Louis VIII


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Louis VIII

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(Biography) known as Coeur-de-Lion. 1187–1226, king of France (1223–26). He was offered the English throne by opponents of King John but his invasion failed (1216)
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Noun1.Louis VIII - king of France who increased the power of the Crown over the feudal lords (1187-1226)Louis VIII - king of France who increased the power of the Crown over the feudal lords (1187-1226)
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Blanche, a Castilian princess who married Louis VIII (b.
1223 - Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II.
TV historian Dan Snow made an observation about the last time a ruling Louis visited British shores: When French king Louis VIII invaded England in the 13th century.