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Lothair I

[loh-thair, -tair]
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  1. a.d. 795?–855, king of Germany 840–843; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 840–855 (son of Louis I).

Lothair II

  1. the Saxon, c1070–1137, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and king of the Germans 1125–37.
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Examples from the Web for lothair

Historical Examples

  • Lothair Croffin was changed into Tara at the time of the wedding.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

    Joseph Wild

  • Was it not Dick who had told her that anecdote about the queen, or was it Lothair?

  • Lothair and Endymion were partly written to replenish his empty exchequer.


    Horace Barnett Samuel

  • Such were the curious Victorian nuggets Spondulix and Lothair.

    Getting Gold

    J. C. F. Johnson

  • Lothair then seems to have conceived the design of recovering Lorraine.

British Dictionary definitions for lothair

Lothair I

  1. ?795–855 ad, Frankish ruler and Holy Roman Emperor (823–30, 833–34, 840–55); son of Louis I, whom he twice deposed from the throne

Lothair II

  1. called the Saxon. ?1070–1137, German king (1125–37) and Holy Roman Emperor (1133–37). He was elected German king over the hereditary Hohenstaufen claimant
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