Roy Philippe I Capet

Roy Philippe I Capet

Male Bef 1052 - 1108  (~ 56 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Philippe I Capet 
    Prefix Roy 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born Bef 23 May 1052 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jul 1108  Meulan, Aquitaine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7641  Geneagraphie | Voorouders HW
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 

    Father Roy Henry I Capet,   b. Bef 17 May 1008,   d. 4 Aug 1060, Vitry-en-Brie Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother Anna Yaroslavna,   b. 1036,   d. Aft 1075  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 19 May 1051  Reims Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Family ID F3412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bertha van Holland,   b. Abt 1058,   d. 30 Jul 1093  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 1072 
    Divorced 1092 
    +1. Constance d' Antigny,   b. 1078,   d. Jan 1126  (Age 48 years)
    +2. Roy Louis Capet, VI, 'the Fat',   b. 1081,   d. 1 Aug 1137, Chateau Bethizy nr.Paris Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Henri Capet,   b. 1083
     4. Charles Capet,   b. 1085
     5. Eudes Capet,   b. 1087,   d. 1096  (Age 9 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F3443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bertrada de Montfort,   b. 1059,   d. 14 Feb 1117  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1092 
    +1. Cecilia de France,   b. 1097, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1145  (Age 49 years)
     2. Eustache Capet,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Fleury Capet,   b. Abt 1095,   d. Aft 1118  (Age ~ 24 years)
     4. Comte Philippe de Mantes,   b. 1093,   d. Aft 1123  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F16309  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • King of France (1060-1108).
      Philip, the elder son of Henri I and Anne of Kiev, was involved in affairs of State in 1059 and became king in 1060 at the age of eight. His uncle, Beaudouin V, Count of Flanders, acted as Regent. During his reign, he was involved in the strug­gles between leading feudal lords. After the Count's death, Philip I launched an expedition to ensure the Flemish succession but was defeated at Kassel in 1071 by Robert the Frisian. In 1087, Philip supported Robert Shorthose against his father, William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and King of England, but in vain. He extended the Crown estates by acquiring the Gatinais, Vexin, Corbie and Bourges areas and, during his reign, royal authority began to make its mark. In 1071, Philip I married Bertha of Holland but he repudiated her in 1091 in order to marry Bertrade of Montfort, the wife of Fulk of Anjou, after kidnapping her. He was excommunicated for his actions by Pope Urban II (1094) and the kingdom was struck by a papal interdict (1100). However, Philip ignored the excommunications and continued a life more given to pleasure than to official functions. Eventually, in 1105, he submitted to papal will. Because of his problems with the Pope, Philip I did not take part in the First Crusade (1096-1099) organised in order to recon­quer places in the Holy Land. He died in 1108, having paved the way for his suc­cession by having his son, Louis, crowned in 1100.

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