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  • Henri, Grand-Duc de Luxembourg
    Name/title: Henri Albert Gabriel Félix Marie Guillaume Arcduke(Grand-Duc) de Luxemborg, Principe Enrico di Parma. Grand-Duc de Luxembourg on 7 October 2000 Present titel: His Royal Highness ...
  • Hugues Capet, roi des Francs (c.940 - 996)
    Reign: 3 July 987 – 24 October 996 Coronation: 3 July 987, Noyons Titles: Duke of the Franks, Count of Paris (956 – 987) Hugh Capet (c 940 – 24 October 996) was the first Kin...
  • Robert II le Pieux, roi des Francs (972 - 1031)
    Robert II le Pieux de France / Robert II the Pious of France Born: 27 March 972 Dead: 20 July 1031 King of France from 996 until his death Father: Hugh Capet Mother: Adelaide of Aquitaine M...
  • Robert I le Vieux, duc de Bourgogne (1011 - 1076)
    From the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy page on Burgundy Dukes (covering his married family): ROBERT de France, son of ROBERT II "le Pieux" King of France & his third wife Constance d'Arles ([10...
  • Juan Carlos I, Rey de España
    officially... His Majesty Juan Carlos I, King of Spain (Su Majestad Don Juan Carlos I, Rey de España) other titles claimed... King of Spain, Castile, Leon, Aragon, Two Sicilies, Jerusale...

For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe.

The Capetian dynasty is the largest and oldest royal house of Europe. It was founded in 987 when Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, both descending from the House of Bourbon.

Cadet branches

The Capetian Dynasty has been broken many times into (sometimes rival) cadet branches. A cadet branch is a line of descent from another line than the senior - most. This list of cadet branches shows most of the Capetian cadet lines, although some sub-branches are not shown:

  • House of Burgundy (1032 - 1361); also see Duchy of Burgundy
  • House of Vermandois (1085 - 1212); also see Counts of Vermandois
  • House of Dreux (1137 - 1345)
    • House of Dreux - Breton branch (1213 - 1341)
      • House of Montfort (1322 - 1488)
  • House of Courtenay (1150 - 1727)
    • House of Courtenay - Latin Emperors of Constantinople (1217 - 1283)
  • House of Artois (1237 - 1472)
  • Elder House of Anjou (initially ruling house of Sicily, then of Naples, became ruling house of Hungary) (1247 - 1382)
    • Elder House of Anjou - Naples branch (1309 - 1343)
    • Elder House of Anjou - Taranto branch (1294 - 1374)
    • Elder House of Anjou - Durazzo branch (1309 - 1414)
  • House of Bourbon (1268 - 1503)
    • House of Bourbon - La Marche branch (became Vendôme branch) (1356 - 1836)
      • House of Bourbon - Preaux branch (1385 - 1429)
      • House of Bourbon - La Carency branch (1393 - 1515)
      • House of Bourbon - Montpensier (1477 - 1608)
      • House of Bourbon - Prince of Condé - Condé branch (1557 - 1830)
        • House of Bourbon - Prince of Conti - Conti branch (1629 - 1814)
        • House of Bourbon - Soissons branch (1569 - 1641)
      • House of Bourbon - Anjou or Spanish branch (1700 - present)
        • House of Bourbon - Parma (1748 - present)
          • Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg - Parma - Luxembourg, called House of Nassau - Weilburg (1919 - present)
        • House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1751 - present)
        • House of Bourbon-Braganza (1752 - 1979), also called Borbon y Braganza or Branch of the Infant Gabriel
        • House of Bourbon - Molina or Carlist branch (1819 - 1936)
        • House of Bourbon - de Paula branch (1819 - present) (became Anjou branch in 1933)
          • House of Bourbon - Barcelona branch (1933 - )
      • House of Bourbon - Artois branch (1775 - 1883)
      • House of Orléans - House of Bourbon-Orléans (1661 - )
        • Orléans-Nemours, then (1891) House of Orléans - Braganza (1814 - present)
          • Orléans-Alençon (1844 - 1970)
        • Orléans-Aumale (1822 - 1872)
        • Orléans-Montpensier, then Orléans - Galliera (1824 - present)
    • House of Bourbon - Montpensier branch (1443 - 1527)
  • House of Valois (1293 - 1498)
    • House of Valois - Alençon branch (1325 - 1525)
    • Younger House of Anjou (1356 - 1481)
    • House of Valois-Burgundy (1364 - 1477)
      • House of Valois-Burgundy - Brabantine branch (1404 - 1430)
      • House of Valois-Burgundy - Nevers branch (1404 - 1491)
    • House of Valois-Orléans branch (1392 - 1515)
      • House of Valois-Orléans - Angoulême branch (1407 - 1589)
  • House of Évreux (1303 - 1400)
    • House of Évreux-Navarre (1328 - 1425)