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  Researching the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada
  Recherche sur la Forteresse-de-Louisbourg Lieu historique national du Canada

Parks Canada ~ Parcs Canada
Cape Breton ~ Le Cap-Breton

 Yvon LeBlanc - Louisbourg 1744

fortress of Louisbourg Institute / Institut de Louisbourg   forteresse de  
L  o  u  i  s  b  o  u  r  g

FORTRESS OF LOUISBOURG NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 
OF CANADA (N.S.)

Feast of St. Louis 

In honour of King Louis IX. Born in 1214, he became King of France in 1226. Participated in the 7th and 8th Crusades and died of the plague on August 25, 1270. He was renowned for his strong fair rule and personal piety. He was canonized in 1297 by Pope Boniface VIII.