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  Louis VI - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1098 Louis was made a knight, and about the same time was associated with his father in the government, which the growing infirmities of Philip left more and more to his son, in spite of the opposition of Bertrada, the queen, whose criminal union with Philip had brought the anathema of the church.
Neither was Louis the author of the movement for the emancipation of the serfs, as was formerly claimed.
Etienne de Garlande, whom Louis raised from obscurity to be archdeacon of Notre Dame at Paris, chancellor and seneschal of France, was all-powerful with the king from 1108 to 1127.
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 Louis VI
Louis VI, King of France, surnamed "the Fat", was the son of Philippe I of France and Bertha of Holland.
In 1098 Louis was made a knight, and about the same time was associated with his father in the government, which the growing infirmities of Philippe left more and more to his son, in spite of the opposition of Bertrada, the queen, whose criminal union with Philippe had brought the anathema of the church.
Étienne de Garlande, whom Louis raised from obscurity to be archdeacon of Notre Dame at Paris, chancellor and seneschal of France, was all-powerful with the king from 1108 to 1127.
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 Louis VI of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis VI the Fat (French: Louis VI le Gros) (December 1, 1081 – August 1, 1137) was King of France from 1108 to 1137.
On Palm Sunday 1115, Louis was present in Amiens to support the bishop and inhabitants of the city in their conflict with Enguerrand I of Coucy, one of his vassals, who refused to recognize the granting of a charter of communal privileges.
Louis VI died on August 1, 1137 at the castle of Béthisy-Saint-Pierre, nearby Senlis and Compiègne, of dysentery caused by his excesses, which had made him obese.
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 History of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Louis VI, seconded by Suger, and counting on the support of the towns -- the "communes" they were called when they had obliged the feudal lords to grant them charters of freedom -- fulfilled to the letter the rôle of prince as it was conceived by the theology of the Middle Ages.
The divorce of Louis VII and Eleanor of Acquitain (1152) marred the ascendancy of French influence by paving the way for the growth of Anglo-Normal pretensions on the soil of France from the Channel to the Pyrenees.
Louis IX (1226-1270), "ruisselant de piété, et enflammé de charité", as a contemporary describes him, made kings so beloved that from that time dates that royal cult, so to speak, which was one of the moral forces in olden France, and which existed in no other country of Europe to the same degree.
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 louisVI.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Louis realized the need to establish his own position in the Ile before there could be any success in expanding royal territorial claims beyond the limited geographical scope of what is traditionally, if erroneously, known as the French royal domain.
That his son and heir, Prince Louis, was affianced to Eleanor, daughter of the duke of Aquitaine, on the eve of the duke's departure to assay God's Deed in the Holy Land, was less a sign of the duke's status than of the rising position of the king.
Louis' interference in the internal affairs of the northern provinces of Flanders and Normandy was less blessed.
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 Wikinfo | Louis VII of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A member of the Capetian Dynasty, Louis VII was born in 1120, the second son of Louis the Fat and Adélaide of Maurienne (c.1100-1154).
In 1154 Louis married Constance, daughter of Alfonso VII, king of Castile, and their daughter Marguerite he pledged imprudently in the treaty of Gisors (1158) to Henry, eldest son of the king of England, promising as a dowry, Vexin and Gisors.
Louis VII died on November 18, 1180 at the Abbey at Saint-Pont, Allier and is interred in Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Abbot Suger
In 1118 he was sent by Louis VI to the court of Pope Gelasius II at Maguelonne[?], and lived from 1121 to 1122 at the court of his successor, Calixtus II.
In 1137 he accompanied the future king, Louis VII, into Aquitaine on the occasion of that prince's marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine, and during the second crusade was one of the regents of the kingdom (1147-1149).
He was the author of a panegyric on Louis VI (Vita Ludovici regis), and part-author of the perhaps more impartial history of Louis VII (Historia gloriosi regis Ludovici).
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Louis was outfitted at Norfolk; and, on 3 February 1970, commenced trials.
Louis spent May and June in post-shakedown availability and the greater part of July in provisioning preparatory to her first deployment with the fleet.
Louis, with the squadron, reached Pearl Harbor on 6 August, refueled, and sailed on the 8th for Vietnam.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/s17/st_louis-vi.htm   (621 words)

  
 Suger on Louis VI
No less renowned was the armed assistance he afforded to the church of Orleans when Leon, a nobleman from the castle of Meung, liegeman of the liegeman of the bishop of Orleans, tried to seize from the church the greater part of that castle and the lordship of another.
Louis restrained him by force, besieged him and his large band of followers in that castle, and when the castle fell, forced Leon to take refuge in a church close by his home, which he surrounded with ramparts.
Louis therefore with great strength cut down and broke the stockade, freed Montaigu and frustrated their intentions by lavishly supplying it with arms and men.
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 Louis VI the Roman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis VI the Roman (May 7, 1328 Rome – May 17, 1365 Berlin), was the first son of the emperor Louis IV the Bavarian from his second wife Margaret of Holland.
Louis VI or Ludwig der Römer was duke of Bavaria (1347-1365) and from 1351 to 1365 margrave and since 1356 also elector (Kurfürst) of Brandenburg.
Louis released Holland and Hainaut for his brothers William I and Albert I since he expected the Polish crown by his marriage with Cunigunde of Poland, a daughter of Casimir III with Aldona Ona of Lithuania.
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 My Family
Louis of Battenberg (Prince) was born in 1854.
Louis VI (King of France) was born in 1081.
Louis VIII the Lion (King of France) was born on 5 Sep 1187 in Paris, France.
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 Louis VII of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A member of the Capetian Dynasty, Louis VII was born in 1120, the second son of Louis the Fat and Adélaide of Maurienne (c.
The pairing of the monkish Louis and the high-spirited Eleanor was doomed to failure; she once reportedly declared that she had thought to marry a king, only to find she'd married a monk.
Louis became involved in a war with Theobald II of Champagne, by permitting Raoul I of Vermandois and seneschal of France, to repudiate his wife, Theobald's niece, and to marry Petronilla of Aquitaine, sister of the queen of France.
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 Coins of the Kings of France
Louis was a strong supporter of the Benedictine monastic movement and the partition of the country ran counter to the interests of the increasingly political papacy, which saw itself losing influence since rule in France was spread among a number of heirs.
Louis V11 was the son of Louis VI and Adelaide of Savoie.
Louis was a cousin of Charles VIII and married Anne of Bretagne, wife of the previous king Charles VIII.
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 AllRefer.com - Louis VII, king of France (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Louis VII (Louis the Young), c.1120–1180, king of France (1137–80), son and successor of King Louis VI.
Her subsequent marriage with Henry Plantagenet (later King Henry II of England), Geoffrey's son, resulted in Henry's claims to Aquitaine and precipitated recurrent warfare between Louis and Henry.
Louis supported Thomas A Becket during his exile from England and joined in the revolt of Henry's sons (1173–74), but won no territory.
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 30th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Louis Capet VI, King of France "The Fat" was born 1081 in Paris, France and married 3 Aug 1115 in Paris, France.
Louis was designated by his father, Philip I, as his successor in 1098 and was already effectively the ruler well before Philip's death in 1108.
From his pacification program Louis developed several important concepts for future kings: for example, that the king was a vassal of no man. Louis had a good relationship with the church and clergy.
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 AllRefer.com - Louis VI, king of France (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Louis VI (Louis the Fat), 1081–1137, king of France (1108–37).
He obtained a foothold in Guienne (Aquitaine) by marrying his son Louis (his successor as Louis VII) to the heiress of the duchy, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
His enforcement of order and justice made Louis popular with the middle classes, the peasantry, and the clergy.
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 HUD News Release 05-141   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LOUIS - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson joined Senator Christopher "Kit" Bond and Congressman William "Lacy" Clay in St. Louis today for a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the completion of the first phase of one of the city's HOPE VI developments.
The HOPE VI program, also known as the Urban Revitalization Demonstration, was created in 1992 as a result of a report by the National Commission on Severely Distressed Public Housing, which found approximately 86,000 public housing units in the U.S. needed revitalization.
When the first HOPE VI grants were awarded 13 years ago, it was the only significant means of leveraging private capital to revitalize public housing properties.
www.hud.gov /news/release.cfm?content=pr05-141.cfm   (682 words)

  
 Louis VI - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Louis VI, called The Fat (1081-1137), king of France (1108-1137), son and successor of Philip I; he was married to Adelaide of Savoy.
Henry I (of England) : wars with Louis VI of France
Kings ruled France for more than 1,000 years from the time Pepin III and his son Charlemagne built the kingdom that included what is now modern...
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 Eleanor of Aquitain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Whereas Louis VI was a forceful and very successful ruler, Louis VII was better suited for life as a monk in an abbey.
Louis was an immature prince in spite of being a few years older than Eleanor.
Louis, bothered by the affect Eleanor’s beauty had on other men, could not refuse her and leave her behind.
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 LOUIS VI - Online Information article about LOUIS VI
LOUIS, or LEWIS (from the Frankish Chlodowich, Chlodwig, Latinized as Chlodowius, Lodhuwicus, Lodhuvicus, whence-in the Strassburg oath of 842-0.
war followed, in which Louis was at times reduced to the sorest straits.
Theobald, count of Chartres, the king's greatest enemy, the soul of feudal coalitions, came with his contingent.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /LOB_LUP/LOUIS_VI.html   (1188 words)

  
 Louis VI - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LOUIS VI [Louis VI] (Louis the Fat), 1081-1137, king of France (1108-37).
Suger's Vie de Louis VI Le Gros (tr.
Guarantee Electrical of St. Louis Acquires TEL-Vi of Fenton, Mo.
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 Louis VI - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Henry VI (Holy Roman Empire) (1165-1197), Holy Roman emperor (1191-1197) and king of Sicily (1194-1197), born in Nijmegen (in present-day...
Louis I (Holy Roman Empire): Charles VI (Holy Roman Empire)
Charles VI (Holy Roman Empire) (1685-1740), Holy Roman Emperor (1711-1740) and, as Charles III, King of Hungary (1712-1740), the son of Holy Roman...
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 Revenge of king Louis VI
Love of justice and affection for his cousin inspired war by Count Thibaud of Champagne who was in England at that time on behalf of the English king, King Henry I.
In front of their relations, Louis had them thrown our one by one from the top of the tower to crush their skulls.
One of them called Isaac had been tonsured in a monastery to avoid death; Louis ordered him to be defrocked and hanged on a gibbet.
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 Suger
Until about 1104 he was educated at the priory of St. Denis de l'Estrée, and there first met his pupil Louis VI.
In 1137 he accompanied the future king, Louis VII, into Aquitaine on the occasion of that prince's marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine, and during the second crusade was one of the regents of the kingdom (1147-49).
He urged the king to destroy the feudal bandits, was responsible for the royal tactics in dealing with the communal movements, and endeavored to regularize the administration of justice.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Suger
Louis IV sent him (1118) to the Court of Gelasius II at Maguelonne in Southern France, and later to that of Callistus II at Rome.
He continued to remain, however, the constant advisor of Louis VI and of his successor Louis VII.
Of greater importance for the knowledge of the period are his "Vita Ludovici Grossi regis", a eulogistic but reliable life of Louis the Fat, and "Historia Ludovici VII", a history of Louis VII, which in its present form is the work of a Burgundian monk of St-Germain-des-Prés.
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 Adélaïde de Savoie
She became the second wife of Louis VI of France (1081-1137), whom she married on August 3, 1115, when she was 15 and he 35.
After Louis VI's death, she married Matthieu I, sire de Montmorency, with whom she had one child.
Adélaïde married Louis VI 'le Gros' Capet Roi de France, son of Philippe I 'the Fair' Capet Roi de France and Berthe de Hollande, on 3 Aug 1115.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Abbot Suger: Life of Louis VI
Abbot Suger: Life of Louis VI the efforts of King Louis VI (1108-1137) to revive French royal power were recounted by his minister Abbot Suger.
The young hero, Prince Louis, gay, gracious, and so friendly to all that he passed with some for a person of no force, had hardly come to man's estate when he proved himself an illustrious and courageous defender of his father's realm.
While King Louis was busied with many wars, he laid waste the territories of Laon, Rheims, and Amiens, devouring like a raging wolf.
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 Louis VII - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Louis VII - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Louis VII, called The Young (1121?-1180), king of France (1137-1180), son and successor of Louis VI.
Louis IX : participation in the Seventh Crusade
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 Rulers of France since 987 (table) — FactMonster.com
Louis VI (the Fat), son of Philip I, 1108–37
Louis VII (the Young), son of Louis VI, 1137–80
Henry IV (of Navarre), descendant of Louis IX, 1589–1610
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