In other words, the tower, surrounded by thirteenth-century glazed pottery, was built using various surviving Hellenistic blocks in the area – it was not built on the foundations of a pre-existing tower.
de Villehardouin from Archaia took Lakonien, witch he wants to save with three castles: Geraki, Monemvassia and Mystra. On Guillaume's death, the principality of Achaia passed under the direct authority of the king of Sicily, who appointed a series of baillies as his governors. THE LOCATION OF GUILLAUME II DE VILLEHARDOUIN’S CASTLE OF GRAND MAGNE (MEGAILI MAINI), Michael Heslop. She was baroness in her own right of the northern third of the island of Eubœa, which her husband claimed on her death. google_ad_slot = "6416241264"; 1 : « Nobility in Auxerre », section E : « Seigneurs de Toucy », medlands – Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Guillaume_II_de_Villehardouin&oldid=175390621, Article contenant un appel à traduction en anglais, Portail:Biographie/Articles liés/Culture et arts, Date de naissance non renseignée (XIIIe siècle), licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. Geoffroi II's brother and successor, Guillaume de Villehardouin, d. 1278, was a warlike prince. He fled the field and hid under a haystack, where he was captured and brought to Nicaea. Captured (1259) at the battle of Pelagonia by Emperor Michael VIII of Nicaea, who in 1261 was to recover Constantinople and to restore the Byzantine Empire, he refused to accept freedom in exchange for the cession of Achaia. Under the sébastokrator Ioannes Palaiologos, the emperor's troops defeated the alliance in the valley of Pelagonia in Autumn 1259 and captured Guillaume. Il ne repartit en Grèce qu'au printemps 1250, au moment du départ de Saint Louis pour Saint-Jean-d'Acre. Simone, daughter of Guillaume II de Villehardouin Prince of Achaia, is named as second wife of Guglielmo by Mas Latrie, without specifying the primary source on which this is based . Battu et capturé à la bataille de Pélagonia fin septembre 1259, il resta prisonnier plusieurs années et dut finalement remettre aux Byzantins les forteresses de Mistra, Monemvasia et du Magne en échange de sa liberté. Sturdza states that "recent research" has established that Prince Guillaume did not marry Carintana but gives no further details. This page was last edited on 20 April 2019, at 02:55. /* 160x600, created 12/31/07 */ This page was last edited on 20 April 2019, at 02:55. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 8 octobre 2020 à 11:56. Husband of Agnès de Toucy; Carintana dalle Carceri, triarch of Eubœa and Anna Angelina Doukaina
Libro de los fechos et conquistas del principado de la Morea. William came to power in Achaea in 1246 when his brother Geoffrey II Villehardouin died. Guillaume naquit vers 1211 au château familial de Kalamata. He captured Monemvasia, with Venetian naval help, after a three year siege and built the fortresses of Mistra (to protect the plain of Sparta), Old Maina (near Cape Matapan) and Levtro (also known as Beaufort, near Kisternes) to gain the submission of the Slavonic Meling tribe.
In 1249 he captured Monemvasia with help from his Euboeote vassals, and later that year accompanied Louis IX of France on the Seventh Crusade, joining him in Cyprus with 400 knights and 28 ships. As a vassal of Charles, William and 400 Achaean knights fought against Conradin at the Battle of Tagliacozzo in 1268. Georgius Phrantzes names "Manfredum Siculorum rege et principem Peloponnesi et Achaiæ" as the two sons-in-law of "Aetolorum et Epirotarum despota Michaele". www.bikerwelt.at. Imprimerie Jules -Guillaume Fick. Hoping to gain support against any renewed Byzantine attack, he swore allegiance to Charles I King of Sicily [Anjou-Capet] under the first Treaty of Viterbo 24 May 1267, the agreement being confirmed by the betrothal of his daughter to the king's son. He remained in captivity until 1262, and was forced to hand over Grand Maigne, Monemvasia and Mistra to the Byzantine Empire, which had been restored in Constantinople the previous year. He was fluent in both French and Greek. In September of that year he led the Achaean forces at the Battle of Pelagonia against the Nicaeans, but the Epirote army deserted and William was defeated. William had now lost all of his previous power, as had his former lord, Baldwin II of Constantinople, whose Latin Empire was lost with the Byzantine restoration. Guillaume II de Villehardouin. He was released end 1261, in return for swearing allegiance to Emperor Mikhael and ceding the towns of Monemvasia, Mistra, Maina and Hierakion to Byzantium. Juan Fernández de Heredia, Alfred Morel -Fatio.