NameCharles III The Simple King Of West Francia , 32G Grandfather
Birth17 Sep 879
Death7 Oct 929, Peronne
MotherAdelaide Of Paris (~850-901)
1Frederuna , 33G Grandmother
Birth887, Goslar, Hanover, Germany
Death917, Lorraine, France
MarriageMay 907
ChildrenErmentrude (~908-)
2Eadgifu Of Wessex , 32G Grandmother
Birth902, Wessex
Deathaft 955
ChildrenLouis IV (~920-954)
Notes for Charles III The Simple King Of West Francia
Known as Charles the Simple or Straightforward
Crowned in 893 but became effectual monarch after the death of Odo in 898.
A group of Vikings led by Rollo besieged Paris and Chartes in 911. Rollo and the Vikings were granted what became Normandy.
Charles died in prison, after a defeat in battle, by a revolt of the nobles, on June 15, 923.

Notes for Eadgifu Of Wessex (Spouse 2)
After her husband was deposed she took her son to England for his protection.

After her husband Charles III died she retired to a convent in Laon. in 951 Heribert the Old, Count of Omois abducted and married her.
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