Definition of Capetian dynasty
1. Noun. A Frankish dynasty founded by Hugh Capet that ruled from 987 to 1328.
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Literary usage of Capetian dynasty
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1. New Manual of General History by John Jacob Anderson (1884)
"Hugh the Great, the most powerful of these vassals, seized the throne, and inaugurated a new line of kings, named after him the capetian dynasty. 2. ..."
2. The History of the Middle Ages by Victor Duruy (1891)
"The struggle of a century between the last Carolingians and the first of the capetian dynasty. The accession of Hugh Capet (987).—Weakness of the Capetian ..."