Charles II the Bald. West Frankish king 9th century.

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Charles II the Bald with Military Leader, Knight in armor, Musician.

Charles II the Bald. West Frankish king 9th century.

Carolingian 700-800.

On the history of costumes. Sixty-seventh sheet. Carolingians 700-800. Munich illustrated book no. 956. Illustration by G. Häberlin.

Charles II the Bald  (823–877 Holy Roman Emperor Charles II, King of West Francia), Military Leader, Knight in armor, Musician.

Charles II, called the Bald (Frankfurt am Main, 13 June 823 – Brides-les-Bains, 6 October 877), was King of the West Franks (840-877), King of Aquitaine, nominal from 838, but effective between 852 and 855, King of Lotharingia (869-877), Emperor of the Carolingian Empire (875-877), King of Italy and King of Provence (875-877).

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He was the fourth son of the Western Emperor (814-840) Ludwig I the Pious and his second wife Judith of the Welf (Guelph), daughter of Guelph I of Bavaria (?-820), Count of Altdorf and Hedwig of Bavaria, a member of the Old Guelph dynasty.

Source: Münchener Bilderbogen 1848 to 1898. On the history of costumes. Published by Braun & Schneider. Royal court and university printing office of Dr. C. Wolf & Sohn in Munich.

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Note:  Middle Ages fashion history in Germany.

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