Saint Louis of Toulouse

[Saint Louis of Toulouse]
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Born to the nobility, the son of Charles II of Anjou, king of Naples. Great-nephew of Saint Louis IX, and of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. Grew up in Provence (in modern France). Spent seven years as a hostage for his father at Barcelona and Tarragona in Spain. Ordained at age 23. Friar Minor. Reluctant bishop of Toulouse, France for the last six months of his life.

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  • “Saint Louis of Toulouse”. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 September 2010. Web. 16 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/saint-louis-of-toulouse/>