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Constantine XI

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He supported the Florence union (like his brother John VIII). I'm not sure if "apostate" quite applies to someone who joins the Catholic church, but make what you will of it.
 

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He had his bum on the line and unifying with the Catholics seemed like a good idea at the time to get him additional troops.  I think Genoa and maybe Venice (not 100% sure) sent soldiers and ships to fight in the siege.
 
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