Roy Philippe II August de France

Roy Philippe II August de France

Male 1165 - 1223  (57 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Philippe II August de France 
    Prefix Roy 
    Born 22 Aug 1165  Gonesse Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1223  Mantes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7640  Geneagraphie | Voorouders HW
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 

    Father Roy Louis VII Capet, "le Jeune",   b. 1120,   d. 18 Sep 1180, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Alix de Champagne,   b. 1140,   d. 4 Jun 1206, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1160 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Family ID F3431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isabelle von Hennegau,   b. Apr 1170, Valenciennes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1190, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1180  Bapaume Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Roy Louis de France, VIII, "le Lion",   b. 5 Sep 1187, Paris, Île-de-France, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1226, Montpensier Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. NN de France,   b. 1190,   d. 1190  (Age 0 years)
     3. NN de France,   b. 1190,   d. 1190  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F3442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ingeborg af Danmark,   b. 1175,   d. 1236-1238  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1193 
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2002 
    Family ID F3441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Agnes von Meranien,   b. 1175,   d. 20 Jul 1201  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 1196 
    Children 
    +1. Marie de France,   b. 1198,   d. 1224  (Age 26 years)
     2. Philippe Hurepel de France,   b. 1200-1234,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F3440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 NN 1,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1204 
    Children 
     1. Bishop Pierre Charlot de Noyon,   b. Abt 1205,   d. 1240  (Age ~ 35 years)
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2002 
    Family ID F154308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Philippe II August de France
    Philippe II August de France

  • Notes 
    • King of France (1180-1223).
      Philip, the only male child among the seven offspring that Louis VII had with his three wives, represented the heir that had been awaited for so long in order to ensure the continuation of the dynasty and he was only fifteen years old when his father died in 1180. From the outset, Philip II Augustus was confronted by a coali­tion of leading feudal lords from Flanders, Champagne and Burgundy but he suc­ceeded in defeating them and, by the Treaty of Boves (1185) he obtained the Artois and Vermandois areas as well as Amiens. He then took up the struggle against Henry II of England again, providing support for the rebel son, Richard the Lionheart (1187-1189). He set off with Richard on the Third Crusade in 1190 but quickly returned on his own (late 1191) and took advantage of Richard's arrest, on his return, by the Duke of Austria who handed him over to Emperor Henry VI (1194). Philip invaded Normandy but was defeated at Freteval (1194) then in Courcelles (1198). After the death of Richard the Lionheart in 1199, Philip Augustus continued the fight, against the new King of England, John Lackland. Taking a feudal conflict as his excuse, he confiscated John's lands in Prance and invaded Normandy in 1202. Between 1204 and 1208, Philip Augustus took Normandy, Touraine, Anjou and the Poitiers area. John then set up a coalition with the Counts of Flanders and Boulogne and Emperor Otto of Brunswick whom Philip Augustus succeeded in defeating at Bouvines in 1214. Despite an attempt on the part of the King of France to invade England, the conflict ended, tempora­rily, in 1217. Thanks to major territorial gains from England, added to the new lands acquired at the beginning of his reign, Philip Augustus considerably exten­ded the royal estates. His reign was also marked by increased control of the king­dom through the appointment of bailiffs or seneschals. The Cathar Crusade prea­ched by the Pope and instigated by Simon de Montfort in 1209 gave the monar­chy a foothold in southern France. The king was faced with serious conflict with the papacy. After the death of his first wife, Isabella of Hainaut, in 1190, he mar­ried Ingeborg of Denmark in 1193 but repudiated her immediately and remarried in 1196, this time with Agnes de Meranie. He was condemned by Pope Innocent III and the kingdom was struck by an interdict (1199). After the death of Agnes de Meranie in 1201, Philip Augustus agreed, in 1213, to bring back Queen Ingeborg. It was during his reign that Paris became the capital of the kingdom. The king had a wall built round it and commissioned the building of the first Louvre Palace. Philip Il Augustus was succeeded by his eldest son, Louis VIII.


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