The Period of Jacques III
Infancy of Jacques III and Regency
Shortly before his death King Jacques II entrusted the protection of his kingdom to his friend, the Venetian admiral Pietro Mocenigo. 

Caterina Cornaro was appointed queen until the birth of an heir, which was shortly expected, and the management of affairs was entrusted to a council of regency among whom were the uncles of the queen. Her son King Jacques III, was born in August 1473, but only lived one year.

  • From: Newman, P., (1940), "A Short History of Cyprus", Longmans, Green & Co., London.

Chronological History