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Charles II the Bald of France, HR Emperor*[1]

Male 0823 - 0877  (54 years)


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  • Name Charles II the Bald of France 
    Suffix HR Emperor* 
    Born Jun 13, 0823  Frankfort on Main - son of Louis the Pious Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 06, 0877  Alps (near Mount Ceris) (King of Karolingia) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • aka Charles le Chauve. King of France from 840- to 877. Became Charles I, Holy Roman Emperor (875-877) Joined his half-brother, Louis The German against Lothair of Italy, defeating him at Fontenoy in 841. At the Treaty of Verdun in 843 was named King of the West Franks, the beginning of modern France. He was continually at strife with his brother Louis the German. On the death of Emperor Louis II, Charles invaded Italy in 875, was crowned Emperor Charles in 875. And became King of Italy. During his reign Frace was ravaged by the Normans, the towns of Bordeau, Rouen, Orleans, and part of Paris were sacked. He died in 877.
    Person ID I18819  mykindred
    Last Modified Apr 10, 2003 

    Father Louis I. of France, HR Emperor*,   b. Aug 778, Chasseneuil (aka Louis The Pious) son of Charlemagne Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 20, 0840, Mainz, on the Rhine - as Holy Roman Emperor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Judith of Bavaria, *,   b. circa 800, Bavaria - dtr of Welf I Duke of Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 19, 0843, France - widow of Louis I the Pious Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Feb 819  (His 2nd Marriage) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ermentrude of Orleans, *,   b. circa 825, Orlean - dtr of Count Odo (Eudes of Paris) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 06, 0869, Frankfort ? - wife of Charles the Bald Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Dec 14, 0842 
    Children 
    +1. King Louis II le Begue of France, The Stammerer*,   b. Nov 01, 0843, France (Louis the Stammerer) son of Charles the Bald Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 10, 0879, Compeigne (King of France) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +2. Judith of France, *,   b. circa 843, Frankfort - dtr of Charles the Bald Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 865, Flanders - wife of Baldwin 1st Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
    +3. Hersent of France, *,   b. circa 850, France - dtr of Charles the Bald Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hainaut - wife of Regnier I Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charles of Aquitaine,   b. Neustria - son of Charles the Bald Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 865
    Family ID F6638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S580] Gedcom - Rein-Shwayder, Carol.