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  Valois Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
They were descendants of Charles of Valois, the third son of King Philip III and based their claim to be ahead of Edward III of England on a reintroduction of the Salic law.
Jean, a member of the Valois Dynasty, was the son of Philippe VI and Jeanne of Burgundy.
Francis I, a member of the Valois Dynasty, was born at Cognac, Charente, the son of Charles d'Angoulême (1459 — January 1, 1496), 1st cousin of King Louis XII, and of Louise of Savoy (September 11, 1476 — September 22, 1531).
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Valois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Margaret of Valois MARGARET OF VALOIS [Margaret of Valois], 1553-1615, queen of France and Navarre, daughter of King Henry II of France and of Catherine de' Medici.
Elizabeth of Valois ELIZABETH OF VALOIS [Elizabeth of Valois], 1545-68, queen of Spain, daughter of Henry II of France.
Catherine of Valois CATHERINE OF VALOIS [Catherine of Valois], 1401-37, queen consort of Henry V of England, daughter of Charles VI of France.
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 Capet - LoveToKnow 1911
They had to combat the feudal nobility, and later, the younger branches of the royal house established in the great duchies, and the main reason for the permanence of their power was, perhaps, the fact that there were few minorities among them.
Philip VI., the first of the Valois kings, was a son of Charles I., count of Valois and grandson of King Philip III.
This house merged in that of Valois in 1383, by the marriage of Margaret, daughter of Louis, count of Artois, with Philip the Bold, duke of Burgundy.
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 Valois Dynasty: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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The Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France.
They were descendants of Charles of Valois[?], the second son of King Philip III of France.
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 Valois Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France from 1328-1589.
They were descendants of Charles of Valois, the third son of King Philip III and based their claim to be ahead of Edward III of England and Jeanne de Navarre on a reintroduction of the Salic law.
The term "Valois Dukes of Burgundy" is employed to refer to the dynasty which began after a member of the Royal family (Philip, son of King Jean II), was given the Duchy of Burgundy.
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 Valois dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The House of Valois was a branch of the Capetian family, for it was descended from Charles of Valois, whose Capetian father, King Philip III, awarded him the county of Valois in 1285.
Charles's son and successor, Philip, count of Valois, became king of France as Philip VI in 1328, and thus began the Valois dynasty.
The early kings of the Valois dynasty were occupied primarily with fighting the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453), which broke out under Philip VI (reigned 1328-50).
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 France 2
Henry I (of France) (circa 1008-60), king of France (1031-60), son of King Robert II and grandson of Hugh Capet, founder of the Capetian dynasty.
Valois, dynasty that occupied the throne of France from 1328to 1589.
In the 1420s, when the Valois appeared to have lost out to their English rivals, Joan of Arc roused the country to support the Valois, and by the middle of the 15th century they were once again firmly in control.
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 Valois - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Valois, dynasty that occupied the throne of France from 1328 to 1589.
The name is derived from that of an area northeast of Paris, in what are now...
Valois, Dame Ninette de, professional name of Edris Stannus (1898-2001), English dancer and choreographer, and noted founder of the Royal Ballet....
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 boys clothing: European royalty -- the French Valois
The Valois descended from Charles of Valois, son of King Philip III.
Charles was never king himself, but his son and successor, Philip, count of Valois, became king of France as Philip VI (1328) launching the the Valois dynasty.
The Valois dynasty were descendants of Charles of Valois who the second son of Capetian King Philip III.
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 Capetian France
From 987 to 1328, it was ruled by the Capetian dynasty.
The Capetian dynasty was founded by Hugh Capet, elected king of France in 987 over the last legitimate pretender of the Carolingian line, Charles, duke of Lower Lorraine.
The Valois line endured until the death of Henry III in 1589.
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 History of France - France.com
After Clovis's death (511) his realm underwent repeated division while his Merovingian dynasty eventually lost effective power to their successive mayors of the palace, the founders of what was to become the Carolingian dynasty.
The new order left the new dynasty in immediate control of little beyond the middle Seine and adjacent territories, while powerful territorial lords such as the 10th and 11th-century counts of Blois accumulated large domains of their own through marriage and through private arrangements with lesser nobles for protection and support.
The area around the lower Seine, ceded to Scandinavian invaders as the duchy of Normandy in 911, became a source of particular concern when duke William took possession of the kingdom of England in 1066, making himself and his heirs the king's equal outside France (where he was still nominally subject to the crown).
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 26TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
King Philip VI of FRANCE was born in 1293 in Valois.
He was Founder of House of Valois Dynasty to Kingdom of France 1328..
Charles II de VALOIS duc d'Alencon died on 26 Aug 1346 in battle of Crecy.
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 Chronological list of events in the Hundred Years' War
The study of the Hundred Years' War is complicated by the infusion of related events ­ often separate wars in their own spheres ­ that sometimes were integrated with, and at other times they only casually affected, the developments of the greater struggle.
This triggered a response by the Valois king, Jean II, and launched nearly ten years of Valois-Évreux hostilities that complicated the larger Anglo-French conflict, and proved critical for the history of French political and military society.
The Valois dukes of Burgundy really played to their own interests, and ultimately were not disposed to see England gain power in France.
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 Behind the Name: Kings of the Franks and France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In 743 the Merovingian dynasty was replaced by Pépin the Short and the line of the Carolingians, who had been the de facto rulers of the state for several generations and were named for Pépin's father Charles Martel.
After the Capetian family became extinct the throne was taken over by the Valois family, though claims by the English king Edward III led to the Hundred Years War in 1339.
In 1589 the Valois dynasty was succeeded by the Bourbon kings, who ruled until being forcefully removed by the French Revolution, though they were later reinstated for a time.
www.behindthename.com /namesakes/lists/france.php   (259 words)

 France History, The French Valois Dynasty 1358-1589
he Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France from 1328-1589 C.E. They were descendants of Charles of Valois, the second son of King Philip III of France.
He was the son of Charles of Valois and would become the first king of the Valois Dynasty.
Francis I, a member of the Valois Dynasty, was born at Cognac, Charente, the son of Charles d'Angoulême (1459 - January 1, 1496) and Louise of Savoy (September 11, 1476 - September 22, 1531).
www.bonjourlafrance.com /france-history/valois-dynasty.htm   (6565 words)

 Countries - Valois-Senlis-Chantilly - 91 communes - Regional Council of Picardy
A region whose name is associated with royal dynasties (the Valois dynasty around Crépy-en-Valois, the Capetians in Senlis, the Princes of Condé in Chantilly), with an outstanding architectural and cultural heritage bearing testimony to this rich past.
A natural heritage and a rich and diverse landscape : the forested areas in the west (Forests of Halatte, Chantilly and Ermenonville), the vast agricultural plateaus in Valois to the East with its picturesque valleys cut in to the landscape (Automne, Nonette, Ourcq, Gergogne etc).
The increased mobility of its population, however, could have an environmental impact on the region : overcrowding on the road networks, a high level of urbanisation, an impairment of the landscape and damage to the natural environments, as well as tightness in the housing market, particularly in the rental sector.
www.cr-picardie.fr /en/article.php3?id_article=80   (343 words)

 Marguerite de Valois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born Marguerite de Valois at the Royal Château in Saint-Germain-en-Laye and nicknamed Margot by her brothers, she was the daughter of Henri II and Catherine de' Medici.
Her sister, Elisabeth de Valois, became the third wife of King Philip II of Spain.
Marguerite died in Paris on May 27, 1615, and is buried in the Chapel of the Valois.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marguerite_de_Valois   (949 words)

 All About Romance Novels - An Introduction to Early Modern European History (16th & 17th Centuries)
In France, the Valois kings had gathered under their control most of what is now that country.
It was in Italy that the ambitions of the Hapsburg dynasty and the Valois dynasty clashed as each strove to achieve hegemony over the peninnsula.
There was the dynastic conflict between Valois and Hapsburg for hegemony in Europe and there was the religious conflict between Catholic and Protestant.
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 Capetians: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Related branches of the family (see Valois ; Bourbon) ruled France until the final deposition of the monarchy in the 19th cent.
The first historical ancestor was Robert the Strong, count of Anjou and of Blois.
At the death of Charles IV, the last of the direct Capetians, the Valois dynasty came to the throne in the person of Philip VI, son of Charles of Valois and grandson of Philip...
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 France - A Look at the Past   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gaul remained under Roman domination until Germanic tribes, including the Franks under King Clovis I, invaded in the 5th century A.D. lovis founded the Merovingian dynasty of kings, who reigned until 751, when the last Merovingian king was deposed by a leader called Pepin, who founded the Carolingian dynasty.
The Capetian dynasty consolidated royal authority over the feudal lords who controlled the regions of France.
In 1328, Philippe VI became the first king of the Valois dynasty.
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 History of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 486, Clovis I, leader of the Salian Franks to the east, conquered the Roman territory between the Loire and the Somme, subsequently uniting most of northern and central France under his rule and adopting in 496 the Roman Catholic form of Christianity (over the Arianism preferred by rival Germanic rulers).
The assumption of the crown in 751 by Pipin the Short (son of Charles Martel) established Carolingian rule.
After an initial forced exile on the island of Elba, Napoleon briefly returned to power (the Hundred Days of 1815), but the imperial dream was finally crushed by the defeat of Waterloo and Napoleon was definitively exiled.
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 Demise of the Templars
During the sixteenth century, the house of Lorraine and its cadet branch, the house of Guise, made a concerted and determined attempt to topple the Valois dynasty of France -- to exterminate the Valois line and claim the French throne.
In the course of some thirty years all Valois rulers, heirs, and princes were wiped out and the line driven to extinction.
Knights Templar, the Merovingian dynasty, and the history of the house of Lorraine.
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 Chapter King's Own <i>to</i> King-Maker of K by Brewer's Readers Handbook
The Capetian dynasty terminated with three brothers, sons of Philippe le Bel (viz.
The Valois dynasty came to an end by the succession of the three brothers, sons of Henri II.
(the third brother of the Valois dynasty), came Henry de Bourbon, a collateral descendant; and after Charles X. (the third brother of the Bourbon dynasty), came Louis Philippe, a collateral descendant.
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 Beacon Hill Seminar Courses (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The period of the Valois Monarchs of France is one of trials and triumphs.
From the beginning of their accession to the throne, the House of Valois faced defeats and English occupation which diminished their authority, the feudal lords contesting their sovereignty, and dangerous threats by the division of the country into opposing factions.
By the end of the 15th century, the Valois managed to impose their sovereignty on the great feudal lords and by improving governmental institutions, they ensured centralization of power.
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 France: In Depth : History : The Middle Ages | Frommers.com
When the Carolingian dynasty died out in 987, Hugh Capet, comte de Paris and duc de France, began the Middle Ages with the establishment of the Capetian dynasty.
In 1154 the annulment of Eleanor of Aquitaine's marriage to Louis VII of France and her subsequent marriage to Henry II of England placed the western half of France under English control, and vestiges of that power remained for centuries.
The Black Death took hold in 1348, killing an estimated 33% of Europe's population, decimating the population of Paris, and setting the stage for the exodus of the French monarchs to safer climes in such places as the Loire Valley.
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 WVU in Vendée
Henri IV came to the throne after the last of the Valois dynasty died without a direct male heir.
Queen Margot or Marguerite de Valois was largely responsible for bringing Henri IV to the throne.
Among the most famous of the Valois kings, François lived in the time of the English Henry VIII, and built the great castle of Chamord which we will visit later in our trip.
www.as.wvu.edu /~mlasting/wvuv2000/2000-06-01.htm   (1024 words)

 The State Hermitage Museum: Exhibitions
In 1528 France’s king Francis I of the Valois dynasty ordered the re-construction of the medieval chateau of Fontainebleau.
For the interior decorations a certain Francesco Primaticcio, the student of Guilano Romano, was summoned from Mantua to assist the Florentine artist Giovanni Battisto Rosso.
He became the chief master of the Fontainebleau School and remained in the service of the next four monarchs of the House of Valois.
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