Charles VI


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Charles VI (1685—1740)


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(1380–1422) Afflicted with paranoid schizophrenia since age 23, Charles illustrated the dangers inherent in the French concept of kingship: he ruled with full power and was kept from governing only when incapacitated; contemporaries could not always accurately assess his condition.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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