Capetian

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a member of the Capetian dynasty

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In 1159, two years before obtaining the throne of England, he had married Eleanor, heiress to the duchy of Aquitaine and only a few weeks earlier divorced from her previous husband, the Capetian King Louis VII.
"David's Adultery with Bathsheba and the Healing Power of the Capetian Kings." Viator 24: 101-20.
The dissemination of mints (for example, the small duchy of Berry alone had twelve different mints) correlated with frequent depreciation by many of the minting lords.(51) To combat such fragmentation, the early Capetian kings declared royal currency to be the only currency of the French realm.(52) Although feudal lords continued to mint coins, their area of usage increasingly was limited to that area immediately under each's control.
When the last of the Capetian kings, Charles IV died in 1328, the nearest male relative was his nephew Edward III of England, whose mother was Charles's sister.
According to Robert Fawtier (The Capetian Kings, London 1964, p.
On Saint-Denis, where eight Carolingian and eight Capetian kings and queens were buried in the second half of the thirteenth century, see Sommers Wright, 224-43.