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John II, King of France (1319 - 1364) and Charles V, King of France (1338 - 1380) and Jean, Duc de Berry (1340 - 1416) and Charles VI, King of France (1368 - 1422) and Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen of France (<i>died</i> 1435) and Louis, Duke of Orléans (1372 - 1407) and Charles, Duke of Orléans (1391 - 1465) and Charles VII, King of France (1403 - 1461) and Louis XI, King of France (1423 - 1483) and Charles, Duc de Berry (1446 - 1472) and Charles VIII, King of France (1470 - 1498) and Anne of Brittany, Queen of France (1477 - 1514) and Louis XII, King of France (1462 - 1515) and Francis I, King of France (1494 - 1547) and Henry II, King of France (1519 - 1559) and Catherine de’ Medici, Queen of France (1519 - 1589) and Henry III, King of France (1551 - 1589)

Patrick M. de Winter, Thomas Tolley, Jenny Stratford, Scot McKendrick, L. van Meerbeek, Janet Cox-Rearick and Bertrand Jestaz

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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French family of rulers, patrons and collectors. The Counts of Valois, a branch of the Capet dynasty, succeeded to the French throne in 1328. Their claim was disputed by the kings of England (see Plantagenet), giving rise to the Hundred Years’ War. The seat of the dynasty was the Ile-de-France, roughly between Soissons and Senlis. The direct Valois line (see fig.) began with Philip VI (reg 1328–50), son of Charles

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