Strange Rulers


I was reading through wikipedia and I found some really odd sounding people.
“Louis the Stammerer” (King of Western Francia) died on this day in 879. He was the eldest son of “Charles the Bald”. He had a son called “Charles the Simple”. He gave some of his countries away to “Wilfred the Hairy”.
A few other odd sounding people from the past include “William the Bastard”, “Harald Bluetooth”, “Walafrid the Squinter”, “Charles the Fat”, “King Baldwin the Leper”,”Michael the Drunkard” and “Ivaylo the Cabbage”.
What a bunch of loonies.


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