Évangéliaire de Saint-Riquier - Saint Marc - f66v - 21) ANGILBERT. -3- Poète et Chroniqueur: Les poèmes révèlent la culture et les goûts d'homme du monde, jouissant de la plus grande intimité avec la famille impériale. Surnommé l'HOMERE de la cour, il cultiva la poèsie avec succès, et fut membre de l'ACADEMIE PALATINE où il occupa le siège d'Homère. L'auteur Dufresne de Francheville, en utilisant quelques écrits d'Angilbert, écrit l'Histoire des 1° expéditions de Charlemagne, ...
Louis XVII was the son of King Louis XVI of France and Queen Marie Antoinette. In keeping with dynastic order, when his father was executed on 21 January 1793, during the of French Revolution, he became the uncrowned King of France and Navarre in the eyes of the royalists. As he had been imprisoned, he was never officially crowned as king, nor did he rule. His title is rather one bestowed by his royalist supporters and by Louis XVIII's adoption of the title Louis XVIII rather than Louis…
Charlemagne (742 - 814), also known as Charles the Great or Charles I, was the King of the Franks from 768, the King of Italy from 774, and from 800 the first Emperor in western Europe since the Roman Empire.
Louis, Dauphin of France, was the son of King Louis XV of France. He died at the age of 36 while his father was still alive, thus never becoming king himself. He was the father of three kings of France, Louis XVI, XVIII, and Charles X.
Pepin III "The Short" Martel, King of Franks, Mayor of the Palaces of Nuestria and Austrasia Carolingian (714 - 768) is my 40th great grandfather. Pepin's father Charles Martel died in 741. He divided the rule of the Frankish kingdom between Pepin and his elder brother, Carloman, his surviving sons by his first wife: Carloman became Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia, Pepin became Mayor of the Palace of Neustria. Grifo, Charles's son by his second wife, Swanahild (also known as Swanhilde)
Tenth-century copy of a lost original from about 830: Charlemagne (left, his name means "Charles the Great") and his oldest son, Pippin the Hunchback (Broadway Musical was about him, but not historical). King of the Franks from 768 and Emperor of the Romans (Imperator Romanorum) from 800 to his death in 814.
Philip II Augustus (21 August 1165 – 14 July 1223) was the last King of the Franks from 1180 to 1190, and the first King of France from 1190 until his death. A member of the House of Capet, Philip Augustus was the son of Louis VII and his third wife, Adela of Champagne. He was originally nicknamed Dieudonné—the God-given—as he was the first son of Louis VII late in his father's life.