See also:Orleans was first created by
See also:Philip VI. in favour of his son Philip, who died without legitimate issue in 1375 . The second duke of Orleans, created in 1392, was
See also:Louis, a younger son of
See also:Charles V., whose
See also:heir was his son, the poet Charles of Orleans . Charles's son Louis, the succeeding duke, became king of France as Louis XII. in 1498, when the duchy of Orleans was
See also:united with the royal domain . In 1626 Louis XIII. created his
See also:Baptiste Gaston, duke of Orleans, and having become
See also:extinct on the
See also:death of this
See also:prince in 166o the title was revived in the following
See also:year by Louis XIV. in favour of his brother Philip . Descendants of this duke have retained the title until the
See also:day, one of them becoming king of France as Louis Philippe in 183o . Two distinguished families are descended from the first
See also:house of Orleans: the
See also:counts of Angouleme, who were descended from
See also:John, a son of Duke Louis I., and who furnished France with a king in the
See also:person of
See also:Francis I.; and the counts and dukes of Longueville, whose founder was John, count of
See also:Dunois, the
See also:bastard of Orleans, a natural son of the same duke . In addition to the dukes of Orleans the most important members of this
See also:family are: Anne
See also:Marie Louise, duchess of Montpensier; Francis, prince of
See also:Joinville; Louis Philippe
See also:Albert, count of
See also:Paris; and the traveller Prince
See also:Henry of Orleans . See the genealogical table to the article BOURBON . See below for
See also:separate articles on the chief personages .
DUKE OF CHARLES ORLEANS (1391-1465)
DUKE OF FERDINAND PHILIP LOUIS CHARLES HENRY ORLEAN...
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