Definition of Louis le Faineant
1. Noun. The last Carolingian king of France (967-987).
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Literary usage of Louis le Faineant
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1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1853)
"... and then poisoned her husband, in the hope of reigning in the name of her son, and only child, Louis le Faineant, or the Idle. Louis, on his accession, ..."
2. The Franks, from Their Origin as a Confederacy to the Establishment of the by Lewis Sergeant (1898)
"... known as Louis V., or, more appropriately, Louis le Faineant, who had a nominal reign in Neustria of less than one year, and who died by poison in 987. ..."
3. Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis by Charles Vallancey (1786)
"... cf the laft kings of that family from Louis le begue to Louis le faineant, as alfo availing ..."