Louis VII "le Jeune" Capet Roi des Francs
- Born: 1120 160
- Marriage (1): Aliénor de Aquitaine in 1137 in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France 160
- Marriage (2): Constanza Alfonsez de Castilla 487,1078
- Marriage (3): Adélaide de Champagne Nov-1160
- Died: 18 Sep 1180, Paris, Île-de-France, France at age 60 160
- Buried: 1180, Notre-Dame-de-Barbeau, Fontainebleau 160
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 101:25, 102:25, 109:28, 110:26, 137:25, Louis VII "the Young," King of Fance, son of Louis VI "le Gros," King of France and his wife Adelaide of Savoy, married, as his first wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine. They were divored, and Eleanor remarried Henry II of England. Louis VII married, as his second wife, Constance of Castilla, daughter Alfonso VII, King of Castile and León. Louis VII married, as his third wife, Alix of Champagne. 160
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• Dates & Events.
In 1179, Louis became the first king of France to visit England, making a pilgrimage to Canterbury to pray for St. Thomas Becket's help in curing his son. Louis spent a night at Becket's tomb, and made several offerings. One, the "Regale of France", was considered the finest gem in Europe and several centuries later was appropriated by King Henry VIII, who wore it on his thumb.
• Children. 1076
Louis VII was first married to Eleanor of Aquitaine at Bordeaux, 22 Jul 1137 and they were divorced 21 Mar 1152. Their two daughters were:
Marie of France, married to Henry I, Count of Champagne, son of Theobald IV, Count of Blois and Champagne, and the brother of Stephen, King of England.
Alix of France, married Theobald V, Count of Blois, son of Theobald IV, and brother of Henry I, husband of Alix's sister Marie.
Louis VII married, as his second wife Constance of Castile, daughter of Alfonso VII, King of Castile and Leon and his wife Berengaria of Barcelona. They married at Orleans in 1143/4. Children of Louis VII and Constance were:
Margarite of France married Henry, the son of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Margarite married, as her second husband, Béla III of Hungary.
Alix of France, married William count of Ponthieu. They had a daughter, Marie, who married Simón de Dammartin, Comté de Aumale, son of Alberic II. The daughter of Marie and Simón, Joanna, married, as her first husband Ferdinand III, King of Castile and Leon, the son of Alfonso IX, King of Leon and his wife Berengaria of Castile. Berengaria was the daughter of Eleanor of England and granddaughter of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Louis VII, married a third time to Adela of Champagne and Blois on 13 Nov 1160. Adela was the daughter of Theobald IV, Comté de Champagne et Blois, and Matilda of Carinthia. The children of Louis VII and his wife Adela were:
Twin sons who died at birth.
Philip II Augustus, married to Isabella of Hainault, daughter of Baldwin VIII, count of Hainault and Namur and his second wife, Margaret of Flanders. His second wife was Ingeborg of Denmark, daughter of Waldemar I, King of Denmark and Sophie of Polotsk. His third wife was Agnes of Meran, daugher of Berthold VI, Duke of Meran, and his wife Agnes of Wettin-Rochlitz.
Agnes of France, married to Alexius II Comneus, Byzantine Emperor, son of Manuel I and his wife, Mary, daughter of Raymond of Antioch.
~ Blood Royal: Issue of the Kings and Queens of Medieval England, 1066-1399, pp. 191-199
Louis married Constanza Alfonsez de Castilla, daughter of Alfonso VII "el Emperador" Raimúndez Rey de Galicia, Castilla, Leán and Berenguela Raimundo de Barcelona 487.,1076 (Constanza Alfonsez de Castilla was born about 1134 in Castilla, España, Iberia,1076 died on 4 Oct 1160 in France 1076 and was buried in 1160 in St. Denis Abbey, St. Denis, Paris, Seine, France 1076.)
Louis next married Aliénor de Aquitaine, daughter of Guillaume "le Jeune" Duc de Aquitaine et VIII Comté de Poitou and Aénor de Châtellerault, in 1137 in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France.160 (Aliénor de Aquitaine was born in 1120-1122 in Château de Belin, Gironde, died 31 Mar or 1 Apr 1204 in Fontévrault Abbey, Anjou 160 and was buried in Abbaye de Fontévrault, Fontevrault 160.)
Louis next married Adélaide de Champagne, daughter of Thibauld IV 'le Grand' Comte de Champagne et Blois and Matilda von Sponheim, Nov-1160. (Adélaide de Champagne was born about 1140 in Blois, Loir-Et-Cher and died on 4 Jun 1206 in Pais, Seine, Ile-de-France.)