Louis was Catholic, and he built the Sainte Chapelle (“Holy Chapel”) on the Île de la Cité in the centre of Paris. It is thought that the French monarchy was trying to establish the kingdom of France as the “new Jerusalem.” Louis IX tried to make France, which was seen as being a very religious place, a protector of the Church. It worked, and between the 12th and 13th centuries, France and the pope were very close.

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