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Encyclopedia > Charles, duc d'Orléans

Charles of Valois, Duc d'Orléans (November 24, 1394January 5, 1465) became Duke of Orléans in 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis of Valois. He was also Duke of Milan, through his mother Valentina Visconti, daughter of Gian Galeazzo Visconti. He is now remembered as an accomplished poet. November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Expulsion of the Jews from France. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events July 13 - Battle of Montlhéry - Troops of King Louis XI of France fight inconclusively against an army of the great nobles organized as the League of the Public Weal. ... Duke of Orléans is one of the most important titles in the French peerage, dating back at least to the 14th century. ... Events November 20 - A solemn truce between John, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspicies of John, Duke of Berry. ... Louis de Valois ( March 13, 1372 – November 23, 1407) was Duke of Orléans from 1392 to his death. ... This page lists rulers of Milan from the 13th century to the present. ... Giangaleazzo Visconti (1351-1406) was the first Duke of Milan and he ruled the city for much of the early Renaissance. ... Poets who have written in the French language: Guillaume Apollinaire Charles-Pierre Baudelaire Octave Crémazie Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux Jean Chapelain René Char Chrétien de Troyes Paul Claudel Jean Cocteau Jean Daurat Évariste Desiré de Forges, vicomte de Parny Christine de Pisan Pontus de Tyard Paul Dirmeikis Joachim du...


Charles was one of the many French noblemen wounded in the Battle of Agincourt on (October 25, 1415), captured and taken to England as a hostage. He was then in his mid-twenties and would remain in captivity for the next twenty-five years. The conditions of his confinement were not strict; he was allowed to live more or less in the manner to which he had become accustomed, like so many other captured nobles. However he was not offered release in exchange for a ransom, possibly due to his close relationship with the French royal family. Restored to his home territory in 1440, he made a feeble attempt to regain the lost lands of Orléans, before settling down to end his life as Count of Blois, where he became a celebrated patron of the arts. Battle of Agincourt Conflict Hundred Years War Date October 25, 1415 Place Agincourt, France Result Decisive English victory The Battle of Agincourt was fought on October 25, 1415 – Saint Crispins Day – in northern France as part of the Hundred Years War between the heavily outnumbered army of King Henry... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... Events Friedrich I Hohenzollern (b. ... For alternative meanings, see number 1440. ...


Charles married three times. His first wife Isabella of Valois (widow of Richard II of England), died in childbirth, after which he married Bonne of Armagnac, the daughter of Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac in 1410. Bonne died before he returned from captivity. On his return to France, Charles married Marie of Clèves and finally had a son, the future King Louis XII of France. Isabella of Valois (1387-1410) was a Princess of France, daughter of King Charles VI, and queen consort of England from 1396 to 1400. ... There is also a play entitled Richard II by Shakespeare. ... Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac (1360 – June 12, 1418) was count of Armagnac, count of Charolais and constable of France. ... Events July 15 – Lithuanian forces under the cousins Władysław Jagiełło of Poland and Witowt of Lithuania decisively defeat the forces of the Teutonic Knights, whose power is broken Jan Hus is excommunicated by the Archbishop of Prague. ... Louis XII Louis XII the Father of the People (French: Louis XII le Père du Peuple) (June 27, 1462 - January 1, 1515) was King of France from 1498-January 1, 1515. ...


 
 

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