Charles the Bald (13 June 823 – 6 October 877) was the King of West Francia (843–77), King of Italy (875–77) and Holy Roman Emperor (875–77, as Charles II).  38th and 39th Grandfather

Charles the Bald June 823 – 6 October Holy Roman Emperor as Charles II) and King of West Francia as Charles II). Generation 39 on family tree.

Apparition of Charles the Bald after his death and burial in Saint Denis.

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This Gospel is an example of a “Codex Purpureus”. The parchment was dyed with purpled colourant, and written with gold and silver inks. Apparently, the “Codices Purpurei” had imperial associations. In this sense, this manuscript would have been a gift from Charles the Bald to the abbey of Saint-Denis, according to a legend.    Source: gallica.bnf.fr / Bibliothèque nationale de France. According the site of the BNF, the reutilization of documents for a non-commercial purpose is free.

This Gospel is an example of a “Codex Purpureus”. The parchment was dyed with purpled colourant, and written with gold and silver inks. Apparently, the “Codices Purpurei” had imperial associations. In this sense, this manuscript would have been a gift from Charles the Bald to the abbey of Saint-Denis, according to a legend. Source: gallica.bnf.fr / Bibliothèque nationale de France. According the site of the BNF, the reutilization of documents for a non-commercial purpose is free.

High quality, Signed & Mounted illustrated Print of Regents Park London Zoo.  London Zoo, The worlds oldest scientific zoo is home to over 20,000 furry (and bald and scaly) individuals. This illustration is tribute to the very talented Charles Paine’s iconic 1920 London underground poster.  This original illustration was hand drawn and painted by myself as part of my London series. All of my landmarks start off as pencil sketches, mature into detailed black ink drawings and come to life w...

High quality, Signed & Mounted illustrated Print of Regents Park London Zoo. London Zoo, The worlds oldest scientific zoo is home to over 20,000 furry (and bald and scaly) individuals. This illustration is tribute to the very talented Charles Paine’s iconic 1920 London underground poster. This original illustration was hand drawn and painted by myself as part of my London series. All of my landmarks start off as pencil sketches, mature into detailed black ink drawings and come to life w...

Judith of Flanders (or Judith of France) (c. 843 – 870)[1] was the eldest daughter of the Frankish King and Holy Roman Emperor Charles the Bald and his wife Ermentrude of Orléans. Through her marriages to two Kings of Wessex, Æthelwulf and Æthelbald, she was twice a queen. Her first two marriages were childless, but through her third marriage to Baldwin, she became the first Countess of Flanders and an ancestress of later Counts of Flanders.

844 Judith of Flanders, Queen of Wessex Spouse's Aethelwulf, King of Wessex & Baldwin I of Flanders Issue: Baldwin II, Charles, and Raoul Father was Charles the Bald and Mother Ermetrude of Orlenas born 843 and died after 870

Codex Aureus of St Emmeram ("Golden Book")

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Gospel book known as the Codex Aureus or ‘Golden Book’. Made in the century for the Holy Roman Emperor Charles II, the cover of the book.

;  Psautier de Charles le Chauve Reliure d’ivoire et d’orfèvrerie École du Palais de Charles le Chauve, copié par Liuthard avant 869 BnF, Manuscrits, Latin 1152 plat inférieur

Psalter of Charles the Bald (Charles le Chauve) with cover in ivory, gold, and silver copied by Liuthard of the School of Charles the Bald, France bef.

March 28, 845: Paris captured by the Vikings. Led by Ragnar Lodbrok of legend, 120 Viking ships beseiged and captured the city. After Charles the Bald paid a Danegeld of 700 pounds of silver, they left without burning the city, then went on to attack other parts of France.

march paris captured by vikings. led by ragnar lodbrok of legend, 120 viking ships besieged & captured the city. after charles the bald paid a danegeld of 700 pounds of silver, they left w/out burning the city, & went on to attack other parts of france.

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