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  Louis VI
Louis VI, King of France, surnamed "the Fat", was the son of Philippe I of France and Bertha of Holland.
In 1098 Louis was made a knight, and about the same time was associated with his father in the government, which the growing infirmities of Philippe left more and more to his son, in spite of the opposition of Bertrada, the queen, whose criminal union with Philippe had brought the anathema of the church.
Étienne de Garlande, whom Louis raised from obscurity to be archdeacon of Notre Dame at Paris, chancellor and seneschal of France, was all-powerful with the king from 1108 to 1127.
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 Louis XIV of France at AllExperts
Louis XIV increased the power and influence of France in Europe, fighting three major wars—the Franco-Dutch War, the War of the League of Augsburg, and the War of the Spanish Succession—and two minor conflicts—the War of Devolution, and the War of the Reunions.
Louis XIV considered its construction one of the greatest achievements of his reign, which, along with the Chateau de Versailles, is one of the largest and most extravagant monuments in Europe, extolling a king and his country.
Thus Louis XIV's five-year-old great-grandson Louis, Duc d'Anjou, the younger son of the Duc de Bourgogne and Dauphin upon the death of his grandfather, father and elder brother, succeeded to the throne and was to reign as Louis XV of France.
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 Louis VI Summary
The fifth Capetian king of France, Louis VI was a giant of a man, proud of his physical strength and courage in battle.
Louis was thus recognized as the defender of all of France.
Louis VI the Roman (1328–1365), Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg.
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 of France Family Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
was born in 1058 in Bourgogne, France and died on 23 Mar 1102/1103 in Tarsus and was buried in Citaux, France.
- was born in 1058 in Bourgogne, France and died on 23 Mar 1102/1103 in Tarsus and was buried in Citaux, France.
was born in 1268 in Fontainebleau, Seine-Et-Marne, France and died on 29 Nov 1314 in Fontainebleau, Seine-Et-Marne, France and was buried in Saint Denis, France.
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 AllRefer.com - France : Land, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The heart of France N of the Loire River is the province of Ile-de-France, which occupies the greater part of the Paris basin, a fertile depression drained by the Seine and Marne rivers.
The basin is surrounded by the provinces of Champagne and Lorraine in the east; Artois, Picardy, French Flanders (see Nord dept.), and Normandy in the northeast and north; Brittany, Maine, and Anjou in the west; and Touraine, OrlEanais, Nivernais, and Burgundy in the south.
The central section of the west coast, between the Gironde estuary and the Loire, is occupied by the provinces of Saintonge, Angoumois, Aunis, and Poitou.
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 My Family
Louis of Battenberg (Prince) was born in 1854.
Louis VIII the Lion (King of France) was born on 5 Sep 1187 in Paris, France.
Louis XII (King of France) was born on 27 Jun 1462 in Blois, France.
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 Banks/Dean Genealogy - Person Page 59
She married Peter of France, son of Louis VI of France "the Fat" and Adelaide of Savoy, circa 1150.
Louis VI of France "the Fat" was born in 1081 at Herbst, France.
Ermengarde of Anjou was born circa 1018 at of Anjou, France.
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 Medieval Royalty - Person Page 1
She married Louis VII of France,son of King Louis VI of France and Queen Adelaide of Maurienne in the church of St. André, at Bordeaux, on 25 July 1137.
Louis was born at Fontainebleau, France, in 1120.
Louis VII of France was crowned King of France in a ceremony conducted by the Pope at Rheims, France, on 25 October 1131 He was 11 years old at the time and the ceremony was conducted partly to be certain of the sucession.
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 1100 - 1199
Eleanor of Aquitaine's marriage to Louis VII is annulled.
Henry (later Henry VI of the Holy Roman Empire) squashes a rebellion of nobles led by Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony.
Tancred, king of Italy dies, and Henry VI of the Holy Roman Empire invades Italy and is crowned king.
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 33rd Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Louis Capet VI, King of France "The Fat" was born 1081 in Paris, France and married 3 Aug 1115 in Paris, France.
He was the king of France from 1108 to 1137; he brought power and dignity to the French crown by his recovery of royal authority over the feudal nobles in his domains of the Île-de-France and the Orléanais.
Alix Adelaide de Maurienne de Savoie, Countess of Savoy and Queen of France was born circa 1092 in Savoy, France and married 3 Aug 1115 in Paris, France.
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 Battle of Bouvines (27 July 1214)
In 1109, Henry I campaigned in the Vexin, a region in Normandy, to successfully prevent an attempt by Louis VI of France (1108-1137) [son of Philippe I] to divide Normandie with the duc d'Anjou.
Louis VII, and his son, Philippe II Auguste (1165-1223) found a weakness in Henry II's family, and was able to persuaded Henry II's sons to rebel [Anglo-Norman rebellion of 1173-74].
Louis was forced to accept a small payment for abandoing his claim and returend to France, where he was later to rule briefly as Louis VIII (1223-1226).
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Hugh the Great, Duke of France, and Louis IV, King of France, defeated these invaders and after their victory both sought to set up their own power in Normandy to the detriment of the young Richard whom Louis IV held in semi-captivity at Laon.
Norman sailors were enrolled by Philip VI of France for a naval campaign against England in 1340 which resulted in the defeat of Ecluse.
One of the most ancient mural paintings in France is in the chapel of the Hospice St. Julien at Petit-Quevilly, formerly the manor chapel of one of the early dukes of Normandy, portraying the Annunciation, the Birth of Christ, and the Blessed Virgin suckling the Infant Jesus during the flight into Egypt.
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 Robert Branner: Gothic Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Originating in northern France in the twelfth century, it spread rapidly across England and the Continent, invaded the old Viking empire of Scandinavia, confronted the Byzantine provinces of Central Europe and even made appearances, under the aegis of crusader and explorer, in the Near East and the Americas.
Louis VI of France (1108-37) forced his recalcitrant vassals to acknowledge the royal authority and thereby laid the foundations of the kingdom that was to flourish in the next century, and only a little later Henry II Plantagenet brought order and unity to England and to his recently acquired domains on the Continent.
Suger had worked closely with Louis VI in establishing the French State, and he advanced the idea that the Church was the spiritual defender of the realm.
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 The Rank/Title of Prince in France
Louis was the ancestor of the houses of Condé and Conti.
The house of Courtenay was descended from Louis VI, king of France in the 12th century.
It was ceded to Charles V of France in 1379, who gave it to his son Louis d'Orléans; the latter sold it in 1413 to Guillaume de Braquemont, whose son-in-law Eberhard of La Marck bought it in 1424.
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 AllRefer.com - Louis VI, king of France (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Louis VI (Louis the Fat), 1081–1137, king of France (1108–37).
He obtained a foothold in Guienne (Aquitaine) by marrying his son Louis (his successor as Louis VII) to the heiress of the duchy, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
His enforcement of order and justice made Louis popular with the middle classes, the peasantry, and the clergy.
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 27th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Isabella de Taillefer, Queen of England and Countess of Angoulême was born 1188 in Angoulême, Charente département, Poitou-Charentes région, France and married 1220 in England.
Louis was the fourth child of King Louis VIII and his queen, Blanche of Castile, but, since the first three died at an early age, Louis, who was to have seven more brothers and sisters, became heir to the throne.
Although Blanche of Castile, Louis IX's mother, had arranged the marriage, she was jealous of her daughter-in-law, whom she supervised strictly; Jean, Sire de Joinville, chronicler of Louis's reign, tells several stories of Blanche separating the royal couple, and Louis himself sometimes behaving brusquely toward Margaret.
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 The many King Louis of France
Louis XV is better known for having reigned between Louis XIV and Louis XVI.
Louis XIV managed to take over the Spanish crown for some time, found a brilliant way to keep all the Nobles of his kingdom very busy through warfare and his court.
Louis XV, the great-grandson of Louis XIV, born in 1710 and died in 1774.
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 ALA | Eleanor of Aquitaine
He was present when Prince Louis, son of King Louis VI of France, learned that he was to marry Eleanor, daughter of the late William, duke of Aquitaine.
While they were in Poitiers celebrating their marriage, King Louis VI died, and Eleanor and her groom traveled to Paris, where they were crowned king and queen of France on Christmas Day.
But her great-grandson, King Louis IX, became Saint Louis, and that was something to brag about to all those sitting on the cloud with her as she waited impatiently to be reunited with Henry after 800 years.
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 thePeerage.com - Philippe II Auguste, Roi de France and others
     Louis VI, Roi de France was born in 1077/78 in Paris, France.
She married Louis VI, Roi de France, son of Philippe I, Roi de France and Berthe de Hollande, in 1115.
She married Philippe I, Roi de France, son of Henri I, Roi de France and Princess Anne of Kiev, in 1071/72.
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 Suger — FactMonster.com
In 1147, Louis VII left on crusade and appointed a council of regency, of which Suger was the leading member.
Louis VI, king of France - Louis VI (Louis the Fat), 1081–1137, king of France (1108–37).
Louis VII, king of France - Louis VII (Louis the Young), c.1120–1180, king of France (1137–80), son and successor...
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 Eric Peterson's Genealogy - pafg66 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Louis VI, "The Fat" King Of FRANCE married Alix (Adbelahide) Countess Of SAVOY in Apr 1115 in, Paris,, France.
was born in 1112 in, Vienne, Vienne, France.
was born in 1069/1170 in Of,, Bourgogne, France.
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 Titles of European hereditary rulers
With the death of Louis "the Child" (+911) the German branch of the Carolingians became extinct, and Conrad, Duke of Franconia, was elected as King in Germany.
In 1420 in the Treaty of Troyes it was agreed that Henry V would marry Catherine, the daughter of Charles VI, King of France and was to be heir to the French throne, and that throne was to descend to his heirs in perpetuity.
Henry (1421-1471) succeeded his father, Henry V, King of England, on September 1, 1422 as Henry VI, and on the death (October 21, 1422) of his maternal grandfather, Charles VI, King of France, Henry was proclaimed King of France in accordance with the terms of the Treaty of Troy.
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 Members of the French Royal Families   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
grandson of Louis I Duke of Orléans son of Charles V of France
Louis Dauphin of Viennois (1729-1765) m.2 Infanta Maria Teresa of (1726-1746); m.2 Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony
The great-great grandson of Duke Philippe II Orléans the Regent at the beginning of reign of Louis XV Louis Philippe was a usurper by legitimists.
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 Revenge of king Louis VI
Love of justice and affection for his cousin inspired war by Count Thibaud of Champagne who was in England at that time on behalf of the English king, King Henry I.
In front of their relations, Louis had them thrown our one by one from the top of the tower to crush their skulls.
One of them called Isaac had been tonsured in a monastery to avoid death; Louis ordered him to be defrocked and hanged on a gibbet.
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 Name - éveillé   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
King Louis VI of France was named "l'éveillé" because he was the first European monarch to establish democracy in his royal court.
Louis was born in 1081, the son of Philippe I. He reigned as King from 1108 to his death in 1137.
Le C.G.I.V. According to Laurent FORDANT's work, "All the family names of France and their localization in 1900", the surname FOURQUIN is found in four departments: La Moselle (57), Les Vosges (88), Le Nord (59) and Paris (75).
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Civil war divided France until Henry of Navarre, the leader of the Protestant forces, became king and converted to Catholicism.
LOUIS XIII, 1601-1643, king of France (1610 - 1643), son of Henry IV king of France (1643—1715), son of Louis XIII, personal rule after 1661
LOUIS XVI, 1754—93, king of France (1774—92), third son of the dauphin (Louis) and Marie Josèphe of Saxony, grandson and successor of King Louis XV.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Abbot Suger: Life of Louis VI
Abbot Suger: Life of Louis VI the efforts of King Louis VI (1108-1137) to revive French royal power were recounted by his minister Abbot Suger.
The young hero, Prince Louis, gay, gracious, and so friendly to all that he passed with some for a person of no force, had hardly come to man's estate when he proved himself an illustrious and courageous defender of his father's realm.
The venerable Cono, bishop of Praeneste and legate of the holy Roman Church, troubled past endurance by the plaints of churches, of the orphans, of the poor, did smite this ruthless tyrant with the sword of the blessed Peter, which is general anathema.
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