Hugh Capet


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Hugh Ca·pet

 (hyo͞o′ kā′pĭt, kăp′ĭt, kă-pā′)
See Capet.
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Hugh Capet

(ˈhjuː ˈkæpɪt; ˈkeɪpɪt)
n
(Biography) See Capet
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Ca•pet

(ˈkeɪ pɪt, ˈkæp ɪt, kæˈpeɪ)

n.
Hugh or Fr.Hugues (y g), A.D. 938?–996, king of France 987–996.
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Noun1.Hugh Capet - King of France elected in 987 and founding the Capetian dynasty (940-996)Hugh Capet - King of France elected in 987 and founding the Capetian dynasty (940-996)
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References in classic literature ?
"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.
The ancestors he uncovered include Alfred the Great, William the Conqueror and Hugh Capet, a 10th century French king.
Seriacopi struggles to explain how Hugh Capet can describe Boniface as the vicar of Christ outraged at Anagni if, as later becomes apparent in Paradise, St.