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Name: Robert II "the Pious" Capet de France Determine relationship to...
Birth: 27 MAR 972 Father: Hugh Capet de France Mother:Adelaide de Poitou
Christening:
Married: Constance de Provence bet 1001 - 1002
Children Born Died
Hawise de France AFT 5 JUN 1063
Alice de France 8 JAN 1078/1079
Robert "the Old" of Burgundy ABT 1011 21 MAR 1075/1076
Henri I Capet de France 15 MAY 1008 4 AUG 1060
Death: 20 JUL 1031
Burial: Abbey of St. Denis, Saint-Denis, France
Remarks:
King of France, January 1, 996-1031; Count of Paris. Robert's earliest biographer believed him to be aged 60 at his death, suggesting that he was born before the same date in 971 or, if he was still in his sixtieth year, in 972. This may have been a guess shared by the King himself and his entourage. Robert was crowned as associate king with his father in Sainte-Croix Cathedral at Orl┼Żans on or shortly after Christmas Day, 987. The decision of Hugh Capet to crown a second king was controversiall. It was apparently taken in order to ensure the leadership of the Franks under a threat of invasion from Muslim Spain. Robert's reign is usually dated from the death of his father in October, 996.


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