Sentence Examples

  • A still wilder tale spoke of Hugh Capet as the son of a butcher of Paris.
  • CAPET, the name of a family to which, for nearly nine centuries, the kings of France, and many of the rulers of the most powerful fiefs in that country, belonged, and which mingled with several of the other royal races of Europe.
  • In the 10th century the duchy of Burgundy fell into the hands of Hugh the Great, father of Hugh Capet, on whose death in 956 it passed to his son Otto, and, in 965, to his son Henry.
  • In 1032 Robert, the second son of Robert the Pious, king of the Franks, and grandson of Hugh Capet, founded the first ducal house, which ruled until 1361.
  • Later on in the same year Adalbero crowned Hugh Capet (rst June) and his son Robert (25th December).

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