Constance of Sicily, Dogaressa of Venice

Constance of Sicily, was a Sicilian Princess and the Dogaressa of Venice by marriage to the Doge Pietro Ziani (r. 1205-1229).

She was the daughter of Tancred, King of Sicily, and Sibylla of Acerra. She married the Doge in 1213, after the death of his former dogaressa Maria Baseggio. She is described as beautiful and dignified and the marriage as happy. There are several legends of her death.


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