Carloman (849-876)

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Carloman Carolingian was born 849 to Charles the Bald (823-877) and Ermentrude d'Orléans (830-869) and died 876 of unspecified causes. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are from France, Germany, Belgium.

Destined from childhood to life in a monastery, Carloman revolted against his father who was then imprisoned in Senlis. Under orders from Pope Adrian II, Charles freed his sons and obliged them to follow him in his expedition against Girart de Roussillon in 870. Carloman abandoned his father and, with an army of deserters, sacked the regions of Reims and Belgium. He was captured by his father in 870. Through the mediation of Hincmar, Archbishop of Reims, Charles demanded the excommunication of his son. This was approved by a majority of the bishops. In 873, Charles the Bald ordered for Carloman to be blinded and imprisoned in Corbie. After being blinded, Carloman escaped and took refuge in the kingdom of his uncle, Louis the German . He retired to the Abbey of Echternach, where he died in 876, childless.

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Namesakes of Carloman (849-876)

  Birth place Death place Father Mother Joined with
Carloman (945-bef953) Louis IV (c920-954) Gerberga von Sachsen (913-969)
Carloman de Franks (c710-754) Charles Martel (686-741) Rotrude of Treves (690-724)
Carloman (751-771) Samoussy Pepin the Short (714-768) Bertrada of Laon (720-783) Gerberga
Carloman (849-876) Charles the Bald (823-877) Ermentrude d'Orléans (830-869)
Carloman of Bavaria (829-880) Louis the German (c806-876) Hemma of Altdorf (808-876) Liutswind (?-?)
Carloman (853-?) Lothair (795-855) Doda (?-?)
Carloman of France (866-884) Louis the Stammerer (846-879) Ansgarde of Burgundy (826-c881) Engelberge de Provence (?-?)

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