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  1. Charles (953 – 22 June 992×995) was the duke of Lower Lorraine from 977 until his death. Life Born at Reims in the summer of 953, Charles was the son of Louis IV of France and Gerberga of Saxony and the younger brother of King Lothair. [1] He was a sixth-generation descendant of Charlemagne.

  2. 5 days ago · Charles I was the duke of Lower Lorraine, head of the only surviving legitimate line of the Carolingian dynasty by 987, and an unsuccessful claimant for the French throne. Son of Louis IV of France and Gerberga, sister of Otto I of Germany, Charles was banished by his brother, King Lothar, in 977.

  3. Jun 28, 2010 · Charles of Lorraine (Laon, 953–993 in Orléans) was the son of Louis IV of France and Gerberga of Saxony and younger brother of King Lothair. He was a sixth generation descendant of Charlemagne. Charles was excluded from the throne of France, and the German Emperor Otto II, made him Duke of Lower Lorraine in 977.

  4. Dukes of Lower Lorraine Note that the numbering of the dukes varies between sources. Matfriding dynasty. Godfrey I (959–964) Carolingian dynasty. Charles (976–991) Otto (991–1012) House of Ardennes–Verdun. Godfrey II (1012–1023) (also known as Godfrey I) Gothelo I (1023–1044) (also duke of Upper Lorraine) Gothelo II (1044–1046)

  5. In 977 Charles was expelled from the Kingdom after accusing Lothair's wife of infidelity and seeked refuge with Emperor Otto II, who made him Duke of Lower Lotharingia (or Lower Lorraine). In 978 Otto and Charles invaded France, and….

  6. Charles (953 – 22 June 992×995) was the duke of Lower Lorraine from 977 until his death.

  7. Information Related objects Also known as Charles III, Duke of Lorraine primary name: primary name: Charles III other name: other name: (Duke of) Lorraine other name: other name: (Duke) Charles II other name: other name: (Duke) Karl III other name: other name: Charles de Lorraine other name: other name: Charles of Lorraine

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