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Chandos, dukes and barons of, titled English nobility of several creations, notably
in the Brydges family, grouped below chronologically and indicated by the
symbol • . • Chandos (of Sudeley), John Brydges, 1st Baron (b. 1490?— d. April
When his claim was disputed, however, he was forced to surrender the crown to
Wence- slas of Bohemia, who in 1 305 transferred his right to Otto, duke of Lower
Bavaria. After Otto was taken prisoner by the Hungarians, Charles was ...
July 26, 1630, Savigliano), duke of Savoy who alternated alliances with France
and Spain, taking advantage of the Charles Emmanuel I, detail of a lithograph By
courtesy of the Museo Centrale del Risorgimento, Rome European power ...
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