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  Rendsburg - LoveToKnow 1911
(1409-1480), duke of Anjou, of Lorraine and Bar, count of Provence and of Piedmont, king of Naples, Sicily and Jerusalem, was born at Angers on the 16th of January 1409, the second son of Louis II., king of Sicily, duke of Anjou, count of Provence, and of Yolande of Aragon.
By his marriage treaty (1419) with Isabel, elder daughter of Charles II., duke of Lorraine, he became heir to the duchy of Bar, which was claimed as the inheritance of his mother Yolande, and, in right of his wife, heir to the duchy of Lorraine.
His only surviving male descendant was then Rene II., duke of Lorraine, son of his daughter Yolande, comtesse de Vaudemont, who was gained over to the party of Louis XI., who suspected the king of Sicily of complicity with his enemies, the duke of Brittany and the Constable SaintPol.
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959, Frederick I of Lorraine, Duke of Lorraine
1027, Frederick II of Lorraine, Duke of Lorraine
1065, Godfrey II the Bearded of Lorraine, Duke of Lorraine
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 Charles IV Duke of Lorraine: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
The Duke was entrusted...with the Earl of Traquair, to...words from Charles.
CHARLES IV, duke of Lorraine 1604 75, duke of Lorraine.
CHARLES V, duke of Lorraine (Charles Leopold), 1643 90, duke of Lorraine; nephew of Duke Charles IV.
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 The Charles Machine Works, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History
Charles III, Duke of Savoy, Duke of Savoy from 1504 to 1553
Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy, the Duke of Savoy from 1580 to 1630
Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy, the Duke of Savoy from 1638 to 1675
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 Leopold I Habsburg-Lorraine, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Leopold II Habsburg-Lorraine, Holy Roman Emperor, Grand Duke of Tuscany (as Leopold I) Leopold II (born Peter Leopold Joseph) (May 5, 1747 – March 1, 1792) was the penultimate Holy Roman Emperor from 1790 to 1792 and Grand-duke of Tuscany (Leopold I - Pietro Leopoldo d'Asburgo-Lorena - Granduca di Toscana).
He and Joseph II were tenderly attached to one another and met frequently both before and after the death of their mother.
From the east he was threatened by the aggressive ambition of Catherine II of Russia and by the unscrupulous policy of Prussia.
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 History of Lorraine - GenWiki
Charles the Bald was given the western part (France), Louis was given the eastern part (Germany) and Lothar got the Midlands which spread from the North Sea to Rome.
Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, invaded Lorraine in 1475.
Robert Schuman (1886-1963), a renowned Lorrainer, was the founder of the European Coal and Steel Community and one of the "fathers of Europe".
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 Charles II of Lorraine - LoveToKnow 1911
1431), duke of Lorraine, called THE Bold, is sometimes referred to as Charles I.
A son of Duke John I., he succeeded his father in 13 9 o; but he neglected his duchy and passed his life in warfare.
1453), married Rene I. of Anjou (1409-1480), king of Naples, who succeeded his father-in-law as duke of Lorraine.
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 Encyclopædia Britannica Australia -
duke of Lorraine from 1545, whose reign is noted for its progress and prosperity.
Holy Roman emperor (1519-56), king of Spain (as Charles I, 1516-56), and archduke of Austria (as Charles I, 1519-21), who inherited a Spanish and Habsburg empire extending across Europe from Spain and the Netherlands to Austria and the Kingdom of...
Holy Roman emperor from 1711 and, as Charles III, archduke of Austria and king of Hungary.
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 Francia Media:  Lorraine & Burgundy
Upper Lorraine bordered, to the east, on Alsace, part of the Duchy of Swabia, to the south, on the Free County of Burgundy, and to the west, on Champagne.
Isabel, the Heiress of Lorraine, marries a grandson of Duke Louis I of Anjou, son of King John II of France.
The genealogy of the Dukes of Savoy is continued in the section on the Kings of Sardinia.
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 Index to royal Genealogical Data - ordered by forename - part 15
Charles II "le Mauvais" of Navarre, King of Navarre, b.
Charles II of Baden-Durlach, Margrave of Baden-Durlach Zähringen, b.
Charles II the lame of Naples, King of Naples, b.
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  Charles III
Charles and Louise never saw each other again, and in 1784 Charles issued a decree permitting her to live separately from him.
Charles died in the Palazzo Muti in Rome, January 30/31, 1788, when he was succeeded in all his British rights by his younger brother Henry.
At the death of his brother Henry, Charles' remains were transferred to the crypt of the Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, where a monument designed by Antonio Canova was raised to his memory.
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  Royal Family of Europe - pafg14 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Francois I, Duke Of LORRAINE was born in 1517 in .
Charles II Duke Of LORRAINE was born in 1543 in .
Charles II "The Bald" Emperor Of The HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE [Parents] was born on 13 Jun 823 in, Frankfurt, Hessen-Nassau, Prussia.
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 Encyclopedia: Charles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Charles the Bald (Charles II of France and Holy Roman Emperor Charles II) (823_877), Roman emperor and king of the West Franks, was the son of the emperor Louis the Pious and his second wife Judith.
Charles III of Navarre (1361, Mantes – September 8, 1425, Olite), surnamed the Noble, was King of Navarre 1387–1425, Count of Évreux 1387–1404, and Duke of Nemours 1404–1425.
Charles X or Karl X Gustav (1622 – 1660), king of Sweden, son of John Casimir, Margrave of Pfalz-Zweibrücken, and Catherine, sister of Gustavus Adolphus, was born at the Castle of Nyköping on November 8, 1622.
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 MAXIMIANUS - LoveToKnow Article on MAXIMIANUS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MAXIMILIAN I. (1573-1651), called "the Great," elector and duke of Bavaria, eldest son of William V. of Bavaria, was sorn at Munich on the i7th of April 1573.
He married in 1595 his cousin, Elizabeth, daughter of Charles II., duke of Lorraine, and became duke of Bavaria upon his father's abdication in 1597.
Having refused to become a candidate for the imperial throne in 1619, Maximilian was faced with the complications arising from the outbreak of war in Bohemia.
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 Encyclopedia: Lorraine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lorraine is a town in southern Ontario, Canada on the shores of Lake Erie and the Niagara Pennisula.
Lorraine Bracco (born October 2, 1954) is an American actress who is most known for her role as Dr. Jennifer Melfi on the HBO TV series, The Sopranos.
Lorraine Kelly (born Glasgow, 30 November 1959) is a Scottish television presenter and journalist best known as a presenter for GMTV, the ITV morning television station.
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 Lorraine (Traditional province, France)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1431, the Duchy of Lorraine, except the Three Bishoprics (Metz, Toul and Verdun) was ceded to the house of Anjou.
Duke René II defeated and killed Duke of Burgundy Charles le Téméraire in Nancy in 1477.
The cross of Lorraine resurfaced in June 1940, when it was adopted as the emblem of the Free France, the small group of soldiers who had refused the capitulation and rallied General de Gaulle in London.
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 Buells and their Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Children were: Charles V King of France, Philip the Bold Duke of Burgundy, Joanna of France, Louis I 1st Duke of Anjou, 15th Count of Pr.
John II (of Castile and León), in Spanish, Juan II (1405-54), king of Castile and León (1406-54), the son of Henry III.
John II (of Aragón and Navarre), in Spanish, Juan II (1397-1479), king of Aragón (1458-79) and Navarre (1425-79), the son of King Ferdinand I of Aragón and father-in-law of Queen Isabella I of Castile.
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Lorraine, moreover, included within its boundaries the original home of the Austrasian dynasty, with Aachen, Charlemagne's capital, and the most important centres of ancient culture: two archbishoprics (Cologne and Trier), many bishoprics (Metz, Toul, Verdun, etc.), abbeys and royal castles.
The southern part, Upper Lorraine, or the Land of the Moselle, extended to the south-east of the Vosges and to the Sichelberg, with the Archbishopric of Trier and the Bishoprics of Metz, Toul, and Verdun.
Besides, the dukes were, as a rule, involved in the quarrels of the German suzerain and also took part in the Crusades; for piety and devotion to the Church distinguished most of them, in spite of their warlike character.
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Godfrey III Duke Of LORRAINE was born in 1142 in Brabant, Belgium.
Hugues Prince Of LORRAINE [DUKE OF ALSACE] was born in 867 in Lorraine, France.
Rainer (Regnier) I, Duke Of LORRAINE was born in 860 in France.
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 Charles II
Charles II was a sensual and romantic man -- one who loved the arts almost as much as he loved women, and a politician who was willing to do nearly anything to keep his power.
Charles II, second son of Charles I and Henrietta Marie of France, was born in 1630.
The Whigs used Catholicism to undermine Charles; England was in the throes of yet another wave of anti-Catholicism, with the Whigs employing this paranoia in an attempt to unseat the heir apparent, Charles' Catholic brother James, from succeeding to the throne.
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 700000 people connected with European Royalty
Duke Charles II Of Lorraine and Princess Claude Of France
AKA: Blanche II Queen Of Navarre Born: Abt 1391 - Of Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
Charles Of Brunswick- Wolfenbuttel Duke and Augusta Hanover
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 German Genealogy: History of Lorraine
Charles the Bald was given the western part (France), Louis was given the eastern part (Germany) and Lothar got the Midlands which spread from the North Sea to Rome.
Lorraine had been for a long time a coveted region and it was now surrounded by territories of the kingdom of France.
Robert Schuman (1886-1963), a renowned Lorrainer, was the founder of the European Coal and Steel Community and one of the "fathers of Europe".
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 Pedigree: John II (Duke) of LORRAINE
Charles (I; Duke) of LORRAINE ; Ferry V (I; Duke) de LORRAINE
-- Charles II `the Lame' of NAPLES (SICILY) +
Catherine de LORRAINE ; Isabel of LORRAINE ; Isabelle de LORRAINE ; Antoine I de LORRAINE (Count) of VAUDEMONT
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 You'll Fancy Nancy's Medieval Alleys and Art Nouveau Treasures | Frommers.com
In the eastern part of France is a gorgeous and little known area that is the Lorraine region, with its beautiful capital called Nancy (the French pronounce it "nan CEE," with the accent on the second syllable).
Stanislas, an ex-king of Poland and father-in-law of French king Louis XV, became the Duke of Lorraine and transformed the city of Nancy into one of Europe's most beautiful between 1752 to 1760; note especially the gilded railings and sinuous corner sculptures.
It was in the precursor to this palace (the original was built in 1298) that Charles II, Duke of Lorraine, received Jean of Arc in February 1429, asking her to heal him.
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 RENE I - Online Information article about RENE I
government of Lorraine to John, duke of Calabria, who was, however, only formally installed as duke of Lorraine on the death of Queen Isabel in II 1453.
Edward was murdered in 1471, and she herself became a prisoner, to be rescued by Louis XI.
His only surviving male descendant was then Rene II., duke of Lorraine, son of his daughter Yolande, comtesse de Vaudemont, who was gained over, to the party of Louis XI., who suspected the king of Sicily of complicity with his enemies, the duke of Brittany and the See also:
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 Duke of Lower Lorraine@Everything2.com
Not until the year 977 when the Holy Roman Emperor Otto II granted Lower Lorraine to one Charles, a younger son of Louis d'Outremer, and known as Charles the Carolingian can any secure identification be made.
This Charles successfully resisted an attempt by the French king to impose his authority in 978 and retained control of the duchy until his death in the year 992 when he was succeeded by his son Otto, who died without issue in 1012.
With the death of Otto the Carolingian, Lower Lorraine was given to Godfrey a son of the Count of Verdun, and it was this Godfrey who suffered defeat at the hands of Dirk II the Count of Holland at the battle of Vlaardingen in 1018.
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 The Biography of King Henri II of France, The Husband of Queen Catherine de Medici
King Henri II of France was born on March 31, 1519, in the Royal Chateau at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, as the second son, but the eldest surviving son of Francis I and his first wife, Claude de France.
Henri II was an avid hunter and participant in jousing tournaments.
Charles Maxilien, who later became King Charles IX, King of France, was born on June 27, 2550.
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 Royal Genealogies Part 30
NOTES: The Grand Duke Dmitri secured her elevation to the title "Princess Ilynsky" only to be divorced from her later.
NOTES: H.M. Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother descends from the marriage of William Seymour, Duke of Somerset and Frances Devereux.
Bruce's nephew, Robert II, who succeeded David, was the first king of the Stuart house of English of English and Scottish royalty.
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 Charles II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name Charles II is used to refer to numerous persons in history:
Charles the Bald (also known as Charles II of France and Charles II of the Holy Roman Empire)
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
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 My Family
Duke of Austria LEPOLD III was born in 1073.
Parents: Margrave of Austria LEPOLD II and Ida of CHAM.
Charles II, D. of LORRAINE was born in 1543.
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 Henry_I,_Duke_of_Lorraine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Henry I (November 8 1563 — July 31 1624), was Duke of Lorraine from 1608 until his death.
Nicoletta of Lorraine (1608-1657), married Charles III, Duke of Lorraine
Claudia of Lorraine (1612-1648), married Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine
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