Charles II "the bald," King of Franks and Western Emperor

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Charles II "the bald," King of Franks and Western Emperor, son of Louis I "the Pious," Emperor and Judith of Bavaria, was born at Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, 13 June 823.1,2,3,4 He died at Brides-les-Bains, France, 6 October 877,1,3,4 and was first buried at Nanuta monastery, Ain, France.4 He was later reinterred at St. Denise, France.4

Charles married (1) Ermentrude of Orléans, daughter of Eudes, Count of Orléans and Engeltrude, at Quierzy, Aisne, France, 13 December 842;1,2,3,4 he married (2) Richardis of Metz, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), 22 November 870.1,3

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Ermentrude of Orléans b. abt. 830, d. 6 Oct 869
Children

Family 3

Richardis of Metz d. bt 910 - 914
Children
  • Pepin1 d. abt. 875
  • Rothilde10 d. bef. 929
  • Drogo1 b. aft. 870, d. abt. 875
  • Charles1 b. 10 Oct 876, d. 877

Citations

  1. [S95] John Brooks Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury (1611 - 1695) and His Wife Mary (Perkins) Bradbury (1615 - 1700) of Salisbury, Massachusetts, 3rd ed. (Madison, Wisconsin: p.p., 2006), 533-534, further cited as Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury.
  2. [S89] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr. and David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants, 7th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 148-15, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.
  3. [S1954] Stewart Baldwin, The Henry Project: The Ancestors of King Henry II of England: An Experiment in Cooperative Medieval Genealogy on the Internet, https://fasg.org/projects/henryproject/data/charl001.htm, accessed Nov 2017. Hereinafter cited as Baldwin, The Henry Project.
  4. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 5:493 (App B3), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  5. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 49-17.
  6. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals, 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 162-16, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  7. [S1954] Baldwin, The Henry Project, https://fasg.org/projects/henryproject/data/judit002.htm, accessed Oct 2017.
  8. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 5:494 (App B4).
  9. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 5:502 (App E4).
  10. [S1954] Baldwin, The Henry Project, https://fasg.org/projects/henryproject/data/rothi000.htm, accessed 14 Aug 2016.
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