Joan of Arc 1412 – 1431

Born – 6th January 1412 Died – 30th May 1431 (executed) Father – Jacques d’Arc (1380 – 1440) Mother – Isabelle Romée (1377 – 1458) Spouse – Not married Children – No children 1412 (6th January) Joan of Arc was born to Jacques d’Arc and Isabelle Romee in Domrémy, France. Domrémy was a small village close … Read more

King Francis I of France 1494 – 1547

Born – 12th September 1494 Died – 31st March 1547 Father – Charles d’Orleans, Count of Angouleme (1459 – 1496) Mother – Louise of Savoy (1476 – 1531) Spouses – m. 1514 – Claude of Brittany (1499 – 1524); m. 1530 – Eleanor of Austria (1498 – 1558) Children – By Claude of Brittany – … Read more

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 Henry VI of England 1421 – 1471

Born – 6th December 1421 Died – May 1471 Father – Henry V (1387 – 1422) Mother – Catherine of Valois (1401 – 1437) Spouse – m. 1445 – Margaret of Anjou (1430 – 1482) Children – Edward (1453 – 1471) King of England – 1422 – 1461, 1470 – 1471 Predecessor – Henry V … Read more