born: Charles III, (born March 12, 1270—died Dec. 16, 1325, Le Perray, near Rambouillet, Fr.), count of Valois from 1285 and of Anjou and Maine from 1290. He was son of a king, brother of a king, uncle of three kings, and a father of a king.
Dec 1, 2023 · 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.
He was a member of the House of Capet and founded the House of Valois. In 1284, he was created Count of Valois (as Charles I) by his father and, in 1290, received the title of Count of Anjou from his marriage to Margaret of Anjou.
Philip, Count of Valois, son of Charles of Valois, who was the closest heir in male line and a grandson of Philip III ( r. 1270–1285 ). Because his father was the brother of the late Philip IV, the Count of Valois was therefore a nephew of Philip IV and the cousin of Louis X, Philip V and Charles IV.
Charles of Valois (12 March 1270 – 16 December 1325), the fourth son of King Philip III of France and Isabella of Aragon, was a member of the House of Capet and founder of the House of Valois, whose rule over France would start in 1328. Charles. Effigy of Charles of Valois, Basilica of Saint-Denis. Count of Valois. Reign.
Feb 15, 2010 · Although he never became king, Charles III gained the title of Count of Valois in 1285, and Count of Aragon and Maine in 1290. During his life, he unsuccessfully sought the rule of no less than four other kingdoms, those of Aragon, Sicily, Constantinople and the Holy Roman Empire.
Charles of Valois, the third son of King Philip III of France and Isabella of Aragon, was a member of the House of Capet and founder of the House of Valois...