Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Philip VI. of France

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PHILIP VI. (12931350) was the eldest son of Charles, count of Valois, the younger brother of Philip IV., and was born in 1293. He succeeded his cousin Charles IV. in 1328, and died at Nogent-le-Roi near Chartres on 22d August 1350. See France, vol. ix. pp. 545–546.