Ferdinand I, King of the Two Sicilies

Standard Name: Ferdinand I,, King of the Two Sicilies
Used Form: Ferdinand IV, King of Naples


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Friends, Associates Ellis Cornelia Knight
In Naples they met the King and Queen of Naples and Sicily, Ferdinand and Maria Carolina . Of this couple the queen was the political driving force, both while on the throne and after she...
Friends, Associates Ellis Cornelia Knight
On their previous visit to Naples in 1785, the Knights had met Sir William Hamilton , the British ambassador there, as well as the rulers, Ferdinand and Maria Carolina . On their return to Naples...
Residence Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach
EMA received land from Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies in a seaside area outside Naples called Posillipo. She called the house which she built there the Villa Craven.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Residence Ellis Cornelia Knight
They fled from Naples, capital of the kingdom of Naples and Sicily or the Two Sicilies, at about the same time as its king. The royal family (Ferdinand and Maria Carolina ) escaped from...
Textual Production Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach
She is thought to have written, soon after this, a pen-picture of King Ferdinand of Naples , entitled Re Nasone in Profile (printed years later by the Giorniale d' Italia, 12 December 1911).
Elizabeth, Margravine of Anspach,. “Introduction”. The Beautiful Lady Craven, edited by Lewis Saul Benjamin and Alexander Meyrick Broadley, Bodley Head, p. i - cxxxviii.
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By October 1820: A revolution in Naples—instigated by the...

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By October 1820

A revolution in Naples—instigated by the Carbonari (a secret political society founded in 1815)—provoked Ferdinand I to grant a constitution, which included the establishment of an elected parliament.


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