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Charles II the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor

Charles II the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor[1]

Male 823 - 877  (54 years)

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  • Name Charles II the Bald 
    Charles the Bald
    Charles the Bald
    Suffix Holy Roman Emperor 
    Born 13 Jun 823  Frankfurt-am-Main Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 25 Jun 841  Fontenoy, Auxerre, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Fontenoy 
    Fontenoy Obelisk
    Fontenoy Obelisk
    The Battle of Fontenoy-en-Puisaye was the climatic struggle over the imperial dispositions of Louis the Pious among his sons, Lothair I of Italy, Charles the Bald and Louis the German. Lothair and his nephew Pepin were defeated by Charles and Louis.
    Died 6 Oct 877  Avrieux or Brides-les-Bains, Savoie Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Saint-Denis Basilica, Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charles the Bald
    Charles the Bald
    Lost or Destroyed
    Basilica of St. Denis
    Basilica of St. Denis
    Paris, France
    Notes 
    • King of West Francia (843-77), King of Italy (875-77) and Holy Roman Emperor (875-77, as Charles II).
    Person ID I11136  Dickinson
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 

    Father Louis I the Pious, Holy Roman Emperor,   b. 778, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 840, Ingelheim-Nord, Mainz-Bingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Judith of Bavaria,   b. Abt 805, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 843, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Feb 1819  Aix-la-Chapelle Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ermentrude d'Orléans, Queen of the Franks,   b. 27 Sep 823,   d. 6 Oct 869  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 842  Quierzy, Aisne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 867 
    • Seperated.
    Children 
    +1. Judith of the Franks,   b. Abt 844,   d. Aft 870  (Age ~ 27 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Louis II the Stammerer, King of Aquitaine and West Francia,   b. 1 Nov 846,   d. 10 Apr 879  (Age 32 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F1681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Richilde d'Ardennes,   b. Abt 845,   d. Abt 910  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Rothilde,   b. Abt 871,   d. 22 Mar 929  (Age ~ 58 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F3144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jun 823 - Frankfurt-am-Main Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Fontenoy - 25 Jun 841 - Fontenoy, Auxerre, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Dec 842 - Quierzy, Aisne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 877 - Avrieux or Brides-les-Bains, Savoie Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint-Denis Basilica, Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    The Carolingian Empire
    The Carolingian Empire

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CAROLINGIANS.htm#CharlesIIleChauveB.