John I Doukas

   Ruled Thessaly (ca. 1267-ca. 1289) from Neopatras (qq.v.), following the death of his father Michael II Komnenos Doukas. He was a fierce enemy of Michael VIII Palaiologos (q.v.) who besieged Neopatras in 1272-1273, and who died campaigning against John in 1282.

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  • John I Doukas — or Ducas (Greek: Ιωάννης Α Δούκας, Iōannēs I Doukas ), (c. 1240 ndash; 1289), was ruler of Thessaly from c. 1268 to his death in 1289.John Doukas was the illegitimate son of Michael II Komnenos Doukas of the Despotate of Epirus by his mistress… …   Wikipedia

  • John Komnenos Doukas — or Comnenus Ducas (Greek: Ιωάννης Κομνηνός Δούκας, Iōannēs Komnēnos Doukas ), was ruler of Thessalonica from 1237 until his death in 1244.John was the eldest son of Theodore Komnenos Doukas and Maria Petraliphaina. In 1230 his father was captured …   Wikipedia

  • John II Doukas — John II Doukas, also Angelos Doukas or Angelus Ducas (Greek: Ιωάννης Β΄ Άγγελος Δούκας, Iōannēs II Angelos Doukas ), was ruler of Thessaly from 1303 to his death in 1318.John II Angelos Doukas was the son of Constantine Doukas of Thessaly by his… …   Wikipedia

  • John III Doukas Vatatzes — or Ducas Vatatzes (Greek: Ιωάννης Γ΄ Δούκας Βατάτζης, Iōannēs III Doukas Batatzēs ) (c. 1192, Didymoteicho ndash; November 3, 1254, Nymphaeum) was emperor of Nicaea 1221 1254.LifeJohn Doukas Vatatzes was probably the son of the general Basil… …   Wikipedia

  • John Doukas (disambiguation) — John Doukas or John Ducas (Greek: Ιωάννης Δούκας, Iōannēs Doukas ) is the name of several members of the Doukas, Komnenos, and Angelos families and their descendants. It may refer to any of the following:* John Doukas, Caesar, brother of Emperor… …   Wikipedia

  • John II Orsini — John II Orsini, also John Komnenos Doukas or Comnenus Ducas (Greek: Ιωάννης Κομνηνός Δούκας, Iōannēs Komnēnos Doukas , Italian: Giovanni II Orsini), was count palatine of Cephalonia from 1323 to 1324 and ruler of Epirus from 1323 to 1335.LifeJohn …   Wikipedia

  • John IV Laskaris — John IV Doukas Laskaris or Ducas Lascaris (Greek: Ιωάννης Δ΄ Δούκας Λάσκαρις, Iōannēs IV Doukas Laskaris ), December 25 1250 ndash; c. 1305) was emperor of Nicaea from August 18, 1258 to December 25, 1261. This small empire was one of the Greek… …   Wikipedia

  • John Uroš — or John Oureses Doukas Palaiologos (Greek: Ιωάννης Ούρεσης Δούκας Παλαιολόγος, Iōannēs Ouresēs Doukas Palaiologos , Serbian: Jovan Uroš/Јован Урош), was ruler of Thessaly from c. 1370 to c. 1373, died 1422/3.John Uroš was the son of Emperor… …   Wikipedia

  • John II — may refer to:People* John Papa Īī * John of Cappadocia (died 520), Patriarch of Constantinople. * Pope John II, Pope from 533 until his death in 535. * John II Platinus (died 702), Exarch of Ravenna. * John II of Naples (died 919). * John II of… …   Wikipedia

  • John III — may refer to:People* Pope John III, Pope from 561 to his death in 574. * John Scholasticus, Patriarch of Constantinople from 565 to his death in 577. * John III Rizocopo, Exarch of Ravenna from 710 to 711. * John III of Naples, Duke from 928 to… …   Wikipedia

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