Prince Louis


 

Prince Louis invaded England and laid siege to Dover Castle in 1216 at the behest of the Barons to unseat John and claim the Kingdom for his own.

 

 National Affiliation: France
Occupation: French Prince, later King of France
Allies: King Philip II
Enemies: Hubert de Burgh, King John, Richard I, Henry III
Castles: Dover Castle
Personality: Impatient, Imprudent

The son of King Philip II, Louis bucked against his father’s control for most of his life.

His impetuousness led to a number of gaffes on the battlefield, though he distinguished himself in wars against both Richard I and King John of England.

Philip invaded England and laid siege to Dover Castle in 1216 at the behest of the Barons to unseat John and claim the Kingdom for his own.