Charles the Bald

Charles the Bald

Charles the Bald (13 June 823 - 6 October 877) was King Charles II of France (843-877) and also Charles II of the Holy Roman Empire (875-877) and King of West Francia (840-877).

Marriages, family and children

Charles married Ermentrude, daughter of Odo I, Count of Orléans, in 842. She died in 869. In 870, Charles married Richilde of Provence, who was descended from a noble family of Lorraine.

With Ermentrude:

  • Judith (844–870), married firstly with Athelwulf of Wessex, secondly with Athelbald of Wessex (her stepson) and thirdly with Baldwin I of Flanders
  • Louis the Stammerer (846–879)
  • Charles the Child (847–866)
  • Lothar the Lame (848–866), monk in 861, became Abbot of Saint-Germain
  • Carloman (849–876)
  • Rotrud (852–912), a nun, Abbess of Saint-Radegunde
  • Ermentrud (854–877), a nun, Abbess of Hasnon
  • Hildegard (born 856, died young)
  • Gisela (857–874)
  • Godehilde (864-907)

With Richilde:

  • Rothild (871–929), married firstly to Hugues, Count of Bourges and secondly to Roger, Count of Maine
  • Drogo (872–873)
  • Pippin (873–874)
  • a son (born and died 875)
  • Charles (876–877)
Other Languages
Alemannisch: Karl der Kahle
العربية: شارل الأصلع
asturianu: Carlos el Calvu
تۆرکجه: شارل تاس
Bân-lâm-gú: Charles 2-sè
беларуская: Карл II Лысы
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Карл II Лысы
български: Карл II Плешиви
brezhoneg: Karl Voal
čeština: Karel II. Holý
Cymraeg: Siarl Foel
español: Carlos el Calvo
فارسی: شارل تاس
Gaeilge: Séarlas Maol
Bahasa Indonesia: Karl yang Botak
italiano: Carlo il Calvo
ქართული: შარლ II მელოტი
Lëtzebuergesch: Charles de Plakapp
македонски: Карло Ќелавиот
Nederlands: Karel de Kale
русский: Карл II Лысый
slovenščina: Karel Plešasti
српски / srpski: Карло Ћелави
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Charles II od Francuske
українська: Карл II Лисий
Tiếng Việt: Charles Hói
West-Vlams: Karel den Kletsn
吴语: 秃头查理
Yorùbá: Charles 1k
粵語: 光頭查理
中文: 秃头查理