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  • n. king of France who founded the Valois dynasty; his dispute with Edward III over his succession led to the Hundred Years' War (1293-1350)

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Examples

  • In 1336, Philip VI made plans for an expedition to restore David to the Scottish throne, and to also seize Gascony.

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  • Philip VI demanded Edward's recognition as sovereign; Edward wanted the return of further lands lost by his father.

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  • Edward III, being the nephew of Charles IV, was his closest living male relative, and was at that time the only surviving male descendant of the senior line of the Capetian dynasty descending through Philip VI.

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  • Under Philip VI, a system of intendants was established throughout the Indies (1769–90), which reduced the viceroys 'powers.

    b. Administration

  • The rapid expansion of France, and especially the wars of Philip III and Philip VI against England and Flanders, raised an acute financial problem.

    1302, June

  • Based on (1) the marriage of Margaret (daughter of Charles II of Naples) and Charles of Valois, the parents of King Philip VI; and (2) the claims of the so-called second house of Anjou founded by Duke Louis I (d. 1384) of Anjou, count of Provence.

    2. Sicily and Naples

  • He first appeared on the culinary scene as a kitchen boy in a royal household in 1326; by midcentury he was in the service of Philip VI and a few years later of the dauphin, whose father was John II.

    Savoring The Past

  • When King James was dispossessed of his kingdom, he fled to Philip VI. of France, seeking redress, and bearing with him a splendid copy of his laws as a present, which his son and successor John in turn presented to Philip, Duke of Burgundy.

    The Contemporary Review, January 1883 Vol 43, No. 1

  • In 1336 the followers of Philip VI. persuaded Louis of

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Scots had been helped by money from Philip VI of France, and Edward's anger at this was increased through the presence at his court of a

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

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