Blessed Isabella of France Biography
Blessed Isabella of France Biography, Feast Day, Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Beatification Date, Canonization Date
|Date of Birth||March 1225|
|Country of Birth||France in Europe|
|Matrimony/Holy Orders||Blesseds who were Nuns/Sisters|
|Place of Work||France|
|Date of Death||22 February 1270|
|Place of Death||Longchamp, France|
|Feast Day||February 22, August 31, November 8, February 24|
|Beatification||Beatified by Pope Leo X in 1521|
|Canonization||Canonized by N/A|
|Patron Saint of||Sick people|
Bl. Isabella of France was also known as Isabel of France. She was born a princess being the daughter of King Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castle. Isabel was the sister to Saint Louis IX and the aunt of St. Louis of Toulouse. She rejected a marriage offer from a German emperor for her to found a Poor Clare convent at Longchamps, Paris in France where she served as a nun without vows.
in 1259 AD, Pope Alexander IV approved a rule Isabella had written on the order of the Humble Handmaidens of the Blessed Virgin Mary.