Louis the German


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Noun1.Louis the German - king of France and Germany (846-879)Louis the German - king of France and Germany (846-879)
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He briefly explains some key events, like the Treaty of Verdun [843], which formalized the tripartite division of the Carolingian Empire, but anyone unfamiliar with the likes of Louis the Pious, Louis the German, Louis the Younger, and Louis the Stammerer (respective son, grandson, and two great-grandsons of Charlemagne) will need a reliable textbook, such as Roger Collins's Early Medieval Europe, 300-1000.
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.
Equally tantalising was the story of Heddwen - my grandmother and Land Girl - their families in rural Wales and blitzed-out London, and Louis the German prisoner of war who worked as a labourer at my father's family farm at Abercegir.