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Fiefdoms created under the Kingdom of Sicily, before the Knights of St John.
(Hyperlinks to list of title-holders)
 
Year of Creation
Monarch
Title
Fiefdom
To Whom
Notes:
1316
King Frederick II of Sicily
Barone
Tabria.
Fief reverted in 1407, then returned in 1410, dormant since 1647 or sold to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1316
King Frederick II of Sicily.
Barone
Djar il-Bniet, Buqana e Hemsija.
Fief became extinct 1349 in the male line.
1317    
King Frederick II of Sicily.
Barone
Gomerino.
Fiefdom sold to his father in-law, 1318.
1318
King Frederick II of Sicily.
Barone
Gomerino.
Fiefdom sold to his grand daughter's husband in 1320, then reverted back, then in 1398 sold to the Santa Sofia family.
1320    
King Frederick II of Sicily.
Barone
Gomerino.
Died without legitimate issue, reverted back to the di Ragusa family.
1347    
King Lodovic of Sicily.
Signore
Fontana.
The tenth holder sold it to the Knights of Malta c. 1670.
1347
King Lodovic of Sicily.
Signore
Baccuni.
Extinct c. 1375.
1350    
King Lodovic of Sicily.
Barone
Djar il-Bniet.
Still in use, today.
1360
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Ghajn Rihani.
Still in use, today as de Jure.
1361    
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Ginelfare, Misulup and Saqqajja.
Dormant since the 19th century.
1360        
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Ghajn Tewzin.
Extinct c. 1375.
1361
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Ghajn Qajjed, Benwarrad, Chabelbelach, Gnien is-Sultan, la Hafe, Jardino di lo Re, Virdaarium Magnum e di Ghajn Tuffieha.
Extinct c. 1375.
1361
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
Barone
Dechandum
Ghajn Tuffieha.
Sold fiefdoms in 1415.
1364
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
San Cosimo.
Sold fief in 1541.
1369
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
San Cosimo.
Extinct 1375.
1370
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Delimara.
 
Currently in use.

1372
King FederickIII of Sicily.
Barone
Buqana.
Currently in use.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
Chabelville.
Extinct c. 1400.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Grua.
5th Holder sold fief to the Knights of St John 1541.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Musebi.
12th holder sold fief to the Knights of St John in 1698.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
Duemes, Chalkia e Chamira.
6th holder sold fief to the Knights of St John c. 1530.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
Ghajn Astasi.
Extinct c.1400.

1372 & 1398
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Ghariexem e Tabia.
Reverted back to crown after second holder of the fief 1415.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Bucelli.
11th Holder of the fief sold to the Knights of St John c. 1700.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
ta' Zaccari.
Extinct c. 1375.

1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
Sintina, Bajjada, Cabesulla, Mechalcedetria e Rifutu.
Sold fiefs after second holder c. 1415.

1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Pace.
for life only, extinct.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
di Nigret.
12th Holder sold fief to Knights of St John c. 1699.
1372
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
Antulinu e Galca.
Dormant or sold to the Knights of St John c. 1550.
1373
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
d'Oso.
For life only, extinct.
1373
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Vagnolo sives Lavagna.
dormant c. 1530 - 1625.
1373 & 1374
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Mundellus
merged into the Falsone estates.
1374
King Federick III of Sicily.
Signore
di il Scardo e Scajscach.
dormant or extinct, late mid 16th century.
1375
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Frigenuini.
6th Holder sold fief to Knights of St John 1531.
1375
King Federick III of Sicily.
Barone
Barberi.
Dormant or extinct c. 1650.

1397
King Federick III of Sicily..
Barone
Djar il-Bniet e Buqana.
Reverted back to Crown 1376..
1397
Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily.
Barone
Benwarrad.
6th Holder sold fief to Knights of St John c. 1550.
1398
Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily.
Barone
Buqana.
For life only, title reverted to original creation.

1398
Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily.
Barone
Budaq.
Fifth holder sold fief to Knights of St John c. 1560.
1398
Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily.
Barone
 
Hemsija (Chimesia) e Zabbaria.
11th Holder sold title to Knights of St John c. 1580.
 
1398

Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily.

Barone Budaq Nobile Johannes d'Aulesa. Revoked and executed 1398.
1398 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone de Bandino (Bondino) Milite Lancia de Bandino (Bondino). 9th Holder sold fief to Knights of St John of Malta 1708.
1398 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone di Bontempu sives Bellara or Bellacera. Milite Johannes di Bontempu. Dormant since 1563.
1398 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Signore di Calfudi e San Marciano. Milite Salvo Cadumi. 7th holder sold fiefs in 1620 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1398 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone de Calafato. Milite Tomaso Mundu de Calafato. Dormant since 1752.
1398 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Majnuni. Milite Michele di Bernardo. Dormant since 1650.
1398 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Girbinus. Milite Baldus Girbinus. Dormant since 1752.
1398 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily.

Barone

Signore

Gomerino

Mayaliel.

Milite Tomaso di Santa Sofia.

Milite Tomaso di Santa Sofia.

Sold fiefs to the de Perrollo family.
1398 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Signore di La Lhalca di Ghajn Tuffieha. Milite Federico de Bordino. Dormant since 1646.
1399 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Djar il-Chandul (Jurihaudo). Milite Antonio Falsone. 16th Holder sold fief 1701 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1399 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Franco. Milite Niccolo di Franco. Extinct in 1420.
1399 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone de Vaccaro. Milite Pino de Vaccaro. Reverted back to the Crown 1400.
1400 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone de Bandino (Bondino). Milite Lancia de Bandino (Bondino). Sold fief 1708 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1400 Queen Mary I and King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Culeja (Qlejjgha). Milite Pino de Vaccaro. 7th Holder sold fief 1581 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1402 King Martin I of Sicily. Barone della Barba. Artaldo la Barba. Extinct after first holder.
1402 King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Maccalibim. Milite Tomaso di Asti. 9th Holder sold fief 1654 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1407 King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Tabria. Milite Francesco Gatto. Reverted back to the Crown 1408.
1408 King Martin I of Sicily. Signorina Bungemi, Davaracia, Benwarred and Burmarrad. Donna Margherita d'Aragona de Perregrino. 7th holder sold fiefs in 1535 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1408 King Martin I of Sicily. Signore di Rayava e Salamuni Nobile Matteo del Carretto. Dormant since the 4th Holder 1480.
1408 King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Tabria. Nobile Matteo del Carretto. Reverted back to the Crown 1410.
1408 King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Budaq. Don Antonio Inguanez. Reverted or merged into his wife's grant of 1298.
1408 King Martin I of Sicily. Barone Pietra Longa. Nobile Johannes di Tarento. Extinct 1462.
1409 King Martin II of Sicily. Barone de Vaccaro. Milite Inigo de Vaccaro. Extinct after first holder.
1409 King Martin II of Sicily. Barone Caxaro. Milite Luini Caxaro. Extinct 1630.
1413 King Ferdinand I of Sicily. Barone de la Barba. Artaldo la Barba. Extinct after first holder.
1413 King Ferdinand I of Sicily. Barone Navarra. Don Giovanni Navarra. Extinct 1700.
1413 King Ferdinand I of Sicily. Barone de Tarsia. Milite Giovanni de Tarsia. Extinct after first holder 1448.
1416 King Ferdinand I of Sicily. Barone Lemnos. Fra Agostino Lemnos. Merged into the San Marciano fief grant of the 18th century.
1416 King Ferdinand I of Sicily. Barone Ghariexem e Tabia. Milite Stefano de Blundio. Reverted back to the Crown 1416.
1416 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Ghariexem e Tabia. Don Antonio Desguanechs (Inguanez). 5th Holder sold fief 1555 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1417 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Pietra Longa. Milite Guilleimus Sardo. Purchased 50% share from di Tarento, then in 1450 returned to the heir of di Tarento.
1430 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Marsa. Nobile Tommaso Carafa. Reverted back to the Crown 1440.
1432 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Pietra Longa. Nobile Bartolomeo Abela. Purchased 25% share for life, then reverted back to di Tarento.
1432 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Djar il-Bniet e Buqana. Milite Antonio Desguanechs (Inguanez). First holder, then reverted back to original creation.
1437 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Signore di la Guardia. Milite Giovanni di Cardona. Dormant since 1735.
1439 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Quattara e Gnien is-Firen. Milite Pietro del Busco (Bosco). Fief sold by 1st holder in 1446 to the de Guevara family.
1439 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Signore di Santa Maria Magdalena. Milite Christopher Spetere. 4th Holder sold fief 1535 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1440 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Ghajn Tuffieha. Milite Pietro del Busco (Bosco). Sold fief in 1446 to the de Guevara family.
1441 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Hemsija e Zabbaria. Don Antonio Inguanez. Merged into his wife's grant of 1398.
1441 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Marsa. Milite Pietro del Busco (Bosco). Reverted back to Crown 1452.
1442 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Signore Saqqajja. Don Antonio Desguanech (Inguanez). 4th holder sold fief in 1506.
1442 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Signore Mugiarro (Mgarr). Don Antonio Desguanech (Inguanez). Currently in use.
1446 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Quattara, Gnien is-Firen and Ghajn Tuffieha. Don Giovanni de Guevara. Second holder sold fiefs to Forreggiani in 1465.
1447 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Signore San Giorgio e Mizieb il-Rih. Don Antonio Desguanech (Inguanez). After the 10th holder, 1858 it became dormant.
1448 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Signore di la Guardia. Milite Stefano Perrera (Pirrera). Reverted in 1450 to the original creation.
1448 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Perrera (Pirrera). Milite Stefano Perrera (Pirrera). Extinct 1504.
1452 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Marsa. Don Giovanni de Guevara. For life, Extinct 1464.
1453 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Rapa. Notary Salvo Rapa. Dormant c. 1830.
1453 King Alfonso I of Sicily. Barone Tabria. Don Giovanni Landolina. Fifth holder sold fief 1594 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1463 King John I of Sicily. Barone di Buonochale, Beberrua e Buleben. Milite Johannes de Perrollo. Sixth Holder sold Fiefs 1560 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1465 King John I of Sicily. Barone Quattara, Gnien is-Sultan and Ghajn Tuffieha. Milite Antonio Forreggiani. Tenth holder sold fiefs c. 1750 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1465 King John I of Sicily. Barone Marsa. Don Pietro de Nava. 2nd Holder sold fief to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1466 King John I of Sicily. Signore San Martino. Don Goffredo Inguanez. Dormant since 1858.
1468 King John I of Sicily. Barone Maccalibum. Milite Ludovico Pluscaso. Extinct 1488.
1472 King John I of Sicily. Barone Qlejjgha (Culeja). Milite Niccolo Pace. 3rd Holder sold fief 1567 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1475 King John I of Sicily. Barone Benwarrad. Don Pietro de Nava. 2nd Barone sold fief 1535 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1481 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone Gomerino. Milite Johannes de Perrollo. Sixth Holder sold fief, 1560 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1485 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone de Bordino. Milite Giovanni de Bordino. Extinct 1514.
1487 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Signore di la Guardia. Milite Salvatore Pullinchino. c. 1530 Second holder sold his shares to the fief to the original holder.
1493 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone Falsone. Nobile Antonio Falsone. Extinct after the 3rd Holder.
1506 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone Sanchetta. Don Gio Antonio Sanchetta. Sixth Holder sold fief 1701 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1506 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone Saqqajja. Don Pietro de Stuniga. Extinct 1590.
1508 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone ta'Baccar (Baccari). Prince Eugene Matteo Pietro d'Armenia. Currently in Use.
1509 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Signore di Milecha del Zoncol. Don Diego de Zavallos. Extinct 1533.
1510 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Signore di Jardum Grandi. Milite Francesco Grungo. Sixth Holder sold fief 1600 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1513 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone Pietra Longa. Milite Francesco Grungo. Sixth Holder sold fief 1600 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1513 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone Frigenuini. Don Pietro de Stuniga. Extinct 1590.
1514 King Ferdinand II of Sicily. Barone Benwarrad. Prince Eugene Matteo Pietro d'Armenia. Extinct 1589.
1514 King Charles I of Sicily, V of the Holy Roman Empire. Barone Monbron. Don Gabriele de Monbron. Extinct 1555.
1516 King Charles I of Sicily, V of the Holy Roman Empire. Barone Fiddien. Don Francesco de Torres. 8th Holder sold fief 1723 to the Knights of St John of Malta.
1517 King Charles I of Sicily, V of the Holy Roman Empire. Barone Monbron. Don Gabriele de Monbron. Extinct 1555.
1519 King Charles I of Sicily, V of the Holy Roman Empire. Barone Sceberras (Xeberras). Milite Antonio Xeberras. Extinct 1556.
1521 King Charles I of Sicily, V of the Holy Roman Empire. Barone Falsone. Nobile Matteo Falsone, 2nd Barone. Extinct 1654.

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