Louis VIII "the Lion", King of France

Louis VIII "the Lion", King of France

Male 1187 - 1226  (39 years)

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  • Born 5 Sep 1187  Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    The Birth of Louis VIII
    The Birth of Louis VIII
    Crowned 1223  [1, 5
    Died 8 Nov 1226  Château de Montpensier, Montpensier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Buried Basilica of Saint-Denis, St. Denis, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2961  | Boudreau Line, Roy Line
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2019 

    Father Philip II Augustus, King of France,   b. 22 Aug 1165, Gonesse, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1223, Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Isabella of Hainaut,   b. Apr 1170, Valenciennes, 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,   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, 3, 4, 5
    Marriage of the King Louis VIII and Blanch of Castile
    Marriage of the King Louis VIII and Blanch of Castile
    Children 
     1. Saint Louis IX, King of France,   b. 25 Apr 1215, Poissy, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1270, near Tunis Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Charles I, King of Naples, Sicily and Jerusalem,   b. 1220,   d. 7 Jan 1285, Foggia, Apulia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Robert I, Count of Artois,   b. Sep 1216,   d. 9 Feb 1250, Mansoura, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2019 
    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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  • Photos
    Louis VIII the Lion
    Louis VIII the Lion

  • Sources 
    1. [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).

    2. [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).

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

    4. [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).

    5. [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 ).



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