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  1. Robert II (c. 972 – 20 July 1031), called the Pious (French: le Pieux) or the Wise (French: le Sage ), was King of the Franks from 996 to 1031, the second from the Capetian dynasty. Crowned Junior King in 987, he assisted his father on military matters (notably during the two sieges of Laon, in 988 and 991).

  2. Jul 20, 1998 · Robert II (born c. 970, Orléans, Fr.—died July 20, 1031, Melun) was the king of France who took Burgundy into the French realm. The son of Hugh Capet, founder of the Capetian dynasty, and Adelaide of Aquitaine, Robert was educated at the episcopal school of Reims under Gerbert of Aurillac, later Pope Sylvester II.

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  3. Mar 15, 2024 · Melun, France. Burial Saint Denis Basilica, Paris, France. Robert II (27 March 972 – 20 July 1031), called the Pious or the Wise, was King of France from 996 until his death. The second reigning member of the House of Capet, he was born in Orléans to Hugh Capet and Adelaide of Aquitaine.

    • Orléans, Centre
    • March 27, 972
    • "le Pieux"
    • Orléans, Centre, France
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  5. Robert II (c. 972 – 20 July 1031), called the Pious ( French: le Pieux) or the Wise ( French: le Sage ), was King of the Franks from 996 to 1031, the second from the Capetian dynasty. Crowned Junior King in 987, he assisted his father on military matters (notably during the two sieges of Laon, in 988 and 991).

  6. Mar 19, 2022 · Learn about the life and reign of Robert II, the second Capetian king of France, who ruled from 996 to 1031. Hear about his piety, his marriages, his wars and his legacy in this podcast episode.

  7. Robert II of France (March 27, 972 – July 20, 1031) was born in Orleans, France. He was the son of Hugh Capet and Adelaide of Aquitaine. He was married to Constance of Arles. Robert was succeeded by his son Henry I of France. Robert is buried in the Saint Denis Basilica .

  8. ROBERT II. (c. 970-1031), king of France, was a son of Hugh Capet, and was born at Orleans. He was educated at Reims under Gerbert, afterwards Pope Silvester II. As the ideal of medieval Christianity he won his surname of "Pious" by his humility and charity, but he also possessed some of the qualities of a soldier and a statesman.

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