Kingdom of Majorca

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The Kingdom of Majorca (also Kingdom of Mallorca) was created by James I of Aragon (Jaume I, "The Conqueror") as a vassal kingdom of the Kingdom of Aragon.

It included the Balearic Islands, Majorca and Minorca, which were conquered from the Moors; the islands of Formentera and Ibiza, more properly known as the Illes Pitiüses, but commonly included as Balearics; the counties of Roussillon and Cerdagne (approximately the present-day Catalunya del Nord); and the territories James retained in Occitània (the lordship of Montpellier, the viscounty of Carladès and the barony of Aumelàs). The capital of this kingdom tended to be in Perpignan, Roussillon, on the mainland. On James's death, this kingdom passed to his second son, who reigned under the name James II of Majorca. James III of Majorca was dispossessed of the Kingdom by his cousin and overlord Peter IV of Aragon in 1344, and was killed attempting to recover it in 1349. His son James IV pretended to the title of King of Majorca, and was succeeded by his sister Isabel.

The kings of Majorca were:

Isabel's descendants did not continue the pretention.

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