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succeeded his father Henry IV as King of France when he was 8/9
succeeded by his son Louis VII
negotiated peace with England
Known as 'Louis the Great'
founded the House of Bourbon, ruled from 1589--1610
known as the 'Victorious'
had to pay the ransom for his father John II
house of Capet, ruled form 1226--1270
fought Catholic opposition in the War of Three Henries
War of the Three Henries broke out during his reign
succeeded by his son Louis XII
the Thirty Years' War took place during his reign
known as 'Louis the Chaste'
house of Valois, ruled from 1483-1498
the last of the Valois line
house of Capet, ruled from 1364-1380
went mad before his death in 1461
reigned for only 3 years
had a rivalry with Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire
became heir to the throne when Henry III's brother died in 1584
married Anne of Austria, daughter of Philip II of Spain
Known as the 'Sun King'
Italian campaign lost money and men, military disaster for France
took part in the 3rd Crusade
recaptured lost parts of France paid as ransom to England
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led France against Europe to win the throne of Spain for his grandson
house of Capet, ruled from 1179--1223
first great Capetian kings of France
father was Louis VIII 'the Lion'
reorganized the army
King of England for a while
led the Seventh Crusade, ended in military disaster
House of Bourbon, ruled from 1610-143
Renaissance arrived in France during his reign
the Italian Wars were a big part of his reign
renounced Protestantism and accepted Catholicism in order to enter Paris
annexed Languedoc, captured Poitou from England
lead France's recovery from the devastation of the Hundred Years' War
son Louis XI of France
house of Capet, reigned 1223--1226
house of Valois, ruled 1515--1547
House of Bourbon, ruled from 1643--1715
assassinated by a crazed friar in 1589
Wars of Religion occurred during his reign
began the construction for the Chateau de Chambord and rebuilt the Chateau de Louvre
tried to convert the Jews of France
72-year-reign, 2nd longest in recorded history
house of Valois, ruled from 1574--1589
established the systems of appanages
won Normandy, Brittany, Anjou for France

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