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  House of Bourbon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
The Spanish branch of the House of Bourbon was founded by Philip V. He was born in 1683 in Versailles, the second son of the dauphin, the son of Louis XIV.
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A brother of Louis XIV, Philippe I (1640-1701), duc d'Orléans, was the founder of the collateral branch of Bourbons known as the house of Orléans.
A grandson of Louis XIV, Philippe, duc d'Anjou, became Philip V of Spain, the founder of the Spanish house of Bourbon.
The Spanish house of Bourbon was founded by Philippe, duc d'Anjou, a grandson of King Louis XIV of France and great-grandson of Philip IV of Spain.
website.lineone.net /~johnbidmead/bourbon.htm   (2157 words)

 BOURBON - LoveToKnow Article on BOURBON
The noble family of Bourbon, from which so many European kings have sprung, took its name from Bourbon lArchambault, chief town of a lordship which in the 10th century was one of the largest baronies of the kingdom of France.
The first of the long line of Bourbons known in history was Adhmar or Aimar, who was invested with the baronytowards the close of the 9th century.
Matilda, heiress of the first house ~f Bourbon, brought this lordship to the family of Dampierre y her marriage, in 1196, with Guy of Dampierre, marshal of Thampagne (d.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BO/BOURBON.htm   (318 words)

 Houe of Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The House of Bourbon is a branch of the House of Capet, which constituted the so-called third race of France's kings.
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 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.
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/BritannicaPages/BourbonHouse/BourbonHouse.html   (2137 words)

 Origins (from House of Bourbon) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Originally housed in a warehouse at Lagos in southern Portugal, it was reestablished in Lisbon with the death of Prince Henry the Navigator (1460).
The house originated when Robert of Clermont, the sixth son of French King Louis IX married Beatrix, the heiress to the Bourbon lands.
The reign of the House of Plantagenet ended in the final battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought between the Lancaster and York families.
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 Bourbon on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
BOURBON [Bourbon], European royal family, originally of France; a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty.
Robert of Clermont, sixth son of Louis IX of France, married (1272) Beatrice, heiress of Bourbon, and is considered the founder of the line.
The house of Bourbon-Parma was established (1748) in the duchy of Parma and Piacenza by Philip, a younger son of Philip V of Spain and Elizabeth Farnese of Parma.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/Bourbn-fam.asp   (1515 words)

 House of Bourbon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
However the stubborn Chambord refused to accept the throne unless France abandoned the revolution-inspired tricolour and accepted what he regarded as the true, something the French National Assembly could not possibly agree to.
bayonne.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Bourbon_dynasty   (630 words)

 Royal Bookplates (House of Bourbon-Anjou, Spain & Two Sicilies)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Infant Charles de Bourbon y Farnesio (1716-1788) was the eldest son of Philip V, King of Spain and of his second wife, Elizabeth Farnesio.
Charles de Bourbon in turn was given the Crown of the Two-Sicilies and the tiltle of King of Jerusalem by the Pope (1738).
He is the ancestor of the House of the Counts Roccaguglielma who ceased to be dynasts in the Two Sicilies due to the morganatic non-authorised marriage of the prince's son.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Olympus/4369/Bookplate/royal_3a.htm   (818 words)

 Bourbon House bed and breakfast - Cleveland, Ohio
Bourbon House is a Gothic Victorian Style home built at the turn of the century and has remained virtually unchanged since it was constructed in 1901.
Bourbon House is 2/3 of the way down the block on the right side.
Bourbon House is on the left, it is the 6th building from the light.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /ohio/bourbon-house.html   (551 words)

 HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HOUSE OF BOURBON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Lordship of Bourbon was acquired by Robert of France, Count of Clermont (1256-1317), yr son of King Louis IX (Saint Louis) (1250-1318), by his marriage to Beatrice, dau and heiress of Jean of Burgundy (d 1268) and Agnes of Dampierre.
Bourbon was erected into a Duchy in favour of Louis, son of Robert, 27 Dec 1327 Henri III, King of France (1574-1589) founded Order of the Holy Spirit (Saint-Esprit) 31 Dec 1578.
The protest by the government of Charles X dated 29 Mar 1830 against the repeal of Salic Law in Spain, was made by the French King as "Head of the Royal House of Bourbon".
www.chivalricorders.org /royalty/bourbon/bourbon.htm   (1004 words)

Thus, on Charles's death, the house of Habsburg was divided, the Austrian branch retaining the imperial title.
By the Peace of Utrecht (1713) and the treaty of Rastatt (1714), Spain passed from the Habsburgs to the French Bourbons.
As head of the house of Habsburg, Archduke Otto, Charles's eldest son, petitioned the Austrian government in 1961 to be allowed to return to Austria as a private citizen.
website.lineone.net /~johnbidmead/burgundy.htm   (3922 words)

 La Moncloa. Symbols. The coat of arms
HOUSE OF TRASTÁMARA: The Coat of Arms of the Catholic Monarchs (1474-1492) included the Coat of Arms of the Kingdoms of Castile, León and those of the Crown of Aragon.
HOUSE OF BOURBON-ANJOU: Philip V’s Coat of Arms (1700-1759) incorporated the fleurs-de-lis of the House of Bourbon, within a central oval with a  bordure in gules, continuing to use the Collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece and adding the Collar of the Order of the Holy Spirit.
HOUSE OF SAVOY (1870-1873): Continued with the preceding Coat of Arms, re-established the Royal Crown and inserted the inescutcheon of the House of his family.
www.la-moncloa.es /IDIOMAS/en-GB/Espana/ElEstado/Simbolos/Elescudo.htm   (653 words)

 The Embers Original Bourbon House
The Bourbon House, located on the corner of Bourbon Street and St. Peter Street, gained a national reputation in the early and mid-1900's for being a local place where celebrities would often visit.
The Embers "Original" Bourbon House has long been the place to retreat to for New Orleans revelry and great Creole cuisine, seafood and steaks.
The Embers "Original" Bourbon House is located on Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter.
www.emberssteakhouse.com /history.html   (296 words)

 Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies - Activity
Princess Maria Carolina is the first child of the House of Bourbon Two Sicily to be born in Italy after the last King of Italy, Francis II, and his brothers.
Everybody knows that H.R.H. Prince Charles is son and heir of the Head of the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies, H.R.H Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro, descendant in direct lineage from the Kings of the Two Sicilies Ferdinand II, Francis I, Ferdinand I (IV), Charles, restorer of the Kingdom and founder of the dynasty.
Charles of Bourbon was the son of Philip of Anjou, King of Spain and nephew of Louis XIV King of France and Navarre (the Roi Soleil) and Elisabeth Farnese, last descendant of the noble Farnese family.
www.realcasadiborbone.it /uk/oggi/giugno_2003.htm   (210 words)

 Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies - History
Francis I of Bourbon by Giuseppe Cammarano (attr.)
When his son, the Earl of Trapani, was born in 1827, he gave full amnesty to all prisoners (including political prisoners, and commuted capital sentences given to some Carbonari and conspirators) and all deserters and those who had refused to serve in the Army.
In that year Charles of Bourbon, son of Philip V and his second wife Elisabeth Farnese, conquered the vice-royalty of Naples thanks to the diplomatic help of his mother, took the title of Charles King of Naples, restored the autonomy of the Kingdom and transformed it into an independent and sovereign State.
www.realcasadiborbone.it /uk/archiviostorico/cs_06.htm   (886 words)

 Wikinfo | House of Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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).
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=House_of_Bourbon   (385 words)

 French Kings of the Bourbon Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
www.angelfire.com /bug/bourbondynasty   (124 words)

 The Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to the dynastical laws, in the Bourbon family it is still impossible to be contemporaneously part of the line of succession of the Spanish House and belong to the Neapolitan House.
The dignity of the Grand Master of the Constantinian Order, reserved to the Royal family of Bourbon of the Two Sicilies, heir to the Most Serene House of Farnese, is related to the capacity as Head of the Royal House of the Two Sicilies.
Prince Ferdinando is the Head of the Royal House, as established in the will of HRH Alfonso of Bourbon, father of Prince Carlo and Prince Ranieri, and, as also requested by HM Francesco II in his last wishes.
www.twosicilies.org /rcosg.html   (3629 words)

 The Almanach de Chivalry , Royal Orders of The House of Bourbon .
The first knights of Saint Michael were representatives of some of the most ancient and powerful noble houses, although their selection was more probably due to the position of twelve of them as captains of the royal compaignons d'ordonnance.
Later nominations by Louis XI included three Rohans, the king's cousin the Duke of Orléans (future Louis XII), four Bourbon Princes of the blood, the Count of Dunois (of the bastard Orléans line), Charles de Melun, Charles of Artois (Count of Eu), and the kings of Denmark and Scotland.
It was established on 3 July 1738 by Charles of Bourbon, King of Naples and Sicily, to celebrate his marriage to Princess Maria Amalia Walburga of Poland and Saxony.
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 Spain History - 1st Return of House of Bourbon - (1814 - 1868)
In 1814 the Bourbons were reinstated as the rulers of Spain and Fernando VII was placed on the throne.
To add fuel to the fire the Queen was too generous in her bodily needs and lovers were many, taken generously from all walks of life.
Amadeo I of the House of Savoy became disliked from the moment he arrived and his situation was made worse by the quick assassination of his principal supporter, General Pim.
www.spain-barcelona.com /general/history/l-1st-return-of-house-of-bourbon.htm   (1370 words)

 Category:House of Bourbon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of Bourbon is a European royal family.
The main article for this category is House of Bourbon.
Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, duc de Penthièvre
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 Neue Rheinische Zeitung No. 1 June 1848
Charles Louis of Bourbon bartered away one dukedom [Lucca] and to abandon a second one [Parma] ignominiously; Ferdinand of Bourbon lost Sicily and in Naples was forced to grant a Constitution to the revolution.
That is the latest heroic deed of the House of Bourbon and as always it is the Swiss who are fighting the people on behalf of the Bourbons.
The House of Bourbon, however, may for the time being breathe a sigh of relief.
www.marxists.org /archive/marx/works/1848/06/01d.htm   (1056 words)

 A Discussion by Prof. Kerr of the Original Analysis of the Disputed Bourbon-Two Sicilies Succession Doctrines Public ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Likewise, the Chief of the Royal House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies continued to be the Grand Master of the Order pursuant to the 'real union' established by the Pragmatic even though he was no longer the regnant Sovereign of the Two Sicilies.
The law of succession of the Royal House of the Two Sicilies, set forth in the 6th paragraph of the Pragmatic, further emphasizes the complete separation from and independence of the Royal House of the Two Sicilies from the Royal House of Spain.
In the latter case the insurmountable barrier created by the Pragmatic to the desired results of the marriage (to enlarge the Royal House of Spain) were freely acknowledged in a letter dated 6 December 1900 from the Count of Caserta to the Queen-Regent of Spain.
www.dynastic-law.com /1973.html   (5997 words)

 The Old Absinthe House ~ Rue Bourbon
The popularity of this venomous green concoction consequently resulted in the coffee house being renamed “Absinthe Room,” and thus a legend was born!
Located on the corner of Rue Bourbon and Rue Bienville, the cooper-topped wooden bar captivates patrons as they sip their favorite beverages and the sights and sounds of the French Quarter trickle into this comfy tavern.
Half the fun of this place is its delicious history, and the rumors and facts that intertwine the ideals of the Old Absinthe House.
www.oldabsinthehouse.com   (326 words)

 Spain History - House of Bourbon
King Carlos II had the last word by naming as his heir to the Spanish throne the French Philip of Anjou who was duly crowned as Felipe V (1700-1724 and 1724-1746).
Felipe V stood his ground during this difficult period and the whole situation was resolved by the sudden death of the brother of the Archduke Charles leaving him as heir to the more important throne of the Emperor.
In the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, the English gained the possession of Gibraltar and the commitment that the Spanish and French thrones would never be united as one State and the Kingdom of Spain was granted unquestionably to the Bourbon Felipe.
www.spain-madrid.com /general/history/j-house-of-bourbon.htm   (2645 words)

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