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Philip Augustus


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  • n. son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223)


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  • The French kingship and the papacy, the representatives of which had but lately been great and glorious princes, such as Philip Augustus and St. Louis,

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 2

  • The prints chronicle important events in the lives of ancient French worthies, including Philip Augustus and Charles Martel, and evidence considerable artistic skill.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • By a statute of the year 1188, Philip Augustus imposed a tenth of the revenues of all benefices.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Philip Augustus made peace in 1200 with King John of England, the principal barons of France and Normandy swore to the due observance of it, as cautionary or guaranteeing parties.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Following his annexation of Normandy in 1204, the King of France, Philip Augustus, offered Abbot Jourdain a grant for the construction of a new Gothic-style architectural set which included the addition of the refectory and cloister.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Philip Augustus raising the oriflamme on 24 June 1190, by Pierre-Henri Revoil.

    Archive 2007-07-15

  • Innocent more than once chose an emperor, and he forced Philip Augustus of


  • There are a hundred thousand students in Paris alone (three times as many in the country as a whole), and although new buildings are being rushed up as fast as possible, many thousands still have to cram into the Sorbonne: the aged and wheezing mater et magistra founded in 1215 by Philip Augustus to commemorate his victory over the English at Bouvines.

    Raymond Aron and the Liberal Tradition

  • Richard I of England, the astuteness of Philip Augustus of France, were of no avail.

    The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela

  • At the time when King Philip Augustus had summoned all his nobility to take part in the third crusade, a lord, named Robert de Ferques, hastened to join the banner of the Count of Boulogne, his sovereign.

    The South of France—East Half


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