Louis IX, Charles of Anjou, and the Tunis Crusade of 1270

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Shortly aer Philip III ascended to the throne of France in 1270, he wrote to the abbot and monks of St Denis about the deaths of his father, Louis IX, his brother John of Nevers, and his brother-in-law ibaut of Navarre: Aer these men, having signed themselves with the sign of the living cross, had prepared themselves with all their strength to spread and exalt the faith and had come to Africa to extirpate from the roots the errors of the indel Saracens there, they were withdrawn from this world.1

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCrusades-Medieval Worlds in Conflict
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781351947039
ISBN (Print)9781409400615
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

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© Thomas F. Madden, James L. Naus, Vincent Ryan 2010.


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