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  Charles VIII of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles was born at the Château d'Amboise in France, the only son of King Louis XI and Charlotte of Savoy and the eldest grandson of Charles VII and Mary Anjou.
Prince Charles of France, Dauphin of Viennois (1496).
Since all of his children died before him, Charles was the last of the elder branch of the House of Valois, and upon his death at Amboise the throne passed to a cousin, the son of Charles, duc d'Orleans, who reigned as King Louis XII of France.
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 Charles VIII - Britannica Concise
Charles VIII - king of Sweden (1448–57, 1464–65, 1467–70), who represented the interests of the commercially oriented, anti-Danish Swedish nobility against the older landowning class of nobles who favoured a union with Denmark.
Charles II - king of France (i.e., Francia Occidentalis, the West Frankish kingdom) from 843 to 877 and Western emperor from 875 to 877.
Charles III - Frankish king and emperor, whose fall in 887 marked the final disintegration of the empire of Charlemagne.
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 Charles VIII --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Charles VIII of France valiantly fought his way through the peninsula to Naples (see Charles, kings of...
The expedition of Charles VIII of France, in 1494, to assert his claim to inherit Naples and Sicily started a series of wars over Italy which embroiled France and Spain for a half century.
The close of the conflict left Charles V, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, ruler of united Spain and Germany and of Sardinia, Sicily and Naples, Milan, the Netherlands, the county of...
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 Charles VIII, king of France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
1470–98, king of France (1483–98), son and successor of Louis XI.
After his marriage (1491) to Anne of Brittany, he freed himself from the influence of the regency and prepared to conquer the kingdom of Naples, to which his father had acquired a claim through Charles, duke of Maine, from René of Naples.
The conflict of France and Spain in Italy marked the beginning of the Italian Wars.
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 Charles VIII, king of France
Charles VIII, 1470–98, king of France (1483–98), son and successor of Louis XI.
The conflict of France and Spain in Italy marked the beginning of the
A History of France from the Death of Louis XI,
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 Charles VIII, king of France
Life Of King Henry The Fifth, The: Scene VIII.
THE IoS PROFILE Henry VIII: Henry the horrible; England's cruellest king is back on TV, depicted as a gangster, more East End than Hampton Court.
But despite our image of him as a vicious monster, he still has a paradoxical appeal.
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