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Louis VIII "the Lion", King of France

Louis VIII "the Lion", King of France

Male 1187 - 1226  (39 years)

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  • Name Louis VIII  

    • House of Capet
    Born 5 Sep 1187  Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Reign From 1223 to 1226  [1
    Died 8 Nov 1226  Château de Montpensier, Montpensier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Buried —  Basilica of Saint-Denis, St. Denis, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2961  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2021 

    Father Philip II "Augustus", King of France,   b. 21 Aug 1165, Gonesse, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1223, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Isabella of Hainaut,   b. Apr 1170, Valenciennes, Nord, Hauts-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1190, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1180  Bapaume, Hauts-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Blanche of Castile, Princess of Castile, Queen of France,   b. 4 Mar 1188, Palencia, Castile and León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1252, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 23 May 1200  Bapaume, Hauts-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Age at Marriage He was 12 years - She was 12 years 
    Marriage Info They were married in the Abby of Port-Mort, which I have not located.  [1
    Children 3 children 
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F2278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Sep 1187 - Paris, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1200 - Bapaume, Hauts-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Nov 1226 - Château de Montpensier, Montpensier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - — - Basilica of Saint-Denis, St. Denis, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Louis VIII the Lion
    Louis VIII the Lion

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

    2. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S1452] Moriarty, G. Andrews. "The Plantagenet Descent from the Cid" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CXVII, April 1963).

    5. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941).

    6. [S64] Langston, Aileen Lewers and J. Orton Buck Jr. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume II, (Cottonport, Louisiana:Order of the Crown of Charlemagne , 1974 ), Tertiary Source.