1223-26), the heir to the Capetian
realms, was prodigiously talented, energetic, and deeply influential, and she is known for her tireless work in governing the realm for and with her son, the more famous King Louis IX (b.
There is no English biography of French King Louis (1120-80), who is often overlooked as a dull spot in the otherwise colorful Capetian
The older Frankish history of the French monarchy is generally divided into three dynasties: the Merovingian (476-751), the Carolingian (751-987), and the Capetian
In France, by contrast, the crown invariably passed from deceased kings to their eldest paternal relatives and the reigning Capetian
dynasty never faced extinction.
Monarchies, including the Capetian
dynasty in France, were overthrown, and other reforms that allegedly broke with Europe's feudal, aristocratic past were instituted.
The gothic style emerged at the time of the consolidation of the kingdom of France during the reign of the Capetian
(12) When the last Capetian
king, Charles IV, died in 1328, he was succeeded by his cousin Philip of Valois.
Turning (European history, Arizona State U.) explores how as the French region of Languedoc came to be absorbed into the medieval Capetian
kingdom in the wake of the Albigensian Crusade municipal, royal, and ecclesiastical officials struggled for jurisdiction over the population of the city of Toulouse, as well as how urban populations themselves engaged in these contestations through protests, revolts, and public engagement with the legal system, thereby playing a key role in the formation of the political and judicial structures of the 13th and 14th centuries.
Rather than confront the all-too-fresh ignominies of military surrender, German occupation, and French collaboration, the self-professed royalist appeals time and again to the France of the Capetian
kings and their inaugural triumph over the German emperor Otto IV.