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  • n. king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)


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  • Against those monarchs in medieval Europe, such as Louis IX, who claimed that the purpose of law was to enforce Christian moral teaching, Aquinas stated: "human laws do not forbid all vices ... but only the more grievous vices ... and chiefly those that are to the hurt of others, without the prohibition of which human society could not be maintained: thus human law prohibits murder, theft and such like".

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  • Nor would it have worked in the performing arts world that preceded Louis IX's influence.

    Jennifer Edwards: What the World of Dance Can Learn From World of Warcraft

  • Gothic cathedral windows typically were pictorial narrations of biblical stories, but this one, unusually, depicts events that took place during Louis IX's lifetime.

    The Parisian Jewel for the Jerusalem Crown

  • It tells the story of the relics from when St. Helena found them to when Louis IX brought them to Paris.

    The Parisian Jewel for the Jerusalem Crown

  • They did, however, have the Camargue, and Louis IX--- later canonized--- ordered the little village of Aigues-Mortes made into a proper port, with a proper port's walls.


  • Certainly not, but many did, such as Saint Louis IX, Saint Ferdinand of Castile, and Blessed Nuno.

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  • Philippe was as gentle as Louis IX. and as kindly as Henri IV.

    Les Miserables

  • Saint Louis IX, King of France, whose feast we celebrate today, is the epitome of the Christian knight, king and crusader.

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  • Blanche told Louis IX, "I would rather see you dead than commit a mortal sin."

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  • While there has been some questions about its authorship, even if not by the hand of Louis IX, it does reflect a mindset which, despite the pieties of the language, puts forth some real concept of kingship - with regard to justice, administration, the various classes, towns and the Church.

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