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Bouvines : The Birth of the Kingdom of France / Balanga.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorBalanga (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : Balanga, [2016]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2016
Description1 online resource (1 video file (26 min., 0 sec)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films On Demand collection
Series Butterfly Effect (Season 1)
Butterfly Effect (Season 1) UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Birth of France (3:10); Memory of Humanity (3:09); Richard the Lionheart (3:04); King Phillip II Attacks (3:20); Battle of Bouvines (5:42); Turning Point in History (3:24); Nationality (3:30);
Abstract The 12th and 13th centuries are the stage for several conflicts between Capetians and Plantagenets. And so the rivalry between the French king, Philippe Auguste, and the English king, John Lackland, was particularly intense. At the beginning of the 13th century, John Lackland is emerging from a series of military setbacks in France. He now controls no more than a tiny portion of the country around Aquitaine. So he gathers together a vast coalition, including notably the Germanic Holy Roman Emperor Otto IV, with the objective of annexing the kingdom of France. Subsequently, the king of France, Philippe Auguste, is surrounded at Bouvines. Otto IV knows that the death of Philippe would signal the end of the young kingdom of France, so he orders his troops to kill him at any price. Thanks to the bravery of his knights, however, the king of France preserves his life and leads the decisive charge. The results? Philippe Auguste carries off a resounding victory at Bouvines. Otto IV flees and loses his crown. John Lackland ceases hostilities and returns to England to save his. The Capetian dynasty emerges strengthened by the event and holds celebrations throughout Paris—the first demonstrations of French national unity. Philippe Auguste’s survival at Bouvines meant the survival of France itself.
General noteOriginally released by Balanga, 2016.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on December 21, 2017.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Interest grade level 9 - 12
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: Films On Demand platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number145598 Infobase
Publisher number[145594]s Infobase

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