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Charles Vi Of France
Charles VI (3 December 136821 October 1422), called the Beloved (french: le Bien-Aimé) and later the Mad (french: le Fol or ''le Fou''), was King of France The monarchs of the Kingdom of France The Kingdom of France ( fro, Reaume de France, frm, Royaulme de France, french: link=no, Royaume de France) was a medieval and early modern monarchy in Western Europe. It was among the most powerful ... from 1380 until his death in 1422. He is known for his mental illness and psychotic episodes which plagued him throughout his life. He ascended the throne at the age of twelve, while his father left behind a favorable military situation, marked by the reconquest of most of the English possessions in France. First placed under the regency of his uncles, the Dukes of Burgundy Duke of Burgundy (french: duc de Bourgogne) was a title used by the rulers of the Duchy of Burgundy, from its establishment in 843 to its annexation by France in 1477, and later by Habsburg Netherlands, ...
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Master Of Boucicaut
The Boucicaut Master or Master of the Hours for Marshal Boucicaut was an anonymous French or Flemish Miniature (illuminated manuscript), miniaturist and illuminator active between 1400 and 1430 in Paris. He worked in the International Gothic style. He is named after his illustrated book of hours for Jean Le Maingre, Jean II Le Meingre Boucicaut, Marshal of France, created between 1410 and 1415, now in the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris. The Master of Boucicaut was a contemporary of the Limbourg brothers and with them belonged to the most important and influential illuminators of manuscripts of the period in Northern Europe. He was probably the head of a productive workshop or studio in which artists fulfilled commissions for the court, the aristocracy and wealthy citizens. It is known that the artist also collaborated with the equally active Bedford Master in Paris. The Boucicaut Master was advanced in terms of his depiction of light and perspective, based partly on developmen ...
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Isabeau Of Bavaria
Isabeau of Bavaria (or Isabelle; also Elisabeth of Bavaria-Ingolstadt; c. 1370 – September 1435) was queen of France Queen may refer to: Monarchy * Queen regnant, a female monarch of a Kingdom ** List of queens regnant * Queen consort, the wife of a reigning king * Queen dowager, the widow of a king * Queen mother, a queen dowager who is the mother of a reign ... between 1385 and 1422. She was born into the House of Wittelsbach The House of Wittelsbach () is a German German(s) may refer to: Common uses * of or related to Germany * Germans, Germanic ethnic group, citizens of Germany or people of German ancestry * For citizens of Germany, see also German national ... as the only daughter of Duke Stephen III of Bavaria-Ingolstadt and Taddea Visconti Taddea Visconti, Duchess of Bavaria (1351 – 28 September 1381) was an Italian noblewoman of the House of Visconti (Milan), Visconti family, the ruling house in Milan from 1277 to 1447. She was the first wife of ...
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Le Mans
Le Mans (, ) is a city A city is a large human settlement.Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Social Science Encyclopedia''. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. It can be defined as a ... in northwestern France France (), officially the French Republic (french: link=no, République française), is a transcontinental country This is a list of countries located on more than one continent A continent is one of several large landmasses ... on the Sarthe River The Sarthe () is a river in western France. Together with the river Mayenne (river), Mayenne it forms the river Maine (river), Maine, which is a tributary to the river Loire. Its source is in the Orne Departments of France, department, near Mouli .... Traditionally the capital of the province of Maine Maine () is a U.S. state, state in the New England region of the United States, bordered by New Hampshire to ...
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Duchy Of Brittany
The Duchy of Brittany ( br, Dugelezh Breizh, ; french: Duché de Bretagne) was a medieval In the history of Europe The history of Europe concerns itself with the discovery and collection, the study, organization and presentation and the interpretation of past events and affairs of the people of Europe since the beginning of ... feudal Feudalism, also known as the feudal system, was the combination of the legal, economic, military, and cultural customs that flourished in Medieval Europe In the history of Europe The history of Europe concerns itself with the discov ... state that existed between approximately 939 and 1547. Its territory covered the northwestern peninsula of Europe, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the English Channel to the north. It was also less definitively bordered by the river Loire The Loire (, also ; ; oc, Léger, ; la, Liger) is the longest river in France and the 171st longest in the world. With a length ...
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Louis I Of Anjou
Louis I, Duke of Anjou (23 July 1339 – 20 September 1384) was a French prince, the second son of John II of France and Bonne of Luxembourg, Bonne of Bohemia. His career was markedly unsuccessful. Born at the Château de Vincennes, Louis was the first of the House of Valois-Anjou, Angevin branch of the French royal house. His father appointed him List of Counts and Dukes of Anjou, Count of Anjou and Count of Maine in 1356, and then raised him to the title Duke of Anjou in 1360 and Duke of Touraine in 1370. He fought in the Battle of Poitiers (1356), in which his father the king was captured by the English. In 1360, he was one of a group of hostages the French surrendered to the English in exchange for the king. He escaped from England, after which his father felt bound in honour to return to English custody, where he later died. In 1382, as the adopted son of Joanna I of Naples, he succeeded to the counties of County of Provence, Provence and County of Forcalquier, Forcalquier. ...
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Joanna Of Bourbon
Joanna of Bourbon (''Jeanne de Bourbon''; 3 February 1338 – 6 February 1378) was Queen of France by marriage to Charles V of France, King Charles V. She acted as his political adviser and was appointed potential regent in case of a minor regency. Life Early life Born in the Château de Vincennes, Joanna was a daughter of Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, and Isabella of Valois (1313–1388), Isabella of Valois, a half-sister of Philip VI of France. From October 1340 through at least 1343, negotiations and treaties were made for Joanna to marry Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy. The goal was to bring Savoy more closely into French influence. Following this she was betrothed to Humbert, Dauphin of Viennois, which also fell through. Queen On 8 April 1350, Joanna married her cousin, the future Charles V of France, at Tain-l'Hermitage. Since they were second cousins, their marriage required a papal dispensation. Born thirteen days apart, they both were 12 years old. When Charles ascended the ...
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House Of Valois
The House of Valois ( , also , ) was a cadet branch #REDIRECT Cadet branch In history and heraldry Heraldry () is a discipline relating to the design, display and study of armorial bearings (known as armory), as well as related disciplines, such as vexillology, together with the study of ceremony, ... of the Capetian dynasty The Capetian dynasty (), also known as the House of France The term House of France refers to the branch of the Capetian dynasty which provided the Kings of France following the election of Hugh Capet. The House of France consists of a num .... They succeeded the House of Capet The House of Capet (french: Maison capétienne) or the Direct Capetians (''Capétiens directs''), also called the House of France (''la maison de France''), or simply the Capets, ruled the Kingdom of France from 987 to 1328. It was the most s ... (or "Direct Capetians") to the French throne The monarchs of the Kingdom of France The Kingdom of France ( fro, ...
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Charles VII, King Of France
Charles VII (22 February 1403 – 22 July 1461), called the Victorious (french: le Victorieux) or the Well-Served (), was List of French monarchs, King of France from 1422 to his death in 1461. In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, Charles VII inherited the throne of France under desperate circumstances. Forces of the Kingdom of England and the Philip III of Burgundy, Duke of Burgundy occupied Guyenne and northern France, including Paris, the most populous city, and Reims, the city in which French kings were Coronation of the French monarch, traditionally crowned. In addition, his father, Charles VI of France, Charles VI, had disinherited him in 1420 and recognized Henry V of England and his heirs as the legitimate successors to the French crown. At the same time, a Armagnac–Burgundian Civil War, civil war raged in France between the Armagnac (party), Armagnacs (supporters of the House of Valois) and the Burgundian (party), Burgundian party (supporters of the House of Valois- ...
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Catherine Of Valois
Catherine of Valois or Catherine of France (27 October 1401 – 3 January 1437) was the queen consort A queen consort is the wife of a reigning king King is the title given to a male monarch in a variety of contexts. The female equivalent is queen regnant, queen, which title is also given to the queen consort, consort of a king. *I ... of England from 1420 until 1422. A daughter of Charles VI of France Charles VI (3 December 136821 October 1422), called the Beloved (french: le Bien-Aimé) and later the Mad (french: le Fol or ''le Fou''), was King of France from 1380 until his death in 1422. He is known for his mental illness and psychotic epis ..., she was married to Henry V of England Henry V (16 September 1386 – 31 August 1422), also called Henry of Monmouth, was King of England This list of kings and queens of the begins with , who initially ruled , one of the which later made up modern England. Alfred styl ..., and gave birth to his ...
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Louis, Duke Of Guyenne
Louis (22 January 1397 – 18 December 1415) was the eighth of twelve children of King Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. He was their third son and the second to hold the titles Dauphin of Viennois and Duke of Guyenne, inheriting them in 1401, at the death of his older brother, Charles (1392–1401). Louis was born between the eighth and ninth hours of the evening in the royal Hôtel Saint-Pol in Paris. He was baptised the next day in the Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis, parish church of Saint-Paul, with eight prelates attending, including the abbot of Saint-Denis. Present also was a large assembly of noblemen and ladies. The infant was carried to the font by Duke Louis I, Duke of Orléans, Louis of Orléans, Pierre le Bègue de Villaines, Pierre ''le Bègue de Villaines'' and Countess Joan, Countess of Ligny, Joan of Ligny. They gave him the name Louis and the archbishop of Vienne performed the baptism. In his mother's household The first years of Louis's life were spent in ...
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Michelle Of Valois
Michelle of France (11 January 1395 – 8 July 1422) was a Duchess consort of Burgundy. She was a daughter of Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. She was named for Michael (archangel), Saint Michael the Archangel after her father noted an improvement in his health after a pilgrimage to Mont Saint-Michel in 1393. Biography Although rumors persist that Michelle and her siblings were neglected by their parents, this was not the case. Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen Isabeau purchased luxurious toys, clothes and gifts for her children, and regularly wrote them letters when apart. In times of plague, she ensured they were sent to safety in the countryside.Rachel Gibbons; Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen of France (1385-1422): The Creation of an Historical Villainess In June 1409, Michelle married the future Philip III, Duke of Burgundy, later known as Philip the Good. She became melancholic in 1419 following the involvement of her brother, the future King Charles VII of France, in the murd ...
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