Capetian dynasty


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Noun1.Capetian dynasty - a Frankish dynasty founded by Hugh Capet that ruled from 987 to 1328
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Capetian - a member of the Capetian dynasty
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The gothic style emerged at the time of the consolidation of the kingdom of France during the reign of the Capetian dynasty (987-1316).
9"; and "Non legitur in historia Francorum: Stephen of Tournai, the Last Merovingians, and the Capetian Dynasty.
In the monumental stained-glass program of the upper chapel, biblical kingship assumes an ancestral role both for Christ and for the Capetian dynasty in the guise of Louis IX, the only king of the Christian era pictured in the entire program.