A new book on the Vikings in Francia? This sounds like the kind of thing that will help me to properly finish the forthcoming post about the historical context of the Ludwigslied. Must sit down and listen to the podcast on the History of the Vikings first!
778 – Birth of Louis the Pious.
1117 – Murder of Saint Magnus.
882 – Battle of Remich, Luxembourg.
The first wife of Charles the Simple.
The battle fought in February 880 between the sons of the King of East Francia and the Vikings.