The rivalry between Valentina and Isabeau resulted from an unrelated Visconti family dispute, but their story must be regarded as a part of this larger picture of political factionalism at the court of Charles VI
The letter was sent by the Welsh hero to Charles VI
of France on March 31, 1406, to ask for his help in his rebellion against English rule and the original is held at the Archives Nationales in Paris.
Flo's mum Polly, King Charles VI
and the Queen Mother.
Charles II (the Bald) was followed by Charles III (the Fat; he had a talkative brother called Chewin) Charles IV (the Fair, with a difficult adolescent sister Charlene the So Unfair), Charles V (the Wise) and Charles VI
(the Mad or Well-Beloved, take your pick).
When the 'Mad King' Charles VI
neglected their proper maintenance, others stepped in to supply the lack (Hedeman, 1991: 137-9).
Daughter of Emperor Charles VI
, wife of Emperor Francis I, she was also the mother of Emperors Joseph II (1780-1790) and Leopold II (1790-1792).
Pierre le Fruitier, dit Salmon served as royal secretary to Charles VI
of France at a time when disorder and chaos plagued the land (the Hundred Years' War), the Church (the papal schism) and the king's mind (his schizophrenia).
First port-of-call was France, where he was entertained by Charles VI
Henry V Adrian Lester Chorus Penny Downie Duke of Exeter Peter Blythe Mistress Quickly/Isabel Cecilia Noble Pistol Jude Akuwudike Nym Robert Horwell Bardolph David Kennedy Louis, the Dauphin Adam Levy Charles VI
Ian Hogg Catherine Felicite du Jeu Gower Rupert Wickham Llewellyn Robert Blythe
From one of these unions would come a granddaughter, Isabella, who, upon marrying Charles VI
, became queen of France.
An important exception is Taillevent, the much referred to author of Le Viandier and the chef to Phillipe VI, Charles V, and Charles VI
in fourteenth-century France.
Worst party would be the costume ball given by Charles VI
of France in 1393 at which the Duc d'Orleans accidentally set fire to six guests.
Nor do we learn here that Charles VII's coronation was called into question because by the treaty of Troyes in 1420, Charles's mother, Isabeau de Bavaria, had assented to the marriage of Henry V, king of England, and Catherine, daughter of Charles VI
From Jordan's opening reference to Charles VI
, the fourteenth-century king who expelled Jews from France and who is the subject of Halevy's opera Charles VI
of 1843, Jordan brings together both elusive and concrete manifestations of Halevy's ties to the Jewish community and the faith of his father, a Talmudic scholar and Hebrew poet-translator.
There, they failed at first to obtain an audience with Charles VI