King Pedro II ARAGON
- Born: Abt 1174-1185, , , Aragon
- Married: 1204
- Died: 1213, Battle, Murret, France
Cause of his death was Killed in Battle.
Other names for Pedro were Peter and ARAGON King.
Ancestral File Number: 91LQ-R7.
King of ARAGON Reigned 1196-1213.
Killed in the Battle of Murret 1213 KQE NCE.
Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1989: "Pedro II Son of Alfonso II King of Aragon and Sancha of Castilla, King of Aragon 1196-1213, Mar Marie of Montpelier, Killed in Battle 1213."
The New Columbia Encyclopedia, 1975, p2119, Peter II: "1174-1213, King of Aragon 1196-1213, and Count of Barcelona, son and successor of Alfonso II. He had himself crowned (1204) at Rome by Pope Innocent III, whom he accepted as overlord of Aragon and Catalonia. In 1212 he helped Alfonso VIII of Castile defeat the Moors at Las Navasde Tolosa. In 1213, Peter went to the assistance of his brother-in-law Raymond VI of Toulouse and his own vassals in France against Simon de Montfort, leader of the Albigensian Crusade. He was slain in the battle of Murret, which marked the end of Aragonese hegemony in Southern France. His son James I succeeded him."
The Wall Chart of World History, Edward Hull, 1988, Studio Editions, Aragon, 1196: "Peter II, King of Aragon, 1196-1213."
Ancestral File Ver 4.11 91LQ-R7 Born Abt 1185.
Pedro married Queen Marie Montpelier ARAGON in 1204. (Queen Marie Montpelier ARAGON died in 1213.)