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Encyclopedia > Lothair of France
French Monarchy-
Carolingian Dynasty
(French branch)

Charles the Bald
Children
   Judith, Queen consort
   of Wessex
   Louis the Stammerer
   Charles the Child, King
   of Aquitaine
Louis the Stammerer
Children
   Louis III
   Carloman
   Charles the Simple
Louis III
Carloman
Charles the Simple
Children
   Louis IV
Louis IV
Children
   Lothair
   Charles, Duke of Lower
   Lorraine
Lothair
Children
   Louis V
Louis V

Lothair (941-986), king of France, son of Louis IV and Gerberge of Saxony, succeeded his father in 954, and was at first under the guardianship of Hugh the Great, duke of the Franks, and then under that of his maternal uncle Bruno, archbishop of Cologne. The Carolingians (also known as the Carlovingians) were a dynasty of rulers that eventually controlled the Frankish realm and its successors from the 8th to the 10th century, officially taking over the kingdoms from the Merovingian dynasty in 751. ... The following list of Frankish Kings is one of several Wikipedia lists of incumbents. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Charles the Bald - Detail from a painting in the First Bible of Charles the Bald, painted ca. ... Judith (c. ... Judith (c. ... Capital Bordeaux Area 41,309 km² Regional President Alain Rousset ( PS) (since 1998) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 6th) 3,049,000 2,908,359 74/km² (2004) Arrondissements 18 Cantons 235 Communes 2,296 Départements Dordogne Gironde Landes Lot-et-Garonne Pyrénées-Atlantiques Aquitaine... 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. ... Louis III (c. ... Carloman (died December 12, 884), king of Western Francia, was the eldest son of King Louis the Stammerer, and became king, jointly with his brother Louis III, on his fathers death in 879. ... Charles III the Simple (September 17, 879 - October 7, 929) was a member of the Carolingian dynasty. ... Louis IV dOutremer: King of France 936 to 954, member of the Carolingian dynasty. ... Charles of Lorraine (953-993) was the son of King Louis IV of France and Gerberga. ... Charles of Lorraine (953-993) was the son of King Louis IV of France and Gerberga. ... King Louis V of France (ca. ... Events Oda the Severe becomes Archbishop of Canterbury Births Charles dOutremer son of Louis IV of France Deaths Categories: 941 ... Events March 2 - Louis V becomes King of the Franks End of the reign of Emperor Kazan of Japan Emperor Ichijo ascends to the throne of Japan Explorer Bjarni Herjólfsson becomes the first inhabitant of the Old World to sight North America Births Deaths March 2 - Lothair, King of... Louis IV dOutremer: King of France 936 to 954, member of the Carolingian dynasty. ... Gerberge or Gerberga was the name of several queens and noblewomen among the Franks. ... Events King Malcolm I of Scotland is killed in battle against Highlanders. ... Other people named Hugh the Great are Hugh of Cluny (1024 - 1109), abbot of Cluny, later canonized, and Hugh of Vermandois, brother of Philip I of France. ... The Franks or the Frankish people were one of several west Germanic tribes who entered the late Roman Empire from Frisia as foederati and established a lasting realm (sometimes referred to as Francia) in an area that covers most of modern-day France and the region of Franconia in Germany... Brun or Bruno I, Archbishop of Cologne from 953 until his death in 965 and Duke of Lotharingia from 954, was the brother of Otto I, king of Germany and later Holy Roman Emperor. ...


The beginning of his reign was occupied with wars against the vassals, particularly against the duke of Normandy. Lothair then seems to have conceived the design of recovering Lorraine. He attempted to precipitate matters by a sudden attack, and in the spring of 978 nearly captured the emperor Otto II at Aix-la-Chapelle. Otto took his revenge in the autumn by invading France. He penetrated as far as Paris, devastating the country through which he passed, but failed to take the town, and was forced to retreat with heavy loss. Peace was concluded in 980 at Margut-sur-Chiers, and in 983 Lothair was even chosen guardian to the young Otto III. Mont Saint Michel is a historic pilgrimage site and a symbol of Normandy Normandy is a geographical region in northern France. ... Lorraine can refer to: the historical independent duchy and later French province of Lorraine: see Lorraine (province). ... Otto II ( 955 – December 7, 983, Rome), was the third German ruler of the Saxon or Ottonian dynasty. ... Map of Germany showing Aachen Aachen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, 65 km to the west of Cologne, and the westernmost city in Germany, at 50°46 N, 6°6 E. Population: 256,605 (2003). ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ...


Towards 980, however, Lothair quarrelled with Hugh the Great's son, Hugh Capet, who, at the instigation of Adalberon, archbishop of Reims, became reconciled with Otto III. Lothair died on the March 2, 986. By his wife Emma, daughter of Lothair, king of Italy, he left a son who succeeded him as Louis V.-1... Adalberon (d. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... King Louis V of France (ca. ...


This article incorporates text from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, which is in the public domain. Supporters contend that the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911) represents, in many ways, the sum of knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ...



Preceded by:
Louis IV
King of Western Francia
954986
Succeeded by:
Louis V


Louis IV dOutremer: King of France 936 to 954, member of the Carolingian dynasty. ... Kings ruled in France from the Middle Ages to 1848. ... Events King Malcolm I of Scotland is killed in battle against Highlanders. ... Events March 2 - Louis V becomes King of the Franks End of the reign of Emperor Kazan of Japan Emperor Ichijo ascends to the throne of Japan Explorer Bjarni Herjólfsson becomes the first inhabitant of the Old World to sight North America Births Deaths March 2 - Lothair, King of... King Louis V of France (ca. ...


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