Category:House of Anjou
The Houses of Anjou or Houses of Angevin or the Angevin dynasties are three historical and separate noble houses, whose powerbase originated in the French province of Anjou.
- the Plantagenet House of Anjou , the first Angevin dynasty that started from Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou to John of England, and, to mark the collapse of the Angevin empire under John, is then referred to as the Plantagenet dynasty from Henry III of England to Richard II of England. The male line descendants then split into two warring factions during the Wars of the Roses:
- the Capetian House of Anjou , the second Angevin dynasty that started from Charles I of Naples which ruled parts of France, Hungary, Croatia, Jerusalem, Italy and Poland. It had three branches:
- the House of Anjou-Hungary, that started from Charles Martel of Anjou which ruled Hungary-Croatia (1308–1385, 1386–1395) and Poland (1370–1399).
- the House of Anjou-Naples, that started from Charles, Duke of Calabria.
- the House of Anjou-Taranto, that started from Philip I of Taranto and which ruled the remnants of the Latin Empire (1313–1374).
- the House of Anjou-Durazzo, that started from John, Duke of Durazzo and which ruled Naples (1382–1435) and Hungary (1385–1386).
- the Valois House of Anjou , the third Angevin dynasty that started from Louis I of Naples which ruled parts of France and Italy.
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