„I would rather have a Scot come from Scotland to govern the people of this kingdom well and justly than that you should govern them ill in the sight of all the world.“

—  Luís IX de França, Jean de Joinville Livre des saintes paroles et des bons faiz nostre roy saint Looys, Je ameroie mieus que uns Escoz venist d'Escosse et gouvernast le peuple du royaume bien et loyaument, que que tu le gouvernasses mal apertement. Page 167. http://users.skynet.be/antoine.mechelynck/chroniq/joinv/JV003.htm Speaking to his eldest son, Louis.
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Je ameroie mieus que uns Escoz venist d'Escosse et gouvernast le peuple du royaume bien et loyaument, que que tu le gouvernasses mal apertement.

Jean de Joinville Livre des saintes paroles et des bons faiz nostre roy saint Looys

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