Charles the Bald - Charles the Bald (13 June 823 – 6 October 877), Holy Roman Emperor (875–877, as Charles II) and King of West Francia (840–877, as Charles II, with the borders of his land defined by the Treaty of Verdun, 843), was the youngest son of the Emperor Louis the Pious by his second wife Judith.
March 28, 845: Paris captured by the Vikings. Led by Ragnar Lodbrok of legend, 120 Viking ships beseiged and captured the city. After Charles the Bald paid a Danegeld of 700 pounds of silver, they left without burning the city, then went on to attack other parts of France.
Charles the Bald King of France 823 - 877, son of Louis the Pious and Judith of Bavaria.Married to Emmentrude of Orleans. Father of Judith of Flanders and Louis II The Stammerer. _____________________________37th GGF