Louis XII, Duke of Orleans, succeeds as King of France (until his
death in 1515) on the death of his cousin Charles VIII. This
inheritance united the Duchy of Orleans and the Comte of Blois with
the French crown. He enacted various legal and governmental
reforms, but lost France its share of Naples.
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Editors. "Louis XII, Duke of Orleans succeeds as King of France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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