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Louis I de Valois of Orleans

Life: 1372-1407
Birth Place: France
Historical Role: Noble, Regent
Titles: Duke of Orleans, Count of Valois, Duke of Touraine, Count of Blois, Coung of Angouleme, Count of Perigord, Count of Dreux, Count of Soissons
Primary countries affected: France
Secondary countries affected
: United Kingdom
Events: Hundred Years War (1337-1453)

Biography:


Louis I de Valois was Charles VI's younger brother and played an important role in his regency via his disputes with Charles VI's uncles, John Duke of Berry and Duke Charles the Bold of Burgundy also Charles' son John the Fearless. Louis' personality made him extremely unpopular in France, and John the Fearless used this to his advantage, and had Louis murdered.

Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_of_Valois,_Duke_of_Orl%C3%A9ans

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