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(1) He has/had a relationship with Ermentrudis of Orleans, Queen Consort.


  1. Judith of West France, Countess of Flanders  844-870 
  2. Louis "The Stammerer" King of West Francia & King of Aquitaine  846-879 
  3. Louis II "The Stammerer" King of France  846-879 

(2) He is married to Richilde of Provence, Countess of Metz, Empress of the Holy Roman Empire.

They got married on December 20, 870, he was 47 years old.


  1. Godehilde Princess of France  864-907 
  2. Rothildis der Franken, Countess of Bourges & of Maine, Princess of France  871-929 

(3) He has/had a relationship with Richardis of Metz.


  1. Alberada de Mons, Duchess of Lower Lorraine  870-916 

Notes about Charles II "the Bald" King of West Francia

Charles married Ermentrude, daughter of Odo I, Count of Orléans, in 842. She died in 869. In 870, Charles married Richilde of Provence, who was descended from a noble family of Lorraine.

With Ermentrude:

· Judith (c.843–after 866), married first King Ethelwulf of Wessex, second his son King Ethelbald, and third Baldwin I, Margrave of Flanders

· Louis the Stammerer (846–879)

· Charles the Child (847–866)

· Lothair the Lame (848–866), monk in 861, became Abbot of Saint-Germain

· Carloman (849–876)

· Rotrude (852–912), a nun, Abbess of Saint-Radegunde

· Ermentrud (854–877), a nun, Abbess of Hasnon

· Hildegarde (born 856, died young)

· Gisela (857–874)

· Godehilde (864–907)

With Richilde:

· Rothilde (871–929), married firstly to Hugues, Count of Bourges and secondly to Roger.[10]

· Drogo (872–873)

· Pippin (873–874)

· a son (born and died 875)

· Charles (876–877)

He is married to (1) Ermentrudis van Orleans on December 13, 842.Source 1


· Judith der Franken ± 844-± 870

· Lodewijk II der Franken 846-879

He is married to (2) Richilde van Metz on January 22, 870.Source 2


· Rothilde der Franken ± 870-928

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