Definition of Capetian dynasty

1. Noun. A Frankish dynasty founded by Hugh Capet that ruled from 987 to 1328.

Generic synonyms: Dynasty
Member holonyms: Capetian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capetian Dynasty

Cape kafferboom
Cape lion
Cape lions
Cape lobster
Cape of Good Hope
Cape of Good Hope Province
Cape periwinkle
Cape primrose
Cape triangle
Cape triangles
Cape tulip
Capek
Capella
Capet
Capetian
Capetian dynasty
Capeverdean
Capeverdean Crioulo
Capgras
Capgras' phenomenon
Capgras' syndrome
Capgras delusion
Capillaria aerophila
Capillaria bovis
Capillaria brevipes
Capillaria hepatica
Capillaria philippinensis
Capillaria plica
Capim viruses
Capistrano

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 ..."

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