|Born||January 1338||Born At|
|Died||September 1380||Buried At|
|Father||John (II, King of France 1350-1364)||Mother||Bonne (of Luxembourg)|
|Born||January 1338 /|
|Died||September 1380 /|
Family Tree Details
Charles (V, King of France 1364 - 1380) (b.1338 - d.1380)
+Joan (of Bourbon)
= Charles (VI, King of France 1380-1422) (b.1338 - d.1422)
| +Isabeau (of Bavaria) (b.1370? - d.1435)
| = Isabella (of France, Wife of Richard II) (b.1389 - d.1409)
| | +Richard (II, King of England 1377-1399) (b.1367 - d.1400)
| = Charles (VII, King of France 1422-1461) (b.1403 - d.1461)
| | +Marie (of Anjou)
| | = Louis (XI, King of France 1461-1483)
| = Catherine (of Valois) (b.1401 - d.1437)
| +Henry (V, King of England 1413-1422) (b.1387 - d.1422)
| | = Henry (VI, King of England 1422-1461, 1470-1471) (b.1421 - d.1471)
| +Tudor, Owen (b.1400 - d.1461)
| = Tudor, Edmund (Earl of Richmond) ( - d.1456)
| = Tudor, Jasper (Earl of Pembroke) (b.1431? - d.1496)
| = Thomas (Westminster Monk)
= Louis (I, Duke of Orleans) ( - d.1407)
The Treaty of Bretigny brought a period of peace for nine years during the Hundred Years War. The treaty was arranged between the Black Prince and the dauphin the future King Charles V of France before being approved by King Edward III of England and King John of France. As part of the treaty Edward was given control of the areas of Gascony, Calais and Ponthieu as long as he agreed to give up his claim for the French throne. King John of France, currently being held hostage in England, was to be released on condition of a payment of 3 million gold crowns to be paid in instalments.
King John of France was still in captivity after his capture at the Battle of Poitiers and livng in a certain amount of luxury at the Savoy in London. But a mysterious illness became serious and his died. His body was transported to France for burial. His son Charles became king of France and was crowned at Rheims Cathedral. ¹
Charles V, King of France, died and was succeeded by his son Charles as King Charles VI, of France.
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A Medieval Mystery
There appear to be some strange connections between the fourteenth century Old Wardour Castle and ancient stone circle Stonehenge.
Old Wardour Castle appears to be aligned to ancient sites in the Stonehenge landscape.
Stonehenge is aligned to the Summer Solstice. Old Wardour has a very similar alignment.
Could the builders of Old Wardour used mesaurements from Stonehenge to layout the geometrical keep?