Yolande of Aragon, Countess of Niebla

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Yolande of Aragon
Countess of Niebla
Spouse (1) Enrique Pérez de Guzmán, 2nd Count de Niebla
(2) Martín Fernández de Guzmán
Issue Catalina (from 2nd marriage)
Agnes (from 2nd marriage)
Marina (from 2nd marriage)
House House of Barcelona
Father Martin I of Sicily
Mother Agatuccia Pesce
Born Kingdom of Sicily
Died 1428
Religion Roman Catholicism

Yolande of Aragon or Violante of Sicily (Kingdom of Sicily – 1428), Italian: Jolanda d'Aragona, Catalan: Violant d'Aragó, Spanish: Violante de Aragón, illegitimate but legitimated daughter of King Martin I of Sicily and countess of Niebla. She was the member of House of Barcelona.

Life[edit]

She was the only daughter of King Martin I of Sicily and Agatuccia Pesce. She was born out of wedlock in Sicily. Before Blanche I of Navarre's having arrived in Sicily to get married to her father, king Martin the Young sent her and her younger brother Fadrique (illegitimate son of King Martin I of Sicily and Tarsia Rizzari) to the Aragonese court for his mother, queen Maria de Luna's taking care of her illegitimate grandchildren.[1] She got married twice. First husband was Enrique Pérez de Guzmán, 2nd Count de Niebla but she was repudiated and the marriage was annulled. This marriage remained childless.[2] Her second spouse was Martín Fernández de Guzmán, the son of Alvár Pérez de Guzmán, 6th lord of Orgaz. She gave birth to three daughters.[3] She died in 1428.

His siblings were: Peter of Sicily (the only son of King Martin I of Sicily and Queen Maria I of Sicily), Martin of Aragon, Heir of Sicily (the only son of King Martin I of Sicily and Queen Blanche I of Navarre), Fadrique (illegitimate son of King Martin I of Sicily and Tarsia Rizzari).

Children[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ See Silleras-Fernández (2005).
  2. ^ Grandes de España/Duque de Medina Sidonia – 13 August 2011
  3. ^ Casa de San Clemente – 13 August 2011

Bibliography[edit]

  • Silleras-Fernández, Núria: Spirit and Force: Politics, Public and Private in the Reign of Maria de Luna (1396–1406), In: Theresa Earenfight (ed.): Queenship and Political Power in Medieval and Early Modern Spain, Ashgate, 78–90, 2005. ISBN 0-7546-5074-X, 9780754650744 URL: See External links

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Yolande of Aragon, Countess of Niebla
Cadet branch of the House of Barcelona
Died: 1428
Royal titles
Preceded by
Teresa de Orozco
Countess of Niebla Succeeded by
Isabel de Mosquera