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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Her contribution sits alongside Anne Lester's significant re-evaluation of the continuing importance of the Cistercian order to the Capetian dynasty, and Sean Field's equally illuminating exploration of the parallel development of the office of king's confessor and the role of inquisitor.
The gothic style emerged at the time of the consolidation of the kingdom of France during the reign of the Capetian dynasty (987-1316).
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.(59)