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  Louis VII of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis VII 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 II's niece, and to marry Petronilla of Aquitaine, sister of the queen of France.
Louis VII by a clever manoeuvre threw his army on the Norman frontier and gained Gisors, one of the keys of Normandy.
Louis VII died on September 18, 1180 at the Abbey at Saint-Pont, Allier and is interred in Saint Denis Basilica.
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 LOUIS VII. OF FRANCE - LoveToKnow Article on LOUIS VII. OF FRANCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LOUIS V. (967-987), king of France, succeeded his father Lothair in March 986 at the age of nineteen, and finally embroiled the Carolingian dynasty with Hugh Capet and Adalberon, archbishop of Reims.
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.
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 VIII. OF FRANCE - LoveToKnow Article on LOUIS VIII. OF FRANCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1154 Louis married Constance, daughter of the king of Castile, and their daughter Marguerite he affianced imprudently by the treaty of Gisors (1158) to Henry, eldest son of the king of England, promising as dowry the Vexin and Gisors.
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.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Louis IX of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 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.
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.
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 Louis VII
Louis VII, King of France, son of Louis VI the Fat, was associated with his father and anointed by Pope Innocent II in 1131.
Louis VII led a half-hearted war against Henry for having married without the authorization of his suzerain; but in August 1154 gave up his rights over Aquitaine, and contented himself with an indemnity.
Louis VII gave little sign of understanding the danger of the growing Angevin power though in 1159 he made an expedition in the south to aid Raymond V, count of Toulouse, who had been attacked by Henry II.
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 Medieval Royalty - Person Page 1
She married Louis VII of France,son of King Louis VI of France and Queen Adelaide of Maurienne in the church of St. André, at Bordeaux, on 25 July 1137.
Louis was born at Fontainebleau, France, in 1120.
Louis VII of France was crowned King of France in a ceremony conducted by the Pope at Rheims, France, on 25 October 1131 He was 11 years old at the time and the ceremony was conducted partly to be certain of the sucession.
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 Louis VII - Britannica Concise
Suger - Abbot of Saint-Denis and adviser to Louis VI and Louis VII.
Louis VI - king of France from 1108 to 1137; he brought power and dignity to the French crown by his recovery of royal authority over the feudal nobles in his domains of the Île-de-France and the Orléanais.
Louis I - king of Hungary from 1342 and of Poland (as Louis) from 1370, who, during much of his long reign, was involved in wars with Venice and Naples.
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Eight months later he married Eleanor of Aquitaine, who was at least ten years his senior, the former wife of Louis VII of France whom Louis had divorced, ostensibly on grounds of consanguinity, but really because she had provided no male heir.
The French king, Louis VII, came to the defence of his brother-in- law, the count of Toulouse, and Henry had to withdraw rather than fight his French overlord.
The problem intensified after 1180 when Louis VII was succeeded by Philippe II, a far less scrupulous monarch who was keen to shatter the Angevin Empire and agreed to help Henry's sons against their father.
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 Duchess d'Aquitaine Eleanor de Poitou
Louis VII the Younger, King of France was her 1.
She was the richest heiress of France and married King Louis VII of France, whom she accompanied on a crusade to Palestine.
The orphaned Eleanor was the richest heiress in France thus a marriage was arranged for her to its king, Louis VII (1121-1180).
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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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 28th Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eleanore d'Aquitaine, Queen of France "Eleanor of Aquitaine" was born 1122 in France.
She was the queen consort of both Louis VII of France from 1137 to 1152 and Henry II of England from 1152 to 1204 and mother of Richard I the Lion-Heart and John of England.
She was the wife of Louis VIII of France, mother of Louis IX (St. Louis), and twice regent of France (from 1226 to 1234 and from 1248 to 1252), who by wars and marital alliances did much to secure and unify French territories.
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 Louis VII on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LOUIS VII [Louis VII] (Louis the Young), c.1120-1180, king of France (1137-80), son and successor of King Louis VI.
Louis supported Thomas à Becket during his exile from England and joined in the revolt of Henry's sons (1173-74), but won no territory.
Nicole Kidman is to star as Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of both Louis VII of France and Henry II of England, in a big-budget Hollywood film of the medieval English court.(Brief Article)
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 1100 - 1199
Louis VII of France succeeds his father, and marries Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Eleanor of Aquitaine's marriage to Louis VII is annulled.
Louis VII of France renounces all claims to the duchy of Aquitaine.
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 Henry II (1133-1189)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The feud with Louis implied friendly relations with Germany, where Henry was helped by his mother's first marriage to the emperor Henry V but hindered by Frederick's maintenance of an antipope, the outcome of a disputed papal election in 1159.
Besides disrupting the public life of the church, this situation embroiled Henry with Louis VII and Alexander III; and, though it seemingly did little to hamper Henry's activities, the time and service spent in negotiations and embassies was considerable, and the tragic denouement in Becket's murder earned for Henry a good deal of damaging opprobrium.
There was a general revolt of the baronage in England and Normandy, supported by Louis VII in France and William the Lion in Scotland.
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 Louis VII (from Louis, kings of France) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Unfortunately Louis, who was very religious and prone to be jealous, soon discovered that his beautiful queen was a capricious flirt.
The franc (q.v.) and livre were silver coins that had shrunk in value to such an extent that by 1740 coins of a larger denomination were needed.
Second son of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie-Antoinette, he was the royalists' first recognized claimant to the monarchy after his father was executed during the French Revolution.
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 Eleanor of Aquitaine on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE [Eleanor of Aquitaine], 1122?-1204, queen consort first of Louis VII of France and then of Henry II of England.
Louis VII feared this powerful combination, and when Henry ascended the English throne in 1154, the stage was set for a long struggle between the English and French kings.
Archive Photos 01-01-1940 Queen Eleanor of AquitaineAfter her fifteen marriage to King Louis VII of France was annulled in 1152, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine married King Henry II of England in 1154, thus becoming one of the few monarchs in history to reign in two different countries.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Odo of Deuil: The Crusade of Louis VII
Louis sent other messengers to the Emperor at Constantinople - I do not know his name, for it is not written in the book of life.
Louis also asked the Hungarian and German kings for market rights and the right of passage and he received letters and messengers from them granting what be desired.
As a result, King Louis with his household and a scattering of knights from the army were taken aboard the available ships and sailed to St. Simeon, the port city of Antioch, leaving the rest of the Crusading army to continue the journey as best it could.
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 Female Hero: Eleanor of Aquitaine (Women in World History Curriculum)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At age 15 she married Louis VII, King of France, bringing into the union her vast possessions from the River Loire to the Pyrenees.
Louis, however, was fixated on reaching Jerusalem, a less sound goal.
Although her marriage to Louis continued for a time, and she bore him two daughters, the relationship was over.
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 Sly's Twelfth Century Time Line
Louis VII of France joins Conrad III of Germany in the unsuccessful Second Crusade.
Louis VII of France and Conrad III of Germany return from the crusade.
Louis VII of France continues fighting Henry II of England (sporadically,for the next three years).
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 French History Timeline
Unfortunately, Louis' extravagance, in particular Louis XIV's endless wars, was expensive, and would leave much of France in financial peril by the end of his reign.
Louis XIV died in 1715 and Louis XV assumed the throne.
The nineteenth century in France is also renowned for its cultural contributions, including the paintings of the Impressionists, the Art Nouveau style, the novelist Flaubert and the satirist Zola.
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In 1821 Pius VII promulgated in the Bull "De salute animarum" the agreement concluded with Prussia, and the same year another Bull, "Provida Solersque", made a fresh distribution of dioceses in the ecclesiastical province of the Upper Rhine.
Far more glorious to Pius VII personally is the fact that, after the downfall of his persecutor Napoleon, he gladly offered a refuge in his capital to the members of the Bonaparte family.
The Bulls of Pius VII are partly in Bullarii Romani continuatio, ed.
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 Kings, Queens, Presidents and First Ladies
Also called Eleanor Of Guyenne, French Éléonore, or Aliénor, D'aquitaine, or De Guyennequeen consort of both Louis VII of France (in 1137—52) and Henry II of England (in 1152—1204) and mother of Richard I the Lion-Heart and John of England.
She actively prepared for Richard's coronation as king, was administrator of the realm during his crusade to the Holy Land, and, after his capture by the Duke of Austria on Richard's return from the east, collected his ransom and went in person to escort him to England.
In 1166, in furtherance of his father's policy of extending and consolidating Angevin power in France, Geoffrey was betrothed to Constance, daughter and heir of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany.
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 Louis VII --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In 1131 Louis was anointed as successor to his father, Louis VI, and in 1137 he became the sole ruler at his father's death.
king of France from 1108 to 1137; he brought power and dignity to the French crown by his recovery of royal authority over the feudal nobles in his domains of the Île-de-France and the Orléanais.
Under Conrad III of Germany and Louis VII of France, it was so mismanaged that it accomplished nothing.
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 Louis VII, king of France
The crusades of St Louis.(King Louis IX of France)(includes bibliography)
DNA analysis of hair from the royal mistress of Charles VII of France has indicated that she may have been murdered in 1450 by mercury poisoning.(Brief Article)
Reflections On The Revolution In France: Part VII.
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 Descendants of LouisVII
Vll, "The Younger" Capet, King of France was born 1120, and died September 18, 1180 in Paris, France.
Louis was of the 3rd Frankish dynasty (Capetian) which ruled in a direct line from 897 to 1328 starting with Hugh Capet.
Alfred and Emilie are buried in the Iron Mountain City Cemetery His family leads to Louis VII of France and Eleanor of Aquitaine.
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