- CHARLES III
- surnamed THE SIMPLEbecame king of France in 893; his reign one long struggle against the Normans, which ended by conceding Normandy to Rollo; was conquered by Hugh Capet, a rival for the crown, at Soissons, and dethroned in 922; died in captivity, 929.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.