Person:William VIII, Marquess of Montferrat (1)

Guglielmo VIII _____, marchese del Monferrato
b.19 Jul 1420
m. 24 Apr 1411
  1. John IV _____, of Montferrat1413 - 1464
  2. Amadea di MonferratoAbt 1420 - 1440
  3. Guglielmo VIII _____, marchese del Monferrato1420 - 1483
  4. Boniface III _____, Marquess of Montferrat1424 - 1494
  5. Isabella di Monferrato
  6. Teodoro di Saluzzo1425 - 1484
  • HGuglielmo VIII _____, marchese del Monferrato1420 - 1483
  • WMarie de FoixAft 1452 - 1467
m. 19 Jan 1465
m. 18 Jul 1469
  1. Bianca di Monferrato1472 - 1519
  2. Giovanna di MonferratoAbt 1473 - 1490
  • HGuglielmo VIII _____, marchese del Monferrato1420 - 1483
  • W.  Bernarde de Brosse dite de Bretagne (add)
m. 6 Jan 1474
Facts and Events
Name Guglielmo VIII _____, marchese del Monferrato
Alt Name[2] Guglielmo X _____, Marchese di Monferrato
Gender Male
Birth[1] 19 Jul 1420
Marriage 19 Jan 1465 to Marie de Foix
Marriage 18 Jul 1469 to Elisabetta Maria Sforza
Marriage 6 Jan 1474 to Bernarde de Brosse dite de Bretagne (add)
Death[1] 27 Feb 1483 Casale Monferrato, Alessandria, Piemonte, Italy
Reference Number? Q1125744?

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William VIII Palaiologos (Italian: Guglielmo VIII Paleologo; 19 July 1420 – 27 February 1483) was the Marquis of Montferrat from 1464 until his death.

He was the second son of Marquis John Jacob, and inherited the Marquisate after the death of his elder brother John IV. He obtained, by Emperor Frederick III, the territories lost to Savoy from 1435. William served as condottiero for Francesco I Sforza of Milan and was later the tutor of the latter's son, Galeazzo Maria. When the latter was assassinated, William acted as moderator in the Duchy of Milan.

William married firstly, on 19 January 1465, Marie de Foix (d.1467), daughter of Gaston IV, Count of Foix; and secondly on 18 July 1469, Elizabetta Sforza (1456–1473), daughter of Francesco I Duke of Milan; and finally, on 6 January 1474, Bernarde de Brosse (d.17 February 1485).

He had no legitimate son. By his second marriage, he had daughters:

When William died in Casale Monferrato, he was succeeded by his brother Boniface III.

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  2. GUGLIELMO, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.