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Louis IX of France



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St Louis IX, Aug 25



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Louis IX, commonly known as Saint Louis, was King of France, the ninth from the House of Capet, and is a canonized Catholic and Anglican saint. Louis was crowned in Reims at the age of 12, following the death of his father Louis VIII the Lion, although his mother, Blanche of Castile, ruled the kingdom until he reached maturity. During Louis' childhood, Blanche dealt with the opposition of rebellious vassals and put an end to the Albigensian Crusade which had started 20 years earlier.
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    • Personal 

    • Marriage 

    • Disputation of Paris 

    • Crusading 

    • Patron of arts and arbiter of Europe 

    • Religious nature 

    • Children 

    • Death and legacy 

    • Veneration as a saint 

    • Places named after Saint Louis 

    • Notable portraits 

    • In fiction 

    • Music