Thus we learn that Louis the Pious
' coronation was an event that brought him and his father Charlemagne closer together, and at the same time we see how the kingdom and the empire remained in the hands of Charlemagne as his son left for Aquitaine, the part provided for him as part of a division of the kingdom within the family.
KING LOUIS O'Meara's Louis The Pious
bolts up on Ayr's stands' rail
JAMES Doyle lit up Ayr with a glorious 769-1 treble capped with an emphatic victory in the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup on Louis The Pious
Louis The Pious
was continuing a fantastic run for owner Frank Gillespie whose colours are also carried by The Grey Gatsby, winner of the French Derby and the Irish Champion.
The Berkshire-based jockey struck gold on 10-1 shot Louis The Pious
little over an hour after pocketing silver on 9-1 chance Huntsmans Close.
James Doyle riding Louis The Pious
wins the The William Hill Ayr Gold Cup at Ayr yesterday IAN RUTHERFORD/ GETTY IMAGES
under the patronage of Emperor Louis the Pious
, a son of Frankish
The likes of Pepper Lane, Louis The Pious
and Move In Time have all improved for joining O'Meara, and Bondesire, who won her first handicap off 70 almost exactly a year ago over this course and distance, has made great strides to sit on her current perch of 90.
The identification of Charlemagne as King David made it easy for contemporaries to conflate his son, Louis the Pious
, with David's son, King Solomon.
"He was a bishop and he got into a fight with King Louis the Pious
[Charlemagne's son] in the 9th century.
" These included an Anglo-Saxon penny of Cynethryth, struck in AD 787-792, a penny of Wulfred of Canterbury, struck around AD 810, ninth century Carolingian deniers of Louis the Pious
and Charles the Bald, and three lead weights of Viking type.
Chapter 6 begins by considering ninth-century Byzantine iconoclasm both as a phenomenon in its own fight and as it was received by the Franks via the letter of Michael II to Louis the Pious
Then there were Louis the Pious
- whose father was Charles the Simple - Louis the Fat and Louis the Stubborn.
Although Charlemagne's son, Louis the Pious
, inherited both his father's empire and the silver astronomical table, neither remained intact very long after Louis's death in 842.
Fewer know of his son Louis the Pious
, who reigned as sole emperor over the same vast territory from 814 to 840.