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Jenny Benham

Emperor Louis the Pious for the restoration of his freedom and his patrimony in Aquitaine, proving that Lambert ‘was living with the consequences of his father’s actions well into his sixties’. Kosto, ‘Hostages in the Carolingian World’, 141–2. 62 Arnoldi Chronica

in Peacemaking in the Middle Ages
The perception of religious motives of warfare against non-Christian enemies in ninth-century chronicles
Hans-Werner Goetz

between the sons of Louis the Pious, he lets Charles's followers reassure their king that he could rely on their and God's aid, because his cause was just; 28 before the battle, Charles went to Saint-Denis to implore God's help. 29 Later, he and Louis sent envoys who should con jure Lothar to remember the Almighty God and give peace to his brothers and the whole Church; otherwise, with their activities being just, they could rely on God's assistance

in Early medieval militarisation
Simon MacLean

received his brother with his accustomed mercy, after he had come to him and cast aside his arms. 69 For Otto forgave everything which his brother had done against him, and kept him at his side in brotherly love. However, even though all the Lotharingians had been subdued, the bishop of Metz tried to hold out for a time. 70 Otto destroyed the chapel of the the lord emperor Louis the Pious at the estate of Thionville, which

in History and politics in late Carolingian and Ottonian Europe
Laywomen in monastic spaces
Susannah Crowder

and mother of Louis the Pious; Rothaide and Adelaide, sisters of Charlemagne and daughters of Pepin III (the Short) and Bertrade; and Adelaide and Hildegarde, daughters of Charlemagne and Hildegarde. Although male members of the family were interred at multiple locations, women populated Negotiated devotions and performed histories 163 and ‘branded’ this emerging necropolis. More specifically, St-Arnoul was developed as a dynastic burial site through ceremonies that commemorated these physical remains of female royalty. Practices centred on royal women linked

in Performing women
I. S. Robinson

. 7 Louisthe Pious’, emperor (813–40). 8 ‘Bonizo actually knew no better than to say that Louis the Pious [rather than Charlemagne] was the first emperor of the Frankish race’: E. Perels (1931) pp. 363–79. His misconception was shared by other authors: e.g. Rangerius

in The Papal Reform of the Eleventh Century
Simon MacLean

This chapter contains the translated and annotated text of Regino of Prüm’s Chronicle.

in History and politics in late Carolingian and Ottonian Europe
Paul Fouracre and Richard A. Gerberding

Vita Audoini , ch. 1, below, p. 153. A second life of Audoin, a redaction of the first written under Louis the Pious, purports to have more precise information. It tells us that Audoin was born in about the twentieth year of Clothar’s reign (603/04) at Sancy. See Levison, MGH , SSRM , V, pp. 548–51 and 554, n. 1; and Vacandard, Saint Ouen , p. 349

in Late Merovingian France
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Bernhard Zeller, Charles West, Francesca Tinti, Marco Stoffella, Nicolas Schroeder, Carine van Rhijn, Steffen Patzold, Thomas Kohl, Wendy Davies, and Miriam Czock

State. Authority and Atonement in the Age of Louis the Pious, 814–840 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009). 14 J. Schneider, Auf der Suche nach dem verlorenen Reich. Lotharingien im 9. und 10. Jahrhundert (Cologne/Weimar/Vienna: Böhlau, 2010). 15 P. H. Sawyer, Kings and Vikings: Scandinavia and Europe, AD 700–1100 (London: Methuen, 1982), pp. 78–99. 16 J.-P. Brunterc’h, ‘Le duché du Maine et la marche de Bretagne’, in H. Atsma (ed.), La Neustrie. Les pays au nord de la Loire de 650 à 850 (Sigmaringen: Thorbecke, 1989), vol. 1, pp. 29

in Neighbours and strangers
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Collective action in rural settlements
Bernhard Zeller, Charles West, Francesca Tinti, Marco Stoffella, Nicolas Schroeder, Carine van Rhijn, Steffen Patzold, Thomas Kohl, Wendy Davies, and Miriam Czock

people who may have stood for the settlement in some capacity. The same seems also to have been true in Alemannia. 71 Moreover, a capitulary of Emperor Louis the Pious defines ‘neighbours’ ( vicini ) as people living in the same county ( comitatus ), which is not exactly local. 72 When formularies require all the people living in a particular place ( ibidem conmanentes ) to come together before a judge, it was because these people had information relating to an incident, not because they formed a pre-existing legal community. 73 Most of these occasions could be

in Neighbours and strangers
James Naus

of the presentation by the patriarch of Jerusalem of several keys associated with the city that had been made for Charlemagne on the eve of his coronation in 800. 75 The story of Charlemagne receiving the keys was preserved in the Annales regni Francorum , a semi-official history of the Carolingian dynasty from the death of Charles Martel in 741 up to the beginning of Louis the Pious’s political crisis in 829. 76 The text was popular throughout the Middle Ages, appearing in a number of monastic inventories, particularly in the lands of the former Frankish empire

in Constructing kingship