He revolted against his father in 862, the revolt being instigated by the Rorgonid family. Charles became emperor in 875 and two years later left Louis as regent while he defended Italy for Pope John VIII. He succeeded his father in 879 as LOUIS III King of the West Franks. At a council at Troyes in 878, the Pope attempted to force Louis to take up the role of defender of the papacy, but Louis refused. Louis II, byname Louis The Stammerer, French Louis Le Bègue, (born 846—died April 10, 879, Compiègne, Fr. – In 1166 (12 Henry II) upon the aid, levied for marrying the King’s eldest daughter Maud, to Henry (the Lion) Duke of Saxony, he certified the Knight’s fees of his barony, which his father and grandfather had held, to be 24 and three parts, de deteri Feoffamento, with four more and a fifth part, de novo; and those of the barony of William de Meschines, his mother’s father, to be seventeen; for the first of which he paid, two years after, 16l 10s, and for those de novo 2l 16s – 18 of Henry II he was Lord of Islip in the county of Oxford; founded the priory of Stoke-Courcy; and having married Julian, daughter of Richard D’Aquila , a Baron of England in the reign of Henry I, died in 1171, leaving two sons, Sir John de Courcy, Earl of Ulster; Jordan, who in 1197 was killed in Ulster by an Irish retainer, or servant; in revenge of whose death his brother slew many of the Irish; and a daughter, married to Sir Almericus Tristram, ancestor of the Earl of Howth. King Louis II "The Stammerer" of West FranksÉgalement connu comme : The StammererSexe : HommeNaissance : 5 nov 846 - Compiegne, FranceBaptême : Emperor 878-79Décès : 14 avr 879 - Compiegne, Oise, FranceProfession : King of West Franks 877 - 879Parents : Charles II "The Bald" de Fer , Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Queen Ermentrude W. or Irmtrud W. de Fer (née Franks)Fils : King Charles III "The Simple" of FranksFrères et sœurs : King Charles III Aquitaine, Queen Judith Princess Of The West Franks [Queen of England], Princess Hersent of Lorraine, Princess Gisele of France, Princess Hildegarde of Franks, Princess Ermentrud Of Franks Abbess, Prince Lothaire "The Lame" of Franks, Judith of France, Louis II " The Stammerer" King Of FRANCESexe : HommeNaissance : 5 Nov 843 - FranceMariage : Conjoint: Adelaid Franks - Entre 5 Janv 875 et 4 Janv 876Décès : 14 Avr 879 - Compiaegne, NeustriaMère : Ermentrude ( Irmtrud) Countess Of ORLEANSFemme : Adelaid FranksFrères et sœurs : Gisaele Princess of France, Hildegarde Princess of Franks Princess of (née France), Ermentrud Abbess of Hasnon, Princess Rotrude Of De Razes (née France), Carloman Prince of the West Franks Abbott, King Charles III Aquitaine, Lothaire Prince Of FRANCE, Judith de Orleans Queen of Wessex, Countess of Flanders, Louis II " The Stammerer" King Of FranceSexe : HommeNaissance : 5 Nov 843 - FranceDécès : 14 Avr 879 - Compiaegne, NeustriaMère : Ermentrude ( Irmtrud) Countess Of OrleansFrères et sœurs : Gisaele Princess of France, Hildegarde Princess of Franks Princess of (née France), Ermentrud Abbess of Hasnon, Princess Rotrude Of De Razes (née France), Carloman Prince of the West Franks Abbott, King Charles III Aquitaine, Lothaire Prince Of France, Judith Princess Of France.
Lodge's Peerage of Ireland, published in Dublin in 1789, provides a detailed account of the early history of the de Courcys, from their origins in Europe up until the time that Sir John de Courcy transferred their principal interests to Ireland in 1177. The necrology of Reims Saint-Rémi records the death "III Kal Feb" of "RICHILDIS".
Comte du Maine 897. The necrology of the abbey of Saint-Denis records the death "III Id Apr" of "Ludovicus rex". He became a monk at the abbey of Moutier Saint-Jean in 861. 3. Lodge traces the de Courcys' origins back to Charlemagne, arguing that Balderic, the father of the first "de Courcy", Robert, was the son of Wigerius (or Wigman), who in turn was the great grandson of Louis IV. "Charles III, called the Simple, was born the year his father died; succeeded to the kingdom of France in 893, and died 7 October 929; having married first in 907 Frederunna, who died without issue in 918; and secondly, in that year Edgina, daughter of Edward, the elder, King of England, by whom he had Lewis IV, named Transmarinus, or De Outre-Mer, born in 920, King of France in 936, and died 15 October 954. 14.