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  1. Louis IX (25 April 1214 – 25 August 1270), commonly known as Saint Louis or Louis the Saint, was King of France from 1226 to 1270, and the most illustrious of the Direct Capetians. He was crowned in Reims at the age of 12, following the death of his father Louis VIII .

  2. Louis X (4 October 1289 - 5 June 1316), known as the Quarrelsome (French: le Hutin), was King of France from 1314 and King of Navarre as Louis I (Basque: Luis) from 1305 until his death. He abolished slavery, emancipated serfs who could buy their freedom, and readmitted Jews into the kingdom.

  3. Cavalier en costume de Louis XIV présentant un tableau d’architecture à un jeu de dame, dessin préparatoire, Dijon, musée Magnin. Le Faucon, dessin préparatoire, Dijon, musée Magnin. Bienfaits et sévices des volcans, dessin préparatoire, Dijon, musée Magnin. Les Collecteurs de taxe, 1778, eau-forte, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

  4. As a multicultural Community of faith, centered in the Eucharist and guided by the Holy Spirit, in imitation of our Patron, St. Louis of France we are called to: Nourish our own faith daily, proclaim the Word of God, love and support one another, welcome visitors and new parishioners, extend a hand to the poor, and strive for justice and peace.

  5. Louis XIII, byname Louis the Just, French Louis le Juste, (born September 27, 1601, Fontainebleau, France—died May 14, 1643, Saint-Germain-en-Laye), king of France from 1610 to 1643, who cooperated closely with his chief minister, the Cardinal de Richelieu, to make France a leading European power. The eldest son of King Henry IV and Marie de Médicis, Louis succeeded to the throne upon the ...

  6. In 1715, when Louis was five, his grandfather, the Sun King, finally croaked. For the first time in 72 years, France was about to get a new monarch. With Louis XIV, France had become one of the most powerful nations in the world. How much could his grandson, the new Louis XV, do to screw that up? It turns out, a lot.

  7. Dec 02, 2009 · Louis XIV, the Sun King, ruled France for 72 years. He built the opulent palace of Versailles, but his wars and the Edict of Nantes left France drained and weak.

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