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  House of Bourbon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of 2005, Spain and Luxembourg have Bourbon monarchs.
Bourbon monarchs ruled Navarre (from 1555) and France (from 1589 until the 1792 overthrow of the monarchy during the French Revolution.
The House of Bourbon as a noble family dates at least from the beginning of the 13th century, when the estate of Bourbon was ruled by a Lord who was a vassal of the King of France.
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 Houe of Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Later princes constituted the House of Bourbon-Brazil, or of Orléans-Braganza, which is not to be confused with the House of Borbón-Braganza, a Spanish branch originating in the Portuguese marriage of the infante Don Gabriel (a son of Charles III of Spain).
The Bourbon Duchy of Lucca (1815–47), on the other hand, was a creation of the Congress of Vienna: having assigned Parma to Napoleon's estranged consort Marie-Louise for her lifetime, the Congress had to find some alternative compensation for the still-dispossessed Bourbons.
The Bourbons of Parma and of the Two Sicilies were dethroned in 1859–60, in the course of the unification of Italy under the House of Savoy.
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 Bourbon Dynasty, Restored - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Following the ousting of Napoleon I of France in 1814, the Allies restored the Bourbon Dynasty to the French throne.
However, the liberal, bourgeois-controlled Chamber of Deputies refused to confirm the Comte de Chambord as Henri V. In a vote largely boycotted by conservative deputies, the body declared the French throne vacant, and elevated Louis-Philippe, duc d'Orleans, to power.
He did so based upon the Bourbon response to 1816-1817, during which Louis XVIII relaxed tariffs during a series of famines, caused a downturn in prices, and incurred the ire of wealthy landowners, the traditional source of Bourbon legitimacy.
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 Henry IV of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As a Protestant he was involved in the Wars of Religion before acceding to the throne; to become King of France he converted to Catholicism and signed the Edict of Nantes, granting religious liberties to the Protestants and effectively ending the civil war.
Henry IV was the son of Antoine de Bourbon, Duke of Vendome and Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre.
At the death of King Henry III of France, who had no son, the crown passed to Henry IV, in application of the Salic Law, as he was the descendant of the eldest surviving male line of the Capetian Dynasty.
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 History of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After Clovis's death in 511 his realm underwent repeated division while the Merovingian dynasty eventually lost effective power to their successive Mayor of the Palace, the founders of what was to become the Carolingian dynasty.
The new order left the new dynasty in immediate control of little beyond the middle Seine and adjacent territories, while powerful territorial lords such as the 10th and 11th century counts of Blois accumulated large domains of their own through marriage and through private arrangements with lesser nobles for protection and support.
The area around the lower Seine, ceded to Scandinavian invaders as the duchy of Normandy in 911, became a source of particular concern when duke William took possession of the kingdom of England in 1066, making himself and his heirs the king's equal outside France (where he was still nominally subject to the crown).
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 List of French monarchs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Most medieval historians would argue that the existence of France proper did not begin until the advent of the Capetian Dynasty in 987, or, at the very earliest, with the establishment of the Kingdom of Western Francia at the Treaty of Verdun in 843.
This view is somewhat problematic in layman's terms, however, in part due to the existence of centuries-old tradition that considers the beginnings of France to lie in the Merovingian Frankish kingdom established under Clovis I.
The history of France as recounted in the "Grandes Chroniques de France," and particularly in the personal copy produced for King Charles V between 1370 and 1380 that is the saga of the three great dynasties, the Merovingians, Carolingians, and the Capetian Rulers of France, that shaped the institutions and the frontiers of the realm.
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 Valois Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France from 1328-1589.
They were descendants of Charles of Valois, the third son of King Philip III and based their claim to be ahead of Edward III of England on a reintroduction of the Salic law.
The application of the Salic Law meant that with the extinction of the Valois line on the male side, the Bourbon Dynasty followed as descendants of Louis IX.
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 Philip V of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
King Philip V of Spain (1683-1746) or Philippe of Anjou, grandson of the French monarch Louis XIV, was king of Spain from 1700 to 1746, the first of the Bourbon dynasty in Spain.
Philip helped his Bourbon relatives to make territorial gains in the War of the Polish Succession and the War of the Austrian Succession.
During his reign Spain began to recover from the stagnation it had suffered during the twilight of the Habsburg dynasty.
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 House of Bourbon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It has been proposed that France: Wars of Religion - Bourbon Dynasty be merged and redirected into this article.
Early Bourbons, such as Henry IV, Louis XIV, the Great Condé, etc. had a particularly prominent nose resembling the beak of an eagle, which is thus still nowadays sometimes called a nez bourbonien in France.
With the advent of the French Second Republic in 1848, Bourbon monarchy in France ended.
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 House of Bourbon: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about House of Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Descended from France's ruling Capetian dynasty, the house of Bourbon became monarchs of France, Spain and southern Italy.
The Bourbon Dynasty owes its name to the marriage (1268) of Robert, count of Clermont, sixth son of king Louis IX of France, to Beatrice, heiress to the lordship of Bourbon.
Though his line was dispossessed of the dukedom after two centuries, a junior line of the family went on to gain the crown of Navarre (1555) and of France (1589).
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 Valois dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The House of Valois was a branch of the Capetian family, for it was descended from Charles of Valois, whose Capetian father, King Philip III, awarded him the county of Valois in 1285.
Charles's son and successor, Philip, count of Valois, became king of France as Philip VI in 1328, and thus began the Valois dynasty.
The early kings of the Valois dynasty were occupied primarily with fighting the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453), which broke out under Philip VI (reigned 1328-50).
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 Bourbon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It takes its name from the now ruined castle of Bourbon, at Bourbon-l’Archambault, Allier dept., which was the seat of a powerful family descended from Adhémar, a noble of the 9th cent.
Robert of Clermont, sixth son of Louis IX of France, married (1272) Beatrice, heiress of Bourbon, and is considered the founder of the line.
A younger son of Louis, 1st duc de Bourbon, gave issue to the line of Bourbon-Vendôme. The marriage (1548) of Antoine de Bourbon, duc de Vendôme, with Jeanne d’Albret added vast territories in S France (see Albret) and the title king of Navarre to his other fiefs (Vendôme, Périgord, Rouergue).
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 Euskal Herria Journal | A Basque Journal | News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The accession in 1700 of the Bourbon dynasty to the Spanish throne marked the beginnings of enlightened despotism and state centralization which became personified in Godoy, the prime minister of Carlos IV (1788-1808).
The chosen Bourbon, keeping in mind the failed attempt of his enlightened predecessors, made some amendments like giving the regions within the state some administrative autonomy while ensuring the unity of Spain.
The Bourbon became Head of State and was crowned Juan Carlos I King of Spain on November 27.
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 Vaal Triangle Info Encylopedia - Henry_IV_of_France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At the death of King Henry III of France, who had no son, the crown passed to Henry IV, in application of the Salic Law, as Henry was the descendant of the eldest surviving male line of the Capetian Dynasty.
The eldest male descendant of the Bourbon-Busset was the French writer Jacques de Bourbon Busset (1912 – 2001), member of the French Academy.
The restored Bourbons were keen to downplay the contested reigns of Louis XV and Louis XVI, and instead emphasized the reign of the benevolent Henry IV.
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 The Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George Delegation of Great Britain and Ireland
Following the 1975 restoration of the Spanish monarchy, the Bourbons of Spain reigned again, yet in today’s Italy, whilst not ruling, the Bourbons of the Two Sicilies dynasty are contemporary ambassadors for their country’s ancient past and its cultural legacy, as well as a focal point for humanitarian, spiritual and charitable initiatives.
The Bourbon dynasties of France, Spain, the Two Sicilies and Parma all descend from the House of Anjou, a branch of which ruled the Kingdom of Naples in the thirteenth century.
In 1816, the Bourbon rule of the Kingdom of Naples and the Kingdom of Sicily were amalgamated to form the new Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
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 House of Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
With the course of time, the House of Bourbon would become one of the most powerful ruling families ofEurope, with its members becoming monarchs of Navarre, France, Spain and southern Italy andrulers of several important duchies.
Nowadays, Bourbon in Spain is spelled Borbón.From this Spanish line comes the royal line of the kingdom of the TwoSicilies (1734 - 1806 and 1815 - 1860, and Sicily only in 1806 - 1816), the Bourbon-Sicilies family, and theBourbon rulers of the Duchy of Parma.
The Bourbon pretender to the throne of France, the Comte de Chambord, was offered a restored throne following the collapseof the empire of Emperor Napoleon III in 1870.
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 Bourbon Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A dynasty is a family or extended family which retains political power across generations, or more generally, any organization which extends dominance in its field even as its particular memberschange.
China was ruled by a series of dynasties dating back to the Xia until the Revolution of 1912.
A sports dynasty is a team which has a run of 4 successive championships.
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 The Bourbons
Anjou continued to be the traditional title for younger sons of France: it was bestowed later in 1710 to the third son of the duc de Bourgogne (later Louis XV), and in 1730 to the second son of Louis XV (died in 1733).
It is curious to note that the Spanish Bourbons did not wait for the extinction of the senior branch in 1883 to adopt the arms of France over-all.
That title was the first one born by Robert, younger son of Louis IX and founder of the Bourbon branch, and was the usual title of the eldest son of the duc de Bourbon in the 14th and 15th c.
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 House of Bourbon
The House of Bourbon dates back to at least the beginning of the 13th century, when the estate of Bourbon was ruled by a Lord, vassal of France.
Though his line was dispossessed of the dukedom after two centuries, the junior line of the Counts of La Marche acquired the Dukedom of Vendôme. The Bourbon-Vendôme branch became the ruling house of first Navarre (1555) and then of France (1589), under Henry de Bourbon.
However the stubborn Chambord refused to accept the throne unless France abandoned the revolution-inspired tricolore and accepted what he regarded as the true Bourbon flag of France, something the French National Assembly could not possibly agree to.
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 French Kings of the Bourbon Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Bourbons ruled France from 1589 to 1610, with a small revival from 1814 to 1848, and are very important to the history of rulers from all over Europe, particularly France, Spain, and Italy.
As most rulers of their time were, the Bourbons were a family of power and self-indulgence.
The French Bourbon rulers ranged in all aspects of personality, power, financial reasoning, expansion ideals, and marraige relations.
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 Encyclopedia: Bourbon-Dynasty,-Restored
The Franks or the Frankish people were one of several west Germanic tribes who entered the late Roman Empire from Frisia as foederati and established a lasting realm (sometimes referred to as Francia) in an area that covers most of modern-day France and the region of Franconia in Germany...
It has been suggested that France: Wars of Religion - Bourbon Dynasty be merged into this article or section.
Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution The French Revolution of 1830, also known as the July Revolution, was a revolt by the middle class against Bourbon King Charles X which forced him out of office and replaced him with the Orleanist King Louis-Philippe.
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 Bourbon County
Organized in 1855, Bourbon County, with a county seat of Ft. Scott, received its name from Bourbon County, Ky., the latter having been one of the nine counties organized in 1785 by the Virginia legislature, before Kentucky became an independent state.
It was so called as a compliment to the Bourbon dynasty of France, a prince of that family (then on the throne) having rendered the American colonies important aid in men and money in their great struggle for independence.
Colonel Samuel A. Williams, a native of Bourbon county, Ky., was a member of the House from Fort Scott in 1855, and it was at his request that the county was so named.
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 Bourbon Dynasty
Henri de Bourbon was the son of Antoine de Bourbon, duc de Vendôme, and Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre.
On the death of king Henri III's brother, François de France Duke of Anjou (10 Jun 1584), Henri de Bourbon became the heir presumptive to the throne of France.
On November 24, 1615, she was married to King Louis XIII of France (1601-1643), part of the Bourbon Dynasty.
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 Chapter 16: A History of Spain and Portugal, vol. 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Though the new Spanish dynasty was to be completely separate and independent from that of France, political and family ties were nevertheless close.
One of the chief consequences of Bourbon government was to exclude the grandes from major government positions and end their era of political dominance.
In the ensuing war, the dynasty regained Naples and Sicily as a separate patrimony for Felipe V's second son, D. Carlos, though the north Italian duchies had to be relinquished.
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