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  JOHN II, king of France. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An inept ruler, he began his reign by executing the constable of France (whose office he gave to his favorite, Charles de La Cerda) and by appointing dishonest and unpopular advisers.
John was captured (1356) by the English at the battle of Poitiers.
In 1360, by the Treaty of Brétigny, John was released in exchange for a ransom and hostages.
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 JOHN II., KING OF FRANCE - LoveToKnow Article on JOHN II., KING OF FRANCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John was a chivalrous and romantic personage, who enjoyed a great reputation for valour both before and after his death; but as a ruler he was careless and extravagant, interested only in his kingdom when seeking relief from his constant pecuniary embarrassments.
JOHN I. (1358-1390), king of Castile, was the son of Henry II.
King John was killed at Aicali on he gth of October 1390 by the fall of his horse, while he was iding in a, fantasia with some of the light horsemen known as the arfanes, who were mounted and equipped in the Arab style.
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 Proximity of blood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles II of Navarre was grandson and heir to Margaret of Burgundy, eldest daughter of Duke Robert II of Burgundy.
John II of France was son and heir to Joan of Burgundy, second daughter of Duke Robert II of Burgundy.
John was first cousin of Philip's father, whereas Charles was son of a first cousin of Philip's father, i.e a second cousin himself.
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 John II of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John II the Good (French: Jean II le Bon) (April 16, 1319 – April 8, 1364), was King of France from 1350 to 1364.
On July 28, 1332, at the age of 13, he was married to Bonne of Luxembourg, daughter of John the Blind of Luxemburg, king of Bohemia.
He was crowned King of France in 1350 in the cathedral at Reims.
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 World War II - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
World War II was a global conflict that started in 1937 or in 1939 and fought until 1945, involving the majority of the world's states and every continent except Antarctica.
France and the United Kingdom pursued a strategy of appeasement, or attempting to maintain peace with Germany through diplomatic concessions.
France and the United Kingdom honored their defensive alliance of March 1939 by declaring war two days later on 3 September.{{fn1}} Only partly mobilized, Poland fared poorly against the Wehrmacht's superior numbers and so-called strategy of "blitzkrieg".
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 Philip I, Duke of Burgundy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With no sons or brothers or cousins, his estate was divided between king John II of France and John of Boulogne, a great-uncle.
Despite the attempts of King Charles II of Navarre to overtake the duchy of Burgundy, the settlement of the inheritance was peaceful.
John's practical position was helped by him being the stepfather of the young duke, having been married with widowed Joan of Auvergne.
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 AllRefer.com - John II, king of France (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
John II, king of France, French History, Biographies
John II (John the Good), 1319–64, king of France (1350–64), son and successor of King Philip VI.
In 1360, by the Treaty of BrEtigny, John was released in exchange for a ransom and hostages.
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 PHILIP THE BOLD - LoveToKnow Article on PHILIP THE BOLD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
of France and Bonne of Luxemburg, was born on the 15th of January 1342.
In 1360 he received the title of duke of Touraine, nd in June 1363 was entrusted with the government of Burgundy, which John had united to the crown at the death of the last uke of the Capetian family, Philip of Rouvre, in 1361.
John was anxious not to displease the Burgundians, who were accus-omed to their independence; and, moreover, with Philip as [uke of Burgundy he was in a better posture to resist the king)f Navarre, Charles the Bad, who laid claim to the duchy.
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 JOHN II OF FRANCE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John II the Good (French: ''Jean II le Bon'') (April_16, 1319 – April_8, 1364), was King of France 1350–1364, Duke_of_Normandy and Count of Anjou and Maine 1332–1350, Count_of_Poitiers 1344–1350, and Duke_of_Guienne 1345–1350.
John, a member of the Valois_Dynasty, was the son of Philippe VI and Jeanne of Burgundy.
King Jean died in London in 1364 and his body was returned to France, where he was interred in the royal chambers at Saint_Denis_Basilica.
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With no sons, brothers, or cousins, his estate was divided between king John II of France and John of Boulogne, a great-uncle and Marguerite, a great-aunt.
She was grandmother of Philip's child-bride Margaret of Flanders, and later, in the 1380s, these counties were inherited by Margaret who thus became possessor of those estates held by her first husband thirty years earlier.
John's practical position was helped by his being the stepfather of the young duke, having been married to the widowed Joan of Auvergne, and having in that position already participated in administration of the Duchy.
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 John II of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John II, a portrait painted on wood panel ca 1350 (Louvre Museum), the oldest profile portrait in Europe
John II the Good (French: Jean II le Bon) (April 16, 1319 April 8, 1364), was King of France 1350–1364, Duke of Normandy and Count of Anjou and Maine 1332–1350, Count of Poitiers 1344–1350, and Duke of Guienne 1345–1350.
John, a member of the Valois Dynasty, was the son of Philippe VI and Jeanne of Burgundy.
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 John II of France - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jean II, the Good, king of France, 1350 to 1364, was a member of the Valois Dynasty.
He was born on April 16, 1319, the son of Philippe VI of France and Jeanne of Burgundy.
King Jean died in London on April 8, 1364 and his body was returned to France where he was interred in the royal chambers at Saint Denis Basilica.
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 John biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John the Apostle, to whom the Gospel of John is attributed
John the Evangelist, traditionally identified with the apostle, and to whom the books 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, and Revelation are attributed.
The john is also a nickname for the toilet, perhaps after the name of Sir John Harington who invented it.
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 Burgundy
In 1002, King Robert II of France made good his claim to the duchy, but his son, Henry I, gave it in 1031 as a fief to his brother Robert, whose line died out in 1361.
The golden age of Burgundy began (1364) when John II of France bestowed the fief on his son, Philip the Bold, thus founding the line of Valois-Bourgogne.
Philip and his successors, John the Fearless, Philip the Good, and Charles the Bold, acquired—by conquest, treaty, and marriage—vast territories, including most of the present Netherlands and Belgium, the then extensive duchy of Luxembourg, Picardy, Artois, Lorraine, S Baden, Alsace, the Franche-Comté, Nivernais, and Charolais.
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 World War II [encyclopedia]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
World War II is the most extensive and costly war in the history of the world, involving most of the world's nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theaters, and costing approximately 50 million lives.
That the RAF had not been depleted by a costly reinforcement of France was largely due to Hugh Dowding, the commander-in-chief of Fighter Command, who had insisted on the retention of his force at home.
World War II is the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world, involving the great majority of the world's nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theaters, and costing approximately 50 million lives.
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 John   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John the Apostle, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus.
John the Evangelist, to whom the Gospel of John is attributed, often along with 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, and Revelation.
A Dear John letter is a correspondence in which a woman informs her fiancé or boyfriend of her intention to sever their romantic relationship, typically in situations where the man is stationed, as with the military, in a distant location for a period of time.
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 John, Duke of Berry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John of Valois, the Magnificent, (November 30 1340 — March 15 1416) was Duke of Berry and Auvergne and Count of Poitiers and Montpensier.
He was the third son of King John II of France and Bonne of Luxemburg; amongst his siblings were Charles V, King of France, Louis I, King of Naples and Philip II, Duke of Burgundy.
John of Berry was a notable patron who among other works commissioned the most famous Book of Hours, the Très Riches Heures.
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 Pope John Paul II Rebuked By France's Socialist Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
France's governing Socialist Party delivered a stinging admonition to Pope John Paul II Friday, officially "regretting" the visiting pontiff's decision to pray at the grave of a prominent antiabortion crusader.
"The pope is welcome in France as long as he doesn't meddle in the internal affairs of the republic," she said.
The adulation of John Paul, 77, was widespread among the young people, whose numbers exceeded most expectations and could grow at two weekend masses.
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 John II on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John II defeated (1651) the allied Cossack, Tatar, and Ottoman forces, but in 1654 the Cossacks accepted Russian suzerainty over the Ukraine, and Czar Alexis promptly invaded Poland.
John abdicated a year after the death (1667) of his queen, and retired to an abbey at Nevers, France.
THE DEATH OF POPE JOHN PAUL II: Appreciation; He was simply the world's most charismatic Christian; The Pope's death brings to an end a long ministry fighting for human rights and his uncompromising but compassionate...
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 TimeRef - History Timelines - Medieval People Starting With J
Part of the Treaty of Northampton was the betrothal of David (II), son of Robert King of the Scots, to Edward's sister Joan.
John was heir to the throne as his father had died earlier in the same year.
John was the son of John II, King of France.
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John Paul, 84, whose Parkinson’s disease and arthritis have made him weaker than many of the sick or elderly pilgrims at Lourdes, has no plans to pray for one of the miracles that have made the shrine famous, his aides say.
The Pope is officially making his seventh trip to France to mark the 150th anniversary of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception, which says Mary was born without the original sin Catholics believe all humans inherit at birth.
Speaking haltingly and with difficulty, John Paul paid homage to France’s heritage of "culture and faith" and talked of his weekend plans to visit Lourdes’ famous grotto.
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 AllRefer.com - Hundred Years War : The War (Wars And Battles) - Encyclopedia
In 1356 the English won the battle of Poitiers, capturing King John II of France.
Philip the Good, successor of John the Fearless, mediated between Henry V and Charles VI of France (see Troyes, Treaty of), and Charles recognized Henry as heir to the crown of France.
By 1429 the English and their Burgundian allies were masters of practically all France N of the Loire, but in that year Joan of Arc raised the siege of OrlEans and saw Charles VII crowned king of France at Reims.
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 HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HOUSE OF BOURBON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pierre of France, Lord of Courtenay, yr son of Louis VI (d 1137), was father of Peter, Emperor of Constantinople (Byzantium), whose grd-son Philip, titular Emperor d spm 1283; the junior line of Courtenay became extinct in the male line 7 May 1730.
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.
The achievement is born on a mantle az, semée of fleurs-de-lys or, doubled erm, fringed and tasseled or and surmounted by the Royal Crown of France.
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 John II , King of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John's reign was considered a failure by many.
In addition to fighting the English, John also quarrelled with his son-in-law Charles II of the Kingdom of Navarre (located on France's Southwestern border.) John was captured by Edward the Black Prince at the battle Poitiers in 1356 and was ransomed in 1360.
In 1360 John signed the Treaty of Bretigny in which he relinquished control over Calais and Aquitaine in return for having Edward III renounce his claim to the French crown.
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