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Kings, Emperors and Presidents of France Part 4 : The Capetian dynasty and the Bourbons.

King Henry III of Navarre, distant cousin of Henri III of France ( the last Valois King of France ) is designated legitimate heir to the French throne. Under the name of Henry IV, he belongs to the Bourbon dynasty and thus became the first King of this Capetian branch. Continue reading Kings, Emperors and Presidents of France Part 4 : The Capetian dynasty and the Bourbons.