAS KAMATEROS, son of the Basileos KAMETEROS

                                ANDRONICUS

 

ANDRONICUS KAMETEROS DUCAS

                EUPHROSYNE, m Emperor ALEXIUS III ANGELUS (see under Angelus dynasty below for descendants)

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JOHN DUCAS, Sebastocrator, son of CONSTANTINE ANGELUS (see under Angelus dynasty below) and THEODORA dau of ALEXIUS I COMNENUS (see under Comnenus dynasty for ancestors)

                Constantine

                Isaac, m dau of Alexius Branus

                ANNA, m MAIO ORSINI, Count Palatine, Lord of Cephalonia & Zante (see under Cephalonia for descendants)

                MICHAEL I

                Theodore, Ruler of Epiros (1215-30) and Emperor in Thessalonica (1224-30), m Maria Petraliphina

                                John, Emperor in Thessalonica (1237-42) & Despot (1242-44)

                                Demetrios, Despot in Thessalonica (1244-46)

                                Anna, m Radoslav of Serbia

                Manuel, Emperor in Thessalonica (1230-37), m 1stly a sister of STEFAN NEMANYA, Grand Zupan of Serbia and 2nd a dau of IOVAN ASÊN II, Tsar of Bulgaria 

 

MICHAEL I, Ruler of Epiros (1204-ca 1215) m anon

                dau, m Eustace of Flanders

                Constantine

                Theodora

By another wife or a concubine he had

                Maria, m Constantine Maliasenus

                MICHAEL II

 

MICHAEL II, Despot of Epiros (ca 1230-bef 1268), m THEODORA PETRALIPHINA

                dau, m Alexius Raoul

                Michael (Demetrius), m 1stly Anna Palaeologina (dau of Michael VIII); he 2ndly m dau of Georgiye-Terteriy, Ruler of Bulgaria (1280-92)

                John, m dau of Constantine Tornices

                Nicephorus I, Despot of Epiros (bef 1268-ca 1290), m 1stly Maria dau of Theodore II Lascaris; he 2ndly m Anna, niece of Michael VIII 

                HELENA, m MANFRED of Sicily (see under Sicily for descendants)

                Anna, m 1stly Guillaume de Villehardouin; she 2ndly m Nicholas II of St. Omer

By another wife or a concubine he had

                Theodore

                JOHN I DUCAS

 

JOHN I DUCAS, Sebastrocrator in Thessalonica, d 1296, m dau of TARONAS

                Michael

                HELENA, m 1stly Guillaume Ide la Roche, Prince of Athens. She 2ndly m HUGUES de Brienne  (see under Brienne for descendants)  

                Theodore, Sebastocrator in Thessalonica

                KONSTANTINOS

                dau, m Andronicus Tarchaniotes

                dau, m Milutin of Serbia

 

The Comnenian dynasty

 

ISAAC COMNENUS, m MARÍA EROTICA

                MANUEL “Eroticus

 

MANUEL COMNENUS, a Thracian soldier, built Castra Comnenôn in Paphlagonia, m SOPHIA, dau of ANDRONICUS DUCAS

                Isaac I, Emperor (1057-59) when he abdicated to become a monk & nominated Constantine Ducas as Emperor, m Catherine, d 1061, dau of John Vladislav of former

                     Bulgarian Royal House

                JOHN

                dau, m N. Doceianus

 

JOHN (IOHANNES), Kuropalates, d 1067, m ANNA DALASSENA, dau & heiress of ALEXIUS CHARON (see under Dalassenus for ancestors)

                ALEXIUS I, b 1048

                Manuel, Protostrator, d 1071

                Nicephorus

                Maria

                THEODORA, m KONSTANTINOS ANGELOS DIOGENESxe "Diogenes", son of ROMANOS DIOGENES (see below for descendants)

                                Anna, m as 2nd wife of BÉLA of Hungary  

                Eudocia, m Nicephorus Melissenus, Caesar

                Isaac m Irene of Alania, a cousin of María of Alania dau of Bagrat IV of Georgia

                                Duke John of Durazzo

                                + 7 other children

                Adrianus m Zoë Ducaena

                Nicephorus

                                Alexius

                                dau

 

ALEXIUS I COMNENUS, Emperor (1081-1118) after Nicephorus Boteniates deposed, m 2ndly in 1080 EIRENE DUCAS (see above)

                Anna, author of the Alexiad about her father, betrothed to Constantine Ducas but when he died m son of Nicephorus Bryennius

            Alexius Bryennius

                JOHN II COMNENUS

                ISAAC (ISAAKIOS), Sebastokrator (1129-43), b 1093, m EIRENE

                     ANDRONICUS I COMNENUS (1183-85) – see below

                                John

                THEODORA Comnena, m CONSTANTINE ANGELUS (see below)

                Andronicus, Sebastocrator, m Irene

                Eudocia m N. Iasites

 

IOHANNES (JOHN) II COMNENUS, Emperor (1118-1143), m in 1105 IRENE (PIRISCA) of Hungary (see under Hungary for ancestors)

                Alexius

                ANDRONICUS COMNENUS, Sebastokrator, d ca 1108, d 1142, m EIRENE COMNENA

                                ALEXIUS, Protosebastos, lover of Empress Maria, murdered 1183, m MARÍA DUCAS 

                                                EUDOXIA m GUILLAUME VIII of Montpellier (see under Montpellier for descendants)

                                Theodora, m Heinrich, Duke of Austria, brother of Holy Roman Emperor Conrad

                                Eudocia

                JOHN-ROGER, Protosebastos, m MARIA

                                MARÍA, m 1stly AMALRIC I, King of Jerusalem (see under Jerusalem for descendants). She 2ndly m BALIAN II of Ibelin (see under Ibelin for descendants)

      Theodora, mistress of  MANUEL I COMNENUS

                EUDOCIA, concubine of Emperor ANDRONICUS COMNENUS (see below for descendants)

                MANUEL I

                ISAAC, Sebastcrator, 1stly m Theodora

                                Alexius

                                Dau

                                                Isaac Comnenus of Cyprus

                                María, m Stephen IV of Hungary

                 ISAAC 2ndly m IRENE

                                Eudocia

                                THEODORA, m Baudouin III, King of Jerusalem, and then became the concubine of Emperor ANDRONICUS I COMNENUS (1183-85) 

                Anna, m Stephen Contostephanus

                                Andronicus

 

MANUEL I COMNENUS, Emperor (1143-80), m 1stly BERTHA of Sulzbach;

                MARÍA, m JOHN, and their dau EUDOCIA m in 1174 GUILLEM VIII, Comte de Montpellier  (see under Montpellier for descendants). She 2ndly m GUY de

                     MONTFORT  

                Anna

MANUEL 2ndly m Maria, dau of RAYMOND, Prince d’Antioch and had son  

                Alexius II Comnenus, Emperor (1180-83) m Agnes of France

MANUEL by his niece and mistress Theodora also had dau

                Theodora

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ANDRONICUS I COMNENUS (see above), Emperor (1183-5), murdered 1185, m IRENE, b 1109, d 1162, dau of ANDRONICUS RHODOCANAKIS and THEODORA TARCHANIOTES  

                JOHN

                Theodora Comnena, m Baudouin III, King of Jerusalem.

                Maria, m Theodore Synadenus

                Manuel

                                Alexius Comnenus, Emperor of Trebizond (1204-22) and was ancestor of succeeding Emperors till 1438 and thence of Shah ISMAEL of Persia who had

                                         present day descendants

                                David

ANDRONICUS 2ndly m as 2nd husband of Agnes-Anna, dau of King LOUIS VII of France and widow of Emperor ALEXIUS I Comnenus (see above)

By his cousin and concubine THEODORA, dau of ISAAC COMNENUS (see above) ANDRONICUS I had

                Alexius

                IRENE (Eirene) COMNENUS, m ISAAC II ANGELUS (see below)

The other concubines of ANDRONICUS I included Philippa of Antioch, dau of Raymond of Poitiers; and EUDOKIA, dau of  Sebastokrator ANDRONICUS COMNENUS.

 

JOHN COMNENUS, d 1174

                MARÍA, m 1stly in 1167 as 2nd wife of AMALIC I d’ANJOU, King of Jerusalem (see under

                                Jerusalem, Kings, for descendants). She 2ndly m BALIAN d’Ibelin (see under Jaffa for ancestors)

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ROMANOS DIOGENES  

                KONSTANTINOS ANGELOS DIOGENES

 

KONSTANTINOS ANGELOS DIOGENES, m THEODORA, dau of JOHN (IOHANNES) COMNENUS (see above)

                Anna, m as 2nd wife of BÉLA of Hungary  

                Iohannes (John) Angelos Comnenus

                                Isaak Angelos Ducas         

                                                Alexios V, Emperor, d 1204, m Eudoxia, dau of Emperor ALEXIUS III

                                Mikhael

                                Theodorus

                                Manuel

                ANDRONICUS

 

ANDRONICUS

                Isaak II, Emperor (1185-95 & 1203-4), m Eirene, dau of Andronicus I, Emperor (1183-5)

                                Alexius IV, Emperor, d 1204

                ALEXIUS III, Emperor, d 1204, m EUPHROSYNE, dau of IZYASLAV II of Kiev

                                Anna, m Theodoros I Laskaris, d 1222, Emperor, d 1222

                                                Eirene, d 1241, m Iohannes (John) III, Emperor, d 1254

                                                                Theodoros II, Emperor, d 1258, m Helena of Bulgaria

                                                                                Iohannes (John) III, Emperor, d 1274

                                Eudoxia, m Alexius V, Emperor (see above), d 1204

                                EIRENE, m ALEXIUS PALAEOLOGUS (see under Palaeologue rules for descendants)

                                THEODORA, m ANDRONIKOS PALAEOLOGUS (see under Palaeologue rules for descendants)

 

The Angelus dynasty

 

CONSTANTINE ANGELUS, General of Byzantium, and wife THEODORA COMNENA (see above)

                ANDRONICUS ANGELUS

                JOHN DUCAS, (see under Ducas above - ancestor of the Despots of Epiros and Emperors of Salonica)

                Alexius

                Maria

                Eudocia

                Zoë

                Isaac

 

ANDRONICUS ANGELUS, Kuropalates at court of Emperor Manuel I (1166-85), blinded 1182/3, m EUPHROSYNA CASTAMONITA

                ISAAC II ANGELUS

                THEODORA, m as 2nd wife CONRAD of Montferrat (see under Montferrat for descendants)

                ALEXIUS ANGELUS III, Emperor (see below)

                Irene, m John Cantacazenus

 

ISAAC II ANGELUS, Emperor (1185-95 & 1203-4 when blinded & executed 1204 by his brother ALEXIUS III), m 1stly EIRENE, dau of Emperor ANDRONICUS I COMNENUS (see above)

                EIRENE ANGELA, d 1252, 1stly m Roger of Apulia; she 2ndly m PHILIP of Germany (see under Germany and Swabia for descendants)

                Alexius IV, Emperor (1203-1204 when deposed & murdered)

ISAAC II 2ndly m as 1st husband of Margaret (Maria), dau of Bela III of Hungary

                Manuel, d 1212

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ALEXIUS ANGELUS III, (see above), Emperor (1195-1203) when deposed, d after 1211 in a monastery, m EUPHROSYNE, dau of ANDRONICUS KAMATEROS DUCAS (see under Ducas above)

                EIRENE, m ALEXIUS PALAEOLOGUS (for descendants see under Palaeologue rulers below)

                ANNA ANGELINA, 1stly m Isaac Comnenus; she 2ndly m THEODORE I LASCARIS, Emperor of Nicaea (see under Nicaea for descendants); she 3rdly m ALEXIUS

                     PALAEOLOGUS (see below for descendants)

                EUDOCIA, m 1stly STEFAN Nemanja of Serbia (see under Serbia for descendants) ; she 2ndly m STEFAN II of Serbia, she 3rdly m Alexius V Ducas “Murtzuphlus”

                     (black shaggy eyebrows meeting in the middle), Emperor ( 1204 deposed & died); she 4thly  m Leo Sgouros of Corinth (d 1208)

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The Argyrus dynasty  

 

LEÓN I ARGYRUS

                EUSTATHIOS ARGYRUS, patrikios, d ca 910

          LEÓN II ARGYRUS, strategos, protospatharios, maristros

                          ROMANUS

 


 

ROMANUS ARGYROLPOLUS, b c 905, m AGATHA LECAPENA, dau of Emperor ROMANUS I LECAPENUS (see above)

                - - ARGYRUS

- ARGYROPOLUS

 

ARGYROPOLUS, patrikos, d after 965

                Maria, m Giovanni Orseolo of Venice

                Emperor Romanus III Argyrus (1028-34), 2ndly m Zoë, dau of KONSTANTINOS VIII

                PULCHERIA, m BASILEIOS SKLEROS (see below)

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The Skleros dynasty  

 

NIKETAS SKLEROS, m as 2nd husband of GREGORIA, dau of BASILEOS son of magistros BARDAS (see above under Amorian dynasty for ancestors)

                BARDAS

                Constantine, m sister of Bardas Phocas

                Maria, m as 1st wife of John Tzimisces, Emperor (969-76) who succeeded his cousin Nicephorus

 

BARDAS SKLEROS, anti-Emperor (976-9, 987 & 989)

                ROMANOS

 

ROMANOS SKLEROS, m dau of ABU TAGLIB FAD’LALLAH, Hamdanid Emir of Mosul (969-79) – see under Mosul, Hamdanid Emirs, for ancestors

                BASILEIOS

 

BASILEIOS SKLEROS, magistros ca 1028, m PULCHERIA, dau of - - ARGYROLOPOLUS (see above)

                ARGYRA, m as 2nd wife of Emperor KONSTANTINOS IX “Monomachus” (1042-55) and their dau MARÍA m VSÉVOLOD I, Great Prince of Kiev (see under

                     Kiev for descendants)

 

The Lascarid dynasty  

 

MANUEL LASCARIS, m IONNA

                THEODORE I LASCARIS   

                George

Alexius

Isaac and Michael

                Manuel, m dau of John II Asên of Bulgaria

 

THEODORE I LASCARIS, Despot till 1206 and then Emperor of Nicaea (1206-1222), Emperor of the East (1204), m 1stly ANNA ANGELINA (d 1212) dau of Emperor ALEXIS III ANGELUS (1195-1203) - see under Angelus for ancestors

                IRENE, d 1241, m JOHN III VATATZES (see below)

                MARY LASCARIS, m BELA IV of Hungary (see under Hungary for descendants)

THEODORE 2ndly m Philippa of Armenia and divorced her in 1219 (see under Armenia for ancestors)

THEODORE 3rdly m Mary of Courtenay, dau of BAUDOUIN II, Emperor of Constantinople (1228-1261)

 

JOHN III VATATZES, Emperor of Nicaea and the East (1222-54) and IRENE (see above)

                THEODORE II

 

THEODORE II LASCARIS, Emperor of Nicaea (1254-8), m HELENA, dau of JOHN ASÊN of Bulgaria (see under Bulgaria for ancestors)

                Maria, m Nicephorus I, Despot of Epiros

                John, b 1251, blinded by Co-Emperor with MICHAEL PALAEOLOGUS (see under Byzantium)

                Irene, d 1270, m  Constantine Tich Asên, Ruler of Bulgaria XE "BULGARIA - Khans and Tsars"  (1258-77)

           EUDOXIA, Comtesse de Tende, 1stly m Constantine, Tsar of the Bulgars (1258-77); she 2ndly m WILLIAM PETER I, Comte de Tende & Ventimiglia 

                                JOHN IV

 

JOHN IV LASCARIS, Comte de Tende & Ventimiglia

                WILLIAM PETER II, Comte deTende

                                PETER II, Comte Tende

                                                PETER III, Comte de Tende

                                                                PETER IV, Comte de Tende

                                                                                ANTHONY, Comte de Tende

                                                                                                HONORÉ, Comte de Tende

                                                                                                                JOHN ANTHONY, Comte de Tende

 

JOHN ANTHONY LASCARIS, Comte de Tende & Ventimiglia, d 1509

                ANNA, Marquise de Marro, Sovereign Comtesse de Tende, heiress of Menton & Villeneuve, m RENÉ of Savoie, Comte de Villars (see under Savoie for

                     descendants)

 

The Flanders and French dynasties

 

BAUDOUIN (BALDWIN) V of Hainault and jure uxoris VIII of Flanders (see under Hainault for ancestors), d 1195, m MARGARET, heiress of Flanders (see under Flanders for ancestors)

                ISABELLA, d 1190, m as 1st wife of PHILIPPE II “Augustus” (see under France, Kings, for descendants)

                BAUDOUIN (BALDWIN) IX

                Philippe I, Comte de Namur 1195-1212, m as 1st husband of Mary, dau of PHILIPPE II “Augustus

                Henri of Hainault, Emperor of Constantinople (1206-16)

                YOLANDE, Empress 1217-19, m as 2nd wife of PIERRE II de Courtenay (see under France, Kings, for ancestors; and see below for descendants)

 

BAUDOUIN (BALDWIN) IX, Count of Flanders & Hainault (see under Hainault for ancestors), Emperor of Constantinople, b 1171, d 1206, m MARIE, (d 1204) dau of HENRI, Comte de Champagne (see under Champagne for ancestors)

                MARGARET of Flanders, m BOUCHARD d’AVESNES (see under d’Avesnes for descendants)

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PIERRE de COURTENAY, d 1217, m 1stly AGNES, Comtesse de Nevers et Auxerre, dau of GUY I, Comte de Nevers (see under Auxerre & Nevers for ancestors)

                MAUD de Courtenay, Comtesse de Nevers, m HERVÉ, Baron de Donzy, and their dau AGNES de Donzy, Comtesse de Nevers m GUY I de Châtillon, Comte

                     de St. Pol (see under St. Pol and under Donzy for descendants)

PIERRE de COURTENAY jure uxoris Emperor of Constantinople 2ndly m YOLANDE (see above)

                Philippe II, Marquis de Namur (1216-26) xe "NAMUR - Comtes"

                Robert, Emperor of Constantinople (1221-28)

                Henri, Comte de Namur (1226-29)

                Agnes, m Geoffroi II de Villehardouin, Prince of Achaia, d 1245

                Marie, m as 3rd wife of THEODORE LASCARIS, Emperor of Nicaea (1206-22)

                Yolande, d 1253, m as 2nd wife of Andrew II of Hungary  

                BAUDOUIN (BALDWIN) II

 

BAUDOUIN (BALDWIN) II de COURTENAY, Latin Emperor of Constantinople (1228-61 when deposed), d 1272, m MARÍA, dau of JEAN de Brienne, King of Jerusalem and Co-Emperor (1231-37) - see under Brienne for ancestors

                PHILIPPE

 

PHILIPPE de COURTENAY, Emperor of Constantinople (1278-83), d 1286, m BEATRIX dau of CHARLES I, Comte d’Anjou & Provence, King of Naples & Sicily (see under Anjou and Sicily for ancestors)

                CATHARINE de COURTENAY, titular Empress of Constantinople, m as 2nd wife of CHARLES of Valois (see also under France, Kings, for descendants) 

                  CATHERINE de VALOIS, Empress of Constantinople (1307/8-1346), m as 2nd wife of PHILIPPE of Taranto, son of CHARLES II d’Anjou, King of Naples

      Robert, Prince of Taranto & Achaia, Emperor of Constantinople (1346-64)

      Philippe, Prince of Taranto & Achaia, Emperor of Constantinople (1364-73)

      Marguerite, m François des Baux

                   Jacques des Baux, Emperor of Constantinople (1373-83), m Agnes d’Anjou-Durazzo

 

The Palaeologue rulers of Byzantium and Morea  

 

ALEXIUS PALAEOLOGUS, megas dux, son of GEORGE PALAEOLOGUS, megas hetaireiarches, m EIRENE, dau of ALEXIUS III COMNENUS (see under Comnenus dynasty above for ancestors)

                Michael, megas chartularius

                ANDRONICUS PALAEOLOGUS

 

ANDRONICUS PALAEOLOGUS, d 1247, megas domesticus, m THEODORA, dau of ALEXIUS III COMNENUS (see above)

                Maria-Martha, m Nicephorus Tarchaneiotes 

                                Theodora

                                Michael Tarchaneiotes

                                Andronicus, m dau of Jean I, Despot of Thessalonica

                                Jean

                Iohannes (Jean), Seigneur de Rhodes (1261-75) m dau of Constantine Tornices

                MICHAEL VIII PALAEOLOGUS

                Constantine, m Eirene, dau of Branas

                                Anna, m Michael of Epiros

                Eirene-Eulogia, m John Angelus Cantacuzenus

                                Maria, m 1stly Alexius Philes, 2ndly Constantine Tich & 3rdly Ivajlo

                                Anna, m NICEPHORUS I, Despot of Epiros

                                Theodora, 1stly m George Muzalon; she 2ndly m John Raoul

                                Eugenia, m Syrgiannes the Grand Domestic

By another wife or concubine ANDRONICUS had a son

                Constantine

 

MICHAEL VIII PALAEOLOGUS, Emperor (1261-82), m THEODORA, niece of John III Vatatzes (see under Nicaea for ancestors)

                ANDRONICUS II

                CONSTANTINE Porphyrogenitus, m IRENE RAOULINA

                                JOHN m IRENE, dau of THEODORE METOCHITES

                                                MARIA, m STEFAN UROSCH III Dechanski, Emperor of Serbia (see under Serbia for descendants)

           Theodore, m dau of Libadarius

           Manuel

                EUDOCIA, d 1302,m JOHN II COMNENUS of Trebizond, d 1317 (see under Trebizond for descendants)

                IRENE, m JOHN ASÊN III, Tsar of Bulgaria, (1279-d 1280)  see under Bulgaria for descendants

                Anna, m Michael, Despot of Epiros

                                Andronicus, m dau of George Cocalas

He also had illegitimate children

                Euphrosyne, m Nogaj  (Nogay)

                Maria (Despina Khatun), m Abaka (Abagu), son of the Mongol Hulegu Khan

 

ANDRONICUS II PALAEOLOGUS, Emperor (1282-1328), abdicated to end civil war (1321-8) over succession, d 1332. He 1stly m ANNA, dau of STEFAN IV, King of Hungary (see under Hungary for ancestors)

                MICHAEL IX \

 ANDRONICUS 2ndly m YOLANDE (VIOLANTE), Heiress of Montferrat, dau of

          GUGLIELMO V of Montferrat (see under Montferrat for ancestors)

          IOLANTHE PALAEOLOGINA of Montferrat, m AYMON“The Peaceful”, Comte de Savoie (see under Savoie for descendants)

          Constantine (a Despot), m dau of Theodore Muzalon

ANDRONICUS II 2ndly m YOLANDE-IRENE, heiress of Montferrat  

                John, Despot, m Irene, dau of Nicephorus Chumnus 

                THEODORE I PALAEOLOGUS, Marquis of Montferrat (1305-38), m ARGENTINA SPINOLA   (see under Montferrat for descendants)

                Demetrius, Despot

                SIMONIS, m STEPHEN UROSCH II MILUTIN (see under Serbia for descendants)

 

MICHAEL IX PALAEOLOGUS, Associate Emperor (1294-1320) dvp, m RITA-MARIA (XENE) of Armenian Cilicia  (see under Armenian Cilicia, Hethumian dynasty, for ancestors)

                ANDRONICUS III

                Manuel, a Despot

                ANNA, d 1320, m 1stly Thomas, Despot of Epiros, d 1318. She 2ndly m JEAN III (or NICHOLAS ORSINI) of Cephalonia, d 1323 (see under Cephalonia for

                         descendants)

                Theodora, m 1stly Todor Svetoslav, Ruler of Bulgaria, (1295-1322). She 2ndly m Mihailo (Michael) Sisman, Ruler of Bulgaria, (1323-1330) 

 

ANDRONICUS III PALAEOLOGUS, Emperor (1328-41), m 1stly Irene-Adelaide (Agnes), dau of Heinrich of Brunswick.-Grubenhagen. He 2ndly m ANNA (d 1320), dau of AMADEUS V of Savoie  (see under Savoie for ancestors)

                IOHANNES (JEAN) V

                Michael,  Despot of Thessalonica

                Theodore

                Eirene, m Michael Asên of Bulgaria

                Maria, m Francesco I Gattilusio

 

IOHANNES (JEAN) V PALAEOLOGUS, Emperor (1341-76 & 1379-90 when again deposed) and after civil war (1341-7) m EIRENE (HELENA) dau of rival Emperor JOHN VI CANTACUZENUS (1347-54)

                Andronicus VI Palaeologus, Emperor (1376-79 when deposed), d 1385, m 1stly Maria, dau of Iovan-Aleksandar-Asen, Ruler of Bulgaria 

                                Iohannes (Jean) VII Palaeologus of Selymbria, Despot of Thessalonica, Associate Emperor (1390 & 1399-1408), m Eugenia, dau of Francesco II Gattilusio

        Andronicus VI 2ndly m Anna

                MANUEL II

                Jean Theodore I Palaeologus, Despot of Morea (1383-1407), m Bartolomea, dau of Nerio Acciajuoli

                                Dau, m Süleyman

                Dau, m Emir Mûsa, son of BAYEZID I, Ottoman ruler

Michael, a Despot

Irene, m Halil, son of ORHAN, Ottoman ruler

Dau, m BAYEZID I, Ottoman ruler

Dau, m MURAD I, Ottoman ruler

Dau, m Yacub, son of MURAD I

 

MANUEL II PALAEOLOGUS, Emperor (1391-1423 when deposed), d 1425, m IRENE (HELENA) dau of CONSTANTINE DRAGASHA (d 1450)

                Iohannes (Jean) VIII, Emperor (1425-48), m 1stly Anna of Muscovy; he 2ndly m Sophia of Montferrat; and he 3rdly m Maria, dau of Alexius IV of Trebizond 

                Constantine XI “Dragases”, Despot of Morea, last Emperor of Byzantium (1428-53 when killed by Yurks), 1stly m Theodora (Madalena), dau of Leonardo II Tocco of

                     Zante; he 2ndly m Catherine Gattilusio 

                THOMAS

                Demetrius II Palaeologus, Despot of Morea (1443-60), d 1471, m Zoë (Theodora), dau of Paul Asên of Bulgaria 

                                Helena, m MEHMED II, Ottoman ruler

                Theodore II Palaeologus ,Despot of Morea (1407-43), d 1448, m Cleope Malatesta

                                Helena, m Jean II Lusignan of Cyprus

                Andronicus Palaeologus, Despot of Thessalonica, d 1429

 

THOMAS PALAEOLOGUS, Despot of Morea, Prince of Achaia – Southern part of Greece - (1432-60), d 1465, m CATERINA ZACCARIA of Achaia (see under Zaccaria for ancestors) 

                Andrew, d 1502

                Manuel, left descendants

                SOPHIA (ZOE)), d 1503, m as 2nd wife of IVAN III Prince of Moscow, d 1505 (see under Moscow for descendants)

                HELENA, d 1474, m LAZAR II, Tsar of Serbia, d 1458 (see under Serbia for descendants)

 

The House of Cantacuzenus  

 

Jean Cantacuzenus, megas domesticus, m Eirene-Eulogia, dau of ANDRONICUS PALAEOLOGUS, and THEODORA, dau of ALEXIUS III COMNENUS (see above)

                Anna, m as 2nd wife of NICEPHORUS I, Despot of Epiros (1271-96)

                Maria, m 1stly Alexius Philes, 2ndly Constantine Tich & 3rdly Ivajlo

                Theodora, 1stly m George Muzalon; she 2ndly m John Raoul

                Eugenia, m Syrgiannes the Grand Domestic

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JEAN (JOHN) VI CANTACUZENUS, rival Emperor of Byzantium (1347-54), m EIRENE, dau of ANDRONICUS ASÊN (see under Bulgaria for ancestors)

                Matthew I, m Eirene Palaeologina

                Manuel, Despot of Morea, m Marguerite, dau of Jean grandson of HUGUES II, King of Cyprus and Jerusalem 

                                Dau, m Guy I, grandson of HUGUES II, King of Cyprus and Jerusalem

                Andronicus

                Maria, m Nicephorus II of Epiros

                Theodora, m ORKHAN

                EIRENE (HELENA), m JOHN V PALAEOLOGUS, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-76 & 1379-90) – see above for descendants. HELENA also seems to have m

                     Louis Fadrique by whom she had dau Eirene who m Halil son of Ottoman ruler ORKHAN

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Helena Cantacuzenus, m David Comnenus, Emperor of Trebizond (1458-61),  

                Anna, m MEHMED II (MAHOMET II) “the Conqueror”, Sultan (1451-81), who captured Constantinople in 1453

 

House of Valois

 

PHILIPPE, Prince of Taranto, d 1332, son of CHARLES, King of Naples (see under Anjou and Naples for ancestors), became Emperor of Constantinople, m  CATHERINE of Valois (see under Valois for ancestors)

                Louis, Prince of Taranto, d 1362, m as 2nd husband of Joanna, Queen of Naples

                Robert, Prince of Taranto, d 1364, Emperor of Constantinople

                Philippe, Prince of Taranto, d 1373, Emperor of Constantinople, m as 2nd husband of Mary, dau of  Charles, Duke of Calabria (see under Naples for ancestors) 

                MARGARET, m 1stly Edward de Baliol, King of Scots; she 2ndly m FRANCESCO del Balzo, Duke of Andria 

                Giacomo, Duke of Andria, Emperor of Constantinople, d 1383, m as 2nd husband of Agnes, dau of Charles, Duke of Durazzo (see under Durazzo for ancestors)

 

 

CAESAREA - Seigneurs (See under Garnier)

 

CAITHNESS - Earls (See under Crichton, Sinclair & Stuart)

 

CALW - Comtes XE "CALW - Comtes" \b

 

GEROLD, ca 770, m EMMA dau of NEBI of the Alamans (see under Alamans for ancestors)

                ERLAFRIED II

                HILDEGARDE, m as 2nd wife of CHARLEMAGNE (see under Carolingian dynasty for descendants)

 

ERLEFRIED II, ca 830

                ALBERT I

 

ALBERT I

                ALBERT II, ca 868

                                GOZBERT, ca 902

                                                BURKARD, ca 960

                                                                ALBERT I

 

ALBERT I, Comte de Calw, ca 1003

                Pope Victor IIxe "Pope Victor II", d 1057

                BERTHA, m ca 1035 EGON I, Count of Urach (see under Urach for descendants)

 

CAMBRAI - Comtes

 

RUDOLPH, Comte de Cambrai, son of BAUDOUIN I, Comte de Flandres (see under Flanders for ancestors), d 896

                dau, m ISAAC, jure uxoris Comte de Cambrai (916-40)

                                ARNAUD

 

ARNAUD, Comte & Bishop de Cambrai, d 967, m BERTHA, dau of NEVELUNG, Count of Betuwe

                GISELE, m HERVÉ (see below)

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BAUDOUIN BALZA, Comte de Cambrai

                RAOUL

 

RAOUL, d ca 982, m WIVETTE, dau of Comte de Champagne

                HERVÉ, Seigneur de Châtillon-sur-Marne, (see under Châtillon-sur-Marne for descendants), m GISELE, dau of ARNAUD, Comte de Cambrai (see above)

 

CAMPBELL - Earls of Argyle  

 

GILLESPIE CAMBELL (sic) of Menstrie, d ca 1280

                COLIN

 

COLIN CAMPBELL of Lochow, killed ca 1294, m a dau of Sinclair of Roslin 

                NEIL

                DONALD, ancestor of the Earls of Loudoun

                Dugald of Torsa, Laird of Menstrie

                Arthur

                Duncan

                Gillespie

 

NEIL CAMPBELL of Lochow, in 1296 made Baillie over King's lands in Argyle, 1stly m a yngr dau of ANDREW CRAWFORD  

                COLIN

NEIL, 2ndly m MARGARET CAMERON, widow of Hubert de Multon

                DUNCAN,  Macdhonnachie of Inverawe, ancestors of the Campbells of Inverawe

NEIL, 3rdly m MARY, sister of King ROBERT the BRUCE (see under Brus for ancestors)

                John Campbell, 1st & last Earl of Atholl, dsp Battle of Halidon 1333, m Joanna, dau of Sir John Menteith of Rusky and widow of MALISE, 7th Earl of Strathearn 

               

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