IMERATI

 

The Seljuk Dynasty

GENEALOGY

1230 - 1293 H.M. The Most High King Davit VI Narin (the clever), by the will of our Lord, King of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all Georgia and the North. b. 1228, son of H.M. The Most High Queen Rusudan, by her husband, H.H. The Most Brilliant Prince Meggithadin [Mughis ud-din] Tugril Shah, educ. privately. Crowned at Kutaisi, as joint sovereign by his mother, 1230. Sent to the Great Khan of the Mongols in 1243, Believed by the Georgian nobles to have disappeared two years later, they proclaimed Davit, son of Giorgi IV Lasha, as King of Georgia. Recognised as junior joint sovereign by the Great Khan of the Mongols in 1249. Thereafter known as Davit Narin (the clever). Established himself at Kutais in 1258, from whence he held separate court as King of Imereti. The division of the kingdoms being formalized in 1260 and the treasure of the Bagratides, hitherto hidden in the Khomli caves of Mingrelia, divided equally between the two cousin kings. m. 1254, a daughter of Ionnes Palealogos, Sebastocrator and Despot. He d. at Kutais, 1293, having had issue, four sons:
 
1293 - 1327 H.M. The Most High King Konstantini I, by the will of our Lord, King of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, King of Imereti, eldest son of H.M. The Most High King Davit VI Narin. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1293. He d.s.p. 1327.
 
1327 - 1329 H.M. The Most High King Mikeli II, by the will of our Lord, King of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, King of Imereti, second son of H.M. The Most High King Davit VI Narin. Seized Radsha and Argveti from his brother. Succeeded him as King of Imereti, 1327. He d. 1329, having had issue, a son:
 
1329 - [1372] H.M. The Most High King Bagrat I Mtziré (the small), by the will of our Lord, King of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, King of Imereti, only known son of H.M. The Most High King Mikeli II. Succeeded as a minor on the death of his father, 1329. Deposed when King Giorgi V the Brilliant subjugated Imereti in 1330. Appointed as Duke of Choropan. m. 1358, the elder daughter of His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Qvarqvare II Jageli, Atabegi of Samtzkhé. He d. 1372, having had issue:
 
1330 - 1387 Imereti ruled by Eristavs under the authority of the Kings of Georgia.
 
[1372] - 1389 H.M. The Most High King Aleksandri I, by the will of our Lord, King of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, King of Imereti, eldest son of H.M. The Most High King Bagrat I Mtziré (the small), King of Imereti and Duke of Choropan. Succeeded his father as Duke of Choropan, 1372. Proclaimed his independence and Crowned as King of Imereti at St George's Cathedral, Gelati, 1387. m. H.M. The Most High Queen Ana, daughter of The Brilliant Prince Pelgini Orbeliani. He d. 1389, having had issue, one son and one daughter:
 
1389 - 1396 H.M. The Most High King Giorgi I the Sacred, by the will of our Lord, King of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, King of Imereti, second son of H.M. The Most High King Bagrat I Mtziré (the small), King of Imereti and Duke of Choropan. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother, 1389. He was k. 1396 (s.p?).
 
1396 - 1401 H.M. The Most High King Konstantini II, by the will of our Lord, King of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, King of Imereti, third son of H.M. The Most High King Bagrat I Mtziré (the small), King of Imereti and Duke of Choropan. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother, 1396. He was k. in battle at Chalaghan, 1401.
 
1401 - 14xx His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Demetre, Duke of Imereti, son of H.M. The Most High King Aleksandri I, King of Imereti, by his wife, H.M. Queen Ana, daughter of Prince Pelgini Orbeliani. Sometime Ambassador to Shahrukh from his father. Appointed as Duke of Imereti by King Aleksandri I in 1401. He d. before 1445 (succ. by his son-in-law), having had issue, an only daughter and heiress:
 
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