|Died||1420 (aged 56)|
|Spouse(s)||Peter II, Count of Urgell|
|Father||John II, Marquess of Montferrat|
|Mother||Isabel of Majorca|
Margaret (Italian: Margherita Paleologa, Casale, 1364 in Casale Monferrato - 1420 in Saragosa, Urgell) from the House of Palaiologos was daughter of the marquess of Montferrat and lady of Acqui. By her marriage she became countess of Urgell.
She was daughter of John II (r. 1338-1372), Lord of Asti and Novara and imperial vicar, and Isabel of Majorca. Her father was son of Theodore I, marquess of Montferrat and Argentina Spinola; her mother was daughter of James III of Majorca and his first wife Constance of Aragon.
Her son James II was appointed by king of Aragon as governor-general (viceroy), i.e. heir, but failed to succeed. His great-grandchild John II of Aviz became king of Portugal.
Margaret married in 1375/6 to her 4th cousin Peter II (1340-1408), count of Urgell, viscount of Àger, baron of Entença and Antillón, who ruled 1347-1408. He was son of James I, Count of Urgell; Margaret was his second wife. They had issue:
|Ancestors of Margaret Palaiologina|
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