Louis II (Carolingian) de France

Louis (Carolingian) de France (0846 - 0879)

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Louis (Louis II) "le Bègue, King of the West Franks, King of West Lotharingia, King of Aquitaine" de France formerly Carolingian
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Husband of — married (to about ) in Francemap
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Died in Compiègne, Oise, Francemap
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Categories: Carolingian Dynasty.

Louis II "le Bègue" (the stammerer)[1]

b. 01 Nov 846[2]

d. 11 Apr 879 Compiègne[3]

bur. église collégiale Saint-Corneille, Compiègne[4]



  • 877: King of the West Franks[5]
  • 877: Ludwig III, King of West Lotharingia
  • King of Aquitaine[6]
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Father: Charles II "le chauve", King of the West Franks[7]

Mother: Ermentrudis d'Orleans[8][9]


m.1 (Mar 862 - 876/7 repudiated) Ansgardis (d. 02 Nov 880/2; p. Harduin UNKNOWN and Warimburg UNKNOWN)[10][11] Issue: 4 known.[12]

  • Louis III, King of the West Franks (863/65 -05 Aug 882)
  • Gisela (d. 11 Apr 879/12 Dec 884)
m. Robert, Comte Palatin de Troyes
  • Carloman (866/8 - 06 Dec 884)
  • Hildegard (d. after 896).
No known spouse or issue.

m.2 (875) Adelais (855/60 - 18 Nov 901). Issue: 2 known[13]

(p. Aldahard Angoulême, Comte Palatin)[14][15] Issue:
  • Ermentrude
m. ____ (unknown)[16]
  • Charles III "le simple", King of the West Franks[17]
m.1 (1/18 Apr 907) Frederuna (p. unknown)[18]
m.2 (917/9) Eadgifu (p. Edward I "the Elder," King of England m.2 Ælfleda)[19]


  • Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, page 503

Cawley, C. (2006). Medieval Lands v.3. fmg.ac.[20]

Wikipedia:de: Ludwig II. (Frankreich); Wikipedia: Louis the Stammerer; Wikipedia:fr: Louis II le Bègue

MEDIEVAL LANDS: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families by Charles Cawley © Foundation for Medieval Genealogy & Charles Cawley 2000-2018.

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On 21 Sep 2015 at 00:32 GMT David Cordell wrote:

De Courcy-149 and Carolingian-56 are not ready to be merged because: This looks like a match but the names are all over the place. Can someone do some research for confirmation?

David Cordell

On 5 Mar 2015 at 21:06 GMT Vic Watt wrote:

The Stammerer-1 and Carolingian-56 appear to represent the same person because: Please merge. Merge of parents already proposed.

On 1 Dec 2014 at 00:48 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

Louis II (Carolingian) de France is notable.
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On 3 Nov 2014 at 00:16 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

Franks-1216 and Carolingian-56 appear to represent the same person because: Again likely to be the same person, based on father and grandfather, birth date again is probably inaccurate.

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