Procida(redirected from Island of Procida)
Procida(prō`chēdä), narrow volcanic island, c.2 mi (3.2 km) long, Campania, S Italy, at the northwest entrance to the Bay of Naples. The chief town is Procida (1991 pop. 10,559). Wine, fruit, and fish are produced. The 13th-century conspirator John of ProcidaJohn of Procida
, c.1225–c.1302, Italian conspirator, lord of the island of Procida. He was an ardent supporter of the Hohenstaufen cause in Sicily and attempted to secure the island for Manfred and Conradin against the claims of Charles of Anjou, who was given Sicily by
..... Click the link for more information. was lord of the island.