King Francis I of France 1494 – 1547

King Francis I of France

Father – Charles d’Orleans, Count of Angouleme
Mother – Louise of Savoy
Spouses – Claude of Brittany, Eleanor of Austria
Children – By Claude of Brittany – Louise, Charlotte, Francis, Henry, Madeleine, Charles, Margaret
King of France – 1515 – 1547
Preceded by – Louis XII – 1498 – 1515
Succeeded by – Henry II – 1547 – 1559

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Kings of France 843 – 1870

This timeline details all Kings of France from 843 to 1848

Kings of France

The Kingdom of France began in 843 when Charles II, Carolingian King of the Franks took control of West Francia.
There were only Kings in France because the country was subject to Salic law meaning that women could have no place in the succession.

See also: Presidents of France

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King Charles VIII of France 1470 – 1498

Born – 30th June 1470 – Chateau d’Amboise, France Died – 7th April 1498 – Chateau d’Amboise, France Royal House – Valois Father – King Louis XI of France (1423 – 1483) Mother – Charlotte of Savoy (1441 – 1483) Spouse – Anne of Brittany (m. 1491) Children – Charles Orlando (1492 – 1495), Charles … Read more King Charles VIII of France 1470 – 1498

King Louis XII of France 1462 – 1515

King Louis XII of France

Father – Charles, Duke of Orleans
Mother – Marie of Cleves
Spouses – Joan of France, Anne of Brittany, Mary Tudor
Children – By Anne of Brittany – Claude, Renee
King of France – 1498 – 1515
Preceded by – Charles VIII – 1483 – 1498
Succeeded by – Francis I – 1515 – 1547

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King Henry VI of England 1421 – 1471

King Henry VIFather – Henry V
Mother – Catherine of Valois
Spouse – Margaret of Anjou
Children – Edward
King of England – 1422 – 1461, 1470 – 1471
Predecessor – Henry V – 1413 – 1422
Successor – Edward IV – 1461 – 1483

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