Charles VIII, called the Affable (French: l'Affable; 30 June 1470 – 7 April 1498), was King of France from 1483 to his death in 1498. He succeeded his father Louis XI at the age of 13.  His elder sister Anne acted as regent jointly with her husband Peter II, Duke of Bourbon   until 1491 when the young king turned 21 years of age.
Nov 3, 2023 · Charles VIII, king of France from 1483, known for beginning the French expeditions into Italy that lasted until the middle of the next century. The only son of Louis XI and Charlotte of Savoy, Charles showed no aptitude for government at the time of his accession: he was in poor health and of poor.
The war pitted Charles VIII of France, who had initial Milanese aid, against the Holy Roman Empire, Spain and an alliance of Italian powers led by Pope Alexander VI, known as the League of Venice. Timeline This is an overview of notable events including battles during the war.
May 8, 2018 · CHARLES VIII (FRANCE) (1470 – 1498, ruled 1483 – 1498), king of France. Charles VIII was the last king of France in the direct line of the Valois dynasty. The only son of Louis XI (ruled 1461 – 1483) of France and Charlotte of Savoy, he was born on 30 June 1470.
Charles VIII of France (June 30, 1470 – April 7, 1498) was the King of France and Charlotte of Savoy. He was the son of Louis XI. He was born on June 30, 1470 in the Chateau d'Amboise, France. Charles became King when aged 13. Because Charles was a minor, his older sister Anne acted as his regent, until he was 21-years-old.
History of Europe - Northern Renaissance, Humanism, Reformation: In 1494 King Charles VIII of France led an army southward over the Alps, seeking the Neapolitan crown and glory.
When Charles VIII (reigned 1483–98) led the French invasion of Italy in 1494, he initiated a series of wars that were to last until the Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis in 1559. These wars were not especially successful for the French, but they corresponded to the contemporary view of the obligations of kingship.