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Charles V

(1337—1380)

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André Beauneveu

André Beauneveu  

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(b Valenciennes, c.1330/40; d ?Bourges, c.1403).Franco-Netherlandish artist, primarily a sculptor but also active as an illuminator and a designer of stained glass. He was born in Valenciennes and is ...
Austria

Austria  

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The resurgence of the far right has abated and Austria has returned to consensus politicsAustria is one of Western Europe's most mountainous countries. The western two-thirds of the country fall ...
bandit

bandit  

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N. pl. bandits or banditti bænˈdiṯē1 a robber or outlaw belonging to a gang and typically operating in an isolated or lawless area.2 slang an enemy aircraft.banditry n.[...]
Bastille

Bastille  

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1 As bastion (1).2 Fortified tower.3 Small fortress.4 Name of the C14 Parisian prison-fortress destroyed in 1789, so synonymous with a gaol.
battle of Mohács

battle of Mohács  

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A battle fought on 29 August 1526 near the Hungarian town of Mohács, where an Ottoman army under Süleyman I defeated a Hungarian army led by King Louis II, who ...
battle of Pavia

battle of Pavia  

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(24 February 1525)An engagement in the Habsburg–Valois wars, which involved the papacy and England supporting Charles V against Francis I. In October 1524 the French invaded Italy and took Milan, and ...
Berry, Jean, duc de

Berry, Jean, duc de  

 (1340–1416)Son of Jean II of France and greatest bibliophile of his time. He hired the Lombard illuminator Pietro da Verona as his librarian, and owned historical texts, romances, and ...
Bertrand du Guesclin

Bertrand du Guesclin  

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(c. 1320–80)French army commander and Constable of France from 1370. He attracted attention at the Siege of Rennes (1356–57) and was promoted by the regent, Charles V, to the office of Constable of ...
Brandenburg

Brandenburg  

(town and bishopric) (founded 948, renewed 1161). Initially a Slavic settlement, Brandenburg was conquered by Albrecht ‘the Bear’ in 1157. At that time Brandenburg consisted of several settlements ...
Burgundian Netherlands

Burgundian Netherlands  

In 1369 Louis of Male, count of Flanders, married his only heir, Margaret of Male, to Philip the Bold, duke of Burgundy and son of John II, king of France. ...
Charles V

Charles V (1337–80)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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King of France (1364–80). He regained most of the territory previously lost to the English during the Hundred

Charles V of France

Charles V of France (1338–1380)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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(1338–1380)

Born at Vincennes, 21 Jan 1338, son of King John II the Good and Bonne of

Charles VI

Charles VI  

(1380–1422) Afflicted with paranoid schizophrenia since age 23, Charles illustrated the dangers inherent in the French concept of kingship: he ruled with full power and was kept from governing only ...
Charles V (‘the Wise’), king of France

Charles V (‘the Wise’), king of France (1338)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Charles was the first heir to the French throne to be styled dauphin of Viennois. While his father, Jean II

Christine de Pisan

Christine de Pisan  

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(c.1364–c.1431)French poet and scholar, born in Venice, and considered to be the first woman of letters in France. Author of courtly ballades and rondeaux, she is best known for ...
Civil office, official

Civil office, official  

“To our officials is given, under our authority the direction of the acts by which are policed and maintained the public affairs of our realm of which they are the ...
clocks

clocks  

The usual instrument for telling time in antiquity was the sundial. This employed the shadow of a pointer cast on a surface marked with lines indicating the seasonal hours (one seasonal hour was 1/12 ...
Conrad of Gelnhausen

Conrad of Gelnhausen  

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(c.1320–90), theologian, first Chancellor of the University of Heidelberg. From the outbreak of the Great Schism (1378), he was an advocate of the Conciliar theory. His thought is based on an appeal ...
cookery

cookery  

Modern European cookery has its origins in fifteenth-century Italy, when cooks began to prepare and serve food imaginatively and to experiment with new recipes. The Diarii of Marino Sanuto record ...
courts

courts  

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Traditionally the power base of a prince and the refuge for courtiers, took on what is now judged their characteristic form during the later Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Stable ...

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