1270: Le mort de Saint Louis à Tunis

Translated title of the contribution: 1270:: The death of Saint Louis in Tunis

Megan Estelle Cassidy-Welch

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Crown at twelve years old, Louis IX reigned for more than forty years, before disappearing in Tunis during the eighth crusade. The memory of this devout king, sensitive to good morals and justice, made him a romantic figure of the Middle Ages. But the crusade of Saint Louis has marked its time and the minds far beyond France, his religious piety as impressive as his Egyptian jailers. He will be the last king of France to be canonized.
Translated title of the contribution1270:: The death of Saint Louis in Tunis
Original languageFrench
Title of host publicationL’Histoire de France vue d’ailleurs
EditorsNoël Jeanneney , Jeanne Guerout
Place of PublicationParis
PublisherEdition des arenes
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9782352045731
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • medieval history

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