Rainieri Grimaldi

Rainieri Grimaldi

Male Abt 1267 - 1314  (~ 47 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Rainieri Grimaldi 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born Abt 1267 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1314 
    Person ID I86843  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2007 

    Father Lanfranco Grimaldi,   d. 1293 
    Mother Aurelia del Caretto,   b. 1254,   d. 1307  (Age 53 years) 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Family ID F35639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Salvatica del Carretto,   b. Abt 1268,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2007 
    Family ID F35642  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Andriola Grillo,   d. Yes, date unknown 
     1. Carlo I Grimaldi,   b. 1317,   d. 1357  (Age 40 years)
     2. Antonio Grimaldi,   d. 1358
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F35643  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Signore di Cagnes, Admiral of France

      became Admiral of France in 1304
      Upon the death of Lanfranco the Malicious in 1309 he followed him as Lord of Monaco
      Like his eccentric cousin, Ranier also sought his adventures at sea. Unlike him, he did so legitimately, earning the respect of the King of Naples, Charles of Anjou, as well as that of the King of France, Philip IV "the Fair." Ranier became Grand Admiral of France in 1304, and King Robert of Naples, Charles' son, ceded to him the signories of Cagnes and Antibes on the French Coast, and the barony of San Demetrio in the rugged mountains of Calabria. Following the death of his first wife, Selvaggia, Ranier wed Andriola Grillo, fathering several children before his death in 1314. It is from this diplomatic confidant of kings that the present Prince of Monaco descends directly, though not, in the case of every generation, in the male line.

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