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  • ID: I05186
  • Name: Louis II King of Italy Holy Roman EMPEROR 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 822 in Lorraine, France 1
  • Death: 12 AUG 875 in Near Brescia, Lombardy, Italy 1 2
  • Event: Ruled 855-875
  • Note:

    Louis II, King of Italy (Andre Roux: Scrolls,194.) (Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Page 14, Line 25-41.)
    (Rosamond, Frankish kingdom under Carolingians, Page 180).

    AKA: Louis II, Emperor of the West. Also Known As: Louis "Le Jeune". Born: in 825, son of Lothaire I, Emperor of the West and Ermengarde de Tours. Note - between 844 and 875: Louis II was crowned King of the Lombards (Italy) by Pope Sergius II in 844 and remained King until his death in 875. He became Emperor of the Occident on Easter Sunday in 850. Upon the death of his brother, Charles de Provence, Louis II's Kingdom is enhanced by Provence and the Northern part of Charles' Kingdom. When his remaing brother, Lothar II dies in 869, leaving no male heir, Louis II would have gotten the remaining lands, but his rights were strongly contested by his uncles Charles le Chauve and Louis le Germanique. In Italy, he fought with some success in alliance with the Papacy against the Sarracens from whom he took Bari. His daughter, Ermengarde, became Queen of Provence through her marriage with Boson. Married in 851: Engelberge de Spolete, daughter of Erchanger, Count d'Alsace.

    Died: on 8 Dec 875 in Brescia, Italy, Some sources indicate that Louis II died on 12 August 875. He deeded his Kingdom to Louis le Germanique's son, Carloman.




    Father: Lothair I Holy Roman EMPEROR b: 795 in Altdord, Bavaria
    Mother: Ermengarde de TOURS b: ABT 805 in Tours, Indre-et-Loire, Touraine/Centre, France

    Marriage 1 Engelberge b: ABT 835 in France
    • Married: BEF 5 OCT 851 in 2nd wife
    Children
    1. Has Children Ermengarde de LORRAINE b: ABT 855 in Lorraine, France

    Sources:
    1. Title: Encyclopedia Britannica, Treatise on
      Page: Louis II
    2. Title: The Plantagenet Ancestry, by William Henry Turton, 1968
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