The Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France from 1328-1589. They were descendants of Charles of Valois, the third son of King Philip III and based their claim to be ahead of Edward III of England on a reintroduction of the Salic law.
List of Valois kings of France
Salic Law meant that with the extinction of the Valois line, the Bourbon Dynasty followed as descendents of Louis IX.
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