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3 08, 2017

Eighth Crusade – Medieval Europe

By |2019-05-25T14:55:18-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

Louis IX sailing to Tunis with the Eighth Crusade (1270 AD) Why even do an Eighth Crusade? When Blanche of Castile died, her son Louis IX of France had to spend some time at home in France getting things organized. But then Louis' youngest brother Charles encouraged him to try another Crusade. Blanche and Louis Who was [...]

3 08, 2017

Philip Augustus and Blanche of Castile

By |2018-09-21T08:49:12-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

Medieval France: The castle at Dourdan, built by Philip Augustus Philip Augustus, King of France Louis VII's son, Philip Auguste, was much more ambitious and smarter than his father. Philip came to the throne in 1180 AD, when he was only fourteen years old. Go back to Louis VII Articles about medieval Europe Philip [...]