Prince Charles ANJOU
- Born: , , France
- Died: , , Italy
Another name for Charles was ANJOU Prince.
Prince of ANJOU.
Political History of England 1216-1377, Vol III, T F Tout, AMS Press, 1905, p139: "... Edward first heard of his father's death in Sicily, but the tidings of the maintenance of peace rendered it unnecessary for him to hasten his return, and he made his way slowly through Italy. In Sicily he was enter- tained by his uncle, Charles of Anjou..."
p143: "... When the death of Richard of Cornwall reopened the question of the imperial succession, Charles of Anjou had been anxious to obtain the prize for his nephew, Philip III, on the specious pretext thatthe headship of Christendom would enable the King of France to `collect chivalry from all the world and institute the crusade which both Gregory X and Edward so ardently desired..."
Europe in the Middle Ages, Robert S Hoyt, 1957, Harcourt Brace & Co, p468: "On his death Louis VIII left a will to be executed by his oldest son, (Saint) Louis IX, directing that when his sons came of age his second son should be given Artois, his third son, Alphonse, who married the heiress of Toulouse, should have Poitou, and his youngest son, Charles, whom we shall meet later as King of the Two Sicilies and founder of the Angevin royal house of Naples, was to have Anjou..."
p622: "Genealogical Table III, The Capetian Dynasty, Charles of Anjou, son of Louis VIII..."