Definition of Capetian in English:
Relating to or denoting the dynasty ruling France 987–1328.
- The new Capetian dynasty in France which replaced the Carolingian family in 987 ruled over a disparate set of semi-autonomous territorial principalities.
- In 1328, the Capetian dynasty in France came to an end with the death of Charles IV, the son of Philip the Fair.
- Not named, however, is anyone from the lands of Henry II's rival, the Capetian king of France.
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A member of the Capetian dynasty.
- The city first emerged as a significant artistic centre under the early Capetians in the 11th century.
- Thus began the rivalry between the Capetians and the Plantagenets as well as the birth of the Gothic style in France.
- No matter how meager its power, from the 10th century until the 14th century, one family ruled as king: the Capetians.
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