Peter III may refer to:
- Pope Peter III of Alexandria (477)
- Peter III of Bulgaria (ruled in 1072)
- Peter III of Aragon (1239–1285)
- Peter III of Arborea (died 1347)
- Pedro III of Kongo (ruler in 1669)
- Peter III of Portugal (1717–1786)
- Peter III of Russia (1728–1762)
... and heiress was Isabel de Turnham who brought the barony and castle to Peter I de Mauley (or Maulay) (d.1241) to whom she had been granted in marriage by ... Peter I's heir was Peter II de Mauley (1226–1279), who married Joan de Brus (d.1243), one of five sisters of Peter III de Brus (d.1272), feudal baron of ... In the time of Peter II the barony was held by knight service of supplying two knights in time of war in the king's presence for 40 days per annum ...
... Bernard Desclot was a Catalan chronicler whose work covering the brief reign of Peter III of Aragon (1276-85) forms one of the four Catalan Grand ... of the central characters and thrilling episodes, such as the escape of Peter's brother, James II of Majorca, from the fortress of Perpignan, through the castle's drains ... of the section covering the reign of Peter III in Chronicle of the Reign of King Peter III of Aragon, 1276-85 (Princeton University Press) 1928 ...
... Under the direction of the Infante Peter (later to be Peter III of Portugal after his marriage to Queen Maria, in 1747, construction begins on the National Palace of Queluz (which was intead as a summer retreat) ... The first great leap in construction at Queluz ended with the death of Peter III in 1786 ... The building was named for Maria I of Portugal, whose consort (Peter III) initiated the transformation of the small estate into summer palace ...
... A merchant from Rzhev who had supplied Peter III with forage, he contracted some debts and went to Pugachev's headquarters during the climax of the rebellion, in June 1774 ... Petrovich to his alleged "father" (as Pugachev pretended to be Peter III), under the alias of Ivan Ivanov, ostensibly from Moscow ... to have "recognized" Pugachev before his supporters as the true Peter III and also recalled a 1500 roubles-debt for oats that the deposed Emperor had left behind him ...
... Catherine's illegitimate rise to power through the assassination of her husband, Peter III, did not inspire the pretenders since Elizabeth II, who came to ... reign claimed that they were the deposed tsar, Peter III ... Peter III was the more popular option for pretenders since there existed legends that he was not actually dead, allowing pretenders to convince ...
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