1897-1982; Fr. poet, novelist, & journalist
region in NE Spain: from the 11th to the 15th cent., a kingdom which at various times included the Balearic Islands, Sardinia, Sicily, & several other Mediterranean areas; united with Castile, 1479: 18,405 sq mi (47,669 sq km)
A region and former kingdom of northeast Spain. It was united with Castile in 1479 to form the nucleus of modern Spain.
- When Alphonso died in 1291 James became king of Aragon, and left his brother Frederick as regent of Sicily.
- And Catherine of Aragon, but gradually withdrawing into the background he resigned the office of lord chancellor in 1515, and was succeeded by Wolsey, whom he had consecrated as bishop of Lincoln in the previous year.
- (1272-1337), king of Sicily, third son of King Peter of Aragon and Sicily, and of Constance, daughter of Manfred.
- Peter died in 1285, leaving Aragon to his eldest son Alphonso, and Sicily to his second son James.
- King of England, and Ferdinand II., king of Aragon, to defend the possessions of the duchess Anne, daughter and successor of Francis, duke of Brittany.