Historical Figures

Louis VI the Fat(1081 - 1137)

Louis VI the Fat, was the son of Philip I and Bertha of Holland. He first married Lucienne de Rochefort and Adéle de Savoie. Louis is an energetic and valiant king in battle. He subdues the revolts of the barons on his domain and imposes himself against the lords of the kingdom. He also had to manage a conflict against the England of Henry I and the Germany of Emperor Henry V. Louis le Gros, died in 1137 of dysentery caused by excessive good food, which had made obese. His son Louis VII, who wanted to be a monk, will succeed him.

Philip I Louis VII the Younger