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Elisabeth of Sicily, Duchess of Bavaria

Elisabeth of Sicily (1310–1349) was a daughter of Frederick III of Sicily and Eleanor of Anjou. Her siblings included: Peter II of Sicily and Manfred of Athens. She is also known as Isabel of Aragon.

On June 27, 1328, Elisabeth married Stephen II, Duke of Bavaria, son of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Beatrix of Silesia-Glogau. The couple had three sons and a daughter, they were:

  1. Stephen III of Bavaria-Ingolstadt (1337–September 26, 1413, Niederschönfeld).
  2. Frederick of Bavaria-Landshut (1339–December 4, 1393, Budweis).
  3. John II of Bavaria-Munich (1341–1397).
  4. Agnes (b. 1338), married c. 1356 King James I of Cyprus.

Ancestry

Descendents

Two of their sons became Duke of Bavaria and their daughter, Agnes became Queen of Cyprus by her marriage to James I of Cyprus. Her granddaughter and namesake was Isabeau of Bavaria, queen of France by her marriage to Charles VI of France. Isabeau's children included: Isabella; Queen of England, Catherine; also queen of England, Michelle; duchess of Burgundy and Charles VII of France.

Elisabeth died in 1349, her husband later married Margarete of Nuremberg; they had no children.

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Elisabeth of Sicily, Duchess of Bavaria
Born: 1310 Died: 1349
Preceded by
Margaret, Countess of Tyrol
Duchess of Bavaria
1328 – c. 1349
Succeeded by
Margarete of Nuremberg


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