Charles 4 (Male) the Bald, king of the Franks, 840-877; emperor, 875-877
e/m ix

Notes: Born 13 June 823.

Factoid List

Recorded Name (15)
Carl (2)
 ASC  855 ADG, <856> B, 856 CF(OE)
 ASC  885 AG, 886 CEF(OE)
Carolus (4)
 Anon.MiracWandregisili  25
 Anon.MiracRicharii  16
 ASC  856 F(Lat.)
 ASC  886 F(Lat.)
Karl (2)
 ASC  885 AD, <886> B
 ASC  855 E
Karlus (1)
 Annals.StBertin   
Karolus (5)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  11
 Asser.VitAlfredi  13
 Asser.VitAlfredi  68
 Asser.VitAlfredi  70
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.4 (p. 32)
Karulus medius (1)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (p. 45)
Personal Information (1)
reputation (1)
 Anon.MiracWandregisili  25 (most eminent)
Office (9)
King (9)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  11 (King of the Franks)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  13
 Asser.VitAlfredi  68 (King of the Franks)
 Asser.VitAlfredi  70 (King of the Franks)
 Annals.StBertin   
 Anon.MiracWandregisili  25
 Anon.MiracRicharii  16
 ASC  855 ADEG, <856> B, 856 CF(OE and Lat.) (King of the Franks)
 Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.4 (p. 32) (King of the Franks)
Personal Relationship (14)
~ Brother (Consanguineal kinship) of Charles 4 (1)
 Louis 2: of Charles 4: Asser.VitAlfredi  70
~ Daughter (Consanguineal kinship) of Charles 4 (9)
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: Asser.VitAlfredi  11
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: Asser.VitAlfredi  13
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: Asser.VitAlfredi  17
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: Asser.VitAlfredi  68
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: Annals.StBertin  856
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: ASC  855 ADEG, <856> B, 856 CF(OE and Lat.)
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: ASC  885 ADEF(OE and Lat.)G, <886> B, 886 C
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.4 (p. 32)
 Judith 1: of Charles 4: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.3 (p. 45)
Charles 4 Father (Consanguineal kinship) of ~ (3)
 of Judith 1: Asser.VitAlfredi  13
 of Judith 1: Asser.VitAlfredi  70
 of Judith 1: ASC  885 (A)
~ Son (Consanguineal kinship) of Charles 4 (1)
 Louis 3: of Charles 4: Asser.VitAlfredi  68
Event (10)
Death/dying (1)
 Judith 1.leaving England and returning to Frankia: After the death of her husband, Ęthelbald 13, Judith 1 sold up the possessions which she had acquired in the kingdom of the English, returned to her father. Charles 4, and was kept under his royal and episcopal guardianship, with all the honour due to a queen, until such time as, if she could not remain chaste, she might marry ... she then eloped with Count Baldwin 1 and his instigation and with her brother Louis 1's consent. Charles 4 had them both made anathema.: Annals.StBertin  862
Embassy (1)
 Ansleicus 1-Anonymi 1216.legation to Charles the Bald: Ansleicus 1 led a legation of Danes, who were staying in the English regions, to Charles the Bald: Anon.MiracRicharii  16
Excommunication (1)
 Judith 1.leaving England and returning to Frankia: After the death of her husband, Ęthelbald 13, Judith 1 sold up the possessions which she had acquired in the kingdom of the English, returned to her father. Charles 4, and was kept under his royal and episcopal guardianship, with all the honour due to a queen, until such time as, if she could not remain chaste, she might marry ... she then eloped with Count Baldwin 1 and his instigation and with her brother Louis 1's consent. Charles 4 had them both made anathema.: Annals.StBertin  862
Flight (1)
 Judith 1.leaving England and returning to Frankia: After the death of her husband, Ęthelbald 13, Judith 1 sold up the possessions which she had acquired in the kingdom of the English, returned to her father. Charles 4, and was kept under his royal and episcopal guardianship, with all the honour due to a queen, until such time as, if she could not remain chaste, she might marry ... she then eloped with Count Baldwin 1 and his instigation and with her brother Louis 1's consent. Charles 4 had them both made anathema.: Annals.StBertin  862
Journey (1)
 Judith 1.leaving England and returning to Frankia: After the death of her husband, Ęthelbald 13, Judith 1 sold up the possessions which she had acquired in the kingdom of the English, returned to her father. Charles 4, and was kept under his royal and episcopal guardianship, with all the honour due to a queen, until such time as, if she could not remain chaste, she might marry ... she then eloped with Count Baldwin 1 and his instigation and with her brother Louis 1's consent. Charles 4 had them both made anathema.: Annals.StBertin  862
Lust (1)
 Judith 1.leaving England and returning to Frankia: After the death of her husband, Ęthelbald 13, Judith 1 sold up the possessions which she had acquired in the kingdom of the English, returned to her father. Charles 4, and was kept under his royal and episcopal guardianship, with all the honour due to a queen, until such time as, if she could not remain chaste, she might marry ... she then eloped with Count Baldwin 1 and his instigation and with her brother Louis 1's consent. Charles 4 had them both made anathema.: Annals.StBertin  862
Marriage (5)
 Charles 4.giving of his daughter (Judith 1) to Ęthelwulf 1: Charles 4 gave his daughter, [sc. Judith 1], to Ęthelwulf 1 as queen.: ASC  855 AG, <856> B, 856 C (856)
 Charles 4.giving of his daughter (Judith 1) to Ęthelwulf 1 in marriage: Charles 4 gave Ęthelwulf 1 his daughter [sc. Judith 1] in marriage.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iii.4 (p. 32) (856)
 Charles 4.permitting Judith 1 and Baldwin 1 to marry: Charles 4, in accordance with the pope's [Leo 1] request, permitted Judith 1 and Baldwin 1 to marry. This he did in Senlis.: Annals.StBertin  863
 Judith 1.marriage to Ęthelwulf 1: Ęthelwulf 1 received Judith 1 as queen.: Asser.VitAlfredi  68
 Ęthelwulf 1.marrying Judith 1: Ęthelwulf 1 had married a daughter (Judith 1) of Charlemagne 1.: Ęthelweard.Chron  iv.3 (pp. 45-6)
Meeting (1)
 Charles 4.receiving Ęthelwulf 1: Charles 4 received Ęthelwulf 1 hospitably and honourably: Annals.StBertin  855
Mission/mission-sending (1)
 Grippo 1.journey to England: Grippo 1 was sent by Charles 4 on a mission to the king of the English.: Anon.MiracWandregisili  25
Property-giving/selling (1)
 Judith 1.leaving England and returning to Frankia: After the death of her husband, Ęthelbald 13, Judith 1 sold up the possessions which she had acquired in the kingdom of the English, returned to her father. Charles 4, and was kept under his royal and episcopal guardianship, with all the honour due to a queen, until such time as, if she could not remain chaste, she might marry ... she then eloped with Count Baldwin 1 and his instigation and with her brother Louis 1's consent. Charles 4 had them both made anathema.: Annals.StBertin  862
Reconciliation (1)
 Charles 4.reconiliation with Judith 1: In response to an appeal from the pope [Nicholas 1], Charles 4 received his daughter Judith 1 back into his good graces.: Annals.StBertin  863
Request (1)
 Charles 4.permitting Judith 1 and Baldwin 1 to marry: Charles 4, in accordance with the pope's [Leo 1] request, permitted Judith 1 and Baldwin 1 to marry. This he did in Senlis.: Annals.StBertin  863
Factoids linked indirectly to Charles 4 (1)
Status (1)
of Charles 4 (1)
 Ansleicus 1: Anon.MiracRicharii  16