Guillaume, I King of Sicily

Male Abt 1131 - 1166  (~ 35 years)


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  • Name Guillaume  
    Suffix I King of Sicily 
    Born Abt 1131  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 May 1166 OR 15 May 1166  Palermo, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9478  BlytheGenealogy
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 

    Father Roger, II Count of Sicily King of Sicily,   b. Abt 22 Dec 1095, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1154, Palermo, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Elvira, de Castilla y León,   b. Abt 1100 OR 16 Mar 1104,   d. 6 Feb 1135  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 1120  Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F4464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margarita, de Navarra,   d. 1182, Palermo, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1150  [1
    Children 
     1. Guillaume, II King of Sicily,   b. 1155,   d. 17 Nov 1189, Palermo, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F4466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Unknown, di Sicilia
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F33065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GUILLAUME  of Sicily  [1131]-7 or 15 May 1166).  The Annals of Romoal d name (in order) "Rogerium… Tancredum … Anfusium… Guillelmus, Heinric um, filiam unam" as the children of "rex  Rogerius" & his first wife[5 30].  His father created him Principe di Taranto in 1139.  He succee ded his brother Alphonse as Prince of Capua[531]  and Duke of Naples i n 1144.  He succeeded his brother Roger as Duke of Apulia in 1148[532 ].  Crowned as joint King of Sicily by his father at Easter 1151.  H e succeeded his father in 1154 as GUILLAUME I  "le Mauvais"[533]King o f Sicily, crowned at Palermo at Easter 1154.
      [http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/SICILY.htm#_Toc375379571]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3514] Foundation for Medieval Genealogy online [http://fmg.ac].