Today in North African history: the Eighth Crusade ends (1270)

King Louis IX of France (d. 1270, which is a bit of a spoiler), who would later be known as Saint Louis, would probably go somewhere on a list of the 10 greatest Crusaders of all time. He'd be right up there alongside men like¬†Godfrey of Bouillon, the first Christian ruler of Jerusalem, and¬†Richard the … Continue reading Today in North African history: the Eighth Crusade ends (1270)