_Hieronymus _______________ _Richard C of Rouen______|_Ercheswinda of the Goths__ _Richard C of Amiens_| | | ___________________________ | |_________________________|___________________________ _Bivin ___________________| | | ___________________________ | | _________________________|___________________________ | |_____________________| | | ___________________________ | |_________________________|___________________________ _Boso I K of Provence_| | | ___________________________ | | _Boso C in Austrasia_____|___________________________ | | _Boso C in Italy_____| | | | | ___________________________ | | | |_________________________|___________________________ | |_Richilda of Arles________| | | ___________________________ | | _________________________|___________________________ | |_____________________| | | ___________________________ | |_________________________|___________________________ | |--Louis "The Blind" K of Italy & Provence | | _Charlemagne HRE___________ | _Louis I "the Pious" HRE_|_Hildegarde the Alemannian_ | _Lothar I HRE________| | | | _Ingram C of Hasbaigne_____ | | |_Ermengarde of Hasbaigne_|___________________________ | _Louis II K of Italy, HRE_| | | | _Luitfride II C of Alsace__ | | | _Hugh II C of Tours______|_Hiltrude _________________ | | |_Ermengarde of Tours_| | | | ___________________________ | | |_Bava ___________________|___________________________ |_Ermengarde of Italy__| | ___________________________ | _________________________|___________________________ | _Erchanger __________| | | | ___________________________ | | |_________________________|___________________________ |_Engelberga ______________| | ___________________________ | _________________________|___________________________ |_____________________| | ___________________________ |_________________________|___________________________
Weis' "Ancestral Roots . . ." (141A:17), (141B:18).
He succeeded his father as king of Provence. In 900, in the midst of a
period of political instability, the nobles of northwest Italy, led by
ADALBERT, MARQUIS OF IVREA (RIN 1468), elected Louis as their king.
He went to Rome, where he was also crowned as Emporer. He lost his
support and gave up the Italian throne to BERENGER I of Friuli in 902. He
tried again to take the throne in 905, but BERENGER captured him and had
In his book, "The Lost Kingdom of Burgundy", Christopher Cope says that
since he died with no sons, his successor was his regent, Hugh, Count of
Arles (RIN 3470*). Most sources, however, hold that CHARLES
CONSTANTINE was LOUIS' son as I've shown here.