Louis VII of France

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Louis VII the Young
King of the Franks
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Louis VII the Young of France
ReignAs co-King: 25 October 11311 August 1137
As senior King: 1 August 113718 September 1180
Coronation25 October 1131, Cathedral of Reims
TitlesJure uxoris Duke of Aquitaine (113752)
Born1120
Died(1180-09-18)September 18, 1180
Place of deathSaint-Pont, Allier
BuriedSaint Denis Basilica
PredecessorLouis VI
SuccessorPhilip II Augustus
ConsortEleanor of Aquitaine (11221204)
Constance of Castile (11411160)
Adèle of Champagne (11401206)
ChildrenMarie, Countess of Champagne (114598)
Alix, Countess of Blois (115197/98)
Marguerite, Queen of Hungary (115897)
Alys, Countess of the Vexin (11601220)
Philip Augustus (1165-1223)
Agnes, Byzantine Empress (11711240)
Royal HouseHouse of Capet
FatherLouis VI of France (10811137)
MotherAdélaide of Maurienne (10921154)

Louis VII, called the Younger or the Young (French: Louis le Jeune; 112018 September 1180), was King of France from 1137 until his death. He was the son and successor of Louis VI.

Ancestors[change | change source]

Louis VII of France Father:
Louis VI of France
Paternal Grandfather:
Philip I of France
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Henry I of France
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Anne of Kiev
Paternal Grandmother:
Bertha of Holland
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Floris I, Count of Holland
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Gertrude of Saxony
Mother:
Adelaide of Maurienne
Maternal Grandfather:
Humbert II of Savoy
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Amadeus II of Savoy
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Joan of Geneva
Maternal Grandmother:
Gisela of Burgundy
Maternal Great-grandfather:
William I, Count of Burgundy
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Stephanie

Marriages and Children[change | change source]

Louis married three times. By Eleanor of Aquitaine, he had:

By Constance of Castile:

By Adele of Champagne: