3. MICHAEL> PALAEOLOGUS, with the title of Sebastus. probably a son of No. 2, was banished by Calo-Joannes or Joannes II. Comnenus, the successor of Alexius I. Comnenus (A.D. 1118-1143), but was recalled from banishment by Manuel I. Comnenus, the successor of Calo Joannes.
He commanded the Greek forces in southern Italy, and carried on war with success against William, king of Sicily, but died in 1155, in the middle of his conquests, at the town of Bari, which he had taken a short time before.