Elisabeth of Carinthia - Marriage

Marriage

On 23 April 1322, in Catania, she married Peter II of Sicily and became queen-consort of Sicily. She was regent for her eldest son Louis after Peter's death, in 1348–1352.

Besides Louis, she had two sons and six daughters:

  • Constance (1324 – October 1355), regent of Sicily from 1352 to 1354, unmarried
  • Eleanor (1325–1375), married Peter IV of Aragon, mother of Martin II of Sicily
  • Beatrice (1326–1365), married Rupert II, Elector Palatine, mother of Rupert of Germany.
  • Euphemia (1330–1359), regent from 1355 to 1357, unmarried
  • Frederick IV, successor of Louis
  • Violante (born 1334), died young
  • John (1342 – 22 June 1353), died young
  • Blanche (1342–1373), married John, Count of Amphurias but no issue

Her former brother-in-law was regent for her under age son from 1342 until 1348; when he died, she was regent from 1348 until her own death in 1352.

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