TIL that Louis IV of France was known as ‘d’Outremer’, meaning ‘from overseas’, as he was raised in England with his West Saxon mother’s family. When he acceded to the throne he spoke neither Latin nor Old French, but Old English by whatilearned November 20, 2021, 7:47 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_IV_of_France What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote accededdOutremerEnglandEnglishfamilyFrancefrenchlatinLouismeaningmothersoverseasraisedSaxonspokethroneTILToday I learnedWest See more Previous article TIL that PEZ candy was invented in Austria, and the three letters are the first, middle and last letters of PffeffErminZ, the German/Austrian word for peppermint. Next article What type of tree does a Satanist get for Christmas? 3 Comments Leave a Reply But it wasnt old when he was speaking it. Log in to Reply But soon (in the High Middle Ages), the kings of England (e.g. Richard the Lionhearted) would speak French and not a word of English. Log in to Reply So German Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.