Lothair I


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Lo·thair I

 (lō-thâr′, -târ′) 795?-855.
Frankish emperor (840-855). The Treaty of Verdun (843) divided Charlemagne's empire into three parts, and Lothair received the Middle Kingdom.
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Lothair I

(ləʊˈθɛə)
n
(Biography) ?795–855 ad, Frankish ruler and Holy Roman Emperor (823–30, 833–34, 840–55); son of Louis I, whom he twice deposed from the throne
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841: In the Battle of Fontenay-en-Puisaye, forces led by Charles the Bald and Louis the German defeat the armies of Lothair I of Italy and Pepin II of Aquitaine.
Two of Charlemagne's grandsons, Louis the German and Charles the Bald, cemented their alliance of East Franks and West Franks against their brother, Emperor Lothair I, by taking the Oath of Strasbourg in 842.
For example, the scholarship on the treatment of jurisdiction by the Bolognese jurist Azo and his followers is extensive, and in it Skinner would have discovered that the story about the Emperor Henry VI (not Henry IV) and the glossator Lothair is apocryphal.