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Charles II "the Bald" King of West Franks

M, b. 13 June 823, d. 6 October 877
FatherLouis I King of Aquitaine b. Aug 778, d. 20 Jun 840
MotherJudith of Bavaria b. c 800, d. 19 Apr 843
Relationship36th great-grandfather of Pamela Joyce Wood
"KAROLUS GRATIA DEI REX", King Charles II, 9th century moulding. Image from Wikipedia (public domain)
     Charles II "the Bald" King of West Franks was born on 13 June 823 at Frankfurt. He was the son of Louis I King of Aquitaine and Judith of Bavaria. Charles II "the Bald" King of West Franks married Ermentrude, daughter of Odo and Engeltrude, in 842; Ermentrude had a gift for embroidery and an interest in religious foundations. Her husband gave her the Abbey of Chelles. She separated from her husband after he executed her rebellious brother William in 866, and retreated to life in a nunnery. Charles II "the Bald" King of West Franks died on 6 October 877 at age 54.

Family

Ermentrude b. 27 Sep 823, d. 6 Oct 869
Children
Last Edited23 Nov 2012