Growth of Royal Power in England and France

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  • Saint Louis
  • Estates General
  • Hugh Capet
  • i own these lands
  • Saint Louis was a very religious man, and he pursued religious goals that helped and accept christians in his day. He killed Heretics, Jews, and led thousands of French knights to fight against the Muslims. He improved royal government by sending out roving officials to check on local officials. He expanded the royal courts, outlawed private wars, and ended serfdom in his lands.
  • Philip Augustus
  • Philip railed french support ny help set up the Estate General in 1302. The Estate General contained many people from different classes and three estates.
  • King Louis lX
  • In 987, Hugh Capet was elected just to fill the vacant throne. Later on, Hugh and his heirs slowly gained power over those years. Hugh passed on the throne to his son, but unfortunately, the Capetians enjoyed an unbroken session for 300 years. Lastly, they won the support of the churches.
  • Philip lV
  • PAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Philip Augustus improved royal government in many ways He used middle classes officials who would owe their loyalty to him the king. Philip also granted charters to many new towns, organized a standing army, and introduced a new law of national text. Philip also quadrupled royal land holdings. Later on, Philip started to take over southern France. Before 1223, Philip had become the most powerful ruler in Europe.
  • I'm Philip Augustus, a French King.
  • Louis IX was the most admired French ruler. Louis acceded to the thrown in 1226. Luis was a very religious man and wanted to accomplish his goals that were acceptable to Christians in this day. He persecuted Heretics and Jews and led thousands of French knights in two wars against Muslims
  • I'm a King and a Saint.
  • Philip IV tried to expand royal power by collecting new taxes from the clergy. This ended up putting problems with Pope Boniface VIII. Boniface didn't allow Philip to tax without papal consent. Philip threatened to those who didn't pay up and later, sent knight to capture Pope Boniface VIII. He escaped but was badly wounded and died later on.
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