King Louis Arles PROVENCE, III
(Abt 880-928)
King Lothair ITALY, II


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Empress Saint Adelaide Burgundy GERMANY

King Lothair ITALY, II

  • Married: Abt 947

   Another name for Lothair was ITALY King.

   General Notes:

King of ITALY Reigned 931-947.

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol VI, p337, Lothair II: "(Lothar) Died 950, Turin Italy, King of Italy in the chaotic post-Carolingian period who ruled as co-king with his father, Hugh of Arles, from 931 until Hugh's exile and death in 947. Lothair remained in Italy when his father, harassed by the powerful Lombard noble Berengar II, Marchese D'Ivrea, fled to Provence.Marrying 16-year-old Adelaide, daughter of Rudolph II of Burgundy (later wife of Emperor Otto I), in the hope of strengthening his position, Lothair found himself playing the fole of a figurehead, while Berengar exercised the real power in Italy. Lothair died in 950, possibly poisoned by Berengar."

   Marriage Information:

Lothair married Empress Saint Adelaide Burgundy GERMANY, daughter of King Rudolph BURGUNDY, II and Queen Bertha Von Swabia BURGUNDY, about 947. (Empress Saint Adelaide Burgundy GERMANY was born about 931 in , Burgundy, France and died on 16 Dec 1000 in Selz, Alsace, France.)

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