War of the Albigensians.
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French history in 100 tables
by Paul Lehugeur
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Louis VIII (1223-1226) starts again the hostilities to the king of England Henri III, and takes the Limousin and Périgord to him.
A council at this meeting in Bourges (1225) orders a new crusade against the Albigensians, i.e.
against the heretics of the South, gives the responsability Louis VIII to exterminate them, and forces Henri III with a truce.
Raymond VII, count de Toulouse, are excommunicated and attacked with fury; the South of France is afflicted by most appalling of the wars.
Avignon capitulates after a long resistance, and the other cities are subjected.
Louis VIII dies in the return of forwarding after three years of reign (1226).
The Cross ones in…
Massacre of the Albigensians.
Raymond VII With Notre-Dame.
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