http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Borgias_%282011_TV_series%29#Supporting_cast, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Borgias_%282011_TV_series%29#Historical_notes, https://the-borgias.fandom.com/wiki/Alfonso_of_Naples?oldid=6180, Alfonso did not die under torture ordered by King. [3] Pontano dedicated a further treatise on courage, De fortitudine, to Alfonso in 1481, after his victory over the Ottoman invasion of Otranto, and remained close as his personal secretary until Alfonso's abdication.[3]. Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Chief of the Royal House; Royal Symbols. King Alonso of Naples Kind Of A Manchild. The principality came to an end, but the kings of Naples continued giving the title […] of Prince of Taranto to their sons, firstly to the future Alfonso II of Naples, eldest son of Isabella. Alfonso managed to regain the support of Pope Alexander VI, who invited Charles to devote his effort against the Turks instead. His father was old and senile, leaving himself as the effective ruler of Naples. As Duke of Calabria he was a patron of Renaissance poets and builders during his tenure as the heir to the throne of Naples. This page was last edited on 27 November 2020, at 08:48. The French would not call Alfonso a prince and his father Ferrante a king because they considered them nothing but usurpers. In the European series Borgia written by Tom Fontana, where he is played by Raimund Wallisch, his portrayal is historical more accurate in terms of his age and Sancia being his daughter. When his father died, the kingdom's finances were exhausted and the invasion of King Charles VIII of France was imminent;[4] Charles, (instigated by Lodovico Sforza, who wished to stir up trouble to allow him to seize power in Milan), had decided to reassert the Angevin claim Naples. SHOWTIME 45,494 views Shortly after Cardinal della Rovere asks him to plot against his rival, Alfonso becomes king after the … On 15 July, 1500, he was… Alfonso II (4 November 1448 – 18 December 1495) was Duke of Calabria and ruled as King of Naples from 25 January 1494 to 23 January 1495. Ferdinand was the brother of King Henry III of Castile, and Alfonso was betrothed to his uncle King Henry's daughter Maria in 1408. In 1494, Charles VIII of France invaded Italy and expelled Alfonso II, who was Ferdinand's first cousin once removed and step nephew, from the throne of Naples. He was the nephew of Ferdinand II of Naples. Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alfonso_II_of_Naples&oldid=990927328, Articles needing additional references from December 2019, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. When his mother Isabella of Clermont died (1465), he succeeded t… Within a year he was forced by the approaching army of Charles VIII of France to abdicate; he was succeeded by his son Ferdinand II of Naples. Alfonso the Magnanimous (also Alphonso; Alfons; 1396 – 27 June 1458) was the King of Aragon (as Alfonso V), Valencia (as Alfonso III), Majorca, Sardinia and Corsica (as Alfonso II), Sicily (as Alfonso I) and Count of Barcelona (as Alfonso IV) from 1416, and King of Naples (as Alfonso I) from 1442 until his death.wikipedia Decades later, Vasari reported, "At Poggio Reale [Giuliano da Maiano] laid out the architecture of that palazzo, always considered a most beautiful thing; and to fresco it he brought there Pietro del Donzello, a Florentine, and Polito his brother who was considered in that time a good master, who painted the whole palazzo, inside and out, with the history of the said king. It was all unlike anything experienced by the French king, who retreated from Italy, loaded with tapestries and works of art, and filled with building and gardening ambitions, but he would die young only three years later. In 1463, when Alfonso was fifteen, his maternal great uncle Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini, Prince of Taranto, died, and he obtained some lands from the inheritance. ¿Este es el príncipe Alfonso de Aragona? [2] In 1463, when Alfonso was fifteen, his maternal great uncle Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini, Prince of Taranto, died, and he obtained some lands from the inheritance. He then fled to a Sicilian monastery. "[6] There are no archives to connect Giuliano or his brother Benedetto with the project; for documentation only a section and plan, reproduced with apologies for its inaccuracy, by Sebastiano Serlio.