Tancred, Prince of Bari

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Tancred of Hauteville (c. 1119 – 1138), one of many of that name, was the Prince of Bari and Taranto from 1132 to 1138.

He was the second son of Roger II of Sicily and his first wife Elvira of Castile.

He was named by his father to replace the rebellious Grimoald, Prince of Bari, in 1132. He was only about thirteen or fourteen years old at the time. When he grew to adulthood, he became, along with his brothers Roger, duke of Apulia, and Alfonso, prince of Capua, one of his father's chief men on the peninsula, while the king himself remained mostly in Sicily. He died young in 1138 and William, his other brother, inherited his estates and titles.

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Preceded by
Grimoald
Prince of Bari
1132–1138
Succeeded by
Jaquintus
Preceded by
Roger
Prince of Taranto
1132–1138
Succeeded by
William I