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Coat of Arms of the Dauphins of France.
Coat of Arms of the Dauphins of France.

The Dauphin was the heir apparent to the throne of France under the Valois and Bourbon dynasties. Image File history File links Armoiries_Dauphins_de_France. ... Image File history File links Armoiries_Dauphins_de_France. ... Contrasting with heir presumptive, an heir apparent is one who cannot be prevented from inheriting by the birth of any other person. ... The Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France from 1328- 1589. ... This article or section should include material from France: Wars of Religion _ Bourbon Dynasty The House of Bourbon dates from at least the beginning of the 13th century, when the estate of Bourbon was ruled by a Lord, vassal of France. ...


Guy VIII, Count of Vienne, had a dolphin on his coat of arms and had been nicknamed le Dauphin (French for dolphin). In heraldry, a dolphin device displayed on a shield denotes the oldest son of a family; a crest device displayed denotes the second oldest. The title of Dauphin de Viennois descended in his family until 1349, when Humbert II sold his signeurie, called the Dauphiné, to King Philippe VI on condition that the heir of France assumed the title of le Dauphin. The wife of the Dauphin was known as la Dauphine. Genera See article below. ... A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... Heraldry in its most general sense encompasses all matters relating to the duties and responsibilities of officers of arms. ... The title of Dauphin de Viennois was a hereditary title of the descendants of Guigues IV, Comte dAlbon, who was nicknamed le Dauphin from the dolphin on his coat of arms. ... // Events January 9 - The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland is rounded up and incinerated, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing bubonic plague. ... Generic plan of a mediaeval manor; open-field strip farming, some enclosures, triennial crop rotation, demesne and manse, common woodland, pasturage and meadow Manorialism or Seigneurialism describes the organization of rural economy and society in medieval western and parts of central Europe. ... Flag of the Dauphiné Dauphiné is a former province in southeastern France, roughly corresponding to the present départements of the Isère, Drôme, and Hautes-Alpes. ... Philip VI of France Philip VI of Valois (French: Philippe VI de Valois; 1293 – August 22, 1350) was the King of France from 1328 to his death, and Count of Anjou, Maine, and Valois 1325–1328. ...


The first French prince called le Dauphin was Charles V. Charles V the Wise (French: Charles V le Sage) (January 31, 1338 – September 16, 1380) was king of France from 1364 to 1380 and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ...


List of Dauphins, 1349-1830

Louis XI, the 8th holder of the title of Dauphin.
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Louis XI, the 8th holder of the title of Dauphin.
  1. Charles (future Charles V of France) 1349–
  2. Charles (future Charles VI of France) 1368-1380
  3. Charles 1389
  4. Charles 1392–1401
  5. Louis, Duc de Guyenne 1401–1415
  6. Jean de Touraine, Duc de Touraine 1415–1417
  7. Charles (future Charles VII of France) 1417–1422
  8. Louis (future Louis XI of France) 1423–1461
  9. Charles (future Charles VIII of France) 1470–1483
  10. Charles-Orland 1492–1495
  11. Charles 1496
  12. François 1497–1498
  13. François, Duc de Bretagne 1518–1536
  14. Henri, formerly Duc d'Orléans (future Henry II of France) 1536–1547
  15. François (future Francis II of France) 1547–1559
  16. Louis (future Louis XIII of France) 1601–1610
  17. Louis (future Louis XIV of France) 1638–1643
  18. Louis, le Grand Dauphin 1661–1711
  19. Louis, Duke of Burgundy 1711–1712
  20. Louis, Duke of Brittany 1712
  21. Louis (future Louis XV of France) 1712–1715
  22. Louis, dauphin de France 1729–1765
  23. Louis-Auguste, Duc de Berry (future Louis XVI of France) 1765–1774
  24. Louis-Joseph, Duc de Bretagne 1781–1789
  25. Louis-Charles, Duc de Normandie (future titular Louis XVII of France) 1789–1791 (in 1791 his title was changed to "Prince Royal")
  26. Louis-Antoine, duc d’Angoulême (future titular Louis XIX of France) 1824–1830

The two-dimensional work of art depicted in this image is in the public domain in the United States and in those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years. ... The two-dimensional work of art depicted in this image is in the public domain in the United States and in those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years. ... Charles V the Wise (French: Charles V le Sage) (January 31, 1338 – September 16, 1380) was king of France from 1364 to 1380 and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ... Charles VI Charles VI the Well-Beloved, later known as the Mad (French: Charles VI le Bien-Aimé, later known as le Fol) (December 3, 1368 – October 21, 1422) was a King of France (1380 – 1422) and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ... [Note : The Roman numerals after the names indicate which duke of that name they were and are not necessarily the same as their ordinals for their other titles. ... Jean de Touraine (August 31, 1398 – April 5, 1417) was the fourth son and ninth child of Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. ... Flag of Touraine The Touraine is a former province of France. ... Charles VII the Victorious, a. ... Louis XI the Prudent (French: Louis XI le Prudent) (July 3, 1423 – August 30, 1483), also informally nicknamed luniverselle aragne (old French for universal spider), or the Spider King, was King of France (1461–1483). ... Charles VIII the Affable (French: Charles VIII lAffable) (June 30, 1470 – April 7, 1498) was King of France from 1483 to his death. ... François, Dauphin of France, (September 28, 1518 – August 10, 1536) was the 1st son and heir of King Francis I of France and Claude de France, daughter of Louis XII of France. ... Duke of Orléans is one of the most important titles in the French peerage, dating back at least to the 14th century. ... Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 – July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from March 31, 1547, until his death. ... Francis II (French: François II) (January 19, 1544 – December 5, 1560) was a King of France (1559 – 1560). ... Louis XIII (September 27, 1601 – May 14, 1643), called the Just (French: le Juste), was King of France from 1610 to 1643. ... Louis XIV (Louis-Dieudonné) (September 5, 1638 – September 1, 1715) ruled as King of France and of Navarre from May 14, 1643 until his death just prior to his seventy-seventh birthday. ... Categories: People stubs | 1661 births | 1711 deaths ... Louis, duke of Burgundy (August 16, 1682 - February 18, 1712) was the son of Louis, the Grand Dauphin and Maria Anna of Bavaria. ... Louis, Duke of Brittany, was born in 1707 and died in 1712 at the age of 5. ... Louis XV (February 15, 1710 – May 10, 1774), the Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé), was King of France from 1715 until his death. ... Louis, dauphin de France, in a pastel by Maurice Quentin de La Tour Louis Ferdinand, dauphin de France (1729-1765), born in Versailles, was the eldest and only surviving son of King Louis XV of France and Queen Marie LeszczyÅ„ska, and thus heir apparent (dauphin) to the throne of... The title of Duc de Berry in the French nobility was frequently created for junior members of the French royal family. ... Louis XVI of France Louis XVI (23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793) was King of France and Navarre from 1774 until 1791, and then King of the French from 1791 to 1792. ... Louis-Joseph-Xavier-François (October 22, 1781 – June 4, 1789) was the second child and first son of King Louis XVI of France and Queen Marie Antoinette. ... The Duke of Normandy is a title held (or claimed) by various Norman, English, French and British rulers from the 10th century. ... Louis XVII of France (March 27, 1785 – June 8, 1795), from birth to 1789 known as Louis-Charles, Duke of Normandy; then from 1789 to 1791 as Louis-Charles, Dauphin of Viennois; and from 1791 to 1793 as Louis-Charles, Prince Royal of France, was the son of King Louis... Louis XIX, King of France and of Navarre (Louis-Antoine, duc dAngoulême) (August 6, 1775 - June 3, 1844) was the eldest son of the comte dArtois (later King Charles X of France) and Marie-Thérèse de Savoie. ...

In literature

A lineographic representation of the arms of the Dauphin of France. The arms were created by Jean de Beaugrand in 1604.
A lineographic representation of the arms of the Dauphin of France. The arms were created by Jean de Beaugrand in 1604.

In Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck encounters two odd characters who turn out to be professional con men. One of them claims that he should be treated with deference, since he is really an impoverished English duke, and the other, not to be outdone, reveals that he is "really" the Dauphin, presumably Louis XVII. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1971x1366, 2653 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Dauphin Louis XIII of France Lineography Jean de Beaugrand ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1971x1366, 2653 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Dauphin Louis XIII of France Lineography Jean de Beaugrand ... A lineographic representation of the arms of the Dauphin of France. ... A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... A lineographic representation of the arms of the Dauphin of France. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the lead section of this article may need to be expanded. ... Mark Twain Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) is commonly accounted as one of the first Great American Novels. ... A confidence trick, confidence game, also known as a con, scam, grift or flim flam, is an attempt to intentionally mislead a person or persons (known as the mark) usually with the goal of financial or other gain. ... This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... Louis XVII of France (March 27, 1785 – June 8, 1795), from birth to 1789 known as Louis-Charles, Duke of Normandy; then from 1789 to 1791 as Louis-Charles, Dauphin of Viennois; and from 1791 to 1793 as Louis-Charles, Prince Royal of France, was the son of King Louis...


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Delphinus), an ancient feudal title in France, borne only by the counts and dauphins of Vienne, the dauphins of Auvergne, and from 1364 by the eldest sons of the kings of France.
The "canting arms" of a dolphin, which they quartered with the royal fleurs de lys, were originally assumed by Dauphin, count of Clermont, instead of the arms of Auvergne (the earliest extant example is appended to a deed of 1199), and from him they were borrowed by the counts of the Viennois.
It is thus abundantly clear that the name of Dauphin was not assumed from the armorial device, but vice versa.
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