ODO , or EunEs (d . 898),
See also:king of the Franks, was a son of Robert the Strong, count of
See also:Anjou (d . 866), and is sometimes referred to as duke of France and also as count of
See also:Paris . For his skill and bravery in resisting the attacks of the
See also:Normans Odo was chosen king by the western Franks when the emperor
See also:Charles the
See also:Fat was deposed in 887, and was crowned at
See also:Compiegne in
See also:February 888 . He continued to
See also:battle against the Normans, whom he defeated at
See also:Montfaucon and elsewhere, but was soon involved in a struggle with some powerful nobles, who supported the claim of Charles, afterwards King Charles III., to the Frankish
See also:kingdom . To gain
See also:prestige and support Odo owned himself a vassal of the German king,
See also:Arnulf, but in 894 Arnuif declared for Charles . Eventually, after a struggle which lasted for three years, Odo was compelled to come to terms with his
See also:rival, and to surrender to him a
See also:north of the
See also:Seine . He died at La Fere on the 1st of
See also:January 898 . See E .
See also:Lavisse, Histoire de France, tome ii . (Paris, 1903) ; and E . Favre, Eudes, comte de Paris et roi de France (Paris, 1893) .
ODIN, or OTHIN (O. Norse 66inn)
ODO1 OF BAYEUX (c. 1036-1097)
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