History 111 Week 12 In Class Notes

History 111 Week 12 In Class Notes - The hundred year...

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The hundred year war - in many ways, the war between England and France was quite long standing -issue stemming from William of Normandy -Henry II and lands in France -competition between kings -nobility with divided loyalties -competition for resources in English Channel/Pas de Calais -but the real beginning of the conflict begins with the failure of the Capetian dynasty in 1314 End of the Capetians -Phillip IV had three sons -all died in succession -none left male heirs by 1328 -meanwhile, in England, Edward II had married the daughter of Phillip IV -when Edward II was removed from the throne, his son, Edward III became king -but he was also the closes male heir to the French crown -two different kinds of law in play -English law: closest male heir -French law: closes male heir through male line -English make claim to throne, French choose Phillip VI from a side branch of the Capetians French and English Thrones -see slides for figure Dispute over Gascony -Gascony was one of those regions in France controlled by the English
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course HISTORY 111 taught by Professor Popiel during the Fall '07 term at Saint Louis.

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