King of France who was a keen crusader and souvenir collector.
He returned from the first crusade with Christ’s crown of thorns and a piece of the true cross.
Except these were given to him by the Emperor of Constantinople, as all the king had managed to achieve in six years was to get himself captured and held to ransom.
Undeterred he set off on the second crusade, but caught something nasty and died before he could get into any more trouble.
St. Louis IX Facts and Figures
Name: Louis IX
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 1215-1270
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 169
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.