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Louis the Pious Carolingian, King of Aquitaine, King of the Franks, Holy Roman Emperor, was born 778 in Chasseneuil, France to Charlemagne (747-814) and Hildegard (758-783) and died 20 June 840 in Ingelheim am Rhein of unspecified causes. He married Ermengarde of Hesbaye (c778-818) circa 794 JL . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are from Germany, Belgium, France.


Offspring of Charlemagne and Himiltrude (c742-c780)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Pippin the Hunchback (c769-811) 769 811 Prüm
Amaudru (c770-)

Offspring of Charlemagne and Hildegard (758-783)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Rotrude (775-810) 770 6 June 810 Rorgon of Maine (c770-839)

Charles the Younger (c772-811) 772 4 December 811 Bavaria
Adelaide (c773-774) 774 Pavie, Lombardy, Italy Error: Invalid time. Italy
Pepin of Italy (773-810) 773 Vermandois, Normandy, France 8 July 810 Milan, Lombardy, Italy Bertha of Gellone (?-?)
Ingeltrude (?-?)

Louis the Pious (778-840) 778 Chasseneuil, France 20 June 840 Ingelheim am Rhein Theodelinde of Sens (?-?)
Ermengarde of Hesbaye (c778-818)
Judith of Bavaria (795-843)

Lothair (778-c779) Error: Invalid time. Casseneuil, Lot-et-Garonne, France 779
Bertha (779-823) 779 823 Angilbert (c750-814)

Gisela (781-808) 781 Milan 808
Hildegarde (783-783) Error: Invalid time. Thionville, France Error: Invalid time.

Offspring of Charlemagne and Gersuinda (?-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Adaltrude (774-) 774

Offspring of Charlemagne and Madelgard (?-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ruodhaid (c775-852) 775 24 March 852 France

Offspring of Charlemagne and Fastrada (?-794)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Theodrada (784-) 784 9 January 849 Argenteuil
Hiltrude (787-) 787


Offspring of Louis the Pious and Theodelinde of Sens (?-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Arnulf of Sens (c794-?) 794 841
Alpais (793-855) 793 855

Offspring of Louis the Pious and Ermengarde of Hesbaye (c778-818)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lothair (795-855) 795 29 September 855 Ermengard of Tours (801-851)
Doda (?-?)

Pepin I of Aquitaine (797-838) 797 13 December 838 Ingeltrude de Madrie (808-876)

Adelaide (c799-?) 799
Rotrude (800-860) 802 23 August 860 Gerard d'Auvergne (-841)

Hildegard (c802-841) 802 Maine Error: Invalid time. Rather de Limoges (?-841)

Louis the German (c806-876) 806 28 August 876 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Hemma of Altdorf (808-876)

Offspring of Louis the Pious and Judith of Bavaria (795-843)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Gisela (c820-aft874) 820 874 Eberhard di Friuli (c815-866)

Charles the Bald (823-877) 823 Frankfurt am Main 877 Avrieux Ermentrude d'Orléans (830-869)
Richildis de Provence (c845-910)

Namesakes of Louis the Pious (778-840)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Louis II (c825-875)Lothair (795-855)Ermengard of Tours (801-851)Engelberga (?-c898)
Louis of Lower Lorraine (c980-aft1012)SensCharles, Duke of Lower Lorraine (953-993)Adelaide de Troyes (c955-c991)
Louis the Pious (778-840)Chasseneuil, FranceIngelheim am RheinCharlemagne (747-814)Hildegard (758-783)Theodelinde of Sens (?-?)+Ermengarde of Hesbaye (c778-818)+Judith of Bavaria (795-843)
Louis de Chiny (c1069-c1124)Arnoul I de Chiny (?-1106)Adélaïde de Montdidier (c1035-c1068)
Louis III of France (c864-882)Louis the Stammerer (846-879)Ansgarde of Burgundy (826-c881)
Louis I de Chiny (?-1025)Otton I de Chiny (c956-c987)Ermengarde de Namur (?-?)Adelaide
Louis the German (c806-876)Frankfurt am Main, GermanyLouis the Pious (778-840)Ermengarde of Hesbaye (c778-818)Hemma of Altdorf (808-876)
Louis V (c967-987)Senlis, Oise, Hauts-de-France, FranceLothair (941-986)Emma of Arles (c948-aft988)Adelaide of Anjou (c947-1026)
Louis (877-879)Louis the Younger (830-882)Luitgard von Sachsen (c845-885)
Louis II de Chiny (?-?)Louis I de Chiny (?-1025)Adelaide
Louis the Stammerer (846-879)Charles the Bald (823-877)Ermentrude d'Orléans (830-869)Ansgarde of Burgundy (826-c881)+Adelaide de Frioul (850-901)
Louis the Child (893-911)Arnulf of Carinthia (850-899)Ota (c864-c901)
Louis III de Chiny (c1141-1189)BelgradeAlbert I de Chiny (c1086-bef1162)Agnès de Bar (c1120-c1167)Sophie
Louis the Younger (830-882)Louis the German (c806-876)Hemma of Altdorf (808-876)NN+Luitgard von Sachsen (c845-885)
Louis (948-c954)Louis IV (c920-954)Gerberga von Sachsen (913-969)
Louis IV de Chiny (c1185-1226)Louis III de Chiny (c1141-1189)SophieMathilde of Avesnes

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • Children were described as "illegitimate".
  • Wikipedia
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  Robin Patterson