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Louis IX of France Quotes

Birth Date: 1214-04-25 (Friday, April 25th, 1214)
Date of Death: 1270-08-25 (Monday, August 25th, 1270)


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Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols.Tuesday, February 16th, 1249
The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.Wednesday, April 13th, 1250
Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself.Sunday, July 3rd, 1250
Kings Louis IX of France and Henry III of England agree to the Treaty of Paris, in which Henry renounces his claims to French-controlled territory on continental Europe (including Normandy) in exchange for Louis withdrawing his support for English rebels.Thursday, December 4th, 1259
The spectacular Cathedral of Chartres is dedicated in the presence of King Louis IX of France; the cathedral is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Sunday, October 24th, 1260
King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.Wednesday, June 19th, 1269
The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis end by an agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.Thursday, October 30th, 1270


    • Je ameroie mieus que uns Escoz venist d'Escosse et gouvernast le peuple du royaume bien et loyaument, que que tu le gouvernasses mal apertement.
    • On se doit assemer en robes et en armes en tel maniere que li preudome de cest siecle ne dient que on en face trop, ne les joenes gens de cest siecle ne dient que on en face peu.
    • A justices tenir et a droitures soies loiaus et roides a tes sougiez, sans tourner a destre ne a senestre, mais ades a droit, et soustien la querelle dou povre jeusques a tant que la verites soit desclairie.
    • Joinville's biography of Louis IX in the original Middle French.
    • Joinville's biography of Louis IX in the English translation by Ethel Wedgwood.
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