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Philip VI

noun

  1. 1293–1350, king of France 1328–50: first ruler of the house of Valois.


Philip VI

noun

  1. Philip VI12931350MFrenchPOLITICS: hereditary ruler 1293–1350, first Valois king of France (1328–50). Edward III of England claimed his throne, which with other disputes led to the beginning of the Hundred Years' War (1337)


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Concerning their power and the part they played, see for example the confirmation by Philip VI.

Philip VI had assisted the count of Flanders in a bitter struggle to prevent the towns from establishing their independence.

The second, struck some little time later, was a copy of the cu d'or of Philip VI.

This rivalry was aggravated by the enmity between Philip VI.

Benedict was quite willing to be reconciled to him on these conditions, but the arrangement was prevented by Philip VI.

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