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Hugh Capet, King of the Franks
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Name Hugh Capet, King of the Franks
Unknown Hugues , de Paris, Roi de France
Gender Male
Birth[2] 0939 Paris, Seine, France
Marriage 0968 Paris,Seine,,Franceto Adelaide , Princess of Aquitaine
Other? 987 Ruled as King Of France
Ancestral File Number 9G85-M2
Other? House of Capet
Death[3] 24 Oct 996 Paris, Seine, France
Burial? Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, FranceSaint Denis Basilica

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Hugh Capet (c. 941 – 24 October 996) was the first King of the Franks of the House of Capet from his election in 987 until his death. He succeeded the last Carolingian king, Louis V.

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  1.   Hugh Capet, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. (SoN)Story of the Normans. (Sarah Orne Jewett; New York: Putnam Press, 1888), p.63.
  3. Hugues de Paris, Roi de France, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
  4.   HUGUES, son of HUGUES “le Grand” Duc des Francs & his third wife Hedwig of Germany ([940]-villa "Les Juifs", near Prasville, Eure-et-Loire 24 Oct 996, bur église de l'Abbaye royale de Saint-Denis)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  5.   Hugues Capet, in Baldwin, Stewart, and Todd Farmerie. The Henry Project (King Henry II ): Ancestors of King Henry II.