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had to pay the ransom for his father John II
father was Louis VIII 'the Lion'
Italian campaign lost money and men, military disaster for France
established the systems of appanages
led France against Europe to win the throne of Spain for his grandson
led the Seventh Crusade, ended in military disaster
lead France's recovery from the devastation of the Hundred Years' War
reigned for only 3 years
reorganized the army
took part in the 3rd Crusade
Known as the 'Sun King'
Renaissance arrived in France during his reign
renounced Protestantism and accepted Catholicism in order to enter Paris
House of Bourbon, ruled from 1610-143
won Normandy, Brittany, Anjou for France
House of Bourbon, ruled from 1643--1715
founded the House of Bourbon, ruled from 1589--1610
succeeded by his son Louis VII
house of Capet, ruled form 1226--1270
known as the 'Victorious'
first great Capetian kings of France
fought Catholic opposition in the War of Three Henries
the last of the Valois line
had a rivalry with Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire
tried to convert the Jews of France
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the Thirty Years' War took place during his reign
annexed Languedoc, captured Poitou from England
recaptured lost parts of France paid as ransom to England
the Italian Wars were a big part of his reign
house of Valois, ruled from 1483-1498
began the construction for the Chateau de Chambord and rebuilt the Chateau de Louvre
married Anne of Austria, daughter of Philip II of Spain
house of Capet, ruled from 1364-1380
succeeded his father Henry IV as King of France when he was 8/9
known as 'Louis the Chaste'
negotiated peace with England
King of England for a while
house of Capet, ruled from 1179--1223
Known as 'Louis the Great'
assassinated by a crazed friar in 1589
72-year-reign, 2nd longest in recorded history
War of the Three Henries broke out during his reign
went mad before his death in 1461
Wars of Religion occurred during his reign
succeeded by his son Louis XII
house of Valois, ruled 1515--1547
became heir to the throne when Henry III's brother died in 1584
son Louis XI of France
house of Capet, reigned 1223--1226
house of Valois, ruled from 1574--1589

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