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  CHARLES THE BOLD. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Charles was routed (1476) by the Swiss at Grandson and Morat.
Early in 1477, at Nancy, Charles was defeated utterly and killed by the Swiss and the Lorrainers.
His heiress, Mary of Burgundy, lost part of her possessions to France, the rest passing to the Hapsburgs through her marriage with Maximilian.
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 Charles V - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Charles V 1500-1558, Holy Roman emperor (1519-58) and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516-56); son of Philip I and Joanna of Castile, grandson of Ferdinand II of Aragón, Isabella of Castile, Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, and Mary of Burgundy.
The chief problems Charles faced were the Protestant Reformation in Germany; the dynastic conflict with King Francis I of France, particularly for supremacy in Italy; and the advance of the Ottoman Turks.
Also, Charles was not always supported by the popes, who were concerned with the threat to their temporal power and independence posed by imperial domination of Italy.
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 Charles I, Duke of Burgundy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles, called the Bold or the Rash (French: Charles le Téméraire) (November 10, 1433 – January 5, 1477) was Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477.
He was born in Dijon, the son of Philip III, Duke of Burgundy and Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy.
Duke of Burgundy, Brabant, Limburg, Lothier, and Luxembourg
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Charles was the son of Philip, Duke of Burgundy, by Joanna, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, and Burgundy was the first heritage to which he at his led, on his fathers death in 1506.
Charles, eager to push the war against the Turks, as well as to restore the unity of Christendom, was ready to partly forego his strict rights both in the Milanese and Burgundy, and to consider the question of the balance of power between his house and that of Valois.
Charles had now to consider whether he would allow liberty of action to the Protestant princes of Germany, to whom, under pressure of war, he had made concessions, especially at the Diet of Spires in 1544.
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 Charles V
Charles was the son of Philip I, king of Castile, and Joanna the Mad; maternal grandson of Ferdinand V of Castile and Isabella I; paternal grandson of the Habsburg Holy Roman emperor Maximilian I; and great-grandson of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy.
The war between Charles and Francis, in which Charles was allied with Henry VIII of England and the powerful Charles, duke of Bourbon, proved disastrous to France.
Charles had been anxious to end the war with the French so that he could put down the religious revolt in Germany and prevent the Ottoman Turks from overrunning Europe.
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 Charles the V
Charles was the son of Philip I, king of Castile, and Joanna the Mad.
Charles the V was born in Gent on February 24, 1500.
Charles always called for a crusade against the Turks, however his request was mainly ignored and some Christians, like the French, even allied with the Turks.
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 Kingdoms of France - Burgundy
Burgundy (and the Swiss territories) inherited by Franconian Emperor Conrad II the Salian.
The Duchy of Burgundy began when part of the Kingdom of Burgundy was detached and assigned to France (West Francia).
Free County of Burgundy and Flanders passes to Austria.
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Charles the Simple's most famous and important deed was to cede some land, which became Normandy, to the Norse chieftan Rollo in 911.
Charles IV The Capetians are usually reckoned to begin with Hugh Capet, but his family (the house of Paris or "Robertians," after Robert the Strong) had been nudging the Carolingians for some time, and his uncle (by marriage), grandfather, and great uncle had already been Kings of France.
The biggest break came when Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, was killed in 1477 and Louis XI was able to secure the return of large parts of the Burgundian domain to France, since the heiress Mary of Burgundy would not inherit under the Salic Law.
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 Charles the Bold: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ray Charles was trained in classical and jazz piano at the St. Augustines School for the Deaf and Blind, but was also influenced by traditional gospel...
Henry VII and Charles the Bold: brothers under the skin...1485-1509 as Henry VII) and Charles the Bold (1467-77) of Burgundy occupied...foreshadowing of the ambitions of his son Charles the Bold and the contributions of Charles...
Death of Philip the Bold of Burgundy: April 27th...Cavendish BURGUNDY WAS the eventual successor to...now king of France as Charles V, encouraged the match...virtually ruled France during the minority of his nephew, Charles VI, from 1380.
www.questia.com /library/encyclopedia/charles_the_bold.jsp   (2004 words)

 Charles of Anjou - Burgundy and Provence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Burgundy was recognized as a distinct entity and ruled separately, not integrated into the greater HRE.
About this time Charles of Anjou, brother of Louis IX of France, married Beatrice, the youngest daughter of Raymond Berenger, count of Provence.
In a negotiation with the Hapsburgs (who were papal allies and controlled lands in Burgundy) and Charles, Charles was to relinquish Sicily in return for the kingdom of Arles and Vienne.
home.eckerd.edu /~oberhot/burcanjou.htm   (409 words)

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The Duchy of Burgundy was a region under the rule of the French Crown from c.
Upon the death of the last duke of Burgundy, Duke Philip of Rouvre, the duchy was ceded to the crown for lack of male heirs.
Charles was a renaissance man, he spoke and at least comprehended many languages, he enjoyed reading, and was known to have a taste for classic literature.
www.vanderbilt.edu /htdocs/Blair/Courses/MUSL242/f98/burgundy.htm   (2437 words)

 Province of Bourgogne (Burgundy)
Antagonism between the kings of France and the dukes of Burgundy climaxed with the defeat and death (1477) of Charles the Bold in battle near Nancy.
Burgundy's northern territories passed to Habsburg rule while the duchy itself was annexed by the French king, Louis XI.
The Burgundy Canal connects the city with the Asone River and with the rivers of the Paris Basin.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Provinces/Bourgogne.shtml   (721 words)

 Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy - Timeline Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Charles the Bold, last reigning duke of Burgundy (1467—77), son and successor of Philip the Good.
Philip III, Duke of Burgundy (Philip the Good or Philippe le Bon) (1396—1467) was Duke of Burgundy from 1419 until his death.
Wife of Maximilian of Austria (later Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I), daughter and heiress of Charles the Bold of Burgundy.
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 Charles the Bold, Burgundy, France, coins
Charles recovered quickly and recrossed the Jura again and established a military camp in the field.
Charles escaped with a guard of 300 troops and fled.
Burgundy as a whole ceased to be an independent territory, parts of it did remain independent from the French.
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 Dijon, Burgundy : Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy
Dijon, Burgundy : Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy
Master of the Low Countries, Charles ruled Burgundy, Flanders, Artois, Brabant, Luxembourg, Holland, Zeeland, Friesland, and Hainault ; he dreamed of reestablishing the kingdom of Lotharingia.
Charles, who earned his surname by his impetuous gallantry, was a capable, though harsh, ruler ; however, his achievements were short-lived.
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 Francia Media:  Lorraine & Burgundy
Although it began as a Kingdom on equal footing with Burgundy and Italy, or, for that matter, with West Francia (France) and East Francia (Germany), Lorraine eventually lost this status and became a dependency of the Eastern Kingdom (900), albeit with the new elevated status of a Duchy, one of the Stem Duchies of Germany.
The Free County of Burgundy was an important stepping stone for Spain from the Mediterranean to the Spanish Netherlands, as for the infamous March of the Duke of Alba to put down unrest in the Netherlands in 1567.
The first Count of Savoy, Humbert White Hands, is sometimes said to be the grandson of Charles Constantine, Count of Vienne, who is said to be the son of the Emperor and King of Lower Burgundy Louis III, who is sometimes said to have married the daughter Anna of the Emperor Leo VI of Romania.
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 Important Historical People of Our Time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Holy Roman emperor (1519-1558), and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516-1556), who fought a losing battle to keep his Roman Catholic empire together in the face of emergent Protestantism and outside pressure.
In 1477 he married Mary, daughter of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy, but his right to the Bourguignon realm — which included the present Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg) and considerable portions of what is now northern and eastern France — was challenged by the French king, Louis XI.
Summoned to appear before Emperor Charles V at the Diet of Worms in April 1521, he was asked before the assembled secular and ecclesiastical rulers to recant.
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 Charles VI , King of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Charles (also referred to as Charles the Mad and Charles the Well Beloved) was crowned in 1380 when he was 11 years old.
In 1392, the duke of Burgundy again became regent and conflict broke out between the duke and the duke of Orleans who challenged his power.
In 1420, Charles signed the Treaty of Troyes which recognized Henry V of England as his successor completely shutting out his son the dauphin Charles.
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 Alexander Zorich. Writer, scenarist. Books. Novels. Charles the Duke
At the time time of first edition of "Charles the Duke" Tsenterpolygraph publishing made a decision to publish the huge novel in two volumes with two different names.
Terrible curse is hanging over the Dukes of Burgundy because the birth of prince Charles, the heir apparent of the duchy, is paid with a blood of innocent.
In a second part of "Charles the Duke" novel young man, killed years ago, has been returned to the world of living by the wizards' magical power.
www.zorich.ru /books/charles_the_duke/eindex.htm   (374 words)

 Charles the Bold - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Charles the Bold 1433-77, last reigning duke of Burgundy (1467-77), son and successor of Philip the Good.
FRC Praises Recess Appointment of Charles Pickering to Federal Bench; "This is a bold and necessary move by President Bush," said FRC's Perkins.
Philip the Bold: the Formation of the Burgundian State; John the Fearless: the Growth of Burgundian Power; Philip the Good: the Apogee of Burgundy; Charles the Bold: the Last Valois Duke of Burgundy.(Shorter Notices)(Brief Article)(Book Review)
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 Domaine Pinson Fréres Chablis - French Wine from the Burgundy Region: Charles Neal Selections
Chablis is the northernmost Burgundy appellation and lies less than a two-hour drive from Paris on the route to Dijon.
The latter, most significant for the culture of the vine, consists of Upper Jurassic limestone containing tiny oyster fossils which are traces of a sea covering Burgundy and Chablis 150 million years ago.
In fact, because of its cooler climate than southern Burgundy and the new world -- and because oak is infrequently employed -- it is often said that Chablis offers the most pure expression of chardonnay on the planet.
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 Ancestors and Family of Charles V of Spain Habsburg
Charles V (Holy Roman Empire), and, as Charles I, king of Spain, who fought a losing battle to keep his Roman Catholic empire together in the face of emergent Protestantism and outside pressure.
Charles had a child with Johanna Maria von der Gheest.
Charles next married Isabella of Portugal, daughter of Manuel I the Fortunate of Portugal and Mary of Spain, on 11 Mar 1526 in Seville, Spain.
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 October 10: Charles Martel Turned Back Islam at Tours
That Islam did not capture all of Europe and wipe out Christianity is owing in part to the Franks' Mayor of the Palace, Charles Martel, his sturdy Merovingian knights and a courageous infantry.
The church appreciated Charles Martel because he supported Christian expansion among the German races, protecting the notable missionaries Boniface and Willibrord.
He solidified his holdings with unceasing effort, battling the Frisians, Saxons, Alamanni, Bavarians and Aquitanians until the most of modern France was brought under his control.
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 Burgundy: History
Burgundy nevertheless survived as a political concept, and after the partitions of the Carolingian empire two new Burgundian kingdoms were founded, Cisjurane Burgundy, or
, in the south (879) and Transjurane Burgundy in the north (888).
The golden age of Burgundy began (1364) when John II of France bestowed the fief on his son,
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 Charles-francois Sellier ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Jean Charles Francois, The Archduke of Austria, 18th century
Charles Francois Adrien Macret, Voltaire received by Henri IV at the Champs Elysees, 18th century
Francois-Seraphin Delpech, Knight in the court of Charles V 1370, 18th - 19th century
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Charles the Bold - AOL Research & Learn
Columbia Encyclopedia- Charles the Bold - AOL Research & Learn
Master of the Low Countries, Charles ruled Burgundy, Flanders, Artois, Brabant, Luxembourg, Holland, Zeeland, Friesland, and Hainaut; he dreamed of reestablishing the kingdom of Lotharingia.
However, the emperor broke off negotiations; the marriage took place (1477) only after Charles's death.
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 Amazon.com: Charles the Bold: The Last Valois Duke of Burgundy: Books: Richard Vaughan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Charles the Bold (1467-1477) was the last of the great Dukes of Burgundy.
Burgundy - Take in France — Famous for its quality wines, Burgundy has so much more to offer.
A must for the bookshelf of anyone interested in Valois Burgundy, or Northern Europe in the late 14th and 15th centuries.
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