Margaret of Foix-Candale
Margaret of Foix-Candale, Marchioness of Saluzzo, regent of Marquisate of Saluzzo, aunt of Anna of Foix-Candale, Queen of Hungary. She was the youngest daughter of 1st Earl of Kendal and Margaret Kerdeston. In 1492 she married to Louis II Margrave of Saluzzo. Marchioness Margaret accompanied her niece, queen Anna of Foix-Candale in 1502 from Saluzzo to Venice in the wedding tour from France to Hungary, when Queen Anne visited her paternal relatives in Saluzzo. While being in her second pregnancy, Queen Anne asked her aunt, Margaret to come to Buda in 1506; the Marchiones at that time after her husband's death, acted as a regent of Marquisate of Saluzzo in the name of her first-born son, Michele Antonio. Her four surviving sons who all inherited the marquisate in the order of primogeniture. Michele Antonio, Marquess of Saluzzo. Gian Ludovico, Marquess of Saluzzo. Francesco Ludovico, Marquess of Saluzzo. Adriano. Gian Gabriele, Marquess of Saluzzo. Wenzel, Gusztáv: II. Ulászló magyar és cseh királynak házas élete.
Századok. 631–641, 727–757 and 816–840. 1877. Seigneurs de Grailly Généalogie Foix-Grailly Généalogie Cawley, Medieval Lands Project/Monferrato & Saluzzo, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy Marek, Miroslav. "Euweb/Foix-Grailly Genealogy". Genealogy. EU
Ludovico II, Marquess of Saluzzo
Ludovico II del Vasto was marquess of Saluzzo from 1475 until his death. Before his accession as marquis he held the title of Count of Carmagnola. Son of Ludovico I of Saluzzo and Isabella of Montferrat, he succeeded him as marquis upon the latter's death in 1475, he continued his father's war against Charles I of Savoy, which had depleted Saluzzo's fortunes, but again without notable results. In 1481 he married his cousin, Giovanna Palaiologo of Montferrat, daughter of William VIII, Marquess of Montferrat. Two years after her death in 1490, he remarried, to Margaret of Foix-Candale. During the Second Italian War, Ludovico supported Charles VIII of France in his invasion of Italy, fighting alongside him in the battle of Fornovo; when Louis XII of France invaded the Duchy of Milan, Ludovico was again on the French side, culminating in his defeat at the Battle of Garigliano in 1503 against the Spanish forces. His military expenses further denied any possibility of recovery to the exhausted marquisate.
Ludovico was succeeded by his and Marguerite's eldest child, Michele Antonio I of Saluzzo, in 1504. A monument to him is located in the church of San Giovanni at Saluzzo, commissioned by his wife Margaret and executed by Benedetto Briosco in 1508. Ludovico II was the initiator of the Neo-Gothic Cathedral of Saluzzo and of the first Alpine tunnel, the Buco di Viso. Michele Antonio Gian Ludovico, deposed Francesco Ludovico I Gian Gabriele
Count of Foix
The Count of Foix ruled the independent County of Foix, in what is now southern France, during the Middle Ages. The House of Foix extended its power across the Pyrenees mountain range, moving their court to Pau in Béarn; the last count unified with King Henry IV of France in 1607. 1010-1034: Bernard Roger, count of Couserans, count of Bigorre, lord of Comminges and lord of Foix Main article: House of Albret and Albret In 1607 the county of Foix was reunited to the French crown. Foix Castle of Foix County of Foix List of Co-Princes of Andorra Diana of Foix List of Navarrese monarchs from the House of Foix Navarre monarchs family tree Histoire des Comtes de Foix Medieval History of Navarre
Aragon is an autonomous community in Spain, coextensive with the medieval Kingdom of Aragon. Located in northeastern Spain, the Aragonese autonomous community comprises three provinces: Huesca and Teruel, its capital is Zaragoza. The current Statute of Autonomy declares Aragon a historic nationality of Spain. Covering an area of 47720 km2, the region's terrain ranges diversely from permanent glaciers to verdant valleys, rich pasture lands and orchards, through to the arid steppe plains of the central lowlands. Aragon is home to many rivers—most notably, the river Ebro, Spain's largest river in volume, which runs west-east across the entire region through the province of Zaragoza, it is home to the highest mountains of the Pyrenees. As of January 2016, the population of Aragon was 1308563, with over half of it living in its capital city, Zaragoza. During the same year, the economy of Aragon generates a GDP of €34687 million, which represents 3.1% of Spain's national GDP, is 6th in per capita production behind Madrid, Basque Country, Catalonia and La Rioja.
In addition to its three provinces, Aragon is subdivided into counties. All comarcas of Aragon have a rich geopolitical and cultural history from its pre-Roman and Roman days, four centuries of Islamic period as Marca Superior of Al-Andalus or kingdom of Saraqusta, as lands that once belonged to the Frankish Marca Hispanica, counties that formed the Kingdom of Aragon and the Crown of Aragon; the current coat of arms of Aragon is composed of the four barracks and is attested for the first time in 1499, consolidating since the Early Modern Ages to take root decisively in the 19th century and be approved, according to precept, by the Real Academia de la Historia in 1921. The first quartering appears at the end of the 15th century and commemorates, according to traditional interpretation, the legendary kingdom of Sobrarbe; this emblem of gules and gold was used in seals, banners and standards indistinctly, not being but a familiar emblem that denoted the authority as King of Aragon until, with the birth of Modern State, began to be a territorial symbol.
The current flag was approved in 1984, with the provisions of Article 3 of the Statute of Autonomy of Aragon, the flag is the traditional of the four horizontal red bars on a yellow background with the coat of arms of Aragon shifted towards the flagpole. The bars of Aragon, common historic element of the current four autonomous communities that once were integrated into the Crown of Aragon, present in the third quartering of the coat of arms of Spain; the anthem of Aragon was regulated in 1989 with music by the Aragonese composer Antón García Abril that combines the old Aragonese musical tradition with popular musical elements within a modern conception. The lyrics were elaborated by the Aragonese poets Ildefonso Manuel Gil, Ángel Guinda, Rosendo Tello and Manuel Vilas and highlights within its poetic framework, values such as freedom, reason, open land... that represent the expression of Aragon as a people. The Day of Aragon is celebrated on April 23 and commemorates Saint George, patron of the Kingdom of Aragon since the 15th century.
It appears in Article 3 of the Statute of Autonomy of Aragon since 1984. Institutional acts such as the delivery of the Aragon Awards by the Government of Aragon or the composition of a flag of Aragon of flowers, with the collaboration of citizens, in the Plaza de Aragón square of Zaragoza; the area of Aragon is 47720 km2 of which 15636 km2 belong to the province of Huesca, 17275 km2 to the province of Zaragoza and 14810 km2 to the province of Teruel. The total represents a 9.43% of the surface of Spain, being thus the fourth autonomous community in size behind Castile and León, Castile-La Mancha. It is located in the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, at a latitude between 39º and 43º'N in the temperate zone of the Earth, its boundaries and borders are in the north with France, the regions of, in the west with the autonomous communities of Castile-La Mancha, Castile and León, La Rioja and Navarre and in the east with the autonomous communities of Catalonia and Valencian Community. The orography of the community has as central axis the Ebro valley which tr