Charles III "the Simple," King of the West Franks

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Charles III "the Simple," King of the West Franks, son of Louis II "the Stammerer," King of France and Adelaide, was born 17 September 879.1 He died 7 October 929.1

Charles married (1) Frederuna, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), in 907;1 he married (2) Eadgifu, daughter of Eadweard I "the Elder," King of the West Saxons and Ælfflaed, about 918.2

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Family 1

  • Giselle1 b. abt. 900

Family 2

Frederuna b. say 890, d. 917

Family 3

Eadgifu b. abt. 900, d. abt. 951
This person was last edited on15 Dec 2017


  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), 491-492, further cited as Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury.
  2. [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… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 148-17, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.