Person:Roger II of Sicily (1)

Roger II of Sicily
b.22 Dec 1095
d.26 Feb 1154
Facts and Events
Name Roger II of Sicily
Alt Name Roger "the Great" , King of Naples & Sicily
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 Dec 1095 House of Hauteville
Marriage BEF. 1118 to Elvira of Castile, Queen of Sicily
Death[1] 26 Feb 1154


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Roger II (22 December 1095 – 26 February 1154) was King of Sicily, son of Roger I of Sicily and successor to his brother Simon. He began his rule as Count of Sicily in 1105, became Duke of Apulia and Calabria in 1127, and then King of Sicily in 1130. By the time of his death at the age of 58, Roger had succeeded in uniting all the Norman conquests in Italy into one kingdom with a strong centralized government.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Roger II of Sicily, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   ROGER of Sicily, son of ROGER I Count of Sicily & his third wife Adelaida di Savona [Monferrato] ([22 Dec 1095]-Palermo 26 Feb 1154, bur Palermo Cathedral), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.