Person:Tancred of Sicily (1)

Tancred of Sicily
d.20 Feb 1194
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Name Tancred of Sicily
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1138
Marriage to Sibylla of Acerra
Death[1] 20 Feb 1194
Reference Number? Q468653?

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Tancred (; 113820 February 1194) was King of Sicily from 1189 to 1194. He was born in Lecce an illegitimate son of Roger III, Duke of Apulia (the eldest son of King Roger II) by his mistress Emma, a daughter of Achard II, Count of Lecce. He inherited the title "Count of Lecce" from his grandfather and is consequently often referred to as Tancred of Lecce. Due to his short stature and unhandsome visage, he was mocked by his critics as "The Monkey King".

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Tancred of Sicily, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.