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Topic: Charles of Flanders

  Charles the Bold - LoveToKnow 1911
CHARLES, called THE Bold (1433-1477), duke of Burgundy, son of Philip the Good of Burgundy and Isabella of Portugal, was born at Dijon on the 10th of November 1433.
Charles suffered a first rebuff in endeavouring to protect his kinsman, the archbishop of Cologne, against his rebel subjects.
In reality, he was a prince of wide knowledge and culture, knowing several languages and austere in morals; and although he cannot be acquitted of occasional harshness, he had the secret of winning the hearts of his subjects, who never refused him their support in times of difficulty.
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 Charles the Bold - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
CHARLES THE BOLD [Charles the Bold] 1433-77, last reigning duke of Burgundy (1467-77), son and successor of Philip the Good.
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.
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 Charles V
Charles V, King of France, called Charles the Wise, was born at the château of Vincennes on the 21st of January 1337, the son of Jean II and Bonne of Luxemburg.
Charles sought the alliance of his uncle, the emperor Charles IV, to whom he did homage at Metz as dauphin of the Viennois, and he was also made imperial vicar of Dauphiné, thus acknowledging the imperial jurisdiction.
Charles of Navarre was now at open war with the regent; King Edward III landed at Calais in October; and a great part of the country was exposed to double depredations from the English and the Navarrese troops.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Charles Carroll of Carrollton
Charles Carroll of Annapolis, the father of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, was born in 1703, and died in 1783.
The mother of Charles Carroll of Carrollton was Elizabeth Brooke, the daughter of Clement Brooke and Jane Sewall, and was a near relation of her husband.
Charles Carroll's biographer, Rowland, divides his life into three periods of about thirty years each; the first was a period of preparation, the second a period of public service, and the third a period of retirement, with scholarly observation of public events.
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Flanders then received a French governor, but the tyranny of the French soon brought about an insurrection, in the course of which some 3000 French were slaughtered in Bruges, and at the call of the two patriots, de Coninck and Breydel, the whole country rose in arms.
Philip sent into Flanders a powerful army, which met with a crushing defeat at Courtrai (1302); after another battle, which remained undecided, the King of France resorted to diplomacy, but in vain, and peace was restored only in 1320, after Pope John XXII had induced the Flemings to accept it.
Philip was succeeded by Charles the Bold (1467-1477), the marriage of whose daughter to Maximilian, Archduke of Austria, brought Flanders with the rest of the Low Countries under the rule of the House of Hapsburg in 1477.
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 Charles Carroll House - Events
Young Charles Carroll, known as "Charley" to his parents, was sent in 1747, at the age of ten, to Maryland¹s eastern shore, along with his cousin John Carroll, to study secretly at the Jesuit school at Bohemia Manor in Cecil County.
Charles was instructed in classical studies in Paris and by 1760 was studying English law at the Inner Temple in London.
Charles As a wealthy citizen of a new emerging Republic, Carroll was interested in financial stability and served as Alderman and Councilman in the city of Annapolis.
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Charles the Bold - AOL Research & Learn
Charles allied himself with England by his marriage (1468) to Margaret, the sister of King Edward IV.
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.
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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 Blessed Charles the Good — Plinio Correa de Oliveira commentary on the Saint of the Day, March 2 @ ...
Charles (1083-1127) was the son of St. Canute (or Knud), King of Denmark.
His father was murdered when Charles was age five, and his mother Adele took him to the court of her father, the Count of Flanders, in Bruges.
Charles became a knight and accompanied his uncle on the Second Crusade to recover the Holy Land from the Moors.
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 Modern View of those Events
On 2 March 1127 Count Charles of Flanders was brutally murdered in church by his own counselors.
Generally well- protected dignitaries were in those times best killed in church, as his protectors would be few and their vigilance would be minimal, in view of the sanctity of the church grounds.This increased chance of success was however negated by the damnation of the successful assassin after a successful coup.
Following Charles' death a dozen relatives of the childless count came forward, and so the king was able to exert his power in putting forward his own best candidate.
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 Charles VI - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Charles freed himself of this influence in 1388, took as his counselor his brother Louis, duc d' Orléans, and recalled his father's ministers, the Marmousets.
After 1392, Charles suffered from recurrent insanity and was not active in the government.
In 1420, under the influence of the Burgundians, who were allied with Henry V and his wife Isabel of Bavaria, Charles accepted the Treaty of Troyes, recognizing Henry V as his successor.
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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.
In 1472-1473, Charles bought the reversion of the duchy of Guelders from its old duke, Arnold, whom he had supported against the rebellion of his son.
Some days later, however, he was attacked before Grandson by the confederate army in the Battle of Grandson and suffered a shameful defeat, being compelled to fly with a handful of attendants, and leaving his artillery and an immense booty in the hands of the allies (March 1476).
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 Genealogical Investigation into Charles J. Aris
Charles Aris is not wearing such a medal in the photograph so it may be assumed that the photo pre-dates 1914 which is consistent with the "Xmas 1910" inscription.
Charles Aris is shown in the Army Lists as a full Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp and Deputy Assistant Quarter Master General on the Personal Staff of Field Marshall Sir John French, the Commander in Chief of the BEF and/or Lieutenant General Sir Douglas Haig (French's successor as C-in-C).
Charles Aris, along with other survivors of the Great War, are awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal to commemorate their victory.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles VI, king of France (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Charles VI (Charles the Mad or Charles the Well Beloved), 1368–1422, king of France (1380–1422), son and successor of King Charles V. During his minority he was under the tutelage of his uncles (particularly Philip the Bold, duke of Burgundy), whose policies drained the royal treasury and provoked popular uprisings in France and in Flanders.
Charles freed himself of this influence in 1388, took as his counselor his brother Louis, duc d'OrlEans, and recalled his father's ministers, the Marmousets.
His rule was challenged by Louis d'OrlEans and the conflict eventually resulted in war between Philip's successor, John the Fearless, and supporters of the Orleanists, known as Armagnacs (see Armagnacs and Burgundians).
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 Kevin Ahern's Fowler, Illinois History
I believe Charles Hubert was responsible for building both the Schulte house on the highway (which he used as a general store), and the old print shop, which served as the post office and print shop.
Charles Hubert was a great patriot who participated in the march across the South at the end of the Civil War.
Charles F. Hubert, 86, Civil war veteran, and for 80 years a resident of Adams county, died in St. Mary's hospital, Friday morning at 9:30.
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 Charles of Flanders - Search Results - MSN Encarta
1083-1127), called the Good, Count of Flanders (1119-1127), whose reign was notable for bringing peace and justice to the...
The accession of Charles brought the Habsburg dynasty to the Spanish throne.
Charles was the most powerful Christian monarch of his time.
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 Prince Charles of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Charles, Charles Théodore Henri Antoine Meinrad, Count of Flanders, Prince of Belgium (October 10, 1903—June 1, 1983), was the second son of King Albert I of Belgium and Queen Elizabeth.
Prince Charles was appointed Regent when the German occupation ended in 1944.
The role of his brother Léopold III during World War II as well as his marriage to Mary Lilian Baels was questioned and he became too controversial to remain on the throne.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prince_Charles_of_Belgium   (391 words)

 The Spanish Netherlands
Charles V inherited the Low Countries and then Spain in the early 16th century, Flanders had been ruled by the Dukes of Burgundy.
Charles was born in Flanders, spoke French, and became Duke of Bergundy as a child.
Charles V ruled his empire as a family estate, rather than a united kingdom.
www.theotherside.co.uk /tm-heritage/background/flanders.htm   (1860 words)

 Flanders, Brittany, Burgundy, Anjou, Normandy, Blois, Champagne, Toulouse, etc.
Charles the Good, in turn, is murdered himself, and the County passes to a second cousin, William Clito of Normandy, the great grandson of Baldwin V through his daughter Maltilda, who had married William the Bastard, later William the Conqueror, of Normandy.
Flanders was one of the most prosperous places in Europe, giving the Duke a major source of revenue, and the Free County gave him a foothold in the Empire and in the old Kingdom of Burgundy.
Anjou was revived as a Duchy for Charles, the brother of King Louis IX of France, in 1246.
www.friesian.com /flanders.htm   (10740 words)

 Rhode Island news | projo.com | The Providence Journal | Local News: M. Charles Bakst
Republican Flanders, 56, had emerged as GOP Sen. Lincoln Chafee's pick for a seat on the U.S. 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston.
Of course, Flanders, Class of 1971, was in the limelight even in his student days, when he was a football and baseball standout.
Flanders said he is "distressed" that so many people have been killed in the Iraq war.
www.projo.com /news/mcharlesbakst/projo_20060326_bakstcol.337e77a.html   (1924 words)

 Holy Spirit Interactive Kids: A Saint a Day - Blessed Charles the Good
Count Charles of Flanders was called "the good" by the people of his kingdom because he truly was good.
Charles ordered for plenty of crops to be grown so that the people would have sufficient to eat at prices they could afford.
Every morning Charles walked barefoot to Mass, as an act of penance and arrived early at the Church of St. Donatian at Bruges by Borchard.
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 March 2 Saint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Count Charles of Flanders, was called "the good" by the people of his kingdom.
Charles was just five years old when his father was murdered in 1086.
Charles ordered the abundant planting of crops so that the people would have plenty to eat at reasonable prices.
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 God’s Scribe: The Historiographical Art of Galbert of Bruges
Charles died without an obvious or designated successor and King Louis VI of France immediately seized the opportunity to exercise his rights as overlord of the county of Flanders in the choice of the new count.
He summoned the barons of Flanders to meet him at Arras and, after hearing appeals from various claimants, chose William Clito (1101-1128), the nephew of Henry I of England and son of Robert Curthose, the dispossessed duke of Normandy.
The choice was confirmed, in return for numerous and significant concessions, by the barons and towns of Flanders, and William was duly invested with the county and officially received as count throughout it.
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 Monarchie - Prince Regent Charles
On 31 January, King Albert I bestowed the title of "Count of Flanders" on Prince Charles.
Prince Charles, who was staying in the United Kingdom, continued his education there before joining the Royal Naval College at Osborne on the Isle of Wight.
As the Constitution provides for the possibility of a Regency, Prince Charles was made Regent of the Kingdom by the Combined Chambers of Parliament.
www.monarchie.be /en/monarchy/history/karel.html   (567 words)

 Comic creator: Charles Flanders
After Charles Flanders graduated from high school, he got a job in the art department of a silkscreen company in Buffalo, at the same time attending classes at the Allbright Art School.
Not defeated by this, Flanders went on doing comics that were created by others.
After his retirement, Charles Flanders settled in Spain, where he died in 1973.
www.lambiek.net /artists/f/flanders_c.htm   (177 words)

 row2k Coverage: The 2001 Head Of The Charles®   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Winning a women's national championship doesn't seem to bode well for the Charles the following year; in fact, if the past two years are accepted as a reliable sample, it means you'll finish the course rowing by sixes.
The Brown women were national champs in 2000, and broke equipment at the Charles a few months later and rowed by six for most of the course.
According to the folks at The Head of the Charles, recent rumors that the Charles is in danger of being canceled are untrue.
www.row2k.com /hotc/news2001.shtml   (1331 words)

 Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy - Timeline Index
Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy - Timeline Index
Charles the Bold, last reigning duke of Burgundy (1467—77), son and successor of Philip the Good.
Wife of Maximilian of Austria (later Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I), daughter and heiress of Charles the Bold of Burgundy.
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 The Royal Ancestry of Laura Leighton Adams, wife of Charles Bruce Capron - Person Page 52   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Baldwin I of Flanders (died 879), known as Iron Arm, was the first count of Flanders.
Baldwin responded by traveling to Rome to plead his case to Pope Nicholas I. When this was granted Charles relented and accepted the marriage.
Baldwin was succeeded by his son by Judith, Baldwin II of Flanders.
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 http://www.web.pdx.edu/~ott/hst410/galbert/index.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Should you opt not to read the Introduction, however, the basic events are these: the County of Flanders—encompassing both a French-speaking and Flemish-speaking population in what is today modern Belgium, part of northern France, and The Netherlands—was ruled by a dynastic line of counts who held the territory in fief of the French King.
Vassal state it may have been, but the counts of Flanders were, in the early twelfth century, at least as powerful as the French monarchs.
The murder of Charles, who was childless, prompted a free-for-all of claimaints for the throne.
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 Charles Flanders Art from The Book Palace
Charles Flanders. ORIGINAL SIGNED art from the syndicated newspaper strip of the classic western hero the Lone Ranger, dated 31 December 1959. Professionally matted ready for framing. 18" x 6" (46cm x 15cm) Pen & Ink
Charles Flanders. ORIGINAL SIGNED art from the syndicated newspaper strip of the classic western hero the Lone Ranger, dated 12 July 1971. Professionally matted ready for framing. 18" x 6" (46cm x 15cm) Pen & Ink
Charles Flanders. ORIGINAL SIGNED art from the syndicated newspaper strip of the classic western hero the Lone Ranger, dated 2 November 1970. Professionally matted ready for framing. 18" x 6" (46cm x 15cm) Pen & Ink
www.bookpalace.com /acatalog/Home_Charles_Flanders_Art_172.html   (198 words)

 What Makes a Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It was this group of individuals, who had wealth without property, who, by the very nature of trade, moved freely from place to place, and who had modest educations, unlike the servile class, who inspired the struggles that gave birth to a new kind of town.
Galbert, who deeply respected and loved his feudal lord, Charles, who was “our natural lord and prince, renowned for his knightly valor and royal blood.
Under pressure, such as that caused by the murder of Count Charles, those stress points were pushed beyond their breaking points and the illusion of stability was shattered.
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