Charles V (21 January 1338 – 16 September 1380), called the Wise (French: le Sage; Latin: Sapiens), was King of France from 1364 to his death in 1380. His reign marked an early high point for France during the Hundred Years' War , with his armies recovering much of the territory held by the English, and successfully reversed the military ...
Charles V, (born Jan. 21, 1338, Vincennes, Fr.—died Sept. 16, 1380, Nogent-sur-Marne), king of France from 1364 who led the country in a miraculous recovery from the devastation of the first phase of the Hundred Years’ War (1337–1453), reversing the disastrous Anglo-French settlement of 1360.
France - Charles V, Monarchy, Renaissance: Under the former dauphin, now Charles V (reigned 1364–80), the fortunes of war were dramatically reversed. Charles had a high conception of royalty and a good political sense. While he shared the house of Valois’s taste for luxury and festivity, he reverted to the Capetian tradition of prudent ...
Charles V the Wise (French: Charles V le Sage) (January 31, 1338 – September 16, 1380) was king of France from 1364 to 1380 and a member of the Valois Dynasty. His reign marked a high point for France during the Hundred Years' War , with his armies recovering much of the territory ceded to England at the Treaty of Bretigny.
Charles had to contend with semi-constant war with France, usually over who would control Italy. Sometimes Charles would win – he even captured Francis I and his son at the Battle of Pavia in 1525. And sometimes he lost, like when he failed to retake Metz in 1553.
January 21, 1338 – September 16, 1380. Charles V of France was born on January 21, 1338 in Vincennes, France. In 1349, Charles’ father, King John II, purchased the region of Dauphine for his young son. Located on France’s southern border, the prince became known as the dauphin.
Charles V inherited the states comprising his empire as a result of the ambitious Habsburg matrimonial policy, engaged in extensive warfare during his reign, especially against Francis I of France and Francis I's Muslim ally, Ottoman ruler Suleiman the Magnificent, and had to face the Protestant Reformation of Martin Luther.
Charles V (21 January 1338 — 16 September 1380), called the Wise ( French: le Sage) was the King of France from 1364 until his death in 1380. He was a member of the House of Valois and was the third french king to rule under the dynasty. He was born in Vincennes, the son of the future King John II of France (then known as Dauphin John) and ...
Charles V (the Wise) (1337–80) King of France (1364–80). He regained most of the territory previously lost to the English during the Hundred Years' War , stabilized the coinage, and endeavoured to suppress anarchy and revolt in France.
Charles V , called the Wise , was King of France from 1364 to his death in 1380. His reign marked an early high point for France during the Hundred Years' War, with his armies recovering much of the territory held by the English, and successfully reversed the military losses of his predecessors.