Enzio

Male Abt 1215 - 1272  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name Enzio  
    Born Abt 1215  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1272  Bologna, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Abt 13 Mar 1272  Bologna, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I57756  BlytheGenealogy
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 

    Father Konstantin Roger Friedrich VON STAUFEN, Holy Roman Emperor Emperor of Germ,   b. 26 Dec 1194, Iesi, Ancona, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1250, Castel Fiorentino (near Lucera), Foggia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Unknown 
    Family ID F4478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 DI EGNA,   d. 1250 OR 1251 
    Married 1230 OR 1232  [1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F21804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Adelasia, di Torres 
    Married Oct 1238 
    Divorced 1246 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F21805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ENZIO [Enrico] [1215]-in jail Bologna 11 Mar 1272, buried Bologna Sa n Domenico).    His paternity is established by Matthew Paris who cal lshim "Ensius rex Sardiniæ filius scilicet Fretherici" when recording that he captured 200 soldiers from Parma during the campaign of 1249 , and in alater passage calls him "Ensius filius Fretherici naturali s rex Sardiniæ".  The Thomas Tusci Gesta Imperatorumet Pontificum nam es "Hentius filius Frederici… ex matre infami etignobili".  Judge o f Torres, by right of his wife.  He was legitimatedin Jul 1239.  Hi s father appointed him King of Corsica and Sardinia 1239-49/72,and Vic ar General for Italy, which triggered war with the papacy.  The Rycca rdusde Sancti Germano Chronica record that "Henricus rex Gallure natur alis filius imperatoris" came to "marchiam Anconitanam"in 1239.  Enzi o captured the March of Ancona and the duchy of Spoleto, until then pa rt of the Papal territories.  William of Tyre (Continuator) records t hat he was captured in [1239] at the castle of Gorgonzola but soon res cued by "li Aleman", although it is not clear to whom this refers.  Su spending his campaign in Italy, he led his troops to Pomerania to figh t theMongol invaders, but was defeated at Wahlstadt near Liegnitz 9 Ap r 1241.  Returning to Italy, he besieged Rome in Aug 1241, the siege b eing lifted on thedeath of Pope Gregory IX.  Giovanni di Musso´ s Chr onicon Placentinumrecords that "Rex Encius filius naturalis Frederic i imperatoris"entered "episcopatum Placentiæ" in 1242 and destroyed "P otentianumet multa alia loca", and in 1245 destroyed "Hospitale S.Spir itus".  He was captured[at Fossalta] between Bologna and Cremona in M ay 1249 by Bolognese troops.  After his father's death, there was a n attempt tohave him released in exchange for the release of the son o f the Marchese diMonferrato.  While in prison, he composed poems.  T he testamentof “Henricus...rex Sardinie”,dated 16 Mar 1272, appointe d “Henrico et Ugolino nepotibus...ex...filianostra Helena et viro...Gu elfo de Donoratico genero nostro natos” as hisheirs, “dominum Corradu m de Antiochia...nepotem nostrum” as his heir “incomitatu de Mollesio” , bequeathed property to “dominam nostramCatharinam de Marrano...soror em nostram...domini Federigi Romanorum imperatorisfiliam”, and provide d that the king of Castile should arrange the marriagesof “Magdalena m et Costantiam filias nostras”.  The AlbertiMilioli Notarii Regini L iber de Temporibus records the death "127214 Marcii" of "rex Henç us f ilius condam Fridericiimperatoris" while in jail in Bologna and his bu rial "adecclesiam fratrum Predicatorum".  He married firstly (Oct 123 8, divorced 1246) ADELASIA di Torres, widow of UBALDO Visconti Judge o f Gallura, daughter of MARIANO [II] Judge ofTorres and his wife Agnes e di Lacon-Massa -1255).  The Thomas Tusci Gesta Imperatorum etPontif icum refers to the wife of "Hentius filius Frederici"as "domicellam Sa rdinie" specifying that she brought "Turris"as her dowry.  The Annale s Placentini Gibellinirecords the marriage in Oct 1238 of "Henzium fil ium suum [=Frederici]naturalem" and "dominam illius insule [=Sardaniam ] nominedamixellam".  Fara names “Agnetem Guillelmi iudicis Caralitan i filiam” as the wife of“Marianus III...iudex Turritanus”, and mothe r of “Barisonem filium,et Benedictam atque Alasiam filias”, adding tha t “aliam” married “Baldoiudici Gallurensi” and secondly “Henrico Fride rici II imperatorisnaturali filio, Encio vulgo appellato” on the advic e of “Emmanuele,Friderico, et Prinicipale Auriæ”.  He married secondl y [1247/48]) --- di Egna, daughter of ENRICO [III] di Egna podestà d i Verona and his wife --- Lancia [1230/32]-[1250/51]).  The primary s ourcewhich confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identi fied.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3514] Foundation for Medieval Genealogy online [http://fmg.ac].