Angevin

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Angevin or House of Anjou may refer to:

  • Anjou, a historic province in western France
  • House of Ingelger, a Frankish noble family who were counts of Anjou between the 10th and 12th centuries
  • Angevin kings of England, members of the House of Anjou who occupied the English throne in the 12th and early 13th centuries
    • Angevin Empire, the assemblage of territories in Britain and France ruled by the Angevin kings of England
  • Capetian House of Anjou, a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty of France, members of which became kings of Sicily, Naples, Hungary and Poland from the 13th to the 15th century
  • House of Valois-Anjou, a cadet branch of the French house of Valois, which ruled Naples and held territories such as Anjou, Maine, Piedmont and Provence in the 14th and 15th centuries