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  1. Anjou - Wikipedia

    Anjou (UK: / ˈ ɒ̃ ʒ uː, ˈ æ̃ ʒ uː /, US: / ɒ̃ ˈ ʒ uː, ˈ æ n (d) ʒ uː, ˈ ɑː n ʒ uː /; French: ; Latin: Andegavia) was a French province straddling the lower Loire River.Its capital was Angers and it was roughly coextensive with the diocese of Angers.

    • 1790
    • Feudal administrative province
  2. Capetian–Plantagenet rivalry - Wikipedia–Plantagenet_rivalry

    The Capetian–Plantagenet rivalry was a series of conflicts and disputes that covered a period of 100 years (1159–1259), during which the House of Capet, rulers of the Kingdom of France, fought against the House of Plantagenet (also known as the House of Anjou), rulers of the Kingdom of England in order to suppress the growing power of the Plantagenet-controlled Angevin Empire.

    • 1159–1259
    • Capetian victory, Treaty of Paris, Fall of the Angevin Empire, The Capetian kings regain hegemony over their vassals, Plantagenet claims to much of western France are abandoned, Precursor to the nationalistic anglo-french rivalry, Rise and confirmation of Capetian supremacy in regional politics; ascendancy of the Kingdom of France in Europe under Louis IX
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  4. France in the Middle Ages - Wikipedia

    France was a very decentralised state during the Middle Ages. At the time, Lorraine and Provence were states of the Holy Roman Empire and not a part of France. North of the Loire, the King of France at times fought or allied with one of the great principalities of Normandy, Anjou, Blois-Champagne, Flanders and Burgundy.

  5. House of France - Wikipedia

    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 number of branches and their sub-branches. Some of its branches have acceded to the Crown, while others remained cadets.

  6. Capetian House of Anjou - Unionpedia, the concept map

    The Capetian House of Anjou was a royal house and cadet branch of the direct French House of Capet, part of the Capetian dynasty. 135 relations.

  7. Margaret of Anjou - Wikipedia

    Margaret of Anjou is the subject of Betty King's 1974 biographical novel Margaret of Anjou – a sympathetic portrayal. Margaret of Anjou is an important character in Sir Walter Scott's 1829 novel Anne of Geierstein, where she appears disguised as a beggar following her exile.

  8. Hugh Capet - Wikipedia

    Hugh Capet (c. 939 – 24 October 996) was the King of the Franks from 987 to 996. He is the founder and first king from the House of Capet.The son of the powerful duke Hugh the Great and his wife Hedwige of Saxony, he was elected as the successor of the last Carolingian king, Louis V.

  9. Charles VII of France - Wikipedia

    Charles, unsurprisingly, claimed the title King of France for himself, but he failed to make any attempts to expel the English from northern France out of indecision and a sense of hopelessness [citation needed] Instead, he remained south of the Loire River, where he was still able to exert power, and maintained an itinerant court in the Loire ...

  10. Crown lands of France - Wikipedia

    House of Capet Reign of Hugh Capet. At the beginning of Hugh Capet's reign, the crown estate was extremely small and consisted essentially of scattered possessions in the Île-de-France and Orléanais regions (Senlis, Poissy, Orléans), with several other isolated pockets, such as Attigny.

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