John, regent of Sicily
|Duke of Randazzo, Count of Malta|
|Duke of Athens & Neopatria|
|Reign||1338 - 1348|
|Predecessor||William II, Duke of Athens|
|Successor||Frederick I, Duke of Athens|
|Noble family||of Barcelona|
|Spouse(s)||Cesarea of Castalnasetta|
|Issue||Frederick I, Duke of Athens|
Eleanor of Aragon
|Father||Frederick II of Sicily|
|Mother||Eleanor of Anjou|
The fourth son of Frederick III of Sicily and Eleanor of Anjou, he was the most powerful nobleman in Sicily during the reigns of his brother Peter and his nephew Louis, during whose minority he was regent.
He kept the peace during regency, though he supported the Catalan party over the local Italian nobility. Thus he appointed Blasco II de Alagona, a Catalan, as his successor. War broke out upon his death during the Plague.
|Ancestors of John, Duke of Randazzo|