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- Louis VII 1120?-1180. King of France (1137-1180) who led the unsuccessful Second Crusade (1147-1149) and frequently fought against Henry II of England.
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- n. king of France who led the unsuccessful Second Crusade and fought frequent wars with Henry II of England (1120-1180)
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Odo of Deuil, Suger's successor as abbot, was chaplain to Louis VII during the Second Crusade, of which he wrote a chronicle.
France itself, where under the kind rule of Louis VI and Louis VII
Louis VII (1120-80) was crowned in the Cathedral of Bourges, and Louis XI (1423-83) and the great CondÈ (1621-86) were baptized at Bourges.
After the death of Alberic, Archbishop of Bourges, in 1141, Louis VII of France wanted to secure the nomination of a man of his own choice whom the chapter did not consider the fit person, and they chose
A churchman, Suger, abbot of St-Denis, a friend of Louis VI and minister of Louis VII (1137-80), developed and realized this ideal of kingly duty.