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Louis IV, King of Western Francia

Male 919 - 954  (35 years)


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  • Name Louis IV  
    Suffix King of Western Francia 
    Born 919  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 10 Sep 920  [1
    Died 10 Sep 954  Rheims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Person ID I6364  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of Thomas Butler, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Charles III "The Straightforward", King of Western Francia,   b. 17 Sep 879,   d. 7 Oct 929, Peronne, Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Eadgifu of Wessex,   b. 902,   d. 951  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 918  [1
    Family ID F4928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gerberga of Saxony,   b. Between 913 and 914,   d. 5 May 969  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 939  [5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Matilda of the West Franks,   d. Abt 981
    +2. Lothair, King of Western Francia,   b. 941,   d. 2 Mar 986, Laon, Aisne, Picardy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +3. Charles of Lorraine,   b. 953,   d. 991  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F5445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Called "d'Outre-Mer"; "Transmarinus" (i.e.,"from overseas").

      Died of a fall from a horse, according to Ancestral Roots, the Encyclopedia Britannica, and French-language Wikipedia. Some sources, including English-language Wikipedia, say 30 Sep, but 10 Sep seems more common.

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    2. [S35] Encyclopedia Britannica.

    3. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., date only.

    4. [S764] Nathaniel L. Taylor, "Dynastic Chronology: Western Europe, X - XIII Centuries.", year only.

    5. [S91] The Henry Project: The Ancestors of King Henry II of England, by Stewart Baldwin and Todd A. Farmerie.

    6. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., "939/40".