Charles Brandon took part in the jousts which celebrated the marriage of Mary Tudor, King Henry VIII's sister, with King Louis XII of France. Later, on King Louis XII's death in 1515, he was accredited to negotiate various matters with the King; and was sent to congratulate the new King, Francis I of France , as well as to negotiate Princess ...
Charles X (born Charles Philippe, Count of Artois; 9 October 1757 – 6 November 1836) was King of France from 16 September 1824 until 2 August 1830. An uncle of the uncrowned Louis XVII and younger brother to reigning kings Louis XVI and Louis XVIII , he supported the latter in exile.
Louis XI (3 July 1423 – 30 August 1483), called "Louis the Prudent" (French: le Prudent), was King of France from 1461 to 1483. He succeeded his father, Charles VII. Louis entered into open rebellion against his father in a short-lived revolt known as the Praguerie in 1440.
Charles the Bald (French: Charles le Chauve; 13 June 823 – 6 October 877), also known as Charles II, was a 9th-century king of West Francia (843–877), king of Italy (875–877) and emperor of the Carolingian Empire (875–877).
The Kings and Queens of England have had a huge impact on the direction of the country throughout its long history. From William the Conqueror to Henry VIII’s establishment of the Church of England to the new King, Charles III, we take a look at the men and women who have worn the English crown.
Sep 09, 2022 · After stepping down, Edward moved to France and married Ms Simpson in June 1937. He was given the title Duke of Windsor by the Queen’s father - George VI - and mostly lived abroad until his death in 1972.