Roy Raoul de Bourgogne

Roy Raoul de Bourgogne

Male - 936    Has more than 100 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Raoul de Bourgogne 
    Prefix Roy 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Gender Male 
    Died 936 
    Person ID I13908  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2002 

    Father Richard de Bourgogne,   b. 882,   d. 1 Sep 921, Auxerre Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Adelheid von Rätien,   b. 884,   d. Aft 14 Sep 929  (Age 45 years) 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Family ID F149572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma de France,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F4955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • King of France (923-936).
      Rudolf, who became Duke of Burgundy upon the death of his father, Richard, in 921 A.D, was involved in the rebellion fomented by his father-in?law, Robert, Marquis of Neustria, against King Charles III the Simple in 922 A.D. When Robert I died in 923 A.D, Rudolf was elected King of France, Charles the Simple was deposed and imprisoned. During his reign, Rudolf had to fight Rollo then William Longsword, Dukes of Normandy. He also had to fight leading vassals in revolt such as Herbert de Vermandois. In 935 A.D, he acknowledged the loss of Lorraine which had again become a German posses?sion. Finally, he had to repulse raids by Magyars in the east of his kingdom. Rudolf died in 936 A.D. without leaving an heir and was succeeded by the Carolingian, Louis IV from Overseas

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