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13 June

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823 – Birth of Charles the Bald

Charles II was born to Louis the Pious and Judith of Bavaria. He was a grandson of Charlemagne and would go on to rule West Francia and Italy and be Holy Roman Emperor.

Read a fine article on Charles the Bald in History Today.

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839 – Birth of Charles the Fat

Charles III was born to Louis the German and Hemma. He was a great-grandson of Charlemagne and go on to rule West Francia, Aquitaine, Italy and be Holy Roman Emperor.

Read Medievalists.net about his kingship.

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