FACTOID # 15: A mere 0.8% of West Virginians were born in a foreign country.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > House of Anjou
Contents

Counts of Anjou, c.870-1203

In 1204, Anjou was lost to King Philip II of France. It was re-granted as an apanage for Louis VIII's son Jean, who died in 1232 age thirteen, and then to Louis's youngest son, Charles (later the first Angevin King of Sicily).


Counts of Anjou, 1246 creation

In 1290, Marguerite married Charles, Comte de Valois, the younger brother of King Philippe IV of France. He became Count of Anjou in her right, and was created Duke of Anjou and a Peer of France in 1297.


Dukes of Anjou, 1297 creation

Counts of Anjou, 1332 creation

Counts of Anjou, 1356 creation

Dukes of Anjou, 1360 creation

On the death of the 5th Duke, Anjou returned to the Crown of France.


Duchess of Anjou, 1515 creation

Duke of Anjou, 1566 creation

  • Henri, Duc d'Anjou et de Bourbon (1551-1589), son of King Henri II, succeeded as King Henri III in 1574

Dukes of Anjou, 1576 creation

  • François, Duc d'Anjou, de Touraine et de Berry (1555-1584), brother of King Henri III

Dukes of Anjou of the House of Bourbon

  • Gaston Jean-Baptiste, Duc d'Anjou (1608-1660), son of King Henri IV, styled Duke of Anjou from his birth until he was created Duke of Orléans in 1626
  • Philippe, Duc d'Anjou (1640-1701), son of King Louis XIII, styled Duke of Anjou from birth until he was created Duke of Orléans in 1660
  • Philippe, Duc d'Anjou (1668-1671), son of King Louis XIV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth
  • Louis François, Duc d'Anjou (1672-1672), son of King Louis XIV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth
  • Philippe, Duc d'Anjou (1683-1746), son of Louis, le Grand Dauphin and grandson of Louis XIV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth until he became King Felipe V of Spain in 1700
  • Louis, Duc d'Anjou (1710-1774), son of Louis, le Petit Dauphin and great-grandson of Louis XIV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth until he became Dauphin in 1712, succeeded as King Louis XV in 1715
  • Philippe, Duc d'Anjou (1730-1733), son of King Louis XV, styled Duke of Anjou from birth
  • Charles Philippe d'Orléans, Duc d'Anjou (b. 1973), nephew of Henri, Count of Paris, Duke of France, Head of the Royal House of France as Henri VIII

Duke of Anjou, 1771 creation

Orleanist Dukes of Anjou

On December 8, 2004, Henry, Count of Paris, Duke of France, Head of the Royal House of France and Orléanist Pretender to the French Throne as Henri VII, granted his nephew Charles Philippe the title of Duke of Anjou. Anjou is one of the traditional titles of the Bourbon-Orléans line since its founder, Philippe I, Duc d'Orleans, younger son of Louis XIII, held the style Duke of Anjou from his birth until 1660.

  • Charles Philippe d'Orléans, Duc d'Anjou (b. 1973)

Pretender Dukes of Anjou of the Spanish line

In 1941, Jaime, Duque de Segovia, claimed to have succeeded his father the exiled King Alfonso XIII of Spain as heir-male of the House of Capet and therefore as Legitimist claimant to the French throne. He then adopted the title of Duke of Anjou, as formerly born by his ancestor Felipe V of Spain.

  • Jaime, Duc d'Anjou (1908-1975)
  • Alfonso, Duc d'Anjou (1936-1989)
  • Luis Alfonso, Duc d'Anjou (b. 1974)

see also: Lists of incumbents


  Results from FactBites:
 
List of counts and dukes of Guise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (485 words)
While disputed by the House of Luxembourg (1425–1444), it was ultimately retained by the House of Anjou and its descendants, passing in 1520 into the cadet House of Guise, headed by Claude of Lorraine.
8 Dukes of Guise of the House of Orléans
Dukes of Guise of the House of Orléans
Angevin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (520 words)
It originated with Geoffrey of Anjou, father of King Henry II of England, because he adopted the flower as his emblem, often wearing a sprig of it.
The second Angevin dynasty, known also as the house of Capet-Anjou, began with Charles, created count (from 1360 the family were dukes) of the western French province of Anjou by his elder brother king Louis IX of France in 1246; they were members of the French ruling house of Capet.
In the 1350s, a junior branch of the Capet-Anjou was originated when King John II of France, of Valois line of Capetians, whose grandmother had been a princess of the senior Angevin line (eldest daughter of Charles II of Naples), gave the Duchy of Anjou to his second son, Louis.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m