Capétiens indirects By: Napoleon
Dedication • Pour monsieur Mini parceque je t’aime.
His rise to power • The beginning of this regime is because Charles the fourth Charles did not have any legitimate airs to the throne so the honor fell to his nephew Philippe the sixth.
His regime • His regime was perjured with crisis after crisis inevitable ending up with a war of biblical proportions as this war soon became the legendary hundred years war.
The hundred years war • The French started this war because they were more richer and stronger than the English. • The French where largely triumphant at earliest parts of the war they burned towns and cities and where even more successful at naval combat.
The war goes south • The war had been going great for the French so they were getting a little overconfident so they didn’t think that the British would attack because they were so feeble, thus when the British attacked the city of Crécy the French where ill prepared.
The end of Philippe VI • After the latest defeat the estates refused to pay taxes to fund the war so the French couldn’t commence a counter attack. • So after the black plague battered France including the kings own spouse Queen Joan.
Normandy • Before Jean was the leader of France he was the duke of Normandy. • When he was the duke of Normandy he was able to unite the regions of France.
The treaty of Mantes and Battle of Poitiers • The French wanted to end the hundred years war on many occasions. • This is one of those times but the English were accused of killing Constable of France, Charles de la Cerda. • And this ended up in a battle.
Prisoner of the English • As the hundred years war continued the king of France Jean II was captured by the English. • During the treaty of Brétigny the ransom was set at 3 million crowns. He returned to France to raise the funds and left his son Louis of Anjou as the hostage.
Death • When he returned to France he was not physically active and did not do much but lead the contrary and read books. • La Cerda's rise at court excited the jealousy of the French barons, several of whom stabbed him to death in 1354.
His regime • At the beginning of his establishment the hundred years war had been halted for a peace treaty.
Papal Schism • For fear of losing the papal states Pope Gregory XI move his Court back to Rome from Avignon. • Soon after the hundred years war began into battle again.
death • Charles's last years were spent in the consolidation of Normandy. • Peace negotiations with the English continued unsuccessfully.
Early life • He was born in Paris, the son of King Charles V and Joan of Bourbon. At the age of eleven, in 1380, he was crowned King of France in the cathedral at Reims
Madness?? • His first known fit occurred in 1392 when his friend and advisor, Olivier de Clisson, was the victim of an attempted murder. Clisson survived but Charles went crazy the assassin was taken refuge in Britney France so in a frenzy Charles sent an army to kill the assassin but the army was to slow for Charles. • The king also had many more fits some were more worse than others.
Power lost • With the king mad, his uncle took control of the empire. • This led to many royal feuds ending up with Charles the VII in control of the empire.
The beginning • Born in Paris, Charles was the fifth son of Charles VI of France and Isabella of Bavaria. • On his death bed Charles VI gave his son the chance to be king, Charles, unsurprisingly, claimed the title “King of France” for himself.
Change • In 1429 came a change from the English advance, Orleans had been under siege since October 1428. • The English where now advancing into the Duchy of Bar, ruled by Charles's brother-in-law, René.
The savior • Meanwhile, in the little village of Domrémy, a teenage girl named Jeanne d'Arc, believing she had been given a divine mission, she rode to Charles with an escort and a letter form the governor of Vaucouleurs.
Jeanne d'Arc • When Jeanne arrived at ChinonCharles desisted to test her by dressing up like a servant and seeing if she could identify him, she automatically identified him bowed low to him and embraced his knees. • Jeanne d'Arcset about leading the French forces at Orléans, forcing the English to lift the siege and thus turning the tide of the war.
The end of Charles VII • Charles's later years were marked by increasing hostility between himself and his heir Louis. • In 1458, Charles became ill and eventually died.
Early life • He was born at Bourges, Cher in 1423, when the English held northern France. • He was forced into marriage in 1436 he didn’t like this at all but the marriage was strictly political.
The crown • In 1461 Louis learned that his father was dying. He thus hurried to Reims to be crowned. • As king Louis had to deal with England but luckily for Louis England was going through its own civil conflict.
Legacy • During this time Louis had time to develop his country by doing things like encouraging trade fairs and the building and maintaining roads.
death • Louis XI died in August of 1483 and was burred in the Notre-Dame de CléryBasilica.
Youth • Charles VIII was the only surviving son of Louis XI. • There for he was the king of France.
Treats • To secure France the king made treaties with Austria and England. • And than he invaded Italy with 25 thousand man.
death • Charles died in 1498, two and a half years after entering Italy.