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Historical Events in July 1250

Victory in BattleBattle of Fariskur

Jul 3 Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself
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Louis IX being taken prisoner by Baibars' Mamluk army
Louis IX being taken prisoner by Baibars' Mamluk army