Charles the Simple Carolingian, King of Lotharingia, King of West Francia, was born 879 to Louis the Stammerer (846-879) and Adelaide de Frioul (850-901) and died 929 of unspecified causes. He married Frederuna (887-917) May 907 JL . He married Eadgifu of Wessex (902-aft955) 919 JL . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are from France, Germany, Belgium.


Offspring of Charles the Simple and Frederuna (887-917)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ermentrude (c912-?) 912 Gottfried von Juelich (c905-c949)

Frederuna (c912-?)
Adelheid (c912-?)
Gisla (c912-?) 912 Rollo of Normandy (860-932)

Rotrud (c912-?)
Hildegard (c912-?)

Offspring of Charles the Simple and Eadgifu of Wessex (902-aft955)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Louis IV (c920-954) 10 September 920 London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 30 September 954 Reims, France Gerberga von Sachsen (913-969)

Offspring of Charles the Simple and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Arnulf (?-?)
Drogo (?-?)
Rorico (?-976) 976
Alpais (?-?)


Namesakes of Charles the Simple (879-929)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Charles of Lower Lorraine (989-aft991)Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (953-993)Adelaide de Troyes (c955-c991)
Charles the Child (847-866)Charles the Bald (823-877)Ermentrude d'Orléans (830-869)
Charles Martel (686-741)Herstal, BelgiumQuierzy-sur-Oise, FrancePepin of Herstal (635-714)Alpaida (c640-714)Rotrude of Treves (690-724)+Swanachild of Agilolfings (c700-)+Roudhaid (c700-)
Charles the Fat (839-888)Louis the German (c806-876)Hemma of Altdorf (808-876)Richardis of Swabia (c840-c895)+
Charles the Younger (c772-811)BavariaCharlemagne (747-814)Hildegard (758-783)
Charles de Provence (c845-863)Lothair (795-855)Ermengard of Tours (801-851)
Charles the Bald (823-877)Frankfurt am Main, GermanyAvrieux, FranceLouis the Pious (778-840)Judith of Bavaria (795-843)Ermentrude d'Orléans (830-869)+Richildis de Provence (c845-910)
Charles the Simple (879-929)Louis the Stammerer (846-879)Adelaide de Frioul (850-901)Frederuna (887-917) +Eadgifu of Wessex (902-aft955)
Charles of Aquitaine (c827-863)SenlisPepin I of Aquitaine (797-838)Ingeltrude de Madrie (808-876)
Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (953-993)Laon, FranceOrleans, FranceLouis IV (c920-954)Gerberga von Sachsen (913-969)Adelaide de Troyes (c955-c991)+Bonne d'Ardennes (?-?)
Charles (876-877)Charles the Bald (823-877)Richildis de Provence (c845-910)

Footnotes (including sources)

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.