The naval battles of Roger of Lauria

  title={The naval battles of Roger of Lauria},
  author={J. Pryor},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  • J. Pryor
  • Published 1983
  • History
  • Journal of Medieval History
Abstract Roger of Lauria's family was exiled from the kingdom of Sicily by Charles I of Anjou for its support of the Hohenstaufen cause but in the service of Aragon he became the most feared and renowned warrior of his generation. His six great naval victories during the War of the Sicilian Vespers closely determined the outcome of that struggle. Lauria's fame has been diminished by the minor place awarded to the War of the Vespers by modern medievalists and by its overshadowing by the Hundred… Expand
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