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  Anjou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the outset of the reign of Charles the Bald, the integrity of Anjou was seriously menaced by a two-fold danger: from Brittany and from Normandy.
On 16 December 1325, Charles died, leaving Anjou to his eldest son Philip of Valois, on whose recognition as king of France (Philip VI) on 1 April 1328, the countship of Anjou was again united to the crown.
The history of Anjou may be told partly with the aid of the chroniclers of the neighbouring provinces, especially those of Normandy (William of Poitiers, William of Jumièges, Ordericus Vitalis) and of Maine (especially Actus pontificum Cenomannis in urbe degentium).
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 Anjou (Traditional province, France)
Anjou main competitor was the county of Blois, which depended on the powerful county of Champagne but was almost totally annexated by Anjou.
The second and third houses of Anjou (1246-1480) bore from 1270 a semy of fleurs-de-lys (France ancient) with a bordure gules as the mark of cadency.
The flag of Anjou is common in the department of Maine-et-Loire, which corresponds more or less to the province of Anjou in 1789 (then much smaller than the county of Anjou in the XIIth century).
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 ANJOU - LoveToKnow Article on ANJOU
Hugh the Abbot succeeded him in the countship of Anjou as in most of his other duties, and on his death (886) it passed to Odo (q.v.), the eldest son of Robert the Strong, who, on his accession to the throne of France (888), probably handed it over to his brother Robert.
In any case, during the last years of the pth century, in Anjou as elsewhere the power was delegated to a viscount, Fulk the Red (mentioned under this title after 898), son of a certain Ingelgerius.
On the i6th of December 1325, Charles died, leaving Anjou to his eldest son Philip of Valois, on whose recognition as king of France (Philip VI.) on the ist of April 1328, the countship of Anjou was again united to the crown.
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 About Anjou
Anjou MacPherson is CEO and Co-founder of Goldzone Corporation, the world leader in leadership development, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Anjou’s leadership, passion and commitment to extraordinary standards have become hallmarks of her tenure and defining characteristics of Goldzone.
Anjou became involved with training senior executives to use computers and was engaged by Lotus to train users and to collaborate with them as one of 15 prototype sites of Lotus 123 worldwide.
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 AllRefer.com - Anjou, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
A fertile lowland, Anjou is traversed by the Loire, Mayenne, Sarthe, Loir, and Maine rivers.
Louis XI of France inherited Anjou after the death (1480) of RenE, grandson of Louis I, and the death (1481) of Charles of Maine, RenE's nephew, the last of the Angevin line.
Anjou was held as appanage at various times; the last duke was Francis of AlenCon and Anjou.
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 Pears - Green Anjou - USA Pears
USA Anjous are harvested from orchards in Oregon and Washington, and arrive in produce departments usually around late September to early October.
Anjous are recognizable for their egg-shaped appearance: having a larger spherical lower portion that begins a gradual taper above the mid-point to a smaller rounded top.
Anjou pears are thought to have originated in France, in the vicinity of Angers.
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 Anjou   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Organized in the Gallo-Roman period as the Civitas Andegavensis, it later became the countship of Anjou and (from 1360) the duchy of Anjou.
Under the Carolingians, Anjou was nominally administered by a count representing the French king, but the region became vulnerable to attack by marauding Vikings, or Northmen, in the 9th century.
Anjou was definitively ceded to France by the Treaty of Paris (1259).
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 Anjou (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Anjou Islands, a group of the New Siberian Islands
Anjou, Quebec - a former city in Quebec
Anjou, Isère, a commune of the Isère département of France
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 Inside   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Established in 1993, Anjou Restaurant is a cozy French bistro that has won the hearts of diners and critics alike.
Situated in the downtown Financial District, Anjou is the perfect place for a lunchtime break, a dinner before the theater, or the ideal place to wrap up a day's sightseeing.
Anjou's Lunch Express menu and early dinner hours are specifically designed with the downtown restaurant patron in mind.
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 The Angevin Dynasties
Anjou is a historical and cultural region encompassing, today the western French département of Maine-et-Loire and coextensive with the former 'ancient' political province of Anjou.
Charles I of Anjou was overthrown in Sicily by the Argonese during a local uprising known as the 'Sicilian Vespers' in 1282.
The last of the rulers of Anjou was René I. After his death (1480) Anjou was for the last time returned to the crown of France, and its fate was thenceforth linked with that of the French kingdom.
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 Anjou on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
ANJOU [Anjou], region and former province, W France, coextensive roughly with Maine-et-Loire and parts of Indre-et-Loire, Mayenne, and Sarthe depts.
Louis XI of France inherited Anjou after the death (1480) of René, grandson of Louis I, and the death (1481) of Charles of Maine, René's nephew, the last of the Angevin line.
Anjou was held as appanage at various times; the last duke was Francis of Alençon and Anjou.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Chronicle of the Counts of Anjou, c. 1100
It is a mythologized account of the rise of the counts of Anjou ("consuls", in the monk's terminology) from the tenth to the late eleventh century (the following section ends with the death of Fulk Nerra in 1040).
Geoffrey count of Anjou, when he had heard the royal messenger who was summoning him to come to the king's Pentecost court, made his arrangements for the castle of Landonense, which was his, before the appointed day, and came to Orléans a few days before the Ascension.
The queen, a kinswomen of Geoffrey of Anjou, sent him a part of the girdle of the blessed virgin Mary, which she had in her chapel, an item Charles the Bald had brought back from Byzantium; she ordered him to tie it around his neck, and assured him this would bring him victory.
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Born in France, she was the daughter of Rene I, duke of Anjou, and was married to Henry in 1445 to confirm a truce between France and England during the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453).
Margaret of Anjou (1430-1482) Queen of England from 1445, wife of Henry VI of England.
Philip of Anjou better known as Philip V (of Spain) (1683-1746) king of Spain (1700-1746), during whose reign French ideas prevailed at his court, and French institutions were introduced into Spain.
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 Abbey of Fontrevraud
With the confiscation of Anjou by the French king, Philippe II, the title of 'Angevin' for the dynastic family on the English throne was also lost.
Geoffrey of Anjou was recognized as duke of Normandy by the French king in 1145.
Henry count of Anjou [this included the county of Maine], duke of Normandy, and with a claim to be duke of Aquitaine, launched in 1142 a military campaign in England to acquire the English crown.
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 Gustave Anjou   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Widely known today for his fraudulent genealogies of early American families in the late 1800's and early 1900's, Anjou was known to receive as much as $9,000 for a genealogy report from his wealthy clients.
Anjou's genealogy on the Tone family was later incorporated into
The unprinted genealogies were all bound typescripts or carbons of the original and even the unsigned ones are recognizable as being Anjou's' creations.
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Fulk III of Anjou, Count of Anjou, "the Black", b abt 970, of Anjou, France, d 21 Jun 1040.
Fulk V of Anjou, Count of Anjou, "the Young", b 1092, of Anjou, France, d 10 Nov 1143, Jerusalem.
Geoffrey V of Anjou, Count of Anjou, Duke of Normandy, b 24 Aug 1113, Anjou, France, d 7 Sep 1151, Eure-et-Loire, France.
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Margaret of Anjou - Margaret of Anjou, 1430?–1482, queen consort of King Henry VI of England, daughter of...
Angevin: Second House of Anjou - Second House of Anjou The second house of Anjou was a cadet branch of the Capetians and originated...
Francis, French prince, duke of Alençon and Anjou - Francis, 1554–84, French prince, duke of Alençon and Anjou; youngest son of King Henry...
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 Anjou Online - Le Magazine Economique de l'Anjou
They have also, for some of them, chosen to settle down in Anjou as they have found skills, a favourable economic environment, without forgetting a strategic geographical positioning in the heart of European markets.
Their reputation is first of all due to their quality, to important progress in term of communication, but too to this know-how of the consumer tastes and the ability to anticipate its evolution.
Anjou Initiative is aimed to help the industrial and tertiary activities.
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 Pear Cable Audio Cables: Product Details
Pear Cable believes its ANJOU cables are some of the best analog interconnects in the world, period.
ANJOU Cables have one of the lowest capacitances of any analog interconnect in the world.
ANJOU cables reduce the signal degrading effects of capacitance to near zero.
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 Gustav Anjou BEACH History
Among the families Anjou addressed was the New England Beach family, in a typewritten document we have called "The Anjou Typescript".
The "Anjou Typecript", reproduced above, presents an excellent opportunity to illustrate the techniques of "critical genealogy", i.e., the careful analysis and evaluation of a genealogical reference to determine its accuracy and trustworthiness.
Anjou's further assertions about the Beaches of New Haven cast doubt on his thoroughness as a researcher and thus the reliability of all of his conclusions.
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 Flanders, Brittany, Burgundy, Anjou, Normandy, Blois, Champagne, Toulouse, etc.
Anjou was revived as a Duchy for Charles, the brother of King Louis IX of France, in 1246.
The line of these Dukes of Anjou is not given here, because Charles went off and became King of Naples and Sicily, which then became the effective seat of the Anjevian family -- the genealogy is given there.
The domain of the House of Anjou is in red, with Normandy, already ruled by Henry Plantagenet before the end of the reign of King Stephen of England, in blue.
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Finally Louis XVI (1754-1793) styled himself Duke of Anjou while his father was still alive but upon his ascension to the throne he relinquished the title to his brother the Count of Provence who eventually became Louis XVIII (1755-1824).
The founder of the House was Charles, Count of Anjou, Count of Provence and of Forcalquier.
The second House of Anjou originated in the Valois dynasty with Charles, Count of Valois and Anjou and extinguished itself in 1482.
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 counts of Anjou: French feudal coins
Loches was a property of the counts of Anjou dating back to the end of the 9th C. Fulk Nerra built the donjon at the start of the 11th C and successive holders built additional walls in the 12th and 13th centuries.
He acquired the county of Maine and added it to the county of Anjou; and he built several castles on his land, which had remained deserted and reverted to woods on account of the savagery of the pagans.
It is between Anjou and Burgundy and I don't know yet which had the greater influence, hence it tentative placement with coins of Anjou.
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