Contract of Troyes
the contract of Troyes becomes to 21. May.1420 by Karl VI. (the mad one) and Heinrich V. from England after six month's negotiations signs. It recognizes the requirement for throne of Heinrich V. by the marriage with Katharina of Valois, the daughter Karl VI., on. The Dauphin Karl VII. one switches off thereby, however a Gegenregierung forms south the Loire.
Background of the contract is the requirement of the English throne on the French crown in the context of the hundred-year of war, itself under the rule the Karl VI. intensified 1415 after the defeat with the battle of Azincourt and the loss of normandy to the Englishmen 1417. Internal conflicts between the trailers of the duke of Burgund (Bourguignons) Johann without fear and the royalist party and trailer of the duke of Orléans Armagnacs lead to an approximation Burgunds with Heinrich V. and the income Paris 1418 by Johann without fear. This ends with a cruel massacre at the Armagnacs. After the murder of Johann without fear 1419 tries to consolidate its son and successor Philipp that property with the help of the Englishmen power Burgunds in France. After death 1422 in rapid consequence of Heinrich V. and Karl VI. the contract is explained to Karl VII. by Troyes for invalid and. against the requirements of the English king for the ruler of France proclaims.
Nontheless independent burgundische great power politics date from the present Treaty, since duke Johann that property itself in consequence less on power in France, than on the education of an independent realm in western Central Europe concentrates.