Bertrand II (archbishop of Trani)

Bertrand II (died 1187) was the Archbishop of Trani from 1157 until his death.[1] In 1167 he was sent to Constantinople to arrange a marriage alliance for William II with the Byzantine Empire.[2] He also exposed a conspiracy by Maio of Bari to kill Robert of San Giovanni. His successor was Samarus.


  1. ^ G. A. Loud, The Latin Church in Norman Italy (Cambridge, 2007), 277.
  2. ^ P. Oldfield, City and Community in Norman Italy (Oxford, 2009), 231. Cf. J. Parker, "The attempted Byzantine alliance with the Sicilian kingdom, 1166–1167", Papers of the British Society of Rome, 24 (1956), 86–93..