- of or relating to the French dynasty that ruled France a.d. 987–1328 in the direct line, and in collateral branches, as the Valois and Bourbons, until 1848 (except 1795–1814).
- a member of this dynasty.
Origin of Capetian
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Examples from the Web for capetian
He is little less than the second founder of the Capetian dynasty.
The kingdom of France is usually dated from the accession of the first of the Capetian kings, late in the tenth century, 987.The Revelation Explained
Then, at the end of the tenth century, began the feudal monarchy under the Capetian dynasty.Cathedral Cities of France
The Capetian domain was, for the first time, the chief among the great feudal states of France, both in wealth and extent.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe
James Harvey Robinson
The Capetian monarchy was saved on its eastern front at Bouvines, in that same territory.A General Sketch of the European War
- a member of the dynasty founded by Hugh Capet, which ruled France from 987–1328 ad
- of, or relating to, the Capetian kings or their rule
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