Louis IX Capet Roi des Francs
- Born: 25 Apr 1214, Poissy, Yvelines, Ile-de-France, France
- Marriage: Margaret de Provence on 27 May 1234 in Cathedral of St Etienne, Sens, Yonne
- Died: 25 Aug 1270, Near Tunis, Tunisia at age 56
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Louis IX Rei de France. Louis de France, son of Louis VIII King of France & his wife Infanta dońa Blanca de Castilla (Château de Poissy, Yvelines 25 Apr 1214-killed in battle Tunis 25 Aug 1270, bur église de l'Abbaye royale de Saint-Denis). The Chronicon Turonense records that King Louis left six sons (in order) "Ludovicum primogenitum, Robertum, Amfulsum, Johannem, Dagobertum id est Philippum, et Stephanum" and one daughter "Isabellam" when he died. He succeeded his father in 1226 as Louis IX King of France.
Louis IX King of France maried (Cathedral of St Etienne, Sens, Yonne 27 May 1234) Marguerite de Provence, daughter of Raimond Berenger V Comté de Provence & his wife Béatrice de Savoie (St Maime near Forcalquier Spring 1221-Paris, Abbaye de St Marcel 21 Dec 1295, bur église de l'Abbaye royale de Saint-Denis). The Vincentii Bellovacensis Memoriale Omnium Temporum records the marriage in 1233 of King Louis IX and "comitis Provincie filiam…Margaretam" [ incentii Bellovacensis Memoriale Omnium Temporum 1233, MGH SS XXIV, p. 161. . ] "R Berengarii…comes et marchio Provincie et comes Folcalquerii" made arrangements for the dowry of "filie nostre Margarite" by charter dated 17 May 1234 [Gallia Christiana Novissima, I.1, Aix, Instrumenta, Col. 27-28, no. XXIII].
Louis married Margaret de Provence, daughter of Ramón V Berengar comte de Provence and Beatrix de Savoie, on 27 May 1234 in Cathedral of St Etienne, Sens, Yonne. (Margaret de Provence was born about 1221 in St. Maime, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Provence, France and died in 1285 in Paris, Seine, Ile-de-France, France.)