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King of France Louis IV
32 generations from the origin. Great x 30 grandfather.
Birth: 920, Laon, Aisne, France;
Death: Sep 10, 954; St. Remy Abbey, Reims, Marne, France;
Age: 34
Occupation: King of the West Franks from Jan 15, 936 to Sep 10, 954

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  • King of France - Dates: 936-954


Louis IV (920 -- September 10, 954), called d'Outremer or Transmarinus, reigned as king of France from 936 to 954, a member of the Carolingian dynasty, the son of Charles III and Eadgifu of England, a daughter of King Edward the Elder. He was a fifth generation descendant of Charlemagne.

He was only two years old when his father was deposed by the nobles, who set up Robert I in his place. When he was only three years old, Robert died and was replaced by Rudolph, duke of Burgundy. Rudolph's ally, a Carolingian himself, Count Herbert II of Vermandois [also a direct ancestor - jmh], took Charles captive by treachery and the young Louis's mother took the boy "over the sea" to the safety of England, hence his nickname.

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King of France Charles III
Sep. 17, 879 - Oct. 7, 929
Princess Eadgifu of England
902 - aft. 955
Primary or Last Marriage:
Date: 25 Apr 954, Place: , Status: Marriage, Note:
Princess Gerberge of Saxony
914 -
Princess Mathilde of France
Great x 29 grandmother
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