What Happened in 1270

  • Eighth Crusade Is Launched

    The Eighth Crusade was a crusade launched by Louis IX, King of France, in 1270. The Eighth Crusade is sometimes counted as the Seventh, if the... Read more

  • Louis IX Dies

    These events led to Louis' call for a new crusade in 1267, although there was little support this time; Jean de Joinville, the chronicler who... Read more

  • The Siege Of Tunis Is Abandoned

    Due to further diseases the siege of Tunis was abandoned on October 30 by an agreement with the sultan. In this agreement the Christians gained... Read more