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Re: the Bourbons
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Posted by Charles on 13/10/2020, 15:46:23, in reply to "the Bourbons
Who are the Bourbons? Are they the Capets using another name? While on trial, it seems that Louis XVI was called Louis Capet-I always thought of those French kings as being Bourbons.
A lot of your questions can be answered by a cursory Google search or reading the relevant Wikipedia articles: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Bourbon
The House of Bourbon is a branch of the Capetian dynasty (House of Capet). As of right now, the Bourbons are the only legitimate branch of the original/direct Capetians.