Charles I, Lord of Monaco
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Charles I of Monaco[a] (died 15 August 1357), Lord of Monaco was a 14th century soldier and noble. He was the founder of the Grimaldi dynasty.
After thirty years of Genoese rule, Charles retook the Rock on 12 September 1331, and ruled until his death, when the Rock was again conquered by the Genoese army.
- Louis, his successor.
- Rainier II
- Gabriele, married to a member of the Orsini family
- Charles, Co-Lord of Mentone; he had a son, Luca, who inherited Mentone. Luca had two sons, Pietro and Filippo, also Lords of Mentone; both brothers died without issue, and Mentone passed to the older branch of the family.
- Also Charles Grimaldi or Carlo Grimaldi
- Françoise de Bernardy, Princes of Monaco: the remarkable history of the Grimaldi family, ed. Barker, 1961.
Charles I, Lord of MonacoBorn: 13? Died: 1357
None (Rainier I, controlled the lordship of Cagnes)
| Lord of Monaco
Jointly with Rainier II, Antonio and Gabriele:
Louis I and Jean I
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