Louis the Pious (778 – 20 June 840), also called the Fair, and the Debonaire, was the King of Aquitaine from 781. He was also King of the Franks and co-Emperor (as Louis I) with his father, Charlemagne, from 813. As the only surviving adult son of Charlemagne, he became the sole ruler of the Franks after his father's death in 814, a position which he held until his death, save for the period 833–34, during which he was deposed. 37th G GRANDFATHER

Louis the Pious – 20 June also called the Fair, and the was the King of Aquitaine from He was also King of the Franks and co-Emperor (as Louis I) with his father, Charlemagne, from --- and Grandfather

Stamp: Transfer of the founding-parchment by Louis the Pious (Andorra, French Administration) (Pictures from history) Yt:AD-FR 169,Mi:AD-FR 181,Sn:AD-FR 157,Sg:AD-FR F188,Edi:AD-FR 189

Stamp: Transfer of the founding-parchment by Louis the Pious (Andorra, French Administration) (Pictures from history) Yt:AD-FR 169,Mi:AD-FR 181,Sn:AD-FR 157,Sg:AD-FR F188,Edi:AD-FR 189

This paper was part of a very interesting session on the Early Middle Ages. The papers covered Eastern European Infant Burial, the archaeology of medieval feasting and conversion. This paper contrasted the conversion policies of Charlemagne versus those of Louis the Pious. It was a fascinating paper.  http://www.medievalists.net/2013/05/17/louis-the-pious-and-the-conversion-of-the-danes/  #kzoo #medieval

Charlemagne et son fils Louis le Pieux (Grandes chroniques de France)

Louis the Pious on the denarius from Sens 818-823.- LOUIS 1°. remarried 819 divorced 829. Bernard de Septimainie is accused of monopolizing all the power in Aix, to the detriment of an emperor deceived and bewitched.

File:Louis le Pieu denier Sens 818 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Louis the Pious Carolingian, King of Aquitaine, King of the Franks, Holy Roman Emperor, was born 778 in Chasseneuil, France to Charlemagne (747-814) and Hildegard (758-783) and died 20 June 840 in Ingelheim am Rhein of unspecified causes. He married Ermengarde of Hesbaye (c778-818) circa 794. He married Judith of Bavaria (795-843) 819 in Aachen. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Robin Patterson

Louis the Pious (778-840)

King of Aquitaine, King of the Franks, Holy Roman Emperor Louis the Pious - great Grandfather

Louis the Pious - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Louis the Pious - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Treaty of Verdun, signed in August 843, was the first of the treaties that divided the Carolingian Empire into three kingdoms among the three surviving sons of Louis the Pious, who was the son of Charlemagne. The three sons of Louis the Pious reach an agreement known as the Treaty of Verdun and split the Carolingian empire into three divisions; East Francia was given to Louis the German, West Francia to Charles the Bald and Middle Francia to Lothair I.

The Treaty of Verdun, signed in August 843, was the first of the treaties that divided the Carolingian Empire into three kingdoms among the three surviving sons of Louis the Pious, who was the son of Charlemagne. The three sons of Louis the Pious reach an agreement known as the Treaty of Verdun and split the Carolingian empire into three divisions; East Francia was given to Louis the German, West Francia to Charles the Bald and Middle Francia to Lothair I.

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). After a series of civil wars during the reign of his father, Louis the Pious, Charles succeeded by the Treaty of Verdun (843) in acquiring the western third of the Carolingian Empire. He was a grandson of Charlemagne and the youngest son of Louis the Pious by his second wife, Judith.

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). After a series of civil wars during the reign of his father, Louis the Pious, Charles succeeded by the Treaty of Verdun (843) in acquiring the western third of the Carolingian Empire. He was a grandson of Charlemagne and the youngest son of Louis the Pious by his second wife, Judith.

Louis the Pious (778-840) - Familypedia - Wikia

Louis the Pious (778-840)

Vikings - Louis 'the Pious', AD - not quite the forerunner of a dynasty, but it was in his reign that Viking incursions began into Frankish territory.

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