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  Philip VI of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philip VI of Valois (French: Philippe VI de Valois; 1293 – August 22, 1350) was the King of France from 1328 to his death, and Count of Anjou, Maine, and Valois 1325–1328.
Philip was one of the two chief claimants to the throne along with the demands of Dowager Queen Isabella of England, the late King Charles' sister, who claimed the French throne to her young son King Edward III of England.
Philip, however, was not entitled to that inheritance; the rightful heiress was Louis X's surviving daughter, the future Joan II of Navarre, the genealogically senior granddaughter of Joan I of Navarre.
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 PHILIP VI. (FRANCE) - LoveToKnow Article on PHILIP VI. (FRANCE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Philip was a lover of poetry, surrounded himself with Provencal poets and even wrote in Provencal himself, but he was also one of the most hard-working kings of the house of Capet.
Philip as a reformer was in many ways before his time, but his people failed to understand him, and he died under the reproach of extortion.
On the birth of a girl to the queen widow the regency naturally led to the throne of France, and Philip was crowned at Reims on the 2gth of May 1328.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PH/PHILIP_VI_FRANCE_.htm   (2726 words)

 PHILIP (GERMAN KING AND DUKE OF SWABIA) - LoveToKnow Article on PHILIP (GERMAN KING AND DUKE OF SWABIA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Philip was preparing to crush the last flicker of the rebellion in Brunswick when he was murdered at Bamberg, on the 2ist of June 1208, by Otto of Wittelsbach, count palatine in Bavaria, to whom h^ had refused the hand of one of his daughters.
PHILIP I., the Handsome (1478-1506), king of Spain, son of the emperor Maximilian I., and husband of Joanna the Mad, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, was the founder of the Habsburg dynasty in Spain, and was born at Bruges on the 22nd of July 1478.
Philip was the father of the emperors Charles V. and Ferdinand I. (1527-1598) king of Spain, was born at Valladolid on the 2ist of May 1527.
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 France Arrangement @ MatronOfTheArts.com (Matron of the Arts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
France is a democracy organised as a unitary semi-presidential republic.
France is one of the founding members of the European Union, and has the largest land area of all members.
In the south of France are languages from the Oc language family (or "Occitan"): Alpine Provençal, Auvergnat, Gascon (Ariégeois, Béarnais, Landais), Languedocien, Limousin, Nissart, and Provençal.
www.matronofthearts.com /encyclopedia/Portal:France   (1714 words)

 Philip VI of France: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The valois dynasty succeeded the capetian dynasty as rulers of france from 1328-1589....
Isabella of france (1295 - august 22, 1358), known as the she-wolf of france, was the queen consort of edward ii of england....
Philip VI was not a heir nor a descendant of Joan I of Navarre[For more, click on this link], EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/ph/philip_vi_of_france1.htm   (1330 words)

 Printable Version on Encyclopedia.com
The war may be dated from 1337, when Edward III of England assumed the title of king of France, a title held by Philip VI.
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 Orléans and saw Charles VII crowned king of France at Reims.
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 Philip VI, king of France. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
1293–1350, king of France (1328–50), son of Charles of Valois and grandson of King Philip III.
The following year Philip intervened in the succession conflict in Brittany (see Breton Succession, War of the) on behalf of his nephew Charles of Blois; Edward III landed in Britanny to aid Charles’s rival John of Montfort.
Edward invaded Normandy and defeated (1346) Philip at Crécy.
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 Joan II of Navarre -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Her uncles, King Philip V of France (II of Navarre) and King Charles IV of France (I of Navarre), took precedence over the young girl on the Navarrese throne, even though it was inheritable by females.
After Charles IV of France died in 1328, she became Queen of Navarre through a treaty with the new king, Philip VI of France, who was not an immediate descendant of the Kings of Navarre.
Philip was also Count of Évreux, the heir of Count Louis of Évreux (youngest son of Philip III of France), and thus of Capetian male blood.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Joan_II_of_Navarre   (466 words)

 MS 685
By the authority of Philip VI, King of France, Edward III, King of England and Duke of Guyenne, and Arnaud, Archbishop of Bordeaux.
By the authority of Philip VI, King of France, Edward III, King of England and Duke of Aquitaine, Arnaud (Arnaud of Cantaloupe, 1306-1332), Archbishop of Bordeaux, and Guilhem (Guillaume de Landorre), Abbot of Silva Maior (La Sauve Majeure).
By the authority of Henry VI, heir to the throne of England and France and Duke of Aquitaine, and Davit (David de Montferrand, 1413-1430), Archbishop of Bordeaux.
webtext.library.yale.edu /beinflat/pre1600.MS685.htm   (3872 words)

 Sly's Fourteenth Century Timeline
Philip IV of France dies, the infant John of France becomes king, with Philip V (called The Tall) as regent.
France comes to the aid of Scotland against England, and Edward III of England declares war on Philip VI of France, beginning the hundred years war.
Philip VI of France dies and his son John II of France is crowned.
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 Montpellier Hotel - Guide of Hotels in Montpellier, France.
Dating from the 8th cent., Montpellier was the center of a fief under the counts of Toulouse; it passed (13th cent.) to the kings of Majorca, from whom it was purchased (1349) by Philip VI of France.
It became a possession of the kings of Aragon by the marriage of Peter II of Aragon with Mary of Montpellier.
The University of Montpellier is one of the oldest in France, having been granted a charter in 1220 by Cardinal Conrad von Urach and confirmed by Pope Nicholas IV in a papal bull of 1289.
www.hotels-france-travel.com /ville/montpellier/montpellier-hotel.htm   (756 words)

 Louis VI of France: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Louis VI the Fat (French (French: The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France) : Louis VI le Gros) (December 1, 1081 – August 1, 1137) was king of France (king of France: The sovereign ruler of France) from 1108 to 1137.
A member of the Capetian (Capetian: A member of the Capetian dynasty) Dynasty, Louis was born in Paris (Paris: The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce), the son of Philippe I of France (Philippe I of France: more facts about this subject), and Bertha of Holland (1055-1094).
7) Philippe (1125 - 1161), bishop of Paris (bishop of Paris: the archbishop of paris is one of twenty-three archbishops in france....
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 Philip, VI Biography / Biography of Philip, VI Biography
Philip VI (1293-1350) was king of France from 1328 to 1350.
The son of Charles of Valois and the grandson of Philip III of France, Philip VI was born without any prospect of becoming king of France.
On May 29, 1328, Philip VI was crowned king of Fran.....
www.bookrags.com /biography-philip-vi   (246 words)

 Saint Denis Basilica - Simple English Wikipedia
Saint Denis is the patron saint of France.
Henrietta Maria of France, wife of Charles I of England
Isabella of Aragon, wife of Philip IV of France
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 Rhône-Alpes, province of France
In 1349, King Philip VI of France purchased Dauphiné; from the counts of Viennois.
France annexed Savoy in 1792, but it was restored to the House of Savoy in 1815.
In 1860, however, after a plebiscite, the region was returned to France, and the French acquiesced to the rule of the House of Savoy over a kingdom in north central Italy.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Provinces/Rhone-Alpes.shtml   (1599 words)

 Military Trivia
In 1356 the disastrous defeats for France culminated in the Battle of Poiters in which the King of France (by now it was Jean II, Philip VI having kicked the bucket) and many of the highest-ranking nobles of France were captured.
After this the English and their allies occupied much of northern France (including Paris), the French government moved to the south and Charles VII (Charles VI having gone mad) was forced to agree to the ascension of Henry V's son as King of France after the death of Charles VI.
Henry VI (Henry V having left the stage) was too young to continue the war on his own and deal with internal problems stemming from the increasing cost of the war.
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1327-77; married Philippa of Hainault, a niece of Philip VI of France, in 1328).
Philip had previously replied to Edward's challenge that if Edward "would choose out a place not fortified with trees, ditches or bogs, the King of France without fail would afford him battle." This failure to live up to the terms of the challenge is seized upon by Minot as further evidence of Philip's perfidy.
One of the seven earls belted in 1337, William was appointed one of the commissioners to treat with Philip of France on Edward's claim to the French crown; subsequently, he was appointed a commissioner to treat with Robert Bruce.
www.lib.rochester.edu /camelot/teams/minotnts.htm   (9865 words)

 Shadowed Realm: Medieval Timeline > Browse by Region
In 1202 Philip summoned John to appear before him to answer the complaints of his peers, but not only did John fail to appear, he also did not make any excuse for his absence.
The childless King Charles IV of France, having died on the 1st of March, had stipulated on his deathbed that unless his pregnant Queen should give birth to a son, then the crown should pass to his cousin, Philip, Count of Valois.
Henry VI would be crowned King of England at Westminster in 1429 and King of France at Paris the following year.
www.shadowedrealm.com /timeline/region.php?Region=France   (2736 words)

 AllRefer.com - Philip VI, king of France (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Philip VI, king of France, French History, Biographies
Philip VI 1293–1350, king of France (1328–50), son of Charles of Valois and grandson of King Philip III.
Edward invaded Normandy and defeated (1346) Philip at CrEcy.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Philip6-Fr.html   (357 words)

 Battle of Crécy -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Crécy was a battle in which a much smaller English army of approximately 12,000 men, commanded by Edward III of England and heavily outnumbered by Philip VI of France's force of between 30,000 and 40,000, was victorious as a result of superior weaponry and tactics.
Philip stationed his Genoese mercenary crossbowmen in the front line, with the cavalry in the back.
This first move was accompanied by the sound of musical instruments, brought by Philip VI to scare the enemy.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Battle_of_Crecy   (1210 words)

 eHistory.com: Middle Ages: Hundred Years War: Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The war started in May 1337 when King Philip VI of France attempted to confiscate the English territories in the duchy of Aquitaine (located Southwestern France).
Henry was a vassal of the King of France and, therefore, was required to pay liege homage to the king.
Philip VI gained the throne and moved to confiscate Aquitaine in order to consolidate his power.
ehistory.osu.edu /middleages/hundredyearswar/overview.cfm   (432 words)

 PHILIP VI - Online Information article about PHILIP VI
PHILIP (Gr.'FiXtrsro, fond of horses, from dn)^eiv, to love, and limos, horse; Lat.
The submission to Philip of Hermann of Thuringia in 1204 marks the turning-point of his fortunes, and he was soon joined by Adolph of Cologne and Henry I., duke of See also:
month or two later Philip was loosed from the papal ban, and in March 1208 it seems probable that a treaty was concluded by which a nephew of the pope was to marry one of Philip's daughters and to receive the disputed dukedom of See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PER_PIG/PHILIP_VI.html   (1566 words)

 Philip VI , King of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Philip VI was the first French king of the Valois dynasty.
The two main claimants to the throne were Philip and King Edward III of England (his mother was Charles' sister).
Philip ascended to the crown based on salic law which forbid females and those descended in the female line to succeed to the throne.
ehistory.osu.edu /middleages/hundredyearswar/PeopleView.cfm?pid=304   (133 words)

 [Jeanne d'Arc]>> Battle>Crecy
First major battle of the Hundred Years' War on 26 August 1346 in which Philip VI of France was defeated by Edward III of England at the village of Crécy-en-Ponthieu, now in Somme département, France, 18 km/11 mi northeast of Abbeville.
The French army, led by King Philip VI, was composed of at least 12,000 mounted knights, 6000 Genoese mercenary crossbowmen, 20,000 town militia, a number of foot soldiers, and a division of cavalry under King John of Bohemia.
Crécy was a battle in which an English army of approximately 12,000, commanded by Edward III of England, outnumbered by Philip VI of France's force of between 30,000 and 40,000, was victorious as a direct consequence of superior weaponry and tactics.
www.jeanne-darc.dk /p_war/0_battles/crecy.html   (2129 words)

 June 6th
When Philip the Sixth had made good his somewhat questionable pretensions to the French throne, he lost no time in summoning Edward III of England to come and pay homage as a vassal for Guienne.
Philip, on his side, had forgotten nothing to render the ceremony as pompous as possible.
Seven Sobs of a Sorrowful Soul for Sin, comprehending the seven penitential psalms in metre, was dedicated to Frances, Countess of Sussex, the foundress of Sydney-Sussex College at Oxford.
www.thebookofdays.com /months/june/6.htm   (2930 words)

 Anjou   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When their son became (1328) King Philip VI of France, Anjou was again reunited to the French crown.
John II of France, however, made Anjou a duchy (1360) and gave it to his son Louis (later Louis I of Naples).
Louis XI of France inherited Anjou after the death (1480) of René, grandson of Louis I, and the death (1481) of Charles of Maine, René's nephew, the last of the Angevin line.
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