The Capetians: Kings of France 987-1328
Bloomsbury Publishing, 27 feb 2007 - 362 páginas
Following the demise of the Carolingian dynasty in 987 the French lords chose Hugh Capet as their king. He was the founder of a dynasty that lasted until 1328. Although for much of this time, the French kings were weak, and the kingdom of France was much smaller than it later became, the Capetians nevertheless had considerable achievements and also produced outstanding rulers, including Philip Augustus and St Louis. This wide-ranging book throws fascinating light on the history of Medieval France and the development of European monarchy.
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3 The new principalities 8001000
4 The first Capetian kings 9871031
5 Successful failures 10311108
6 The Fat and the Young 110880
7 Philip the Great
8 King and Saint Louis IX 122670
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