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The ruler of the county of Anjou, first granted by Charles the Bald in the 9th century to Robert the Strong. Wikipedia
Royal house which originated from the lands of Anjou in France. Used by modern historians to identify four distinct royal houses: the Angevins, who were also counts of Anjou; the main body of the Plantagenets following the loss of Anjou; and the Plantagenets' two cadet branches, the houses of Lancaster and York. Wikipedia
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- Stephen returned to the Duchy in 1137, where he met with Louis VI and Theobald to agree to an informal alliance against Geoffrey and Matilda, to counter the growing Angevin power in the region.
- Henry II was the first of the Angevin rulers of England, so-called because he was also the Count of Anjou in Northern France.
- Henry II inherited the Duchy of Normandy and the County of Anjou, and married France's newly single ex-queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, who ruled much of southwest France, in 1152.
- The team's mascot is an eagle-owl, or grand duc (literally great duke) in French, but its name is primarily intended as a reference to the prestigious Dukes of Anjou lineage.
- Many courtiers bought dilapidated castles built by the medieval Counts of Blois and of Anjou, and had them reconstructed in the latest Italianate fashion.
- Philippe was styled Duke of Anjou from birth; this title had last been bestowed on his father, from his own birth in 1710 until his accession to the throne in 1715.
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