List of monarchs of Majorca

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The Kingdom of Majorca (1231–1715) was created by James I of Aragon following his conquest in 1229 and the subsequent surrender of sovereignty by the Muslim rulers in of the Balearic Islands in 1231. It was ruled in conjunction with the Crown of Aragon until his death when by will it passed to a younger son, James (II), who ruled the kingdom as nominal vassal of the Aragonese Crown. He was removed by his nephew Alfonso III of Aragon, who conquered the island of Minorca in 1287, effectively recovered Minorca from Moorish rule. By the Treaty of Anagni of 1295, however, these island territories were yielded back to James. In 1344, the kingdom was again united with the Crown of Aragon but still disputed by pretenders until 1403. It subsequently formed an administrative kingdom within the Crown of Spain periodically included in the royal style – as in Philip II's in the 1584 Treaty of Joinville – until the Nueva Planta Decrees abolished these divisions in 1715.

Monarchs of Majorca[edit]

Name Portrait Birth Marriages Death
James I
1231–1276
James I 2 February 1208
Montpellier
son of Peter II of Aragon and Marie of Montpellier
Eleanor
1221
1 child

Violant of Hungary
1235
10 children

Teresa Gil de Vidaure
2 children
27 July 1276
Valencia
aged 68
James II
1276–1286
(first rule)
James I 1243
Montpellier
son of James I of Aragon and Violant of Hungary
Esclaramunda of Foix
1275
6 children
1311
Palma de Mallorca
aged 68
Alfonso I
1286–1291
Peter III 1265
Valencia
son of Peter III of Aragon and Constance of Sicily
unmarried 18 June 1291
Barcelona
aged 27
James III
1291–1295
Chaime II d'Aragón.jpg 10 August 1267
Valencia
son of Peter III and Constance of Sicily
Isabella of Castile
1 December 1291
No children

Blanche of Anjou
29 October 1295
10 children

Marie de Lusignan
15 June 1315
No children

Elisenda de Montcada
25 December 1322
No children
5 November 1327
Barcelona
aged 60
James II
1295–1311
(second rule)
James I 1243
Montpellier
son of James I of Aragon and Violant of Hungary
Esclaramunda of Foix
1275
6 children
1311
Palma de Mallorca
aged 68
Sancho
1311–1324
Majorca 1276
son of James II of Majorca and Esclaramunda of Foix
Maria of Naples
20 September 1304
No children
4 September 1324
Formiguera
aged 48
James III of Majorca
1324–1344
James III of Majorca on his throne.JPG 5 April 1315
Catania
son of Ferdinand of Majorca and Isabelle of Sabran
Constance of Aragon
2 children

Violant of Vilaragut
10 November 1347
1 child
25 October 1349
Llucmajor
aged 34

Pretenders to the throne[edit]

Peter IV of Aragon annexed the kingdom in 1344 and the title was part of the Crown of Aragon, though disputed by pretenders.

Pretender Portrait Birth Marriages Death
James IV of Majorca
1349–1375
Majorca 1335
Montpellier
son of James III of Majorca and Constance of Aragon
Joan I of Naples
26 September 1363
No children
20 January 1375
Soria
aged 40
Isabella
1375–1403
Majorca 1337
daughter of James III of Majorca and Constance of Aragon
John II of Montferrat
4 September 1358
5 children

Konrad of Reischach
1375
1 child
1406
France
aged 69

Isabel's descendants did not continue the pretension.

See also[edit]