What was the Battle of Andernach (876)?

Introduction The First Battle of Andernach between the West Frankish king Charles the Bald and the East Frankish king Louis the Younger took place on o8 October 876 near Kettig southeast of Andernach and resulted in Charles’ complete defeat. Background Louis III (the Younger) was a son of the East Frankish king Louis the German… Read More

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What was the Battle of Andernach (939)?

Introduction The Battle of Andernach, between the followers and the opponents of King Otto I of Germany, took place at 02 October 939 in Andernach on the Rhine river and ended with a decisive defeat of the rebels and the death of their leaders. Background Duke Eberhard of Franconia, a scion of the Conradine dynasty,… Read More