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 (kā′pĭt, kăp′ĭt, kă-pā′)
A dynasty of French kings (987-1328), including Hugh Capet (940?-996), who was elected king in 987, thereby permanently removing the Carolingians from power, and ruled until his death. The expansion of territory and centralization of power under the Capets began the movement toward a unified France.
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(ˈkæpɪt; kæˈpɛt; French kapɛ)
(Biography) Hugh or Hugues (yg). ?938–996 ad, king of France (987–96); founder of the Capetian dynasty.
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(ˈkeɪ pɪt, ˈkæp ɪt, kæˈpeɪ)

Hugh or Fr.Hugues (y g), A.D. 938?–996, king of France 987–996.
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Noun1.Capet - King of France elected in 987 and founding the Capetian dynasty (940-996)Capet - King of France elected in 987 and founding the Capetian dynasty (940-996)
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"Well, Capet, we'll want to make this a first-class show, you know, so I guess we'll add a little more to it.
"No; but just think, there are paltry country squires who have all some title or another and pretend to go back as far as Charlemagne, or at least to Hugh Capet. When I first came here; being the last comer, it was for me to make the first advances. - Louis Capet XXVI Laser Light Shows is near one of the longest running Laser Light Show companies in the USA, computer controlled & manufacturing projectors (Not including Planetariums, Disney World, etc.).
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I met up again with Capet at an event and we joked that we should collaborate and it has turned into reality.
During testing, three cultivars of sedum (Sedum spurium 'Red Capet,' spurium 'Tricolor,' and kamschaticum 'Ellacombianum'), one cultivar of spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum), one cultivar of golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum), two cultivars of ivy (Hedera helix 'Greendell' and 'Golden Ingot'), and one cultivar of philodendron (Philodendron scandens) were all present on the biofilter.
Louis was sentenced and executed as "Citoyen Louis Capet", but the egalitarian name marked a citizenship of the criminal and the dead, eliminated, equally, scientifically, and efficiently, from the path of the Revolution.
2), Antoine Capet critiques Paul Meier's assertion in William Morris: The Marxist Dreamer (1872), that Morris' bourgeois origins made it impossible for him to understand "real" workers' movements.
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La maison de Lorraine mit de l'avant la pretention qu'elle descendait de Charlemagne, et qu'ainsi elle avait davantage de droit au trone que celle des Capet, et donc des Valois.