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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 AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of WPF
    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, Todd A. Farmerie, and Peter Stewart.

    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".