- Capetian House of Anjou
The Capetian House of Anjou, or the Second Angevin dynasty, was a cadet branch of the
Capetian dynasty, established by Charles, Count of Anjou, the youngest son of Louis VIII of France. In its time, the House ruled Naples and Sicily, Hungary and Croatia, and Poland.
Charles was driven out of Sicily in
1282, but his successors ruled Naples until 1435.
This House of Anjou included the branches of Anjou-Hungary, which ruled Hungary (1308–1385, 1386–1395) and
Poland(1370–1399), Anjou- Taranto, which ruled the remnants of the Latin Empire(1313–1374) and Anjou- Durazzo, which ruled Naples (1382–1435) and Hungary (1385–1386).
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