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Charles the Child (in the Latin of the Annales Bertiniani, Karolus puer) (c.849, Frankfurt am Main-September 29, 866, Buzancais) was the king of Aquitaine from October 855 in opposition to Pepin II and sole king only for the final two years of his life (864-866). Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Events Births Deaths August 18 - Walafrid Strabo, German monk and theologian Categories: 849 ... Frankfurt am Main [ˈfraŋkfʊrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city of Germany. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... Events Fujiwara no Yoshifusa becomes regent of Japan, starting the Fujiwara regentship. ... Look up October in Wiktionary, the free dictionary October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Events Louis II succeeds Lothar as western emperor. ... Events Khan Boris I of Bulgaria is baptized an Orthodox Christian. ...


He was the second son of Charles the Bald and brother of Louis the Stammerer. He was the choice of his father, who himself had claimed the Aquitainian throne since 838 at the death of his older half-brother Pepin I. His father had apprehended the younger Pepin and emprisoned him in 852, but his candidate then, his nephew Louis the Younger, didn't come west until 855 and came no further than Limoges. So in that year, Charles had his son and namesake crowned king instead, in Limoges. Charles the Bald - Detail from a painting in the First Bible of Charles the Bald, painted ca. ... Louis the Stammerer (November 1, 846 – April 10, 879), also known as Louis II and Louis le Begue, was the son of Charles II and Ermentrude of Orléans. ... Events At Hingston Down, Egbert of Wessex beats the Danish and the West Welsh. ... Events Boris I Michael succeeds the duumvirate of Malamir and Presian as monarch of Bulgaria. ... Louis the Younger was king of Eastern Francia from 876 to 882. ... Events Louis II succeeds Lothar as western emperor. ... Location within France Limoges (Limòtges in Occitan) is a city and commune in France, the préfecture of the Haute-Vienne département, and the administrative capital of the Limousin région. ...


Unlike previous kings of Aquitaine within the Frankish Empire or the Frankish Kingdom (Louis the Pious, Pepin I, Pepin II), Charles the Child had no real authority at all. The aristocracy wanted independance from the West Frankish ruling house, and so they chose Pepin II again when he escaped emprisonment in 855. He had their support until caught again (864) and emprisoned, until death, in Senlis. Statue of Charlemagne (also called Karl der Große, Charles the Great) in Frankfurt, Germany. ... Statue of Charlemagne (also called Karl der Große, Charles the Great) in Frankfurt, Germany. ... Louis the Pious doing penance at Attigny in 822. ... The Western Franks generally speaking were the lands under the control of Charles the Bald after the Treaty of Verdun. ... Events Khan Boris I of Bulgaria is baptized an Orthodox Christian. ... Senlis is the name or part of the name of several communes in France: Senlis, in the Oise département Senlis, in the Pas-de-Calais département Senlis-le-Sec, in the Somme département This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the...


Charles married in 862, but all that is known is that she was the widow of some Count Humbert. The marriage was dissolved in 863. Charles died without known descendants. Events Rurik gained control of Novgorod. ... Events Constantine I succeeds as king of Scotland. ...


He is sometimes referred to as Charles III, though he was not really the third Charles of Aquitaine or third Charles of anything, for that matter.

Preceded by:
Pepin II
King of Aquitaine
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Succeeded by:
unknown
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Charles the Bald at AllExperts (1118 words)
Charles the Bald (numbered Charles II of France and the Holy Roman Emperor) (French: Charles le Chauve) (June 13, 823 – October 5 or 6, 877), Holy Roman Emperor (875-877) and king of West Francia (840-877), was the youngest son of Emperor Louis the Pious, by his second wife Judith.
Charles allied himself with his brother Louis the German to resist the pretensions of the new emperor Lothair I, and the two allies defeated Lothair at the Battle of Fontenay-en-Puisaye on June 25 841.
Charles was succeeded by his son, Louis, the child of Ermentrude, daughter of Odo, Count of Orléans, whom Charles had married in 842 and who had died in 869.
Charles the Bald: Information from Answers.com (1564 words)
Charles was granted the kingdom of the western Franks, which he ruled with the support of the bishops despite the wavering loyalties of his vassals and the attacks of Norsemen, Bretons, and Germans.
Charles II or Charles the Bald, 823–77, emperor of the West (875–77) and king of the West Franks (843–77); son of Emperor Louis I by a second marriage.
Charles the Bald (numbered Charles II of France and the Holy Roman Emperor) (French: Charles le Chauve) (June 13, 823 – October 5 or 6, 877), Holy Roman Emperor (875-877) and king of West Francia (840-877), was the youngest son of Emperor Louis the Pious, by his second wife Judith.
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