He annexed the southern part of Navarre, which was held by the representatives of his half-sister.
In effect the King married his sister or half sister in order to become the rightful ruler.
1360) and half-sister of King Richard II.
According to Plutarch she urged her husband to take vigorous action against Catiline, who had compromised her half-sister Fabia, a vestal virgin; also to give evidence against Clodius, being jealous of his sister Clodia.
"Half-sister," she amended aloud.
Auvergne after a few months' imprisonment was released, chiefly through the influence of his half-sister, his aunt, the duchess of Angouleme and his father-in-law.
he mentions "eating with the blood" 2 along with murder, and failure to observe ritual regulations along with oppression of the fatherless and the widow; the old customary law permitted marriage with a half-sister (father's daughter), with a daughter-in-law, and with a father's wife (Gen.
During the regency of his half-sister Sophia (1682-1689) he occupied the subordinate position of junior tsar, and after the revolution of 1689 Peter was still left pretty much to himself.
The Welsh triads know no fewer than three Gwenhwyfars; Giraldus Cambrensis, relating the discovery of the royal tombs at Glastonbury, speaks of the body found as that of Arthur's second wife; the prose Merlin gives Guenevere a bastard half-sister of the same name, who strongly resembles her; and the Lancelot relates how this lady, trading on the likeness, persuaded Arthur that she was the true daughter of Leodegrance, and the queen the bastard interloper.
succeeded as the husband of his half-sister, but reigned only two or three years, during which he warred in Nubia and placed Tethmosis III., his son by a concubine Esi, upon the throne beside him (c. 1500 B.C.).
In March 313 he married Constantia, half-sister of Constantine, at Mediolanum (Milan), in the following month inflicted a decisive defeat on Maximinus at Heraclea Pontica, and established himself master of the East, while his brother-in-law, Constantine, was supreme in the West.
During his father's lifetime he was recognized as suzerain by Fulk l'Oison ("the Gosling"), count of Vendome, the son of his half-sister Adela.
The marriage, however, never got beyond the betrothal stage, and at Earl Ragnvald's suggestion Astrid, her half-sister, was substituted, contrary to the will of Olaf Skottkonung.
Theresa renewed the struggle against her half-sister and suzerain Urraca in 1116-1117, and again in I r 20; in 1121 she was besieged in Lanhoso and captured.
The last years of his life were spent in vain endeavours, first to force his half-sister Isabella, afterwards queen, to marry his favourite, the Master of Santiago, and then to exclude her from the throne.
On the 23rd of May, however, the Naruishkin faction was overthrown by the stryeltsi (musketeers), secretly worked upon by Ivan's half-sister Sophia, and Ivan was associated as tsar with Peter.
By way of testing this assumption, a bay filly, the half-sister of a richly striped hybrid, was put to a cross-bred Highland pony, and a Highland mare, while nursing her hybrid foal, was put to a colt the half-brother of a hybrid.
He was twice married, his second wife being a half-sister of his first, and he had a numerous family, several of whom attained to distinction.
Marceau became affianced about this time to Agathe Lepretre de Chateaugiron, but his constant military employment, his broken health, and the opposition of the comte de Chateaugiron on the one hand and of Marceau's devoted half-sister "Emira," wife of the Republican politician Sergent, on the other, prevented the realization of his hopes.
After fighting with varying fortunes he sought an ally in the English king, whom he supported during the baronial rising in 1173; then after this event he married Henry's half-sister Emma.
and Charles V., to reach Strassburg by the ordinary route, he with his younger brother Antoine and his half-sister Marie journeyed to Lyons and so to Geneva, making for Basel.
He may not know he has a half sister.
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Additionally, after her half-brother and half-sister passed away as adults, Winfrey had another half-sister appear.
She is also the older half-sister of Tiffany Trump, and a much older half-sister to Barron.
He has four half-brothers, Vincent, Timothy, Jopaul and Weston, and a half-sister, Sara.
He is the youngest of five children, but also has a half-sister.
The daughter of rock star Steven Tyler and half-sister to actress Liv Tyler, fame was bound to happen to this curvy model.
Her interest stemmed from concern for her half-sister who had the disease and sadly passed from it, but Mackenzie Rosman continues to advocate for the foundation.
Over the years, OLTL has attempted to rehabilitate the character through relationships with Viki (his revealed half-sister), Blair (former wife and mother of two of his children), Tea (former wife and attorney) and his daughter Starr.
Lexie is Meredith's half-sister and she is eager to impress and form a relationship with the older Grey.
George found himself with a new group of interns when he failed his residency exam and Meredith coped with the arrival of her half-sister in the intern program.
He cleans out his locker as the new interns are arriving and meets Lexie, Meredith's half-sister.
Meredith's half-sister Lexie (Chyler Leigh) starts an internship at Seattle Grace.
In addition, two other houseguests, Nakomis and Michael, discovered that they were half-brother and half-sister.
"Half-Sister," Sarah corrected, her voice composed again.
He was twice married, first to Anna Barton, a sister of John Sterling's wife, secondly to a half-sister of his friend Archdeacon Hare.
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