John I of AragonJohn I
), king of Aragon
, was the son of Peter IV
. and his third wife Eleanor of Sicily. He was born on December 27
1350, and died by a fall from his horse, like his namesake, cousin and contemporary of Castile. He was a man of insignificant character, with a taste for artificial verse.
This entry was originally from the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.