Irene Angelica, Queen of Sicily

Female Abt 1181 - 1208  (~ 27 years)


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  • Name Irene Angelica  
    • Her name was also spelt "Eirene Angelina".
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    Born Abt 1181  [2, 4
    History birth to death 
    • In 1194, as a young widow, she was abducted from Sicily and taken to Germany. [2]
    • She was also called, in Germany, Maria. [2]
    Died 27 Aug 1208  [2
    Buried Lorsch Abbey, Lorsch, Hesse, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I3158  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2020 

    Father Isaac II Angelos, Emperor of the East,   b. 1156,   d. 1204  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Eirene Komnena,   d. 1184 - 1185 
    Family ID F2553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Roger III of Sicily  [2
    Married 1191  [2, 5
    Age at Marriage He ?? years - She 10 years 
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Philip II von Hohenstauffen, Emperor of Germany,   b. Abt 1177,   d. 21 Jun 1208, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [2, 6
    Married 25 May 1197  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Age at Marriage He 20 years - She 16 years 
    Notes 
    • Weis (1982) gives their marriage date as 1196. [6]
    Children 
     1. Maria von Hohenstauffen,   b. 1201, Swabia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1235  (Age 34 years)
    +2. Ethisa von Hohenstauffen,   d. Abt 1234
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death: My old records say she was killed by the same person on the same day as her husband, but in a totally different place. I have left her record blank until this can be figured out.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lorsch Abbey, Lorsch, Hesse, Germany Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S2002] ------------- Secondary Sources -------------.

    2. [S1472] Stone, Don C. and Charles R Owens. "[Eirene?], First wife of Emperor Isaakios II Angelos, is Probable Tornikina and Gateway to Antiquity" , (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation of Medieval Genealogy, volume 3, number 5, January 2011), Secondary Source.

    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), Secondary Source.

    5. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941), Tertiary Source.

    6. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

    7. [S310] Moriarty, G. Andrews. The Descent of the Plantagenet Kings from the Holy Roman Emperors, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CI, January 1947), Secondary Source.



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