Niall, Earl of Carrick
Níall of Carrick (also Neil) was the second man to bear the title Mormaer, or Earl, of Carrick. He was successor of mormaer Donnchadh of Carrick. He may have been Donnchadh's son, or else as suggested...
Tankei
Tankei (湛慶 1173 – June 13, 1256) was a Japanese sculptor of the Kei school, which flourished in the Kamakura period. He was the student of and eldest son of the master sculptor Unkei.
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Kujō Yoritsugu
Kujō Yoritsugu (九条頼嗣, December 17, 1239 – October 14, 1256; r. 1244–1252), also known as Fujiwara no Yoritsugu, was the fifth shogun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan. His father was the 4...
Mafalda of Portugal
Infanta Mafalda of Portugal (c. 1195 – Rio Tinto, Gondomar, May 1, 1256; [mɐˈfaɫdɐ]) was a Portuguese infanta (princess), later Queen consort of Castile for a brief period. She was the second yo...
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Jacob Anatoli
Jacob ben Abba Mari ben Simson Anatoli (c. 1194 – 1256) was a translator of Arabic texts to Hebrew. He was invited to Naples by Frederick II. Under this royal patronage, and in association with ...
Kaliman Asen II of Bulgaria
Kaliman Asen II (Bulgarian: Калиман Асен II), or commonly, but less accurately Koloman Asen II, ruled as emperor (tsar) of Bulgaria for a short time in 1256. The year of his birth is unknown.Kalim...
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Margaret of Bourbon (1211–1256)
Margaret of Bourbon (1211 – 12 April 1256) was the Countess of Champagne and Queen of Navarre. Margaret was the daughter of Archambaud VIII of Bourbon and his first wife Alix of Forez.In 1232 she marr...
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Maria of Brabant, Duchess of Bavaria
Maria of Brabant (1226–1256) was a daughter of Henry II, Duke of Brabant and Maria of Swabia. She married Louis II, Duke of Bavaria, being the first of three wives.
Maria was the fifth of six chil...
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Sartaq Khan
Sartaq (or Sartak, Sartach, Mongolian: Сартаг, Tatar: Сартак) Khan (died 1256) was the son of Batu Khan and Regent Dowager Khatun Boraqcin of Alchi Tatar. Sartaq succeeded Batu as khan of the...
Kayqubad II
Kayqubad II (Old Anatolian Turkish: كَیقُباد, Persian: علاء الدين كيقباد بن كيخسرو‎, ʿAlāʾ ad-Dīn Kayqubād bin Kaykhusraw) was the youngest of the three sons of the Seljuq Sultan of Rûm Kayk...
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William de York
William de York was a medieval Bishop of Salisbury.
William was provost of Beverley as well as holding prebends in the dioceses of Lincoln, London, and York. He was also a royal justice. He was el...
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Gilbert, Earl of Orkney
Gilbert, son of Magnus (1210–1256) was Earl (Jarl) of Orkney and Caithness.Son of Earl Magnus II, he succeeded his father in 1239. He was in turn father of Magnus III, who succeeded him, and Matilda (...
Renaud de Vichiers
Renaud de Vichiers was the 19th Grand Master of the Knights Templar from 1250 to 1256.He joined the Knights Templar and was appointed Preceptor of Saint-Jean-d'Acre in 1240 and Master of France from 1...
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William II of Holland
William II of Holland (February 1227 – 28 January 1256) was a Count of Holland and Zeeland (1235–56). He was elected as German anti-king in 1247 and remained king until his death.
He was the son o...
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Þórður kakali Sighvatsson
Þórður kakali Sighvatsson (died 1256) (the nickname kakali probably means "The Stammerer") was a 13th-century Icelandic chieftain who fought in the Icelandic civil war during the Age of the Sturlungs....
Michael Asen I of Bulgaria
Michael II Asen of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Михаил II Асен), also called Miguel Asen I, ruled as emperor (tsar) of Bulgaria from 1246 to 1256. He was the son of Ivan Asen II and his third wife Irene Komn...
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Kujō Yoritsune
Kujō Yoritsune (九条 頼経, February 12, 1218 – September 1, 1256, r. 1226–1244), also known as Fujiwara no Yoritsune, was the fourth shogun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan. His father was kanpaku K...
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Alice de Lusignan, Countess of Surrey
Alice de Lusignan, Countess of Surrey (1224 – 9 February 1256) was a uterine half-sister of King Henry III of England and the wife of John de Warenne, 6th Earl of Surrey. Shortly after her arrival in...
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Reginald of Bologna
Reginald (or Rayner) of Bologna (died 1256) was the Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of Ireland from 1247 until his death. He was highly praised by Humbert de Romans, Bernard Gui, Antonio Pierozzi, Le...
Uzana of Pagan
Uzana (Burmese: ဥဇနာ, [ʔṵzənà]; also known as Sithu III; 1213–1256) was king of Pagan dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) from 1251 to 1256. Although his actual reign lasted only five years, Uzana was esse...
Torchitorio V of Cagliari
Torchitorio V (died 1256), born John and known as Chiano or Chianni, was the Giudice (Judge) of Cagliari from 1250 to his death. His reign was brief but transformative in the history of Sardinia.He ma...
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Johannes de Sacrobosco
Johannes de Sacrobosco, also written Ioannis de Sacro Bosco (c. 1195 – c. 1256) was a scholar, monk, and astronomer who was a teacher at the University of Paris. He is notable for three things. ...
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Peter Nolasco
Saint Peter Nolasco (1189 – 6 May 1256), Pere Nolasc in Catalan, Pierre Nolasque in French and Pedro Nolasco in Spanish, is a Catholic saint, born at Mas-des-Saintes-Puelles, Languedoc, today's France...
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Bernhard von Spanheim
Bernhard von Spanheim (or Sponheim) (1176 or 1181 – 4 January 1256) was Duke of Carinthia for 54 years from 1202 until his death. He was a member of the noble House of Sponheim.
In 1122 Bern...
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Peter de Ramsay
Peter de Ramsay [Ramsey] (died 1256) was a 13th-century cleric based in Scotland. His background and origins are obscure. He was the son of a "cleric in minor orders" and an unmarried girl and, accord...
Flann Mac Flainn
Flann Mac Flainn was fifth Archbishop of Tuam, 1250–1256.
He was chancellor of Tuam, and sub-deacon to the pope when he was elected archbishop about May 1250; the royal assent was given on 27 May,...
Thomas Vipont
Thomas Vipont (died 1256) was a medieval Bishop of Carlisle.
Vipont was a member of the family of the lords of Westmoreland but attained a magister degree from the schools. He was rector of Greyst...
Sibt ibn al-Jawzi
Yusuf ibn Abd-Allah (d. 654 AH/1256), famously known as Sibṭ ibn al-Jawzi and Abu-Muzaffar (Arabic: سبط بن الجوزي ، يوسف بن عبد الله ، أبو المظفر‎) was a famous scholar.
He was the gran...
William of Kilkenny
William of Kilkenny (died 21 September 1256) was a Lord Chancellor of England and Bishop of Ely.
William may be the same William of Kilkenny who was elected Bishop of Ossory in 1231, but resigned ...
Guglielmo Fieschi
Guglielmo Fieschi was an Italian cardinal and cardinal-nephew of Pope Innocent IV, his uncle, who elevated him on May 28, 1244. He was born between 1210 and 1220 in Genoa, but nothing is known about h...
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