Blanche Capet: Birth: 4 Dec 1240. Death: 29 Apr 1243
Louis Capet: Birth: 21 Feb 1243. Death: 11 Jan 1260
Jean Capet: Birth: 1247. Death: 10 Mar 1248
Marguerite Capet: Birth: 1255. Death: Jul 1271
Robert Capet: Birth: 1256. Death: 7 Feb 1317
Note: 21st g-grandfather of Joan and 26th of Darrell. BIOGRAPHY: Was crowned king of France at age 12 (when his father died). His mother, Blanche, ruled during his minority. As an adult, had many conflicts with some of his nobles and kiing Henry III of England, but he was able to annex the provinces of Normandy, Maine and Provence. He asserted Christian values during his rule and reformed France's legal system. Participating in the 7th and 8th Crusades, he died from dysentery during the latter. He was the only French king to be canonized. For more, see Wikpedia, "Louis IX of France" (DVM, 24 Jun 2015).
BURIAL: Most of his body was buried in Tunesia.
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