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Ruggiero de Lauria

Male Abt 1250 - 1303  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Ruggiero de Lauria  [1
    Born Abt 1250  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jan 1303  Valencia, Valencia, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I25615  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2020 

    Mother Bella d'Amico 
    Family ID F15350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margherita Lancia 
    Children 
    +1. Ilaria de Lauria,   d. Aft 1340
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F15349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Roger of Lauria was an Italian admiral in Aragonese service, who was the commander of the fleet of the Crown of Aragon during the War of the Sicilian Vespers. He was probably the most successful and talented naval tactician of the medieval period. He is known as Ruggero or Ruggiero di Lauria in Italian and Roger de Ll├║ria in Catalan." [Wikipedia]

      His father was not Richardo de Lauria, justiciar of Naples; this has been shown by Peter Stewart to have been an invention. His mother was, however, named Bella d'Amico or de Amichi.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4244] Peter Stewart, 15 Jun 2020, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    2. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.