County of Orléans

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The County of Orléans was an area of early medieval France including the city of Orléans and its countryside. It was governed by a count.

When Hugh Capet became King of France, the county of Orléans became a part of the royal domain. The lands formed part of the appanages granted to various younger sons of Kings of France with the title Duke of Orléans.

Merovingian counts of OrléansEdit

Carolingian counts of OrléansEdit

Capetian counts of OrléansEdit

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