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  2. Louis VIII of France Louis VIII (5 September 1187 – 8 November 1226), nicknamed The Lion ( French: Le Lion ), [a] was King of France from 1223 to 1226. As prince, he invaded England on 21 May 1216 and was excommunicated by a papal legate on 29 May 1216.

  3. Louis VIII, (born Sept. 5, 1187, Paris—died Nov. 8, 1226, Montpensier, Auvergne, Fr.), Capetian king of France from 1223 who spent most of his short reign establishing royal power in Poitou and Languedoc. On May 23, 1200, Louis married Blanche of Castile, daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile, who effectively acted as regent after Louis’s death.

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  4. Louis VIII, also known as Louis the Lion or the Lion-Heart, was the king of France between 1223 and 1226. He was the son of Isabelle of Hainaut who formerly ruled the County of Artois as a countess. Hainaut passed her inheritance to her son Louis VIII who later became the count of Artois. His father was King Philip II of France.

  5. Nov 27, 2023 · About Louis VIII le Lion, roi de France From Wikipedia,

    • Paris, Île-de-France
    • September 03, 1187
  6. Jun 11, 2018 · History French History: Biographies Louis VIII Louis VIII views 3,846,451 updated Jun 11 2018 Louis VIII (1187–1226) King of France (1223–26). He invaded England (1216) at the invitation of barons opposing King John but was defeated at Lincoln (1217) and returned to France.

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