Background to the Treaty of Verdun

Treaty of Verdun: Definition, History & Consequences

Treaty of Verdun: Definition, History & Consequences

The Treaty of Verdun was a treaty signed in August 843 AD by the descendants of the Emperor Charlemagne, after the death of his son Luis, the Pious. The objective of this was to end the succession struggles between the grandsons of Charlemagne, Lotario, Luis and Carlos, for the Crown of the Carolingian Empire.