Arnulf von Kärnten takes over the royal office in Eastern Franconia
and forces Charles III. to resign.
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The last general rule over the Franconian Empire ended in 887 . Emperor Karl III. is forced by Arnulf of Carinthia to renounce the throne of Eastern Franconia and only retains control of Western Franconia and imperial Italy .
Politics and world events
- June: Liutward von Vercelli , the most important advisor to Emperor Charles III. , is overthrown by a court intrigue in which, among other things , he is accused of adultery with Karl's wife Richardis . His successor as arch chaplain and arch chancellor is Archbishop Liutbert of Mainz .
- November 11th : Arnulf of Carinthia takes over the royal office in Eastern Franconia and forces his uncle, King Karl III. , to resign at a Reichstag in the Palatinate Trebur . This ended the last general rule over the Franconian Empire . Charles retains the imperial crown and rule over western France and imperial Italy .
- After taking office, Arnulf tried to weaken the supporters of his predecessor and, among other things, gradually took away the counties of the Franconian Babenbergers in order to enfeoff the Konradines related to him. This is the beginning of the Babenberg feud .
- The Lombards conquered parts of the Ionian Islands , but lost them to the Normans .
Republic of Venice
- April 17th : Giovanni II Particiaco abdicates as Doge of Venice . Pietro I. Candiano is elected as his successor .
- September 18 : The Venetians suffer a defeat in a sea battle against the Dalmatians at the mouth of the Neretva near Makarska . The Doge Pietro I. Candiano is killed. Venice loses dominance in the Adriatic for almost 100 years and has to pay tribute to the pirates. The new Doge is Pietro Tribuno , nephew of the former Doge Pietro Tradonico .
- August 26 : Uda becomes Tennō of Japan after Kōkō's death . The coronation will take place on December 5th .
First documentary mentions
- July 24 : In a document of the Carolingian emperor . Charles III, the thickness is Lustenau for the first time mentioned in a document .
- Großeneder is first mentioned in a document.
Society and religion
- June: After her husband Charles the Fat of adultery with Liutward has been accused of Empress pulls Richardis in the Abbey Andlau back to where they spend their twilight years.
- January 11 : Boso of Vienne , King of Lower Burgundy (* 825 / 828 )
- August 26 : Kōkō , Japanese Emperor (* 830 )
- September 18th : Pietro I. Candiano , Doge of Venice
- Haduwy von Herford , abbess (* around 810 )
- Ibn Madscha , Islamic writer and collector of hadiths (* 824 )
- Luithard , Bishop of Paderborn