Andria


ANDRIA

Inland town in Apulia in southeast Italy, WNW of Bari.

In 1265 Bertrand des Baux, who belonged to the Provençal family of Les Baux (Del Balzo), accompanied Charles, Count of Anjou and Provence, on the expedition which brought Charles the Crown of Sicily in the following year.   Bertrand’s son was made Count of Andria in 1308 and his grandson, who married a great-granddaughter of King Charles I, became Duke in 1351.   The title died with the 4th Duke in 1487.

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