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The Capetians free pdf Following the demise of the Carolingian dynasty in 987 the French lords chose Hugh Capet as their king. He was the founder of a dynasty that lasted until 1328. Although for much of this time, the French kings were weak, and the kingdom of France was much smaller than it later became, the Capetians nevertheless had considerable achievements and also produced outstanding rulers, including Philip Augustus and St Louis. This wide-ranging book throws fascinating light on the history of Medieval France and the development of European monarchy.

About Jim Bradbury

Jim Bradbury is the author of eight books including The Medieval Archer and The Battle of Hastings.

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Author : Jim Bradbury
Publisher : Hambledon Continuum
Data Published : 08 March 2007
ISBN : 1852855282
EAN : 9781852855284
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 338 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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