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- n. third son of Charlemagne and king of France and Germany and Holy Roman Emperor (778-840)
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He was succeeded by his son, Louis I, who, however, died in the same year.
There existed so many of these ancient epic songs that Charlemagne undertook to collect them, but Louis I, his all too pious son, destroyed this collection on his accession to the throne, because, forsooth, these epics glorified the pagan gods his ancestors had worshipped!
Roman law (Lex Burgondionum, LVIII, i; Louis I, "Add. ad legem