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  LOUIS X. OF FRANCE - LoveToKnow Article on LOUIS X. OF FRANCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Louis made a similar compromise with the king of Aragon in the treaty of Corbeil, 1258, whereby he gave up the claims of kings of France to Roussillon and Barcelona, which went back to the conquest of Charlemagne.
Louis was more successful in preventing feuds between his own nobles: between the counts of Brittany and Champagne over the succession to Navarre; the dauphin of Vienne (Guigues VII.) and Charles of Anjou; the count of Burgundy and the count of Chalons; Henry of Luxemburg and the duke of Lorraine with the count of Bar.
Louis X. is a somewhat indistinct figure among the kings of France, the preponderating influence at court during his short reign being that of his uncle, Charles of Valois.
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 King Louis IX
Louis is often described as "one of the greatest of all French kings" because of his many accomplishments which included improving the tax system, simplifying administration, extending the appellate jurisdiction of the crown to all cases, encouraging the use of Roman Law, and building the first French navy.
Louis was considered by his family, friends, French nobles, and religious men and women to be a deeply pious and honorable man. He took a special interest in charitable institutions, regarding his kingly duties as part of his Christian vocation.
Louis was a devoted husband to his wife Margaret, and their 11 children, eight of whom lived to adulthood.
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Louis was the son of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castile.
Louis did commute his sentence to an exorbitant fine which entailed most of his property, which was sold and the proceeds were used for religious and charitable works.
Louis is an example of one who overcame a family history of violence and abuse by living a life of peace, justice, humility and great compassion and service.
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 Talk:Louis IX of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis First Crusade: a summary about the first crusade of Louis IX together with a link to the page about the Seventh Crusade.
Louis Second Crusade: a summary on the second crusade of Louis IX and his death together with a link to the page about the Eight Crusade.
According to Gerard Sivery, (Louis IX Le Roi Saint (Tallandier 2002)), his entrails were boiled off his bones and put in an urn now in the Basilica of Monreale in Palermo where they remained.
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 AllRefer.com - Louis IX, king of France (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Louis IX or Saint Louis, 1214–70, king of France (1226–70), son and successor of Louis VIII.
By its terms Louis ceded Limoges, Cahors, and PErigueux to Henry in exchange for Henry's renunciation of Normandy, Anjou, Maine, Touraine, and Poitou and his recognition of the king of France as suzerain for the reduced duchy of Aquitaine.
A respected arbitrator, Louis settled succession disputes in Flanders and Hainaut and in Navarre; he attempted unsuccessfully to settle the bitter controversy between Henry III and the English barons by judging in favor of the king.
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 St Louis IX of France
Louis IX King of France, son of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castile, born at Poissy, 25 April, 1215; died near Tunis, 25 August, 1270.
Louis gave Henry III all the fiefs and domains belonging to the King of France in the Dioceses of Limoges, Cahors, and Périgueux; and in the event of Alphonsus of Poitiers dying without issue, Saintonge and Agenais would escheat to Henry III.
In 1263, St. Louis was chosen as arbitrator in a difference which separated Henry III and the English barons: by the Dit d'Amiens (24 January, 1264) he declared himself for Henry III against the barons, and annulled the Provisions of Oxford, by which the barons had attempted to restrict the authority of the king.
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 Biography: Louis IX, King of France (25 August 1270)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Louis was born in 1214 and became King of France when twelve years old.
Louis worked for the political unification of France, yielding Limoge, Cahors, and Perigeux to Henry in exchange for Henry's renunciation of all claims to Normandy, Anjou, Maine, Touraine, and Poitou (Treaty of Paris, 1259).
Disease ravaged the camp, and in 1250 the army suffered a disastrous defeat at Mansurah and Louis himself was taken prisoner.
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 Wikinfo | Louis IX of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
King Louis IX of France or Saint Louis (1215 - 1270) was King of France from 1226 to 1270.
Louis' patronage of the arts drove much innovation in Gothic art and architecture, and the style of his court radiated throughout Europe by both the purchase of art objects from Parisian masters for export and by the marriage of the king's many daughters to foreign husbands and their subsequent introduction of Parisian models elsewhere.
Louis was the elder brother of Charles I of Sicily (1227-1285), whom he created count of Anjou, thus founding the second Angevin dynasty.
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 1200 - 1300
Louis IX succeeds his father as king of France (age 12), with his mother Blanche of Castile ruling as regent during his minority.
Louis IX of France and the crusaders capture the Egyptian seaport of Damiette.
Louis IX of France signs the Treaty of Corbeil, relinquishing to the kingdom of Aragón all French claims to Barcelona and Roussillon, in return for which the Aragonese renounced their claims to parts of Provence and Languedoc.
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 Louis IX
Louis IX, King of France, known as Saint Louis, was born on the 25th of April 1214, and was baptized at Poissy.
Thus the reign of Louis IX began with royal prerogatives fully maintained; the kingdom was well under control, and Mauclerc and Thibaut were both obliged to go on crusade.
Louis IX did not lack independence of character, but his confidence in his mother had been amply justified and he always acted in her presence like a child.
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 Saint King Louis IX Capet of France (1214-1270)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Louis and his forces were defeated and captured in Egypt in 1250, and the king remained in Palestine for four years before returning to France.
In 1258 Louis signed the Treaty of Corbeil, relinquishing to the kingdom of Aragón all French claims to Barcelona and Roussillon, in return for which the Aragonese renounced their claims to parts of Provence and Languedoc.
In 1259 he signed the Treaty of Paris, by which Henry III of England was confirmed in his possession of territories in southwestern France and Louis received the provinces of Anjou, Normandy, Poitou, Maine, and Touraine.
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 King St. Louis IX
Louis was the son of Louis VIII Capet of France.
Louis helped found the Sorbonne; he established a hospital for the blind; he made provision for the chronically poor; and he daily fed the hungry, often waiting on them himself.
King Louis lived in the days of the crusades; and for him, chivalrous as he was by nature, there was no nobler quest than to wrest from the hands of unbelievers the Holy Land sanctified by Jesus' death.
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"Apotheosis of St. Louis," the statue of Saint Louis, King Louis IX of France, was the original symbol of the City of St. Louis.
The statue is of the Crusader King Louis IX of France, clad in 13th Century armor and depicted going into battle with an inverted sword symbolizing a cross.
King Louis IX was born in 1214 in Poissy, France.
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By this treaty St. Louis gave Henry III all the fiefs and domains belonging to the King of France in the Dioceses of Limoges, Cahors, and Périgueux; and in the event of Alphonsus of Poitiers dying without issue, Saintonge and Agenais would escheat to Henry III.
It was also in the period between the two crusades that St. Louis, by the Treaty of Corbeil, imposed upon the King of Aragon the abandonment of his claims to all the fiefs in Languedoc excepting Montpellier, and the surrender of his rights to Provence (11 May, 1258).
Louis led an exemplary life, bearing constantly in mind his mother's words: "I would rather see you dead at my feet than guilty of a mortal sin." His biographers have told us of the long hours he spent in prayer, fasting, and penance, without the knowlege of his subjects.
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 The Saintonge War (July 1242)
King Louis IX (Saint Louis) of France held a plenary court at Samur in Anjou, in June 1241.
Louis IX used this event to announce his intention to invested his younger brother, Alfonso, comted de Poitiers, with fiefs thier father (Louis VIII of France) had held.
King Louis IX's struggle with the English king Henry III must also be seen in context with the on-going events of the Albigsenian Crusades at the time.
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 Patron Saint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Louis IX of France came to the throne at the age of twelve and ruled with the advice of his mother until her death in 1252.
At his coronation as King of France, Louis promised to act as God’s servant, to act as the father of his people and be feudal lord of the King of Peace.
In 1244, Louis took the Crusader’s vows and began four years of preparation in order to lead crusades in areas where the strength of Christians in the Holy Land was declining.
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Louis was closely designed after a French colonial city of the times, probably New Orleans.
Louis became a hub for trappers in a new trade oriented to the far west, and outfitted travelers before their journeys.
By 1849 St. Louis was a major trading city as travelers passed through to the gold rush in California and on to Independence to follow the Oregon Trail.
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Louis married when he was nineteen and two years later took over the rule of his kingdom from Queen Blanche.
Louis remained in Palestine, visiting the Holy Places, until 1254 when news arrived of the death of his beloved mother, the queen regent.
Louis was called upon to act as arbitrator in the feuds of other lands and was the mediator between Henry Ill of England and his barons.
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 Louis IX King France (25 Apr 1214 - 25 Aug 1270)
Louis IX King Of France or Saint Louis was the leader of two crusades.
Louis increased royal power at the expense of the nobles, but he won their respect by being fair and just.
Louis was cannonized by Pope Boniface VIII in 1297.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> 1270   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Before August - King Louis IX of France launches the Eighth Crusade in an attempt to recapture the crusader states from the Mamluk sultan Baibars; the opening engagement is a siege of Tunis.
August 25 - King Louis IX of France dies while besieging the city of Tunis, possibly due to poor quality drinking water.
October 30 - The siege of Tunis and the Eighth Crusade end by an agreement between Charles I of Sicily (Louis IX's brother) and the sultan of Tunis.
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 27th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
BIOGRAPHY: Alfonso IX was the king of Leon from 1188 to 1230, son of Ferdinand II of Leon, and cousin of Alfonso VIII of Castile (next to whom he is numbered as a junior member of the family).
Louis was the fourth child of King Louis VIII and his queen, Blanche of Castile, but, since the first three died at an early age, Louis, who was to have seven more brothers and sisters, became heir to the throne.
Although Blanche of Castile, Louis IX's mother, had arranged the marriage, she was jealous of her daughter-in-law, whom she supervised strictly; Jean, Sire de Joinville, chronicler of Louis's reign, tells several stories of Blanche separating the royal couple, and Louis himself sometimes behaving brusquely toward Margaret.
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 St. Louis of France
In Louis IX of France were united the qualities of a just and upright sovereign, a fearless warrior, and a saint.
Louis gave encouragement to the religious orders, installing the Carthusians in the palace of Vauvert in Paris, and assisting his mother in founding the convent of Maubuisson.
Louis sailed with his forces from Aigues-Mortes, at the mouth of the Rhone, on July 1, 1270, heading for Tunis, where, he had been told, the emir was ready to be converted and join the expedition to win back the Holy Places.
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 St. Louis of Toulouse
Louis was the second son of Angevin Charles II "the Lame" of Naples.
But whatever his virtues, it was undoubtedly his connection to the royal house of Naples, among other saintly relations (nephew to Louis IX of France, and descendent of saint Elizabeth of Hungary.) His case was promoted by Pope Clement V in 1307, and he was canonized by John XXII on April 7, 1317.
As a saint, Louis of Toulouse was not widely venerated, although his day was kept by the Franciscan order, and he became the patron saint of Valencia, where his relics were taken in 1423.
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 Lives of the Saints, August 25, Saint Louis, King of France, Saint Mary Micaela
The mother of the incomparable Saint Louis IX of France, Blanche of Castille, told him when he was still a child that she would rather see him dead in a coffin than stained by a single mortal sin.
Before one year of their mutual sovereignty had ended, the Catholic armies of France, by a particular blessing, had crushed the Albigensians of the south who had risen up under a heretical prince, and forced them by stringent penalties to respect the Catholic faith.
From the age of nine to twelve, she was a pupil of the Ursulines of the city of Pau in France.
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 St. Louis IX
Louis was born in 1214 and was crowned king in 1226.
Louis cared for the sick, the poor and the blind and founded a hospital for their care.
Louis IX was the last of the Crusaders and the only one who did not have selfish reasons for fighting and winning back the Holy Land for the Church.
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