Louis VIII

Louis VIII may refer to:

  • Louis VIII of France "the Lion" (1187–1226)
  • Louis VIII, Duke of Bavaria (c. 1368-1447)
  • Louis VIII, Duke of Bavaria "the Younger" (1403–1445)
  • Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (ruled 1739–1768)

Other articles related to "louis viii, louis":

Louis VIII, Duke Of Bavaria - Biography
... Since 1438 Louis had been feuding with his father Louis VII, who gave undue preference to another (illegitimate) son ... Louis allied with Henry XVI of Bavaria-Landshut against his father, who was finally taken prisoner in 1443, but Louis VIII died two years later ... When Louis VII also died in 1447, Henry finally succeeded in Bavaria-Ingolstadt ...
Louis VIII Of France
... Louis VIII the Lion (5 September 1187 – 8 November 1226) reigned as King of France from 1223 to 1226 ... Louis VIII was born in Paris, France, the son of Philip II and Isabelle of Hainaut ... It remained attached to the crown until 1237, when his son Louis IX gave the title in accordance with the will of his father to Louis IX's younger brother Robert on attaining his ...
Direct Capetians - History - Capetian and Plantagenet
... Briefly, under Louis VII 'the Young' (1120–1180), the House of Capet rose in their power in France – Louis married Aliénor (1122–1204), the ... driven to secure the future of the House, Louis thus divorced Aliénor (who went on to marry Henry II of England (1133–1189), and be known to English history as Eleanor of Aquitaine), and married twice more ... Louis VIII (1187–1226) – the eldest son and heir of Philip Augustus – married Blanche of Castile (1188–1252), a granddaughter of Aliénor of ...

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