MAP#41: King Louis VIII ‘The Lion’

Louis VIII The LionFrench King Louis VIII who as a young Prince invaded England with the support of the English barons with the hope of taking the throne from King John. He would rise to King in France and take part in the Albigensian Crusade to gain back his lands in Southern France. In this episode we’ll look at his invasion of England, participation in the crusades, his rise to King of France and his untimely death.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • First Barons’ War
  • Siege of Dover (1216)
  • Albigensian Crusade
  • And more…


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