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It was then November 2, that Charles made his decision to rule alone.

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However, Charles, aged 19, repudiated the treaty and claimed the throne for himself as King Charles VII, sparking fresh fighting with the English. Most accounts seem to agree that Louis's action was an accident; he was merely trying to find his brother. Philip took the dominant role during the regency.

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As the king and his escort were traveling through the forest near Le Mans on a hot August morning, a barefoot leper dressed in rags rushed up to the King's horse and grabbed his bridle. Charles shuddered, drew his sword and yelled "Forward against the traitors!

They wish to deliver me to the enemy!

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The latter policy represented a reversal of the deathbed decision of the king's father Charles V to repeal taxes, and led to tax revolts, known as the Harelle. The Battle of Roosebekefor example, brilliantly won by the royal troops, was prosecuted solely for the benefit of Philip of Burgundy.

Charles's first known episode occurred in when his friend and advisor, Olivier de Clissonwas the victim of an attempted murder. Although Clisson survived, Charles was determined to punish the would-be assassin, Pierre de Craonwho had taken refuge in Brittany.

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Philip the Bold of Burgundy conducted the council from Charles set off with an army on July 1, Mental illness[ edit ] A coin of Charles VI, a "double d'or", minted in La Rochelle in Charles VI's early successes with the Marmousets as his counselors quickly dissipated as a result of the bouts of psychosis he experienced beginning in his mid-twenties. In , many French peasants revolted against the high taxes and Charles decided to assume responsibility himself. In later attacks, he roamed his palaces howling like a wolf, refused to bathe for months on end and suffered from delusions that he was made of glass. Isabeau's fifth child born in was also named Charles, and was Dauphin. While traveling through a forest on a hot August morning, a barefoot man dressed in rags rushed up to the king's horse and grabbed his bridle. Isabeau's eleventh child, also named Charles , was born in Charles VI's secretary, Pierre Salmon, spent much time in discussions with the king while he was intermittently psychotic. Isabeau's tenth child, Catherine , was born in Charles shuddered, drew his sword and yelled "Forward against the traitors! Struggles for power[ edit ]. He married Margaret of Burgundy, who had previously been betrothed to his brother Charles.

Governmental reorganization and reforms were initiated, and a number of ordinances were promulgated in early Until he took complete charge as king inFrance was ruled by his uncle, Philip the Bold.

Charles's royal secretary Pierre Salmon spent much time in discussions with the king while he was suffering from his intermittent but incapacitating psychosis.

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They wish to deliver me to the enemy! During the rule of his uncles, the financial resources of the kingdom, painstakingly built up by his father Charles V the Wise , were squandered for the personal profit of the dukes, whose interests were frequently divergent or even opposing. Charles's royal secretary Pierre Salmon spent much time in discussions with the king while he was suffering from his intermittent but incapacitating psychosis. The Duchesse de Berry, who recognized Charles, threw her robe over him and saved his life. Increased tax revenues were needed to support the self-serving policies of the king's uncles, whose interests were frequently in conflict with those of the crown and with each other. The king had killed a knight known as "The Bastard of Polignac" and several other men. Richard's successor, Henry IV , wanted Isabella then to marry his son, year-old future king Henry V , but she refused. Although Charles was entitled to rule personally from the age of 14, the dukes maintained their grip on power until Charles terminated the regency at the age of He did not recognize his children, though he knew his brother and councilors and remembered the names of people who had died. Her second child, Joan, was born on 14 June , but died in
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Charles VI of France