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us: Charles VI, King of France, 1368-1422


  • [Charles VI of France (1368-1422) was King of France from 1380-1422. He was preceeded by his father, Charles V of France, and succeeded by his son, Charles VII of France)]
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    • us: Carl VI, King of France, 1368-1422
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    • us: France. Sovereign (1380-1422 : Charles VI)
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    • found: Author's Inventaire de la bibliothèque du roi Charles VI ... 1867.
    • found: Carl der Sechste, König von Frankreich, ein historisches Gemälde, 1800
    • found: Charles VI, 1843: title page (paroles de Casimir Delavigne et Germain Delavigne, musique de F. Halévy)
    • found: Wikipedia, 26 April 2017 (Charles VI of France; Charles VI (3 December 1368, Paris--21 October 1422, Paris), called the Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé) and the Mad (French: le Fol or le Fou), was King of France from 1380 to his death; he was a member of the House of Valois; he was only 11 when he inherited the throne in the midst of the Hundred Years' War; he married Isabeau of Bavaria and had 12 children, most of whom died young; began having episodes of mental illness beginning in 1392; he suceeded his father Charles V as king; his successor was disputed between his son Charles VII and his grandson King Henry VI of England)
    • found: Biography.com, 26 Apri 2017 (Charles VI of France; King (1368-1422); Charles VI, nicknamed "Charles the Mad," was king of France from 1380 to 1422--a period marked by political chaos and France's defeat by England at Agincourt; born on December 3, 1368 in Paris, Charles VI inherited the crown in 1380, at age 11, and took full control of the throne in 1388; throughout his reign, Charles suffered from madness, leaving France in a state of political chaos, culminating in its defeat by England at Agincourt in 1415; when he died in Paris on October 21, 1422, Charles VI was succeeded by his son, Charles VII)
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    • [Charles VI of France (1368-1422) was King of France from 1380-1422. He was preceeded by his father, Charles V of France, and succeeded by his son, Charles VII of France)]
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