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Louis VIII the Lion (5 September 1187 – 8 November 1226) wis a Keeng o Fraunce frae the Hoose o Capet who reigned frae 1223 tae 1226.

Louis VIII the Lion
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Louis VIII's seal
Keeng o Fraunce (mair…)
Ring14 Julie 1223 – 8 November 1226
Coronation6 August 1223 in Reims Cathedral
PredecessorPhilip II
SuccessorLouis IX
Born5 September 1187(1187-09-05)
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd8 November 1226(1226-11-08) (aged 39)
Château de Montpensier, Fraunce
BuirialSaunt Denis Basilica
SpouseBlanche o Castile
IssueLouis IX, Keeng o Fraunce
Robert I, Coont o Artois
Alphonse, Coont o Toulouse
Saunt Isabelle
Charles I, Keeng o Sicily
HooseHoose o Capet
FaitherPhilip II o Fraunce
MitherIsabelle o Hainaut
ReleegionRoman Catholicism