Angevin (IPAEng|ˈændʒəvɪn) (French, from
Old French, from Medieval LatinAndegavinus, from Andegavia, Anjou, France) is the name applied to the residents of Anjou, a former province of the Kingdom of France, as well as to the residents of Angers.
It is also applied to three distinct medieval dynasties which originated as
counts (from 1360, dukes) of the western French province of Anjou, of which "angevin" is the adjectival form, but later came to rule far greater areas including England, Ireland, Hungary, Croatia, Poland, Naples and Sicily, Albania, and Jerusalem.
The First Angevin Dynasty (1128-1485), also called the
House of Plantagenet, ruled Englandin some form or another from the reign of Henry II, beginning in 1154, until the House of Tudor came to power when Richard III fell at the Battle of Bosworth Fieldin 1485. They also ruled Irelandand laid claim to Jerusalem.
The Second Angevin dynasty (1246-1435) or Senior or Elder House of Anjou 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 Capetian House of Anjouruled Naplesand Sicily, Hungaryand Croatia, and Poland.
The Third Angevin Dynasty (1350-1480) or Junior or Younger House of Anjou ruled
Wolfram von Eschenbach's 13th century epic poem Parzival, King Arthurand his father Uther Pendragonappear as members of the junior branch of an imagined 5th century or 6th century House of Anjou.
House of Plantagenetor first Angevin dynasty
Capetian House of Anjouor second Angevin dynasty
Valois House of Anjouor third Angevin dynasty
Armorial of Plantagenet
* List of counts and dukes of Anjou
English claims to the French throne
List of English monarchs
List of Hungarian rulers
List of Polish monarchs
List of monarchs of Naples and Sicily
* List of monarchs of Jerusalem
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Angevin — gehört zu den Langues d’oïl. Diese Sprachen gehören zu den galloromanischen Sprachen, einer Unterfamilie der romanischen Sprachen. Es wird hauptsächlich im Département Maine et Loire, im Raum Nantes und in der Bretagne gesprochen. In der Bretagne … Deutsch Wikipedia
Angevin — n. a resident of Anjou. Syn: Angevine [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Angevin — 1650s, pertaining to the French province of Anjou, from Fr. Angevin, from M.L. Andegavinus, from Andegavum Angers, city in France, capital of Anjou (L. Andegavia, from Andecavi, Roman name of the Gaulish people who lived here, of unknown origin) … Etymology dictionary
Angevin — (franz., spr. angsch wäng), aus Angers, aus Anjou (s. d.); auf die Plantagenets bezüglich … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
angevin — ANGEVÍN, Ă, angevini, e, adj., s.m. şi f. Din provincia Anjou sau din oraşul Angers (Franţa). Trimis de schmidt, 23.10.2004. Sursa: Neoficial … Dicționar Român
angevin — Angevin, Andinus, Andegauus, Andegauensis … Thresor de la langue françoyse
Angevin — [an′jə vin΄] adj. [Fr] 1. of or from Anjou 2. of or belonging to the Plantagenet line of English kings (1154 1399) n. 1. a person born or living in Anjou 2. a person of the Plantagenet royal line: Also sp. Angevine … English World dictionary
Angevin — adjective Etymology: French, from Old French, from Medieval Latin andegavinus, from Andegavia Anjou Date: 1769 of, relating to, or characteristic of Anjou or the Plantagenets • Angevin noun … New Collegiate Dictionary