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Stefan I Crnojević (ruled 1461-1465) managed to extend his domination over Zeta (and his own family); his brother, or cousin, Jovan (John) was married to Voisava Arianiti, Constantine Arianiti Comnen’s sister, and had two sons, Đurađ and Staniša. Stefan’s son Jovan, prince of Zeta (1465-1490) otherwise known as Ivan-beg had to balance promises of loyalty to both Venice and the sultan, but nonetheless managed to maintain his rule, moving his capital in 1486 from Prevlaka to Cetinje, which became the capital of Montenegro under the Petrovich-Niegoch monarchy. Jovan’s son, Đurađ II, prince of Zeta from 1490 to 1496 (died after 1503) married first Jela, daughter of Carl Muzaka († 1461) and second Elisabeth, daughter of Antonio Erizzo, in July 1490. When his relations with France were revealed he was deposed by the Turks and replaced with his brother Stefan II (who ruled 1496-98 as an Ottoman vassal); he in turn was succeeded by another brother, Staniša who continued to rule Zeta as a Turkish vassal until 1530, under the name of ‘Skanderbeg.’ Đurađ Crnojević left descendants who used the title of duke of Salona (Thessaloniki) and Nikolai Crnojević was confirmed as “duke of Salona” by King Philip II of Spain in 1585. The family died out within a generation, in the early seventeenth century.
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: Looks pretty fake to me.
: A cursory look at the genealogies on his
: website left me in awe of his vivid
: imagination and fluency in grand Balkan
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