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Descendants of IMANUENTIUS( -c.55 BC)


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1. Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes 1 died in 0055 B.C..

Imanuentius married someone.

His child was:

+ 2 M    i. Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes 2 died about 0030 BC.

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2. Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes 2 (Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died about 0030 BC.

Mandubracius married Anna, of Arimathea.3 Anna was born in Arimathea, Palestine.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 3 M    i. Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes 4 died about 0020 B.C..

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3. Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes 4 (Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died about 0020 B.C..

Addedomaros married someone.

His child was:

+ 4 M    i. Antedois, King of the Iceni .5

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4. Antedois, King of the Iceni 5 (Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Antedois married someone.

His child was:

+ 5 F    i. Boudicca, Queen of Icenia 6 7 was born about 0014, died in 0061 about age 47, and was buried in King's Cross, London, Middlesex, England.

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5. Boudicca, Queen of Icenia 6 7 (Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 0014, died in 0061 about age 47, and was buried in King's Cross, London, Middlesex, England. Other names for Boudicca were Boudica Princess of Icenia and Buddug.

Research Notes: "Warrior Queen" of the Iceni.

From A History of Wales , pp. 27-28:

"The resistance of the tribes of Wales did not come to an end with the capture of Caratacus [in AD 51]... and in AD 61 Anglesey, the chief centre of anti-Roman sentiment, came under attack. Tacitus provides a dramatic description of the anguish of the Roman soldiers as they saw across the Menai Strait the druids in awesome panoply. But they soon cast aside their fear and their clothes; they swam the strait, killed the druids and destroyed the sacred groves. The Romans were prevented from consolidating their hold upon north-west Wales because the Iceni, embittered by the treatment meted out to them by Roman officials, rose in revolt under their valiant queen Boudicca (or Buddug, to give her the name coined by Theophilus Evans). The revolt was ferocious. Thousands of Romans and their allies were slaughtered; London, which was already becoming the de facto capital of the province, was burnt so thorolughly that a layer of ash was excavated there almost two thousand years later. The revenge of the Romans was even more ferocious. Tens of thousands of Britons were killed and Norfolk was left desolate for generations."

Boudicca married Prasutagus, King of the Iceni.8 9 Prasutagus was born about 0012 and died in 0059 about age 47.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 6 F    i. Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni 10 11 was born about 0038.

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6. Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni 10 11 (Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 0038. Another name for Julia was Boudica Princess of Icenia.

Julia married Meurig, King of Siluria,12 13 son of Arviragus Gweirgydd ap Cunobelin, King of Siluria [Legendary] and Venissa, [Legendary]. Meurig was born about 0030 and died in 125 about age 95. Other names for Meurig were Marius King of Siluria, Meric King of Siluria, and Marius Meurig ap Arviragus - King of Siluria.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 7 F    i. Athildis, [Legendary] 14 15 was born about 0098.

+ 8 M    ii. Coel, King of Britain [Legendary] 16 17 18 was born about 0072 and died in 170 about age 98.

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7. Athildis, [Legendary] 14 15 (Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 0098. Another name for Athildis was Athildis Princess of Siluria.

Athildis married Marcomir IV, King of the Franks [Legendary],19 20 son of Odemar IV, King of the Franks and Unknown, about 103. Marcomir was born about 0080 in Austrasia (France) and died in 149 about age 69. Another name for Marcomir was Markomir IV King of the Franks.

Research Notes: Source http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593873359 considers him legendary.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 9 M    i. Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary] 21 22 was born in 104 in Austrasia (France) and died in 166 at age 62.

8. Coel, King of Britain [Legendary] 16 17 18 (Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 0072 and died in 170 about age 98. Other names for Coel were Coehl Hen King of Britain and Cole King of Britain.

Research Notes: Legendary king of Britain.

From Wikipedia - King Cole :

King Cole or Coel is the name of a figure, or multiple figures with similar names, prominent in British literature and legend since the Middle Ages . Early Welsh tradition knew of a Coel Hen (Coel the Old), a leader in Roman or Sub-Roman Britain and the progenitor of several kingly lines in the Hen Ogledd , the Brythonic -speaking part of northern England and southern Scotland . Later medieval legend told of a Coel, apparently derived from Coel Hen, who was the father of Saint Helena and the grandfather of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great . Other similarly-named characters may be confused or conflated with the Welsh Coel. The traditional "King Coel" may be the historical basis for the popular nursery rhyme "Old King Cole ".[1]

Context and evidence
Coel Hen appears in the Harleian genealogies and the later pedigrees known as the Bonedd Gwyr y Gogledd (The Descent of the Men of the North) at the head of several post-Roman royal families of the Hen Ogledd .[2] His line, collectively called the Coeling, included such noted figures as Urien , king of Rheged ; Gwallog , perhaps king of Elmet ; the brothers Gwrgi and Peredur , and Clydno Eiddin , king of Eiddin or Edinburg .[2][3] He was also considered to be the father-in-law of Cunedda , founder of Gwynedd in North Wales, by his daughter Gwawl,[4] while the so-called Arthur stone names him as an ancestor of Artognou , a post-Roman ruler at Tintagel .[5] The genealogies give him the epithet Godebog, meaning "Protector" or "Shelterer".[2] The poem Y Gododdin mentions some enmity between the "Sons of Godebog" and the heroes who fought for the Gododdin at the Battle of Catraeth .[3]


According to Welsh tradition the region of Kyle was named for Coel, and a mound at Coylton in Argyll was regarded as his tomb.[6] Projections back from dated individuals suggest that Coel Hen lived around AD 350 - 420, during the time of the Roman departure from Britain .[3] In his widely-criticized book The Age of Arthur, historian John Morris suggested that Coel may have been the last of the Roman Duces Brittanniarum (Dukes of the Britons) who commanded the Roman army in northern Britain.[7] According to Morris he may have taken over the northern capital at Eburacum (York ) to rule over what had been the northern province of Roman Britain . Upon Coel Hen's death, his lands would have been split between his sons, Garmonion and Cunedda II, and later his grandsons, Dunwal Moelmut, Cunedda III, and Gwrwst Ledlwn, thus creating the many old northern kingdoms of Britain.

Later sources
In his Historia Anglorum, Henry of Huntingdon mentions that a King Coel of Colchester was the father of Saint Helena and therefore the grandfather of Constantine the Great.[8][9] The same claim appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth 's Historia Regum Britanniae , in a passage using some of the same words. However, Henry appears to have written this part of the Historia Anglorum before he knew about Geoffrey's work, leading J. S. P. Tatlock to conclude that Geoffrey borrowed the passage from Henry, rather than the other way around.[10] The source of the claim is unknown, but it may have come from a lost hagiography of Helena.[10]


Geoffrey's largely fictional Historia Regum Britanniae expands upon Henry's brief mention, listing Coel as a King of the Britons following the reign of King Asclepiodotus .[11] He states that, upset with Asclepiodotus's handling of the Diocletianic Persecution , Coel began a rebellion in the duchy of Caercolun (Colchester), of which he was duke. He met Asclepiodotus in battle and killed him, thus taking the kingship of Britain upon himself. Rome , apparently, was pleased that Britain had a new king and sent a senator, Constantius Chlorus , to negotiate with Coel. Afraid of the Romans, Coel met Constantius and agreed to pay tribute and submit to Roman laws as long as he was allowed to retain the kingship. Constantius agreed to these terms but, one month later, Coel died.[11] Constantius married Coel's daughter, Helena, and crowned himself as Coel's successor. Helen later gave birth to a son who became the Emperor, Constantine the Great , giving a British pedigree to the Roman imperial line.[12]

Coel married someone.

His child was:

+ 10 F    i. Athildis, [Legendary] 14 15 was born about 0098.

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9. Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary] 21 22 (Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 104 in Austrasia (France) and died in 166 at age 62.

Clodomir married Hasilda, Princess of the Rugij.23 24 Hasilda was born about 119. Another name for Hasilda was Hafilda Princess of the Rugij.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 11 M    i. Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary] 25 26 was born in 122 in Austrasia (France) and died in 186 at age 64.

10. Athildis, [Legendary] 14 15 (Coel, King of Britain [Legendary]8, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 0098. Another name for Athildis was Athildis Princess of Siluria.

Athildis married Marcomir IV, King of the Franks [Legendary],19 20 son of Odemar IV, King of the Franks and Unknown, about 103. Marcomir was born about 0080 in Austrasia (France) and died in 149 about age 69. Another name for Marcomir was Markomir IV King of the Franks.

Research Notes: Source http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593873359 considers him legendary.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 7)

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11. Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary] 25 26 (Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 122 in Austrasia (France) and died in 186 at age 64.

Farabert married someone.

His child was:

+ 12 M    i. Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary] 27 28 29 was born in Austrasia (France).

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12. Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary] 27 28 29 (Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in Austrasia (France).

Research Notes: Subsequent generations may be fictional. See Wikipedia - Springer Hoax
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagobert_(4th_century)
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From Wikipedia - Sunno :

Sunno was a leader (dux) of the Franks in the late 4th century that invaded the Roman Empire in the year 388 when the usurper and leader of the whole of Roman Gaul , Magnus Maximus was surrounded in Aquileia by Theodosius I

The invasion is documented by Gregory of Tours who cited the now lost work of Sulpicius Alexander . According to this account Marcomer , Sunno and Genobaud invaded the Roman provinces Germania and Belgia. They broke through the lines killed many peoples, destroyed the most fruitfull lands and made the city Köln panic. After this raid the main body of the Franks moved back over the river Rhine with their booty. Some of the Franks remained in the Belgian woods. When the Roman generals of Magnus Maximus, Nanninus and Quintinus heard the news in Trier , they attacked those remaining Frankish forces and killed many of them. After this engagement Quintinus crossed the Rhine to punish the Franks in their own country, however his army was surrounded and beaten. Some Roman soldiers drowned in the marshes, others were killed by Franks, few made it back to their Empire.

Nanninus and Quintinus were replaced by Charietto and Syrus, who were again confronted by an attack of unindentifeid Franks.

Later after the fall of Magnus Maximus, Marcomer and Sunno held a short meeting about the recent attacks with the Frank Arbogastes , who was a general (magister militum) in the Roman army. The Franks delivered hostages as usual and Arbogastes returned to his winter quarters in Trier.

A couple of years later when Arbogastes had seized power and the West Roman army was nearly completely in the hands of Frankish mercenaries he crossed the Rhine with a Roman army into Germania, because he hated his own kin. Marcomer was seen with Chatti and Ampsivarii but the two did not engage.

Later we hear from the poet Claudian that Marcomer was arrested by Romans and banned to a villa in Tuscany. His brother Sunno crossed the Rhine and tried to settle himself as leader of the band of Marcomer, however he was killed by his own people.

According to the later Liber Historiae Francorum Marcomer tried to unite the Franks after the death of Sunno. He proposed that the Franks should live under one king and candidated his own son Pharamond for the kingship. This source does not tell if Marcomer succeeded but from other sources it may seem that Pharamond was regarded as the first king of the Francs. However by modern scholars, like Edward James this account of the Liber Historiae Francorum is not accepted as historical because Marcomer is called the son of the Trojan king Priam , and Sunno was called the son of Antenor which is obviously impossible due to the fact that Priam and Antenor lived hundreds of years earlier.

Noted events in his life were:

• Invaded: the Roman Empire, 388.

Sunno married someone.

His child was:

+ 13 M    i. Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 30 31 was born about 160 and died in 253 about age 93.

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13. Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 30 31 (Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 160 and died in 253 about age 93. Another name for Hilderic was Childeric King of the Franks.

Hilderic married someone.

His child was:

+ 14 M    i. Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 32 33 was born about 180 and died in 272 about age 92.

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14. Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 32 33 (Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 180 and died in 272 about age 92. Another name for Bertherus was Bartherus King of the Franks.

Bertherus married someone.

His child was:

+ 15 M    i. Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 34 35 was born about 200 and died in 298 about age 98.

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15. Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 34 35 (Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 200 and died in 298 about age 98.

Clodius married someone.

His child was:

+ 16 M    i. Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 36 37 was born about 215 and died in 306 about age 91.

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16. Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 36 37 (Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 215 and died in 306 about age 91. Another name for Walther was Walter King of the Franks.

Walther married someone.

His child was:

+ 17 M    i. Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 38 39 was born about 264 and died in 317 about age 53.

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17. Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 38 39 (Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 264 and died in 317 about age 53.

Dagobert married someone.

His child was:

+ 18 M    i. Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 40 41 was born about 262 and died about 358 about age 96.

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18. Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 40 41 (Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 262 and died about 358 about age 96. Another name for Genebald was Genbald I King of the Franks.

Genebald married someone.

His child was:

+ 19 M    i. Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 42 43 was born about 300 in France and died about 379 about age 79.

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19. Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional] 42 43 (Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 300 in France and died about 379 about age 79.

Research Notes: May be spurious altogether.

From Wikipedia - Springer Hoax
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The Springer Hoax was a scam starting in the mid 19th century, often using a phony genealogy in various ways to collect money based on the supposed multi-million dollar estate of prominent colonialist Carl Christopher/Christoffersson Springer and debts said to be owed to him by various government agencies of Wilmington, Delaware , USA and Stockholm , Sweden .[1] It is notable today primarily as the result of amateur genealogists' (and others'[2]) mistaken reliance on the various Springer genealogies going back to Adam and Eve via Emperor Charlemagne .

Wilmington's supposed debt was related to land purportedly owned by Springer. The land actually had belonged to Old Swede's Church, Springer was merely a life trustee for the land. The tie to Sweden was based on a phony genealogy used to claim that Springer was part of the Swedish Aristocracy.[3]

In one version of the scam from the 1850s, people claiming to be Springer heirs sold stock in the "Springer Heirs Corporation", supposedly to file court cases to prove their alleged ownership of large sections of real estate in the downtown area of Wilmington, Delaware or the royal jewels of Sweden. The corporation folded after a few minor court cases for several small, unclaimed estates.[4]

A later version of the scam was started in 1913, targeting actual and possible descendants of Springer. Again, the estate was said to hold legitimate title to large sections of land in Wilmington. Victims were enticed into buying shares in the "Springer Heirs Corporation 1913 U.S. American and Canada".[5]

When indicted for charges of larceny, several perpetrators of the scam claimed that their story was essentially true and the truth was being hidden by a conspiracy involving the courts, the government of Wilmington, and the Old Swede's Church.[6]

Dagobert married someone.

His children were:

+ 20 M    i. Clodius IV, Duke of the East Franks 44 45 was born about 324 and died in 389 about age 65.

+ 21 M    ii. Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks 43 46 47 was born about 345 in France and died about 419 about age 74.

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20. Clodius IV, Duke of the East Franks 44 45 (Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 324 and died in 389 about age 65.

Clodius married someone.

His child was:

+ 22 M    i. Marcomir, Duke of the East Franks 48 49 50 was born about 347 in Germany and died in 404 about age 57.

21. Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks 43 46 47 (Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 345 in France and died about 419 about age 74. Another name for Genebald was Genobaud Dux of the Franks.

Research Notes: His parents are likely unknown. Generations from this part back in time were inventions as part of a mid-19th-century hoax. See Wikipedia - Springer Hoax (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagobert_(4th_century)).

From Wikipedia - Genobaud :

Genobaud was a leader (dux) of the Franks . He invaded the Roman Empire in the year 388 .

This invasion is documented by Gregory of Tours , who cited the now lost work of Sulpicius Alexander . According to this account Genobaud invaded the Roman provinces Germania and Belgia together with Marcomer and Sunno . They broke through the limes , killed many people, destroyed the most fruitful lands and made the city of Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, now Cologne , panic. After this raid the main body of the Franks moved back over the Rhine with their booty. Some of the Franks remained in the Belgian woods. When the Roman generals Nanninus and Quintinus heard the news in Trier , they attacked those remaining Frankish forces and killed many of them. After this engagement Quintinus crossed the Rhine to punish the Franks in their own country; however, his army was surrounded and beaten. Some Roman soldiers drowned in the marshes, others were killed by Franks, and but few made it back to their Empire.

Noted events in his life were:

• Invaded: the Roman Empire, 388.

Genebald married someone.

His child was:

+ 23 F    i. Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks 51 52 was born about 376 in France.

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22. Marcomir, Duke of the East Franks 48 49 50 (Clodius IV, Duke of the East Franks20, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 347 in Germany and died in 404 about age 57. Other names for Marcomir were Marcomer Dux of the East Franks and Marcomeres Duke of the East Franks.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Marcomer :

Marcomer (Marcomeres, Marchomer, Marchomir) was a Frankish leader (dux) in the late 4th century who invaded the Roman Empire in the year 388, when the usurper and leader of the whole of Roman Gaul , Magnus Maximus was surrounded in Aquileia by Theodosius I .

The invasion is documented by Gregory of Tours who cited the now lost work of Sulpicius Alexander . According to this account Marcomer, Sunno and Genobaud invaded the Roman provinces Germania and Belgia in Gaul. They broke through the limes , killed many people, destroyed the most fruitful lands and made the city Köln panic. After this raid the main body of the Franks moved back over the Rhine with their booty. Some of the Franks remained in the Belgian woods. When the Roman generals Magnus Maximus , Nanninus and Quintinus heard the news in Trier , they attacked those remaining Frankish forces and killed many of them. After this engagement Quintinus crossed the Rhine to punish the Franks in their own country, however his army was surrounded and beaten. Some Roman soldiers drowned in the marshes, others were killed by Franks, few made it back to their Empire.

Nanninus and Quintinus were replaced by Charietto and Syrus , who were again confronted by an attack of unindentified Franks.

Later, after the fall of Magnus Maximus, Marcomer and Sunno held a short meeting about the recent attacks with the Frank Arbogastes , who was a general (magister militum) in the Roman army. The Franks delivered hostages as usual, and Arbogastes returned to his winter quarters in Trier.

A couple of years later when Arbogastes had seized power and the West Roman army was nearly completely in the hands of Frankish mercenaries, he crossed the Rhine with a Roman army into Germania, because he hated his own kin. Marcomer was seen as leader with Chatti and Ampsivarii but the two did not engage.

Later we hear from the poet Claudian that Marcomer was arrested by Romans and banned to a villa in Tuscany. His brother Sunno crossed the Rhine and tried to settle himself as leader of the band of Marchomir, however he was killed by his own people.

According to the later Liber Historiae Francorum , Marcomer tried to unite the Franks after the death of Sunno. He proposed that the Franks should live under one king and proposed his own son Pharamond (whose earliest mention is in this work, and who is considered mythological by scholars) for the kingship. This source does not relate whether Marcomer succeeded, but from other later sources that recall the account of Liber Historiae Francorum, the impression may be gained that Pharamond was regarded as the first king of the Franks. However, modern scholars, such as Edward James, do not accept this account in the Liber Historiae Francorum as historical, because Marcomer is called the son of the Trojan king Priam , which is an obvious impossibility. Another difficulty with this account is that earlier sources such as Gregory of Tours make it crystal clear that a century after Marcomer there were still many Frankish kings, ruling over portions or separate tribes - indeed, it has been proposed that the word "ruler" may be more appropriate than "king", as there was at that time no one ruler over all the Frankish people. Clovis I , according to Gregory of Tours, had several other rulers or kings killed in order to manipulate control and increase his territory, and through his machinations dethroned other leaders such as the Frankish counts of Triër, but even he was not the single Frankish king, for tribes as the Thuringii , Chamavi and Bructeri continued their own structures. After Clovis' death, his empire was divided again amongst his sons who ruled simultaneously over different areas.

Noted events in his life were:

• Invaded: the Roman Empire, 388.

Marcomir married < >, [Daughter of Boaz],53 daughter of Boaz and Unknown, about 369.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 24 M    i. Pharamond, King of the Franks [Legendary] 54 55 56 was born about 369 in Belgium and died about 428 about age 59.

23. Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks 51 52 (Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 376 in France.

Argotta married Pharamond, King of the Franks [Legendary],54 55 56 son of Marcomir, Duke of the East Franks and < >, [Daughter of Boaz], about 394. Pharamond was born about 369 in Belgium and died about 428 about age 59. Another name for Pharamond was Faramund King of the Franks [Legendary].

Research Notes: Legendary father of Clodio, part of a fictitious descent from the Trojans.

FamilySearch.org (Samuel Taylor "Sam" Geer) has b. in Westphalia, Germany. Has title as King of the Salic Franks, and gives his father as Marcomir, Duke of the East Franks + a daughter of Boaz. This parentage is legendary and likely untrue.

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From Wikipedia - Pharamond :

Pharamond or Faramund is a legendary early king of the Franks first referred to in the anonymous 8th century Carolingian text Liber Historiae Francorum , also known as the Gesta regnum Francorum. In this work, which is customarily dated to 727, the anonymous author begins by writing of a mythical Trojan origin for the Franks . The emphasis of the Liber was upon "construct[ing] a specific past for a particular group of people."[1]

The story is told of the election of the first Frankish king.[2] It says that after the death of Sunno , his brother Marcomer , leader of the Ampsivarii and Chatti , proposed to the Franks that they should have one single king, contrary to their tradition. The Liber adds that Pharamond, named as Marchomir's son, was chosen as this first king (thus beginning the tradition of long-haired kings of the Franks), and then states that when he died, his son Chlodio was raised up as the next king. The work says no more of him.

Because there is no reference in any source prior to this work[3] to this figure named Pharamond, who is placed prior to Chlodio (that is, before ca. 428), scholars consider him a legendary rather than historical figure.[4] As a matter of fact in several sources, for example Gregory of Tours , multiple kings are attested to rule simultaneously in later times. It is thus a dubious matter to assume that, even had Pharamond existed, he was ever recognized as sole king. The first king of the Franks who may have been close to this position was Clovis I , but after his death his empire was divided again amongst his sons who ruled again simultaneously.

The myth of Pharamond has led to new legends and romances in later times. In past times this has led to attempts to falsely write Pharamond into Prosper Tiro [5]. Martin Bouquet at a much later date invented an entire history of Pharamond.[1]


Children from this marriage were:

+ 25 M    i. Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary] 57 58 59 was born about 395 in Belgium and died in 447 about age 52.

+ 26 M    ii. Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne 60 61 was born before 420 and died in 448.

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24. Pharamond, King of the Franks [Legendary] 54 55 56 (Marcomir, Duke of the East Franks22, Clodius IV, Duke of the East Franks20, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 369 in Belgium and died about 428 about age 59. Another name for Pharamond was Faramund King of the Franks [Legendary].

Research Notes: Legendary father of Clodio, part of a fictitious descent from the Trojans.

FamilySearch.org (Samuel Taylor "Sam" Geer) has b. in Westphalia, Germany. Has title as King of the Salic Franks, and gives his father as Marcomir, Duke of the East Franks + a daughter of Boaz. This parentage is legendary and likely untrue.

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From Wikipedia - Pharamond :

Pharamond or Faramund is a legendary early king of the Franks first referred to in the anonymous 8th century Carolingian text Liber Historiae Francorum , also known as the Gesta regnum Francorum. In this work, which is customarily dated to 727, the anonymous author begins by writing of a mythical Trojan origin for the Franks . The emphasis of the Liber was upon "construct[ing] a specific past for a particular group of people."[1]

The story is told of the election of the first Frankish king.[2] It says that after the death of Sunno , his brother Marcomer , leader of the Ampsivarii and Chatti , proposed to the Franks that they should have one single king, contrary to their tradition. The Liber adds that Pharamond, named as Marchomir's son, was chosen as this first king (thus beginning the tradition of long-haired kings of the Franks), and then states that when he died, his son Chlodio was raised up as the next king. The work says no more of him.

Because there is no reference in any source prior to this work[3] to this figure named Pharamond, who is placed prior to Chlodio (that is, before ca. 428), scholars consider him a legendary rather than historical figure.[4] As a matter of fact in several sources, for example Gregory of Tours , multiple kings are attested to rule simultaneously in later times. It is thus a dubious matter to assume that, even had Pharamond existed, he was ever recognized as sole king. The first king of the Franks who may have been close to this position was Clovis I , but after his death his empire was divided again amongst his sons who ruled again simultaneously.

The myth of Pharamond has led to new legends and romances in later times. In past times this has led to attempts to falsely write Pharamond into Prosper Tiro [5]. Martin Bouquet at a much later date invented an entire history of Pharamond.[1]

Pharamond married Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks,51 52 daughter of Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks and Unknown, about 394. Argotta was born about 376 in France.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 23)

25. Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary] 57 58 59 (Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 395 in Belgium and died in 447 about age 52. Other names for Clodio were Clodion King of the Salic Franks and Clodius King of the Salic Franks.

Research Notes: Legendary. May not have been a real person, and, if a real person, may not have been the father of Merovech.

King of Salic Franks, named after the Franks near the Sale river in Belgium.

From Wikipedia -List of Frankish kings :
Clodio , possible son of Pharamond, King at Dispargum and later Tournai (426 - 447)

From Wikipedia - Clodio :
Chlodio[1] was a king of the Salian Franks from the Merovingian dynasty . He was known as a Long-Haired King and lived at a place on the Thuringian border called Dispargum . From there he invaded the Roman Empire in 428 and settled in Northern Gaul , where already other groups of Salians were settled. Although he was attacked by Romans he was able to maintain his position and 3 years later in 431 he extended his kingdom down south to the Somme River . In 448 , 20 years after his reign began Chlodio was defeated at an unidentified place called Vicus Helena by Flavius Aëtius , the commander of the Roman Army in Gaul.

Like all Merovingian kings Chlodio had long hair as a ritual custom. His successor may have been Merovech , after whom the dynasty was named 'Merovingian'. One legend has it that his father was Pharamond . The sources on Chlodio's history are Gregory of Tours and Sidonius Apollinaris .

Sources
Gregory of Tours , Historiën.
Sidonius Apollinaris , Loeb Classical Edition.

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Salian Franks: at Dispargum and later Tournai, 426-447.

Clodio married Basina, de Thuringia,62 63 daughter of Alaric I, de Thuringia and Galla Placidia, of Cauca,. Basina was born in 398 in Thuringia, Germany and died about 414 in France about age 16.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 27 M    i. Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary] 64 65 was born about 411 in Belgium and died about 457 about age 46.

+ 28 M    ii. Sigimerus I, d'Auverigne 66 was born about 414.

26. Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne 60 61 (Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born before 420 and died in 448. Another name for Clovis was of Cologne Clodion.

Research Notes: Kinsman of Clovis I.

Noted events in his life were:

• Living: 420.

Clovis married someone.

His child was:

+ 29 M    i. Childebert, King of Cologne 67 68 69 was born before 440 in Reims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France and died between 483 and 488.

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27. Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary] 64 65 (Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 411 in Belgium and died about 457 about age 46. Other names for Merovech were Meerwig and Merovée King of the Salian Franks.

Research Notes: Legendary founder of the Merovingian dynasty of the Salian Franks. May not have been a real person, the father of Childeric I.

Defeated Atilla the Hun with the aid of Aetius in 451.

From Wikipedia - List of Frankish kings :
Merovech , possible son of Chlodio, King at Tournai (447 - 458)


From Wikipedia - Merovech :

Merovech (Latin : Meroveus or Merovius; French : Mérovée) is the legendary founder of the Merovingian dynasty of the Salian Franks , that later became the dominant Frankish tribe. The name is a latinization of a form close to Old High German proper name Marwig, lit. "famed fight"[1] (cf. m "famous" + w "fight").

There is little information about him in the later histories of the Franks. Gregory of Tours only names him once as the father of Childeric I while putting doubt on his descent from Clodio .[2] Many admit today that this formulation finds its explanation in a legend reported by Fredegar.[3] The Chronicle of Fredegar interpolated on this reference by Gregory by adding Merovech was the son of the queen, Clodio's wife; but his father was a sea-god, bistea Neptuni.[4] No other historical evidence exists that Merovech ever lived. Some researchers have noted that Merovech, the Frankish chieftain, may have been the namesake of a certain god or demigod honored by the Franks prior to their conversion to Christianity. It has been suggested Merovech refers to or is reminiscent to the Dutch river Merwede ,[5] nowadays part of the Rhine-Meus-Scheldt delta but historically a main subsidiary of the Rhine, in the neighborhood of which the Salian Franks once dwelled according to Roman historians. Another theory[6] considers this legend to be the creation of a mythological past needed to back up the fast-rising Frankish rule in Western Europe.

According to another legend, Merovech was conceived when Pharamond's wife encountered a Quinotaur , a sea monster which could change shapes while swimming. Though never stated, it is implied that she was impregnated by it. This legend was related by Fredegar in the seventh century, and may have been known earlier. The legend is probably a back-formation or folk etymology used to explain the Salian Franks' origin as a sea coast dwelling people, and based on the name itself. The "Mero-" or "Mer-" element in the name suggests a sea or ocean (see Old English "mere," Latin "mare," or even the Modern English word "mermaid ," etc.). The "Salian" in "Salian Franks " may be a reference to salt , a reminder of their pre-migration home on the shores of the North Sea (alternatively, it may refer to the Isala or IJssel river behind which their homeland, the Salland , may have been located). The legend could also be explained in a much easier way. The sea monster could have been a foreign conqueror, coming from the sea, taking the dead king's(Chlodio or Pharamond ) wife to legitimise his rule.

The first Frankish royal dynasty called themselves Merovingians in his honor.

Merovech may have been the father of Childeric I who may have succeeded him.

Noted events in his life were:

• King of the Salian Franks: at Tournai, 447-458.

Merovech married Verica.70 71 Verica was born about 413.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 30 M    i. Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks 72 73 74 was born between 436 and 437 in Westphalia, Germany, died on 26 Nov 482 in Tournai, (Hainaut), Frankish Empire (Belgium), and was buried in Tournai, (Hainaut), Frankish Empire (Belgium).

28. Sigimerus I, d'Auverigne 66 (Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 414.

Sigimerus married someone.

His child was:

+ 31 M    i. Ferreolus, of Moselle 75 was born in 428.

29. Childebert, King of Cologne 67 68 69 (Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born before 440 in Reims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France and died between 483 and 488. Other names for Childebert were Childebert I King of Paris and Choldebaud King of Cologne.

Noted events in his life were:

• Living: 450.

Childebert married someone.

His child was:

+ 32 M    i. Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne 76 77 was born before 460 and died about 509.

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30. Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks 72 73 74 (Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born between 436 and 437 in Westphalia, Germany, died on 26 Nov 482 in Tournai, (Hainaut), Frankish Empire (Belgium), and was buried in Tournai, (Hainaut), Frankish Empire (Belgium).

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Childeric I :

Childeric I (c. 437 - c. 481 ) was the Merovingian king of the Salian Franks from 457 until his death, and the father of Clovis .
He succeeded his father Merovech (Latinised as Meroveus or Merovius) as king, traditionally in 457 or 458 . With his Frankish warband he was established with his capital at Tournai , on lands which he had received as a foederatus of the Romans , and for some time he kept the peace with his allies.

In about 463 in Orléans , in conjunction with the Roman General Aegidius , who was based in Soissons , he defeated the Visigoths , who hoped to extend their dominion along the banks of the Loire River. After the death of Aegidius, he first assisted Comes ("count") Paul of Angers , together with a mixed band of Gallo-Romans and Franks, in defeating the Goths and taking booty. Odoacer reached Angers but Childeric arrived the next day and a battle ensued. Count Paul was killed and Childeric took the city. Childeric, having delivered Angers, followed a Saxon warband to the islands on the Atlantic mouth of the Loire, and massacred them there. In a change of alliances, he also joined forces with Odoacer , according to Gregory of Tours , to stop a band of the Alamanni who wished to invade Italy .
The stories of his expulsion by the Franks, whose women he was taking; of his eight-year stay in Thuringia with King Basin and his wife Basina; of his return when a faithful servant advised him that he could safely do so by sending to him half of a piece of gold which he had broken with him; and of the arrival in Tournai of Queen Basina , whom he married come from Gregory of Tours' Libri Historiarum (Book ii.12).

He died in 481 and was buried in Tournai , leaving a son Clovis , afterwards king of the Franks.



Noted events in his life were:

• King of the Salian Franks: at Tournai, 458-481.

Childeric married Basina Andovera, of Thuringia,78 79 80 daughter of Banin, of Thuringia and Basina, of Saxony,. Basina was born about 438 in Thuringia, Germany and died about 480 about age 42. Other names for Basina were Basina of Thuringia and Besina of Thuringia.

Research Notes: First husband was Bisinus, the King of Thuringia.

From Wikipedia - Basina, Queen of Thuringia :

Basina was queen of Thuringia in the middle of the fifth century. She left her husband king Bisinus and went to Roman Gaul . She herself took the initiative to ask for the hand of Childeric I , king of the Franks , and married him. For as she herself said, "I want to have the most powerful man in the world, even if I have to cross the ocean for him". This remark of her may have been related to Childeric's successful invasion of the Roman Empire and his attempt to settle a Frankish kingdom on Roman soil.

Basina's name is probably Low Franconian for 'female boss'. She is the mother of the man who is remembered as the founder of the Frankish realm and modern France. She (not her husband Childeric) named her son Chlodovech, but he is better remembered under his Latinized name Clovis I . The simple fact that Chlodovech's name comes from Basina is remarkable since it was a common practice for the Franks to name a son after a member of the family of the male-line of ancestors.

Through the ages historians have been intrigued by the story of Basina since she obviously acted as a player and not as bystander - which is not uncommon for the women of the Franks, but highly uncommon for the Italians.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 33 F    i. Audefleda Meroving, Princess of the Franks 81 was born about 452 in Westphalia, Germany and died on 30 Apr 535 in Ravenna, Italy about age 83.

+ 34 M    ii. Clovis I, King of the Franks 82 83 84 was born about 466 in Belgium, died on 27 Nov 511 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France about age 45, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France.

31. Ferreolus, of Moselle 75 (Sigimerus I, d'Auverigne28, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 428.

Ferreolus married someone.

His child was:

+ 35 M    i. Tonantius Ferreolus, of Moselle 85 was born in Westphalia, Germany and died after 475 in Rome, Latium, (Italy).

32. Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne 76 77 (Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born before 460 and died about 509. Other names for Sigebert were Sigebert I "the Lame" King of Cologne and Sigobert "the Lame."

Death Notes: Murdered by his son Cloderic, at the instigation of Clovis I, King of the Salic Franks, 481-511.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Sigobert the Lame :

Sigobert the Lame (also Sigibert or Sigebert, d. ca. 509) was a king of the Franks in the area of Zülpich (Latin : Tolbiac) and Cologne .

He was presumably wounded at the knee at the Battle of Tolbiac against the Alamanni .

According to Gregory of Tours , he was murdered by his son Chlodoric upon the instigation of Clovis I , sometime after his victory on the Visigoths (507). Clovis then accused Chlodoric of murder and had him killed in his turn. In this way Clovis became king of Sigobert's and Chlodoric's people.

Gregory suggests that Chlodoric was murdered in the same campaign that also killed the Frankish King Chararic . Before, Clovis had killed Ragnachar and his brothers. After all these murders Gregory tells us that Clovis lamented that he had left no family anymore, implying that amongst his own casualties were close relatives.

Noted events in his life were:

• King of the Franks: area of Zülpich. (Latin : Tolbiac)

• King of the Franks: Cologne.

Sigebert married Vultrogothe, Princess of Orleans 86 before 460.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 36 M    i. Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne 87 88 89 died about 509.

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33. Audefleda Meroving, Princess of the Franks 81 (Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 452 in Westphalia, Germany and died on 30 Apr 535 in Ravenna, Italy about age 83.

Audefleda married Theodoric, King of the Ostrogoths,90 91 son of Theodemir, King of the Ostrogoths and Erelieva, Queen of the Ostrogoths, in 493. Theodoric was born about 454 in Pannonia (Hungary) and died on 30 Aug 526 in Ravenna, Italy about age 72. Another name for Theodoric was Theodoric "the Great" King of the Ostrogoths.

Research Notes: Raised as a hostage in Constantinople.

From Wikipedia - Theodoric the Great :
Theodoric the Great (Gothic : Þiudareiks; Latin : Fl Theodoricus; Greek : (Thev'ðerichos, ??v'ð?rixos ); Old English : Þ; German : Dietrich von Bern ; Old Norse : Þjóðrekr, Þiðrek; 454 - August 30 , 526 ), was king of the Ostrogoths (471-526),[1] ruler of Italy (493-526), regent of the Visigoths (511-526), and a viceroy of the (Eastern) Roman Empire. He became a hero of Germanic legend.

Youth

The man who ruled under the name of Theodoric was born in 454 on the banks of the Neusiedler See near Carnuntum , a year after the Ostrogoths had thrown off nearly a century of domination by the Huns . The son of the King Theodemir and Erelieva , Theodoric went to Constantinople as a young boy, as a hostage to secure the Ostrogoths' compliance with a treaty Theodemir had concluded with the Byzantine Emperor Leo .

He lived at the court of Constantinople for many years and learned a great deal about Roman government and military tactics, which served him well when he became the Gothic ruler of a mixed but largely Romanized "barbarian people", as Oriental kingdoms used to call tribes living on the European continent, what is presently known as Western Europe [Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi] . Treated with favor by the Emperors Leo I and Zeno , he became magister militum (Master of Soldiers) in 483, and one year later he became consul . Afterwards, he returned to live among the Ostrogoths when he was 31 years old and became their king in 488.

Reign

At the time, the Ostrogoths were settled in Byzantine territory as foederati (allies) of the Romans, but were becoming restless and increasingly difficult for Zeno to manage. Not long after Theodoric became king, the two men worked out an arrangement beneficial to both sides. The Ostrogoths needed a place to live, and Zeno was having serious problems with Odoacer , the King of Italy who had overthrown the Western Roman Empire in 476. Ostensibly a viceroy for Zeno, Odoacer was menacing Byzantine territory and not respecting the rights of Roman citizens in Italy. At Zeno's encouragement, Theodoric invaded Odoacer's kingdom.

Theodoric came with his army to Italy in 488, where he won the battles of Isonzo and Verona in 489 and at the Adda in 490. In 493 he took Ravenna . On February 2, 493, Theodoric and Odoacer signed a treaty that assured both parties would rule over Italy. A banquet was organised in order to celebrate this treaty. It was at this banquet that Theodoric, after making a toast, killed Odoacer with his own hands.

Like Odoacer, Theodoric was ostensibly only a viceroy for the emperor in Constantinople. In reality, he was able to avoid imperial supervision, and dealings between the emperor and Theodoric were as equals. Unlike Odoacer, however, Theodoric respected the agreement he had made and allowed Roman citizens within his kingdom to be subject to Roman law and the Roman judicial system. The Goths, meanwhile, lived under their own laws and customs. In 519, when a mob had burned down the synagogues of Ravenna, Theodoric ordered the town to rebuild them at its own expense.

Theodoric the Great sought alliances with, or hegemony over, the other Germanic kingdoms in the west. He allied with the Franks by his marriage to Audofleda , sister of Clovis I , and married his own female relatives to princes or kings of the Visigoths , Vandals and Burgundian . He stopped the Vandals from raiding his territories by threatening the weak Vandal king Thrasamund with invasion, and sent a guard of 5,000 troops with his sister Amalfrida when she married Thrasamund in 500. For much of his reign, Theodoric was the de facto king of the Visigoths as well, becoming regent for the infant Visigothic king, his grandson Amalric , following the defeat of Alaric II by the Franks under Clovis in 507. The Franks were able to wrest control of Aquitaine from the Visigoths, but otherwise, Theodoric was able to defeat their incursions.

Thedoric's achievements began to unravel even before his death. He had married his daughter Amalasuntha to the Visigoth Eutharic , but Eutharic died in 522 or 523, so no lasting dynastic connection of Ostrogoths and Visigoths was established. In 522, the Catholic Burgundian king Sigismund killed his own son, Theodoric's grandson, Sergeric. Theodoric retaliated by invading, probably in 523, annexing the southern part of the Burgundian kingdom. The rest was ruled Sigismund's Arian brother Godomar , under Gothic protection against the Franks who had captured Sigismund. This brought the territory ruled by Theodoric to its height (see map), but in 523 or 524 the new Catholic Vandal king Hilderic imprisoned Amalfrida, and killed her Gothic guard. Theodoric was planning an expedition to restore his power over the Vandal kingdom when he died in 526.

Family and Issue
Theodoric was married once.

He had a concubine in Moesia , name unknown, and had two daughters:
Theodegotha (ca. 473 - ?). In 494, she was married to Alaric II as a part of her father's alliance with the Visigoths.
Ostrogotha or Arevagni (ca. 475 - ?). In 494 or 496, she was married to the king Sigismund of Burgundy as a part of her father's alliance with the Burgundians.

Married to Audofleda in 493 and had one daughter:
Amalasuntha , Queen of the Goths. She was married to Eutharic and had two children: Athalaric and Matasuentha (the latter being married to Witiges first, then, after Witiges' death, married to Germanus Justinus , neither had children). Any hope for a reconciliation between the Goths and the Romans in the person of a Gotho-Roman Emperor from this family lineage was shattered.

After his death in Ravenna in 526, Theodoric was succeeded by his grandson Athalaric . Athalaric was at first represented by his mother Amalasuntha, who was a regent queen from 526 until 534. The kingdom of the Ostrogoths, however, began to wane and was conquered by Justinian I starting in 535 and finally ending in 553 with the Battle of Mons Lactarius ."

Noted events in his life were:

• King of the Ostrogoths: 471-526.

• Ruler of Italy: 493-526.

• Regent of the Visigoths: 511-526.

• Viceroy: of the (Eastern) Roman Empire.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 37 F    i. Ostrogotha 91 92 was born about 475. (Relationship to Father: Biological, Relationship to Mother: Step)


34. Clovis I, King of the Franks 82 83 84 (Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 466 in Belgium, died on 27 Nov 511 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France about age 45, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France. Other names for Clovis were Chlodovech King of the Franks and Chlodovechus King of the Franks.

Research Notes: United most of the Franks and Roman Gaul, becoming King of all the Franks in 509.

Not to be confused with Clovis of the Riparian Franks Buried in Church of the Apostles Peter and Paul, Paris, France.
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From Wikipedia - List of Frankish kings :

Clovis I united all the Frankish petty kingdoms as well as most of Roman Gaul under his rule, conquering the Domain of Soissons of the Roman general Syagrius as well as the Visigothic Kingdom of Toulouse . He took his seat at Paris, which along with Soissons , Reims , Metz , and Orléans became the chief residences. Upon his death, the kingdom was split among his four sons:
Soissons - Chlothar I, 511-561
Paris - Childebert I, 511-558 then Chlothar I, 558-561
Orléans - Chlodomer, 511-524 then Childebert I, 524-558 then Chlothar I, 558-561
Reims - Theuderic I, 511-534 then Theudebert I, 534-548 then Theudebald, 548-555 then Chlothar I, 555-561.
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From Wikipedia - Clovis I :

Clovis I (c. 466 - 27 November 511 ) was the first King of the Franks to unite all the Frankish tribes under one ruler. He succeeded his father Childeric I in 481[1] as King of the Salian Franks , one of the Frankish tribes who were then occupying the area west of the lower Rhine , with their centre around Tournai and Cambrai along the modern frontier between France and Belgium , in an area known as Toxandria . Clovis conquered the neighbouring Frankish tribes and established himself as sole king before his death.

He converted to Roman Catholicism , as opposed to the Arianism common among Germanic peoples at the time, at the instigation of his wife, the Burgundian Clotilda , a Catholic. He was baptized in the Cathedral of Rheims , as most future French kings would be. This act was of immense importance in the subsequent history of France and Western Europe in general, for Clovis expanded his dominion over almost all of the old Roman province of Gaul (roughly modern France). He is considered the founder both of France (which his state closely resembled geographically at his death) and the Merovingian dynasty which ruled the Franks for the next two centuries.

In primary sources Clovis' name is spelled in a number of variants: The Frankish form Chlodovech was Latinised as Chlodovechus, from which came the Latin name Ludovicus, which evolved into the French name Louis.

The name features prominently in subsequent history: Three other Merovingian Kings have been called Clovis, while nine Carolingian rulers and thirteen other French kings and one Holy Roman Emperor have been called Louis.

Nearly every European language has developed its own spelling of his name. Louis (French), "Chlodwig" and Ludwig (German), Lodewijk (Dutch), and Lewis (English) are just four of the over 100 possible variations.
Scholars differ about the meaning of his name. Chlodovech is composed out of the Germanic roots Chlod- and -vech, which are usually associated with "glow" and "soldier". His name thus might have meant "illustrious in combat" or "glorious warrior".

In 486, with the help of Ragnachar , Clovis defeated Syagrius , the last Roman official in northern Gaul , who ruled the area around Soissons in present-day Picardie .[2] This victory at Soissons extended Frankish rule to most of the area north of the Loire . After this, Clovis secured an alliance with the Ostrogoths , through the marriage of his sister Audofleda to their king, Theodoric the Great . He followed this victory with another in 491 over a small group of Thuringians east of his territories. Later, with the help of the other Frankish sub-kings, he defeated the Alamanni in the Battle of Tolbiac . He had previously married the Burgundian princess Clotilde (493), and, following his victory at Tolbiac , he converted (traditionally in 496) to her Trinitarian Catholic faith. This was a significant change from the other Germanic kings, like the Visigoths and Vandals , who had embraced the rival Arian beliefs.


Clovis I died in 511 and is interred in Saint Denis Basilica , Paris , whereas his father had been buried with the older Merovingian kings in Tournai. Upon his death his realm was divided among his four sons: Theuderic , Chlodomer , Childebert , and Clotaire . This partitioning created the new political units of the Kingdoms of Rheims , Orléans , Paris and Soissons and inaugurated a period of disunity which was to last, with brief interruptions, until the end (751 ) of his Merovingian dynasty.

Noted events in his life were:

• King of the Salian Franks: at Tournai, 481-511.

• King of the Franks: 509-511.

Clovis married Clotilde, Queen of the Franks,93 94 95 96 daughter of Chilperic II, King of the Burgundians and Caretena, in 493. Clotilde was born in 475 in Lyons, (Rhône, France) and died in 545 in Tours, Touraine (Indre-et-Loire, France) at age 70. Other names for Clotilde were St. Clothilde, Clotild, Clotilda, Saint Clotilde, and Evochilde de Cologne.

Research Notes:
From Wikipedia - Clotilde :

Saint Clotilde (475 - 545 ), also known as Clotilda or simply Clotild, was the daughter of Chilperic II of Burgundy and Caretena, and wife of the Frankish king Clovis I . Venerated as a saint, she was instrumental to her husbands famous conversion to Catholic Christianity and, in her later years, was known for her almsgiving and penitential works of mercy.

On the death of Gundioc , king of the Burgundians, in 473, his sons Gundobad, Godegesil and Chilperic divided his heritage between them; Chilperic apparently reigning at Lyon, Gundobald at Vienne and Godegesil at Geneva.

According to Gregory of Tours , Chilperic was slain by Gundobad, his wife drowned, and of his two daughters, Chrona took the veil and Clotilde was exiled. This account, however, seems to have been a later invention, since an epitaph discovered at Lyons speaks of a Burgundian queen who died in 506. This was most probably the mother of Clotilde.

In 493 Clotilde married Clovis, King of the Franks , who had just conquered northern Gaul. She was brought up in the Catholic faith and did not rest until her husband had abjured paganism and embraced the Catholic faith in 496 . With him she built at Paris the church of the Holy Apostles, afterwards known as Sainte Geneviève. After the death of Clovis in 511 she retired to the abbey of St Martin at Tours.

In 523 she incited her sons against her cousin Sigismund , the son of Gundobad and provoked the Burgundian war. In the following year she tried in vain to protect the rights of her grandsons, the children of Clodomer , against the claims of her sons Childebert I and Clotaire I , and was equally unsuccessful in her efforts to prevent the civil discords between her children. She died in 544 or 545, and was buried at her husband's side in the church of the Holy Apostles.

Noted events in her life were:

• Retired: after the death of Clovis, 511, Abbey of St. Martin at Tours.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 38 M    i. Theuderic I, King of Rheims (Metz, Austrasia) 97 was born about 485 and died in 534 about age 49.

+ 39 M    ii. Chlodomer, King of Orléans 98 was born about 495.

+ 40 M    iii. Childebert I, King of Paris 99 was born about 496 and died on 13 Dec 558 about age 62.

+ 41 M    iv. Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks 100 101 102 was born in 497 in Soissons, Picardie, France, died on 23 Nov 561 at age 64, and was buried in St. Medard Abbey, Soissons, Aisne, Picardie, France.

+ 42 F    v. Clotilda, Princess of the Franks 103 104 was born in 497 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, Francia (France), died in 531 in Spain at age 34, and was buried in Paris, (Île-de-France), France.

35. Tonantius Ferreolus, of Moselle 85 (Ferreolus, of Moselle31, Sigimerus I, d'Auverigne28, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in Westphalia, Germany and died after 475 in Rome, Latium, (Italy).

Tonantius married Papinilla Avitus, of Rome,105 daughter of Marcus Maecilius Avitus, of Rome and Unknown,. Papinilla was born about 415 in Rome, Latium, (Italy).

The child from this marriage was:

+ 43 M    i. Tonantius II Ferreolus, Duke of Moselle 106 was born about 452 in Moselle, Austrasia (France) and died about 506 about age 54.

36. Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne 87 88 89 (Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died about 509. Other names for Cloderic were Chlodoric "the Parricide and" Clothaire I "the Patricide" King of Cologne.

Death Notes: Murdered by agents of his kinsman, Clovis I, King of the Salic Franks.

Research Notes: Killed his own father in 509, at the instigation of Clovis I, King of the Salic Franks, 481-511.

From Wikipedia - Chlodoric the Parricide :

Chlodoric (or Chloderic) the Patricide (died c. 509) murdered his own father, Sigobert the Lame , in order to take his kingdom. Chlodoric acted upon the instigation of Clovis I a rival king of the Salian Franks . After Sigobert's death Clovis then accused Chlodoric of the murder and had him killed in his turn for the crime. In this way Clovis became king of Sigobert's and Chlodoric's people.

Gregory suggest that Chlodoric was murdered in the same campaign that also killed the Frankish King Chararic . Before, Clovis had killed King Ragnachar and his brothers. After all these murders Gregory tells us that Clovis lamented that he had no family left anymore, implying that amongst his own casualties were close relatives.

Cloderic married Chroma, of the Burgundians,107 daughter of Chilperic II, King of the Burgundians and Agrippine, de Bourgogne,.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 44 M    i. Munderic, of Vitry-en-Perthois 108 109 was born about 505 in Cologne, Westphalia, (Germany) and died in 532 about age 27.

+ 45 F    ii. Blithilda, Princess of Cologne 110 111 was born between 508 and 513 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France and died in 580.

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37. Ostrogotha 91 92 (Audefleda Meroving, Princess of the Franks33, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 475. Another name for Ostrogotha was Arevagni Princess of the Ostrogoths.

Birth Notes: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodoric_the_great

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Theodoric the Great :

Theodoric was married once.

He had a concubine in Moesia , name unknown, and had two daughters:
Theodegotha (ca. 473 - ?). In 494, she was married to Alaric II as a part of her father's alliance with the Visigoths.
Ostrogotha or Arevagni (ca. 475 - ?). In 494 or 496, she was married to the king Sigismund of Burgundy as a part of her father's alliance with the Burgundians.

Married to Audofleda in 493 and had one daughter:
Amalasuntha , Queen of the Goths. She was married to Eutharic and had two children: Athalaric and Matasuentha (the latter being married to Witiges first, then, after Witiges' death, married to Germanus Justinus , neither had children). Any hope for a reconciliation between the Goths and the Romans in the person of a Gotho-Roman Emperor from this family lineage was shattered.



Ostrogotha married Sigismund, of Burgundy,112 son of Gundobad, King of Burgundy and Unknown, 494 or 496. Sigismund died in 524.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Sigismund of Burgundy :

Sigismund (died 524 ) was king of the Burgundians from 516 to his death. He was the son of king Gundobad , whom he succeeded in 516. Sigismund and his brother Godomar were defeated in battle by Clovis ' sons and Godomar fled. Sigismund was taken by Chlodomer , King of Orleans , where he was kept as a prisoner. Godomar then rallied the Burgundian army and won back his kingdom. Meanwhile, Chlodomer ordered the death of Sigismund and marched with his brother Theuderic I , King of Metz, on Burgundy in 524.

Sigismund was a student of bishop Saint Avitus of Vienne , the Catholic bishop of Vienne who converted Sigismund from the Arian faith of his Burgundian forebears. Sigismund was inspired to found a monastery dedicated to Saint Maurice at Agaune in Valais in 515 . The following year he became king of the Burgundians.

[The 6th century saw] significant events for Sigismund. His son opposed him in 517 , and insulted his new wife and Sigismund had him strangled. Then, overcome with remorse, Sigismund retreated to the monastery that he had founded.

In 523 , he led the Burgundians against the invading Franks of Childebert I , Clotaire I and Theodebert I . Though he put on a monk's habit and hid in a cell near his abbey, he was captured by Clotaire, taken to Orléans and put to death. Afterwards, he was honoured by the Burgundians as a martyr . His bones were recovered from the well at Columelle where his body had been thrown, and a shrine developed near Agaune. Eventually Sigismund was canonized .

Correspondence has survived between Avitus, who was a poet and one of the last masters of the classical arts, and Sigismund.
In the 14th century , Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor , transferred Sigismund's relics to Prague , hence he has become a patron saint of the Czech Republic .

Family and Issue
He married Ostrogotha, the illegitimate daughter of Theodoric the Great and a concubine in 494 as a part of Theodoric's negotiation for an alliance with Sigimund and the Burgundians. Both had the following issue:
Sigeric (? - 522, murdered by his own father)
Suavegotha (495 - ?) She was married to Theuderic I , son of Clovis I .


Children from this marriage were:

+ 46 F    i. Suavegotha 113 was born about 495.

+ 47 M    ii. Sigeric died in 522.

38. Theuderic I, King of Rheims (Metz, Austrasia) 97 (Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 485 and died in 534 about age 49.

Research Notes: Merovingian king.

From Wikipedia - Theuderic I :

Theuderic I[1] (c.485 - 533/4) was the Merovingian king of Metz , Rheims , or Austrasia -as it is variously called-from 511 to 533 or 534.

He was the son of Clovis I and one of his earlier wives or concubines. He inherited Metz in 511 at his father's death. In accordance with Salian tradition, the kingdom was divided between Clovis' four surviving sons: Childebert I in Paris , Chlodomer in Orléans , and Clotaire I in Soissons . Early in his reign, he sent his son Theudebert to battle the Scandinavian King Chlochilaich (Hygelac of Beowulf fame) who had invaded his realm. Theudebert defeated and killed Chlochilaich.

Theuderic got involved in the war between the Thuringian King Hermanfrid and Hermanfrid's only living brother: Baderic . In exchange for his help, Theuderic would receive half of the kingdom. Baderic was defeated, but the land promised Theuderic was not given up.

The four sons of Clovis then all fought Sigismund of Burgundy and Godomar , kings of the Burgundians . Godomar fled and Sigismund was taken prisoner by Chlodomer . Theuderic married Sigismund's daughter. Godomar rallied the Burgundian army and won back his kingdom. Chlodomer, aided by Theuderic, defeated Godomar, but died in the fighting at Vézeronce .

Theuderic then, with his brother Clotaire and his son, attacked Thuringia to revenge himself on Hermanfrid. Thuringia was conquered, and Clotaire received Radegund , daughter of King Berthar (Hermanfrid's late brother). After making a treaty with his brother Childebert, Theuderic died in 534. Upon his death the throne of Metz, though seemingly up for grabs, passed unhindered to Theudebert. Theuderic also left a daughter, Theodechild, by his wife Suavegotha, daughter of Sigismund of Burgundy .

Theuderic married someone.

His child was:

+ 48 M    i. Theudebert I, King of Austrasia 114 115 was born about 500 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France and died in 548 in Austrasia about age 48.

Theuderic married Suavegotha,113 daughter of Sigismund, of Burgundy and Ostrogotha,. Suavegotha was born about 495.

39. Chlodomer, King of Orléans 98 (Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 495. Another name for Chlodomer was Clodomer King of Orléans.

Research Notes: Second of the four sons of Clovis I , King of the Franks

From Wikipedia - Chlodomer :

Chlodomer, also spelled Clodomir or Clodomer (born c. 495) was the second of the four sons of Clovis I , King of the Franks . On the death of his father, in 511, he divided the kingdom of the Franks with his three brothers: Theuderic I , Childebert I , and Clotaire I . Although Theuderic, the eldest, had a better claim, Chlodomer divided half of the kingdom with his two other brothers. This was the kingdom of Orléans , taken from the former kingdom of Syagrius . This kingdom included, most notably, the bishoprics of Tours , Poitiers and Orléans . Chlodomer married Guntheuc , with whom he had three sons: Theodebald, Gunthar, and Clodoald .

In 523-24, possibly at the instigation of his mother Clotilde , who was eager to avenge her nephew who had been assassinated by Sigismund of Burgundy , Chlodomer joined with his brothers in an expedition against the Burgundians . After capturing Sigismund, Chlodomer returned to Orléans. However, Sigismund's brother Gondomar returned triumphantly to Burgundy at the head of the troops sent by his ally, the Ostrogothic king Theodoric the Great . There, he massacred the garrison the Franks had left behind.

Although victorious, Chlodomer had Sigismund and his sons Gisald and Gondebaud assassinated on 1 May 524. He then led a second expedition against the Burgundians. He was killed on this expedition, in the spring or summer of the same year, at the Battle of Vézeronce . His three sons were entrusted to his mother until his widow married Clotaire I . Clotaire, however, had Chlodomer's children killed, although Clodoald managed to escape. Better known as Saint Cloud, he later became abbot of Nogent , having given up his hair, the symbol of the Frankish royalty, rather than giving up his life.

Chlodomer married Guntheuc before 523.

Research Notes: Source: Wiukipedia - Chlothar I

40. Childebert I, King of Paris 99 (Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 496 and died on 13 Dec 558 about age 62.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - List of Frankish kings :

Upon [the death of Clovis I], the kingdom was split among his four sons:
Soissons - Chlothar I, 511-561
Paris - Childebert I, 511-558 then Chlothar I, 558-561
Orléans - Chlodomer, 511-524 then Childebert I, 524-558 then Chlothar I, 558-561
Reims - Theuderic I, 511-534 then Theudebert I, 534-548 then Theudebald, 548-555 then Chlothar I, 555-561.

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From Wikipedia - Childebert I :

Childebert I (c.496 - 13 December 558) was the Frankish king of Paris , a Merovingian dynast, one of the four sons of Clovis I who shared the kingdom of the Franks upon their father's death in 511. He was one of the sons of Saint Clotilda , born at Reims .

In the partition of the realm, he received as his share the town of Paris , the country to the north as far as the river Somme , to the west as far as the English Channel , and the Armorican peninsula (modern Brittany ). His brothers ruled in different lands: Theuderic I in Metz , Chlodomer in Orléans , and Clotaire I in Soissons .

In 523, Childebert participated in a war against Godomar of Burgundy . Chlodomer died in the Battle of Vézeronce . In 524, after the murder of Chlodomer's children, Childebert annexed the cities of Chartres and Orléans.

He took part in later various expeditions against the kingdom of Burgundy . He besieged Autun in 532 and, in 534, received as his share of the spoils of that kingdom the towns of Mâcon , Geneva , and Lyon . When Witiges , the king of the Ostrogoths , ceded Provence to the Franks in 535, the possession of Arles and Marseilles was guaranteed to Childebert by his brothers. The annexation of that province was completed, with Clotaire's help, in the winter of 536-537.

In 531, he received pleas from his sister Chrotilda , wife of King Amalaric of the Visigoths . The Arian king of Hispania , Chrotilda claimed, was grossly mistreating her, a Catholic . Childebert went down with an army and defeated the Gothic king. Amalaric retreated to Barcelona, where he was assassinated. Chrotilda died on her return journey to Paris of unknown causes.

Childebert made other expeditions against the Visigoths. In 542, he took possession of Pamplona with the help of his brother Clotaire and besieged Zaragoza , but was forced to retreat. From this expedition he brought back to Paris a precious relic, the tunic of Saint Vincent , in honour of which he built at the gates of Paris the famous monastery of St Vincent, known later as St-Germain-des-Prés .

He died without issue on 13 December 558, and was buried in the abbey he had founded, where his tomb has been discovered.[1] He left no sons, only two daughters, Chrodoberge and Chrodesinde, by his wife Ultragotha. Childebert was an acquisitive monarch. He expanded his domains in more foreign wars than any of his brothers: fighting in Burgundy (more than once), Spain (more than once), Provence, and elsewhere in Gaul. Gregory of Tours , a contemporary, speaking as a Neustrian , puts these words into Childebert's mouth: Velim unquam Arvernam Lemanem quae tantae jocunditatis gratia refulgere dicitur, oculis cernere.[2] Childbert was also one of the more religious of the sons of Clovis, cooperating with his brothers, rescuing his sister, and constructing the famous monastery of Saint Vincent to house his relics.

41. Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks 100 101 102 (Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 497 in Soissons, Picardie, France, died on 23 Nov 561 at age 64, and was buried in St. Medard Abbey, Soissons, Aisne, Picardie, France. Other names for Clotaire were Chlothar I King of Soissons, King of the Franks and Lothair I King of Soissons.

Research Notes: Succeeded Clovis I in Soissons.
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From Wikipedia - List of Frankish kings :

Upon [the death of Clovis I], the kingdom was split among his four sons:

Soissons - Chlothar I, 511-561

Paris - Childebert I, 511-558 then Chlothar I, 558-561

Orléans - Chlodomer, 511-524 then Childebert I, 524-558 then Chlothar I, 558-561

Reims - Theuderic I, 511-534 then Theudebert I, 534-548 then Theudebald, 548-555 then Chlothar I, 555-561.

Chlothar I eventually inherited all of the Frankish kingdoms after the deaths of his brothers or their successors. After his own death, the kingdom was once again split among his four sons:

Soissons (eventually Neustria) - Chilperic I, 561-584 then Chlothar II, 584-629

Paris - Charibert I, 561-567 then Chilperic I, 567-584 then Chlothar II, 584-629

Orléans (eventually Burgundy) - Guntram, 561-592 then Childebert II, 592-595 then Theuderic II, 595-613 then Sigebert II, 613 then Chlothar II, 613-629

Reims and Metz (eventually Austrasia) - Sigebert I, 561-575 then Childebert II, 575-595 then Theudebert II, 595-612 then Theuderic II, 612-613 then Sigebert II, 613 then Chlothar II, 613-623

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From Wikipedia - Chlothar I :

Chlothar I (or Chlothachar, Chlotar, Clothar, Clotaire, Chlotochar, or Hlothar, giving rise to Lothair ; 497 - 561 ), called the Old (le Vieux), King of the Franks , was one of the four sons of Clovis . He was born about 497 in Soissons (now in Aisne département , Picardie , France ).

On the death of his father in 511 , he received, as his share of the kingdom, the town of Soissons , which he made his capital; the cities of Laon , Noyon , Cambrai , and Maastricht ; and the lower course of the Meuse River . But he was very ambitious, and sought to extend his domain.

He was the chief instigator of the murder of his brother Chlodomer 's children in 524 , and his share of the spoils consisted of the cities of Tours and Poitiers . He took part in various expeditions against Burgundy and, after the destruction of that kingdom in 534 , obtained Grenoble , Die , and some of the neighbouring cities.

When the Ostrogoths ceded Provence to the Franks, he received the cities of Orange , Carpentras , and Gap . In 531 , he marched against the Thuringii with his nephew Theudebert I and in 542 , with his brother Childebert I against the Visigoths of Spain . On the death of his great-nephew Theodebald in 555 , Clotaire annexed his territories. On Childebert's death in 558 he became sole king of the Franks.

He also ruled over the greater part of Germany , made expeditions into Saxony , and for some time exacted from the Saxons an annual tribute of 500 cows. The end of his reign was troubled by internal dissensions, his son Chram rising against him on several occasions. Following Chram into Brittany , where the rebel had taken refuge, Clotaire shut him up with his wife and children in a cottage, which he set on fire. Overwhelmed with remorse, he went to Tours to implore forgiveness at the tomb of St Martin , and died shortly afterwards.

Family
Clotaire's first marriage was to Guntheuc , widow of his own brother Chlodomer, sometime around 524. They had no children.
His second marriage, which occurred around 532 , was to Radegund , daughter of Bertachar , King of Thuringia , whom he and his brother Theuderic defeated. She was later canonized . They had no children.
His third and most successful marriage was to Ingund , by whom he had five sons and two daughters:
Gunthar, predeceased father
Childeric, predeceased father
Charibert , King of Paris
Guntram , King of Burgundy
Sigebert , King of Austrasia
Chlothsind , married Alboin , King of the Lombards

His next marriage was to a sister of Ingund, Aregund , with whom he had a son:
Chilperic , King of Soissons
His last wife was Chunsina (or Chunsine), with whom he had one son:
Chram , who became his father's enemy and predeceased him

Clotaire married Guntheuc about 524.

Research Notes: Source: Wiukipedia - Chlothar I

Clotaire next married Radegund.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Chlothar I

Clotaire next married Ingonde.116 117 Ingonde was born about 500. Other names for Ingonde were Ingonthe and Ingund.

Research Notes: Possibly the sister of Lothair's second wife Arnegunde.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 49 M    i. Charibert I, King of Paris 118 119 was born in 520 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France and died in 567 at age 47.

+ 50 M    ii. Sigebert I, of Austrasia was born in 535 in Metz, Moselle, France and died between 575 and 579 in Vitry, <Moselle>, France.

+ 51 M    iii. Gunthar died before 561.

+ 52 M    iv. Childeric died before 561.

+ 53 M    v. Guntram, King of Burgundy .

+ 54 F    vi. Chlothsind .

Clotaire next married Arnégonde,120 121 122 daughter of Baderic, King of Thuringia and Unknown,. Arnégonde was born about 515, died in 573 about age 58, and was buried in Saint-Denis Basilica, Paris, France. Other names for Arnégonde were Aregund and Arnegunde.

Research Notes: According to Ancestral Roots, Line 240A (Clotaire I), Arnégonde was his 2nd wife, sister of his first wife Ingonde. According to Wikipedia, fourth wife of Clotaire I, sister of his fourth wife, Ingund.

Source Wikipedia - Chlothar I - Aregund was Clotaire's 4th wife, sister of Ingund (Clotaire's 3rd wife).

From Wikipedia - Aregund :

Aregund, Aregunda, Arnegund, Aregonda, or Arnegonda was the wife of Clotaire I , king of the Franks , and the mother of Chilperic I of Neustria . She was the sister of Ingund , one of Clotaire's other wives. She lived during the sixth century.

Her sepulchre , among dozens of others, was discovered in 1959 in the Saint Denis Basilica by archaeologist Michel Fleury . It contained remarkably well-preserved clothing items and jewellery , which were used to identify her.

In an episode of the television series, Digging for the Truth , aired in May 2006, host Josh Bernstein arranged a DNA test of a sample of her remains to see if it showed any Middle Eastern characteristics. It did not. This was meant to disprove the notion put forwards by the Da Vinci Code that the Merovingians were descended from Jesus, though it should be noted Aregund was merely married into the dynasty, not a blood descendant- so presumably the results of this test are irrelevant. Some also claim that based on studies the burial could not have been done around the time of Aregund's death but likely dates from decades later and the remains were of a woman (?)than Aregund was supposed to have been.

References
Erlande-Brandenburg, Alain, "Saint-Denis Cathedral", Editions Quest-France, Rennes, n.d.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 55 M    i. Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria 123 124 was born about 539 in France and died in Sep 584 about age 45.

Clotaire next married Chunsina.125 Another name for Chunsina was Chunsine.

Research Notes: 5th wife of Chlothar I.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 56 M    i. Chram 126 died before 561.

42. Clotilda, Princess of the Franks 103 104 (Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 497 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, Francia (France), died in 531 in Spain at age 34, and was buried in Paris, (Île-de-France), France. Other names for Clotilda were Chrodechildis and Clotilde of the Franks.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Clotilde (died 531) :

Clotilde or Chrodechildis (died 531) was the daughter of King Clovis I of the Franks and Queen Clotilde .

In 511 she was married to the Visigothic King Amalaric . Clotilde was a Catholic , while Amalaric and his fellow-Visigoths were Arians . Clotilde refused to adopt her husband's religious practices and complained to her kin that she was persecuted for her faith.

This led to war in 531 between her brother, King Childebert I , and her husband. Amalaric was defeated and Clotilde returned to Francia with the Frankish army, but died on the journey and was buried at Paris

Clotilda married Amalaric, King of the Visigoths,127 128 son of Alaric II, King of the Visigoths and Theodegotha, in 511. Amalaric was born about 502 in Ravenna, Italy and died in 531 in Barcelona, (Spain) about age 29. Another name for Amalaric was Amalarico King of the Visigoths.

Death Notes: Assassinated by his own troops

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Amalaric :

Amalaric, or in Spanish and Portuguese , Amalarico, (502[1] - 531) was a son of king Alaric II and of Theodegotho, daughter of Theodoric the Great and his first wife. Amalaric was himself king of the Visigoths from 526 till he was assassinated in 531.

He was a child when his father fell in battle against Clovis I , king of the Franks , in 507. Gesalec was chosen king and the child Amalaric was carried for safety into Hispania . After Gesalec was killed in 511, the country and Provence was thenceforth ruled by Amalaric's maternal grandfather, Theodoric the Ostrogoth, acting through his vice regent, Theudis , an Ostrogothic nobleman. In 522 the young Amalaric was proclaimed king, and four years later, on Theodoric's death, he assumed full royal power in Hispania and that part of Languedoc called Septimania , relinquishing Provence to his cousin Athalaric . He married Chrotilda , daughter of Clovis I ; but his disputes with her, he being an Arian and she a Catholic , brought on him the penalty of a Frankish invasion by Childebert I , king of Paris . Amalaric was defeated at Narbonne in 531 and retreated behind the walls of Barcelona , where he was assassinated by his own troops.[1]


Children from this marriage were:

+ 57 M    i. Athanagild, King of Hispania and Septimania 129 130 131 was born about 508 in (Spain) and died in 567 about age 59.

+ 58 M    ii. Liuvigild, King of the Visigoths 132 133 was born about 519 in Spain and died in 586 about age 67.

43. Tonantius II Ferreolus, Duke of Moselle 106 (Tonantius Ferreolus, of Moselle35, Ferreolus, of Moselle31, Sigimerus I, d'Auverigne28, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 452 in Moselle, Austrasia (France) and died about 506 about age 54.

Tonantius married Deuteria.134 Deuteria was born about 479 in Moselle, Austrasia (France). Another name for Deuteria was Outeria.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 59 M    i. Ansbertus, of Moselle, Senator of Rome 135 136 was born about 500 in Moselle, Austrasia (France).

44. Munderic, of Vitry-en-Perthois 108 109 (Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 505 in Cologne, Westphalia, (Germany) and died in 532 about age 27. Another name for Munderic was Muderic of the Franks - Lord of Vire-en-P.

Research Notes: From Ancestral Roots, line 190-5 (Munderic), "very young in 509, when his father was murdered; revolted against Thierry I, who killed him."

Munderic married someone.

His child was:

+ 60 M    i. SaintGondulphus, of Maastricht, Bishop of Tongres 137 138 139 was born in 524 in Aquitaine (France) and died on 6 Jul 607 in Tongres (France) at age 83.

45. Blithilda, Princess of Cologne 110 111 (Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born between 508 and 513 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France and died in 580. Another name for Blithilda was Bilichilde.

Research Notes: Ancestral Roots, line 180-6 (Ansbertus), says "m. perh. Bilichilde, whose ancestry is unproven."

Blithilda married Ansbertus, of Moselle, Senator of Rome,135 136 son of Tonantius II Ferreolus, Duke of Moselle and Deuteria,. Ansbertus was born about 500 in Moselle, Austrasia (France).

Research Notes: Ancestral Roots, line 180-6 (Ansbertus), says "m. perh. Bilichilde, whose ancestry is unproven."

Noted events in his life were:

• Gallo-Roman Senator:

The child from this marriage was:

+ 61 M    i. Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz 140 141 was born about 540 in Metz, Moselle, Lorraine, France and died in 601 about age 61.

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46. Suavegotha 113 (Ostrogotha37, Audefleda Meroving, Princess of the Franks33, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 495.

Suavegotha married Theuderic I, King of Rheims (Metz, Austrasia),97 son of Clovis I, King of the Franks and Clotilde, Queen of the Franks,. Theuderic was born about 485 and died in 534 about age 49.

Research Notes: Merovingian king.

From Wikipedia - Theuderic I :

Theuderic I[1] (c.485 - 533/4) was the Merovingian king of Metz , Rheims , or Austrasia -as it is variously called-from 511 to 533 or 534.

He was the son of Clovis I and one of his earlier wives or concubines. He inherited Metz in 511 at his father's death. In accordance with Salian tradition, the kingdom was divided between Clovis' four surviving sons: Childebert I in Paris , Chlodomer in Orléans , and Clotaire I in Soissons . Early in his reign, he sent his son Theudebert to battle the Scandinavian King Chlochilaich (Hygelac of Beowulf fame) who had invaded his realm. Theudebert defeated and killed Chlochilaich.

Theuderic got involved in the war between the Thuringian King Hermanfrid and Hermanfrid's only living brother: Baderic . In exchange for his help, Theuderic would receive half of the kingdom. Baderic was defeated, but the land promised Theuderic was not given up.

The four sons of Clovis then all fought Sigismund of Burgundy and Godomar , kings of the Burgundians . Godomar fled and Sigismund was taken prisoner by Chlodomer . Theuderic married Sigismund's daughter. Godomar rallied the Burgundian army and won back his kingdom. Chlodomer, aided by Theuderic, defeated Godomar, but died in the fighting at Vézeronce .

Theuderic then, with his brother Clotaire and his son, attacked Thuringia to revenge himself on Hermanfrid. Thuringia was conquered, and Clotaire received Radegund , daughter of King Berthar (Hermanfrid's late brother). After making a treaty with his brother Childebert, Theuderic died in 534. Upon his death the throne of Metz, though seemingly up for grabs, passed unhindered to Theudebert. Theuderic also left a daughter, Theodechild, by his wife Suavegotha, daughter of Sigismund of Burgundy .

(Duplicate Line. See Person 38)

47. Sigeric (Ostrogotha37, Audefleda Meroving, Princess of the Franks33, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 522.

Death Notes: Murdered by his father, Sigismund of Burgundy

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Sigismund of Burgundy

48. Theudebert I, King of Austrasia 114 115 (Theuderic I, King of Rheims (Metz, Austrasia)38, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 500 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France and died in 548 in Austrasia about age 48.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Theudebert I :

Theudebert I (French : Thibert or Théodebert) (c. 500 - 547 or 548 ) was the Merovingian king of Austrasia from 533 to his death in 548 . He was the son of Theuderic I and the father of Theudebald .

Most of what we know about Theudebert comes from the Histories or History of the Franks written by Gregory of Tours in the second half of the sixth century. In addition, we have diplomatic correspondence composed at the Austrasian court (known as the Austrasian Letters ), the poems of Venantius Fortunatus and a small number of other sources.

During his father's reign, the young Theudebert had shown himself to be an able warrior. In about 516 he defeated a Danish army under King Chlochilaich (Hygelac of Beowulf ) after it had raided northern Gaul. His reputation was further enhanced by a series of military campaigns in the south of Gaul against the Visigoths .

Upon his father's death, Theudebert had to fight both his uncles Childebert and Clotaire to inherit his father's kingdom. In the end, his military prowess persuaded Childebert to abandon the dispute and adopt Theudebert as his heir. Together they campaigned against Clotaire but sued for peace after their armies were hit by storm...

In common with other Frankish rulers at the time, Theudebert took several wives as and when he wanted. As heir to his father's kingdom, he was betrothed to Wisigard , daughter of Wacho , king of the Lombards . This sort of political match was rare for the Merovingian kings. Theudebert abandoned her for Deuteria, a Gallo-Roman he had met while on campaign in southern Gaul. However, his supporters were not best pleased by his treatment of Wisigard, perhaps because of the political dimension, and persuaded Theudebert to take her back. Wisigard, though, soon died, and Theudebert married again.

As well as being renowned for his military prowess, Theudebert was lauded by contemporaries for his patronage of the Gallic Church. Gregory of Tours reserves special praise for him in this regard, but his piety is also mentioned by Fortunatus.

Theudebert died in the 14th year of his reign (at the end of 547 or the beginning of 548) and Theudebald, his son by Deuteria, succeeded him. In contrast to that experienced by many Merovingian kings, Theudebald's accession was peaceful.

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Austrasia: 533-548. Merovingian king.

Theudebert married Deuteria.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Theudebald


The child from this marriage was:

+ 62 M    i. Theudebald, King of Austrasia 142 143 was born about 535 and died in 555 in Austrasia about age 20.

Theudebert next married Wisigarda, daughter of Wacho, King of the Lombards and Ostrogotha,. Another name for Wisigarda was Wisigard.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Wacho and Theudebald

49. Charibert I, King of Paris 118 119 (Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 520 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France and died in 567 at age 47.

Research Notes: Per Wikipedia - Chlothar I - he was King of Paris, succeeding Chlothar I (Clotaire I).

Charibert married someone.

His child was:

+ 63 F    i. Adelberg, Princess of Paris 144 was born in 555 and died in 610 in Metz, Moselle, (Lorraine), France at age 55.

50. Sigebert I, of Austrasia (Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 535 in Metz, Moselle, France and died between 575 and 579 in Vitry, <Moselle>, France. Another name for Sigebert was Sigibert I of the Franks King of Austrasia.

Research Notes: FamilySearch.org Compact Disc #94 Pin #99004 (submitted by Samuel Taylor "Sam" Geer) has b. 535 in Metz, d. between 575 & 579 in Metz.

Per Wikipedia - Chlothar I - he was King of Rheims, succeeding Chlothar I (Clotaire I).

Wikipedia - Brunhilda of Austrasia - has differing information:

In 567 , [Brunhilda] was married to king Sigebert I of Austrasia, a grandson of Clovis I who had sent an embassy to Toledo loaded with gifts. She joined him at Metz . Upon her marriage, she abjured Arianism and converted to orthodox Roman Catholicism .[2]
Sigebert's father, Clotaire I , had reunited the four kingdoms of the Franks, but when he died, Sigebert and his three brothers divided them again. According to Gregory of Tours , Sigebert's marriage to a Visigothic princess was a criticism of his brothers' choices in wives. Instead of marrying low-born and promiscuous women, Sigebert contracted a princess of education and morals.

In response to Sigebert's noble marriage, his brother King Chilperic of Soissons sent to Spain for Brunhilda's sister, Galswintha . Gregory of Tours suggests that he proposed because he envied his brother's marriage to Brunhilda.[3] However, Galswintha ordered him to purge his court of prostitutes and mistresses and he soon grew tired of her. He and his favourite mistress, one Fredegund , conspired to murder her within the year. He then married Fredegund.
Brunhilda so detested Fredegund for the death of her sister-and this hatred was so fiercely reciprocated-that the two queens persuaded their husbands to go to war.[4] Sigebert persuaded their other brother, the elder Guntram of Burgundy , to mediate the dispute between the queens. He decided that Galswintha's dower of Bordeaux , Limoges , Cahors , Béarn , and Bigorre should be turned over to Brunhilda in restitution. However, Chilperic did not easily give up the cities and Brunhilda did not forget the murder. Germanus , Bishop of Paris , negotiated a brief peace between them. Between 567 and 570 , Brunhilda bore Sigebert three children: Ingund, Chlodosind, and Childebert .

The peace was then broken by Chilperic, who invaded the Sigebert's dominions. Sigebert defeated Chilperic, who fled to Tournai . The people of Paris hailed Sigebert as a conqueror when he went there with Brunhilda and their children. Germanus wrote to Brunhilda, asking her to persuade her husband to restore the peace and to spare his brother. Chroniclers of Germanus' life say that she ignored this; certainly Sigebert set out to besiege Tournai. Fredegund responded to this threat to her husband by hiring two assassins, who killed Sigebert at Vitry with poisoned daggers (scramasaxi , according to Gregory). Brunhilda was captured and imprisoned at Rouen .

Noted events in his life were:

• Acceded: as King of Austrasia, 561.

Sigebert married Brunhilda, of Austrasia,145 146 147 daughter of Athanagild, King of Hispania and Septimania and Goiswintha,. Brunhilda was born about 543 in <Toledo>, Spain and died in 613 in Metz, Moselle, France about age 70. Other names for Brunhilda were Brunchildis Princess of the Visigoths and Brunehaut Princess of the Visigoths.

Research Notes: The younger of Athanagild's two daughters.

From Wikipedia - Brunhilda of Austrasia :

Brunhilda[1] (c. 543 - 613 ) was a Frankish queen who ruled the eastern kingdoms of Austrasia and Burgundy in the names of her sons and grandsons. Initially known as a liberal ruler of great political acumen, she became notorious for her cruelty and avarice.

Life
She was possibly born about 543 in Toledo , the Visigothic capital, the daughter of the Visigoth king Athanagild and Goiswintha , his queen. She was the younger of his two daughters. She was only eleven years old when her father was elevated to the kingship (554). She was educated in Toledo as an Arian Christian .

First marriage
In 567 , she was married to king Sigebert I of Austrasia, a grandson of Clovis I who had sent an embassy to Toledo loaded with gifts. She joined him at Metz . Upon her marriage, she abjured Arianism and converted to orthodox Roman Catholicism .[2]

Sigebert's father, Clotaire I , had reunited the four kingdoms of the Franks, but when he died, Sigebert and his three brothers divided them again. According to Gregory of Tours , Sigebert's marriage to a Visigothic princess was a criticism of his brothers' choices in wives. Instead of marrying low-born and promiscuous women, Sigebert contracted a princess of education and morals.

In response to Sigebert's noble marriage, his brother King Chilperic of Soissons sent to Spain for Brunhilda's sister, Galswintha . Gregory of Tours suggests that he proposed because he envied his brother's marriage to Brunhilda.[3] However, Galswintha ordered him to purge his court of prostitutes and mistresses and he soon grew tired of her. He and his favourite mistress, one Fredegund , conspired to murder her within the year. He then married Fredegund.

Brunhilda so detested Fredegund for the death of her sister-and this hatred was so fiercely reciprocated-that the two queens persuaded their husbands to go to war.[4] Sigebert persuaded their other brother, the elder Guntram of Burgundy , to mediate the dispute between the queens. He decided that Galswintha's dower of Bordeaux , Limoges , Cahors , Béarn , and Bigorre should be turned over to Brunhilda in restitution. However, Chilperic did not easily give up the cities and Brunhilda did not forget the murder. Germanus , Bishop of Paris , negotiated a brief peace between them. Between 567 and 570 , Brunhilda bore Sigebert three children: Ingund, Chlodosind, and Childebert .

The peace was then broken by Chilperic, who invaded the Sigebert's dominions. Sigebert defeated Chilperic, who fled to Tournai . The people of Paris hailed Sigebert as a conqueror when he went there with Brunhilda and their children. Germanus wrote to Brunhilda, asking her to persuade her husband to restore the peace and to spare his brother. Chroniclers of Germanus' life say that she ignored this; certainly Sigebert set out to besiege Tournai. Fredegund responded to this threat to her husband by hiring two assassins, who killed Sigebert at Vitry with poisoned daggers (scramasaxi , according to Gregory). Brunhilda was captured and imprisoned at Rouen .

Second marriage
When, after disobeying his father's direct orders, Merovech , son of Chilperic and Audovera , went to Rouen on pretext of visiting his mother, he fell in love with the widowed Brunhilda. Thus he strengthened his chances of becoming a king. His stepmother was determined that only her sons should succeed as kings, and she eliminated her husband's sons by other women. They were married by the bishop Praetextatus to prevent a scandal, though the marriage was contrary to canon law, as Gregory is quick to note,[5] Brunhilda being Merovech's aunt. Quickly, Chilperic besieged them in the church of St Martin on the walls. Eventually he made peace with them, but he took Merovech away with him to Soissons.

In an effort to nullify the marriage, Chilperic had Merovech tonsured and sent to the monastery of Le Mans to become a priest. Merovech fled to the sanctuary of St Martin at Tours, the church of Gregory (who is thus an eyewitness to these events),[6] and later Champagne . He finally returned to Tours in 578 , and when his bid for power failed, he asked his servant to kill him.[7]

First regency
Brunhilda now tried to seize the regency of Austrasia in the name of her son Childebert II , but she was resisted fiercely by her nobles and had to retire briefly to the court of Guntram of Burgundy before obtaining her goal. At that time, she ruled Austrasia as queen. Not being a fighter, she was primarily an administrative reformer, with a Visigothic education. She repaired the old Roman roads, built many churches and abbeys, constructed the necessary fortresses, reorganised the royal finances, and restructured the royal army. However, she antagonised the nobles by her continued imposition of royal authority wherever it was lax. To reinforce her positions and the crown's prestige and power, she convinced Guntram, newly heirless, to adopt Childebert as his own son and heir. This he did in 577 .[8] In 579 , she married her daughter Ingunda, then only thirteen, to the Visigothic prince Hermenegild , allying her house to that of the king of her native land. However, Hermenegild converted to Catholicism and he and his wife both died in the ensuing religious wars which tore apart the Visigothic kingdom in Spain.

Brunhilda ruled Austrasia until Childebert came of age in 583 , at the traditional Merovingian majority of thirteen.

Relations with King Guntram
The conflict with Fredegund flared up once more upon the death of Chilperic. Now in the regency in Neustria, Fredegund was in a position to renew the war with her old enemy. Firstly, however, Brunhilda had to deal with her own internal enemies.

Many of the dukes opposed strongly her influence over her son, the king. Three of them-Rauching, Ursio, and Berthefrid-conspired to assassinate Childebert; however, their plot was found out. Rauching was killed and Ursio and Berthefrid fled to a fortress. Upon this, Guntram immediately begged for Childebert, Brunhilda, and Childebert's new sons to take refuge at his court. This they did and soon Ursio and Berthefrid were killed. In 587 , Guntram, Childebert, and Brunhild settled the Pact of Andelot [9] securing for Childebert the Burgundian succession and a continuing alliance of the two realms for the rest of Guntram's life.

In that same year, King Reccared I of the Visigoths sent embassies to both Childebert and Guntram, the former accepting them and consolidating an alliance and the latter refusing to see them for some reason or another. Thus, when Brunhilda and Childebert negotiated a marriage for the king's sister Chlodosind with the king of Spain, it was rejected by Guntram and abandoned. In 592 , Guntram died and Childebert, as per the treaty, succeeded to his kingdom, immediately making war on Clotaire of Neustria.

Second regency
Upon Childebert's death in September or October 595 , Brunhilda attempted to govern Austrasia and Burgundy in the name of her grandsons Theudebert II and Theuderic II , respectively. Though she attributed the death of Childebert to Fredegund, the latter died in 597 and the direct conflict between her and Brunhilda ended. Peace would elude the Franks, however, for many years more as the conflict raged between the two queens' descendants.

In 599 , Brunhilda's eldest grandson, Theudebert, at whose court she was staying, exiled her. She was found wandering near Arcis in Champagne by a peasant, who brought her to Theuderic. The peasant was rewarded with the bishopric of Auxerre , as the legend goes. Theuderic welcomed her and readily fell under her influence, which was inclined to vengeful war with Theudebert at the time. Soon the brothers were at war.

It is at this point that Brunhilda begins to display that ruthlessness which led to her especially violent demise. Brunhilda first took to herself Protadius as lover and, desiring to promote him to high office, conspired to have Berthoald , the mayor of the palace , killed. In 604 , she convinced Theuderic to send Berthoald to inspect the royal villae along the Seine . Clotaire, probably alerted by men of Brunhilda's bidding, sent his own mayor Landric (ironically, a former paramour of Fredegund) to meet Berthoald, who had only a small contingent of men with him. Realising that he had been the victim of courtly plotting, Berthoald, in the ensuing confrontation, overchased the enemy until he was surrounded and killed. Protadius was promptly put in his place.

Brunhilda and Protadius soon persuaded Theuderic to return to war with Theudebert, but the mayor was murdered by his warriors, who did not wish to fight to assuage to ego of queen. The man who ordered Protadius' execution, Duke Uncelen , was soon arrested by Brunhilda and tortured and executed. He was not the first ducal victim of the queen's revenges.
It was also during these later regencies that Desiderius , Bishop of Vienne (later Saint Didier) publicly accused her of incest and cruelty. Desiderius finally enraged her with a pointed sermon on chastity preached in 612 before her and Theuderic, with whom she hired three assassins to murder the bishop at the village now called Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne .
In that year, at the battle of Tolbiac , Theuderic defeated and captured Theudebert, whom the queen was now claiming was in fact the son of a gardener, and brought him and his royal paraphernalia to his Brunhilda, who had him put up in a monastery. She probably had him murdered (along with his son Merovech) to allow Theuderic to succeed to both thrones unhindered. This he did and died of dysentery in his Austrasian capital of Metz in late 613 .

Third regency
The successor of Theuderic II was his bastard son Sigebert , a child. The mayor of the palace of Austrasia, Warnachar , fearing that at his young age he would fall under the influence of his great-grandmother, brought him before a national assemby, where he was proclaimed by the nobles, who did homage to him over both his father's kingdoms. Nonetheless, he could not be kept out of the hands of Brunhilda. Thus, for the last time in a long life, she was regent of the Franks, this time for her own great-grandson.
But Warnachar and Rado , mayor of the palace of Burgundy, along with Pepin of Landen and Saint Arnulf , bishop of Metz , abandoned the cause of Brunhilda and the young king and joined with Clotaire, promising not to rise in defence of the queen-regent and recognising Clotaire as rightful regent and guardian of Sigebert. Brunhilda, with Sigebert, met Clotaire's army on the Aisne , but the dukes yet again betrayed her: the Patrician Aletheus, Duke Rocco, and Duke Sigvald deserted her and she and her king had to flee. As far as the Orbe they got, hoping to enlist the aid of certain German tribes, but Clotaire's minions caught up with them by the lake Neuchâtel . The young king and his brother Corbo were killed. Thus ended the long and bloody feud between Austrasia and Neustria, and reuniting the two kingdoms, Clotaire then had the entire realm of the Franks. Clotaire accused Brunhilda of the death of ten kings of the Franks[10]and many churchmen, including Desiderius. According to the Liber Historiae Francorum :
"Then the army of the Franks and Burgundians joined into one, all shouted together that death would be most fitting for the very wicked Brunhilda. Then King Clotaire ordered that she be lifted on to a camel and led through the entire army. Then she was tied to the feet of wild horses and torn apart limb from limb. Finally she died. Her final grave was the fire. Her bones were burnt."
One legend has her being dragged by a wild mare down the Roman road La Chaussée Brunehaut at Abbeville .

Religion
Brunhilda was raised as an Arian Christian , but upon her marriage to Sigebert, converted to Roman Catholicism. In general, she protected the church and treated Pope Gregory the Great with great respect. He wrote a series of positive letters to her; in 597 he wrote to her about interdicting pagan rites such as tree worship . Gregory of Tours was another favoured cleric; he was a trusted courtier to her and her son from 587 until his death. She also took a keen personal interest in the bishoprics and monasteries within her dominion. This brought her into conflict with Columbanus , abbot of Luxeuil , whom she eventually exiled to Italy, where he founded Bobbio . Brunhilda also played a role in perpetuating the diocese of Maurienne as a suffragan bishopric of the archdiocese of Vienne . In 576, Brunhilda's protector, Sigebert's brother Guntram, had founded the new bishopric at Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne , separating the Maurienne Valley and the neighboring Susa Valley from the Diocese of Turin . The Bishop of Turin protested this to Brunhilda for more than twenty years, but even when Pope Gregory the Great supported his complaint in 599, Brunhilda dismissed it.

Brunhilda was buried in the Abbaye de St. Martin at Autun that she founded in 602 on the spot where the bishop of Tours had cut down a beech-tree that served as an object of pagan worship. The abbey was destroyed in 1793 and Brunhilda's sarcophagus is now in the Musée Lapidaire in Avignon .

Brunhilda commissioned the building of several churches and the abbey of St. Vincent at Laon (founded in 580 ). She is also credited with founding the castle of Bruniquel and having a Roman road resurfaced near Alligny-en-Morvan (where the name of a nearby hill Terreau Bruneau is believed to be derived from hers). The part of Mauves-sur-Loire known as la Fontaine Bruneau is named after Brunhilda who may have cooled herself with the fountain's water when she suffered heat exhaustion .

In legend
Many scholars have seen Brunhilda as inspiration for both Brunnhild and Kriemhild , two rival characters from the Nibelungenlied . Kriemhild married Siegfried , who in many respects resembles Sigebert, Brunhilda's husband. There is resemblance between a multitude of characters and events in the Nibelungenlied and those of the latter half of the sixth century in Merovingian Gaul. As Thomas Hodgkin remarks:

" Treasures buried in long departed days by kings of old, mysterious caves, reptile guides or reptile guardians - are we not transported by this strange legend into the very atmosphere of the Niebelungen Lied? And if the good king Gunthram passed for the fortunate finder of the Dragon-hoard, his brothers and their queens, by their wars, their reconciliations and their terrible avengings, must surely have suggested the main argument of that most tragical epic, the very name of one of whose heroines, Brunichildis, is identical with the name of the queen of Austrasia.[11] "

Notes
^
Her name has many forms, Brunhilda is the German form, it also happens to be the most common in English . In French , she is Brunehaut, in Spanish Brunegilda or Brunequilda. She is also called Brunilda, Brunichildis, Brunechildis, Brunichild, Brunechilde, Brunichilda, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brünnhilde, Brünhild, Brynhild, or Brynhildr. (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2004).
^ Gregory of Tours, IV.27.
^ Gregory, IV.28.
^ Gregory IV.47
^ Gregory V.2
^ Gregory V.14
^ Gregory V.18
^ Gregory VI.1
^ Gregory IX.20
^ The identity of the ten kings comes from the Fourth Book of the Chronicle of Fredegar . It is usually said to include Sigebert I, Chilperic I, Theudebert II, Theuderic II, Sigebert II, Merovech (Chilperic's son), Merovech (Theuderic's son), Corbo (Theuderic's son), and Childebert (Theuderic's son) and the sons of Theudebert.
^ Hodgkin, V, p 202. Retrieved from Northvegr .

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Children from this marriage were:

+ 64 F    i. Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia 148 149 was born about 550 in Austrasia (France).

+ 65 F    ii. Ingunda was born about 558 in France.

+ 66 M    iii. Childebert II, King of Austrasia and King of Burgundy 150 was born in 570 and died in 595 at age 25.

51. Gunthar (Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died before 561.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Chlothar I

52. Childeric (Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died before 561.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Chlothar I

53. Guntram, King of Burgundy (Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Chlothar I

54. Chlothsind (Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Chlothar I

55. Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria 123 124 (Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 539 in France and died in Sep 584 about age 45.

Death Notes: Stabbed when returning from the chase to his royal villa of Chelles.

Research Notes: King of Neustria 561-584.

King of Soissons, succeeding Chlothar I (Clotaire I).

From Wikipedia - Chilperic I :

Chilperic I (c. 539 - September 584 ) was the king of Neustria (or Soissons ) from 561 to his death. He was one of the sons of Clotaire I , sole king of the Franks , and Aregund.

Immediately after the death of his father in 561 , he endeavoured to take possession of the whole kingdom, seized the treasure amassed in the royal town of Berny and entered Paris . His brothers, however, compelled him to divide the kingdom with them, and Soissons, together with Amiens , Arras , Cambrai , Thérouanne , Tournai , and Boulogne fell to Chilperic's share. His eldest brother Charibert received Paris , the second eldest brother Guntram received Burgundy with its capital at Orléans , and Sigebert received Austrasia . On the death of Charibert in 567 , his estates were augmented when the brothers divided Charibert's kingdom among themselves and agreed to share Paris.

Not long after his accession, however, he was at war with Sigebert, with whom he would long remain in a state of-at the very least-antipathy. Sigebert defeated him and marched to Soissons, where he defeated and imprisoned Chilperic's eldest son, Theudebert . The war flared in 567, at the death of Charibert. Chilperic immediately invaded Sigebert's new lands, but Sigbert defeated him. Chilperic later allied with Guntram against Sigebert (573 ), but Guntram changed sides and Chilperic again lost the war.
When Sigebert married Brunhilda , daughter of the Visigothic sovereign in Spain (Athanagild ), Chilperic also wished to make a brilliant marriage. He had already repudiated his first wife, Audovera , and had taken as his concubine a serving-woman called Fredegund . He accordingly dismissed Fredegund, and married Brunhilda's sister, Galswintha . But he soon tired of his new partner, and one morning Galswintha was found strangled in her bed. A few days afterwards Chilperic married Fredegund.

This murder was the cause of more long and bloody wars, interspersed with truces, between Chilperic and Sigebert. In 575 , Sigebert was assassinated by Fredegund at the very moment when he had Chilperic at his mercy. Chilperic then made war with the protector of Sigebert's wife and son, Guntram. Chilperic retrieved his position, took from Austrasia Tours and Poitiers and some places in Aquitaine , and fostered discord in the kingdom of the east during the minority of Childebert II .
In 578 , Chilperic sent an army to fight the Breton ruler Waroch of the Vannetais along the Vilaine . The Frankish army consisted of units from the Poitou , Touraine , Anjou , Maine , and Bayeux . The Baiocassenses (men from Bayeux) were Saxons and they in particular were routed by the Bretons.[1] The armies fought for three days before Waroch submitted, did homage for Vannes, sent his son as a hostage, and agreed to pay an annual tribute. He subsequently broke his oath, but Chilperic's dominion over the Bretons was relatively secure, as evidence by Venantius Fortunatus celebration of it in a poem.

He was detested by Gregory of Tours , who dubbed him as the Nero and Herod of his time (History of the Franks book vi.46): he had provoked Gregory's wrath by wresting Tours from Austrasia, seizing of ecclesiastical property, and appointing as bishops counts of the palace who were not clerics. His reign in Neustria also saw the introduction of the Byzantine punishment of eye-gouging. Yet, he was also a man of culture: he was a musician of some talent, and his verse (modeled on that of Sedulius ) is well-regarded; he reformed the Germanic alphabet; and he worked to reduce the worst effects of Salic law upon women.
It was one day in September of 584 , while returning from the chase to his royal villa of Chelles , that Chilperic was stabbed to death.

...Family
Chilperic's first marriage was to Audovera. They had four children:
Theudebert , died in the war of 575
Merovech (d.578 ), married the widow Brunhilda and became his father's enemy
Clovis , assassinated by Fredegund in 580
Basina , nun, led a revolt in the abbey of Poitiers
His short second marriage to Galswintha produced no children.
His concubinage and subsequent marriage to Fredegund produced four more legitimate offspring:
Samson, died young
Rigunth , betrothed to Reccared but never married
Theuderic, died young
Clotaire , his successor in Neustria, later sole king of the Franks

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Neustria: 561-584.

• King of Soissons: 561-584.

Chilpéric married Fredegund.151 152 Fredegund was born in 543 and died in 597 at age 54. Another name for Fredegund was Frédégonde.

Research Notes: 3rd wife of Chilperic I

Source: Wikipedia - Chlothar II


The child from this marriage was:

+ 67 M    i. Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks 151 153 154 was born in 584 in France and died in 629 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France at age 45.

Chilpéric next married Audovera.

Research Notes: First wife of Chilperic I.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 68 F    i. Basina was born before 573 and died after 590.

56. Chram 126 (Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died before 561. Another name for Chram was Chramn.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Chlothar I
From Wikipedia - Chram :

Chram or Chramn (French: Chramn or Chramne, meaning Raven in Old Frankish )[1] (died 561 ) was a son of Chlothar I and his fifth wife, Chunsina .[2].

Chram rose in rebellion against his father Chlothar, a king of the Franks , on several occasions. Following one of these rebellions, he fled with his wife and children to the court of Chanao, the ruler of Brittany , pursued by his father. Chlotar gave battle to the combined forces of Chanao and Chram, and his army was successful; the Breton leader was killed, and Chram, delayed in making his escape by sea because of his concern for his family's safety, was captured. Chlothar gave orders that they should be burned, but Chram was strangled before being placed in a cottage,[3] which was subsequently burned. Chlothar reportedly died of remorse later that year.

Noted events in his life were:

• Duke of Aquitaine: 555-560.

57. Athanagild, King of Hispania and Septimania 129 130 131 (Clotilda, Princess of the Franks42, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 508 in (Spain) and died in 567 about age 59. Other names for Athanagild were Athanagildo and Athangild King of the Visigoths.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Athanagild :

Athanagild (died 567) was Visigothic King of Hispania and Septimania . With the help of a Roman force, including a fleet to watch the coasts, sent from Gaul in 551 by the emperor of the eastern Roman empire, Justinian , Athanagild defeated and killed his predecessor, King Agila , near Seville in 554. Athanagild then became king.

But the ports and coastal fortifications taken in the name of Athanagild weren't swiftly turned over by his Byzantine allies. Athanagild was able to recover a few cities but was forced to cede a large portion of Hispania Baetica (Andalusia) to a Byzantine governor of high standing but advanced years named Liberius . Liberius set about enlarging the gift.

Athanagild then endeavoured to drive his Roman allies out of Iberia but was unsuccessful. He had invited the establishment of a Byzantine exclave in the south, that would last for a further seventy years. It seems clear that the Roman population of Baetica was solidly behind this orthodox patrician Roman governor.

There are few details about this far western extension of Byzantine power, which is overlooked by Justinian's historians Procopius and Agathius . It straddled the Straits of Gades and included major cities: New Carthage (Cartagena ), Corduba (Córdoba ), and Assionia.

Although throughout his rule he had to fight the Byzantines, the Franks , and the Suevi , and was harassed in the Pyrenees by the Basques , Athanagild strengthened his kingdom internally by conciliating the Catholics , whom his Arian predecessors had oppressed. When the king of the Suevi declared for Catholic Christianity about 560, Athanagild and the Visigothic nobility found themselves isolated in their Arianism .

Athanagild's court at the city he founded, Toledo , was famed for its splendor. His queen was Goiswintha , who gave him two daughters: Brunhilda and the tragically murdered Galswintha , who married the Frankish brother-kings Sigebert I of Austrasia and Chilperic , king of the Neustrian Franks, who set aside his first wife in favor of Galswintha, then had her strangled.

Athanagild died peacefully in his bed, a fact his chronicler didn't overlook, and was succeeded by his brothers Liuva I and the powerful restorer of Visigothic unity, Liuvigild , last of the Arian Visigoths.

Noted events in his life were:

• Visigothic King of Hispania and Septimania: 554-567.

• Acceded: as King of the Visigoths, 555.

Athanagild married Goiswintha.155 156 Other names for Goiswintha were Goiswinth and Goswinda.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 69 F    i. Brunhilda, of Austrasia 145 146 147 was born about 543 in <Toledo>, Spain and died in 613 in Metz, Moselle, France about age 70.

58. Liuvigild, King of the Visigoths 132 133 (Clotilda, Princess of the Franks42, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 519 in Spain and died in 586 about age 67. Other names for Liuvigild were Leodegild I King of the Visigoths and Leovigild King of the Visigoths.

Liuvigild married Theodosia, of Cartagena, daughter of Severinus, Count of Cartagena and Theodora,. Theodosia was born about 525 in Cartagena, Murcia, Spain.

Research Notes: FamilySearch.org Compact Disc #94 Pin #105743 (submitted by Samuel Taylor "Sam" Geer) has b. abt 525 in Cartagena, Spain.

http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875422 has b. abt 532.
Theodosia was a sister of St. Isidore.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 70 M    i. Reccared I, Visigothic King of Hispania 157 158 159 was born about 544 in Spain and died in Jun 601 about age 57.

+ 71 M    ii. Hermengild was born about 556 in Spain and died in 585 about age 29.

59. Ansbertus, of Moselle, Senator of Rome 135 136 (Tonantius II Ferreolus, Duke of Moselle43, Tonantius Ferreolus, of Moselle35, Ferreolus, of Moselle31, Sigimerus I, d'Auverigne28, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 500 in Moselle, Austrasia (France).

Research Notes: Ancestral Roots, line 180-6 (Ansbertus), says "m. perh. Bilichilde, whose ancestry is unproven."

Noted events in his life were:

• Gallo-Roman Senator:

Ansbertus married Blithilda, Princess of Cologne,110 111 daughter of Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne and Chroma, of the Burgundians,. Blithilda was born between 508 and 513 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France and died in 580. Another name for Blithilda was Bilichilde.

Research Notes: Ancestral Roots, line 180-6 (Ansbertus), says "m. perh. Bilichilde, whose ancestry is unproven."

(Duplicate Line. See Person 45)

60. SaintGondulphus, of Maastricht, Bishop of Tongres 137 138 139 (Munderic, of Vitry-en-Perthois44, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 524 in Aquitaine (France) and died on 6 Jul 607 in Tongres (France) at age 83. Other names for Gondulphus were Saint Gondolfus Bishop of Tongres and Gondulphus of Tongeren.

Research Notes: From Ancestral Roots, line 190-6 (St. Gondolfus), "He was almost certainly father of Bodegeisel II (Gen. 7), not Bodegeisel I as shown in earlier editions."

From Wikipedia - Gondulphus of Tongeren :
Saint Gondulphus of Maastricht (also Gondolfus, Gundulfus, Gondulf, Gondon; born c. 524, died c. 6 July 607) was the Bishop of Tongres and Bishop of Maastricht in the sixth century.

His predecessor, Monulphus (Monulf), transferred the seat of the bishopric from Tongeren to Maastricht , which thenceforth was the actual residence of the bishops of Tongeren. However, the official title of the Bishop of Tongeren, episcopus Tungrorum, was retained until the eleventh century, even when the episcopal see had been transferred by Lambert of Maastricht from Maastricht to Liège .

Bishop Gondulphus is a somewhat enigmatic figure indeed, one is inclined to question whether he be not identical with Monulphus. But the two saints must nevertheless be distinguished. Monulphus must have occupied the See of Tongeren until the end of the sixth or the beginning of the seventh century, while a Bishop of Maastricht named Betulphus was present at the Council of Paris in 614. Gondulphus, then, would be inserted between Monulphus and Betulphus, at least if this Betulphus must not be identified with Gondulphus on the grounds that the case is analogous to that of the episcopal list of Mainz , where Bertulfus and Crotoldus must be reckoned identical. Furthermore, the episcopal lists of the eleventh and twelfth centuries, whose value is, however, not very great, ignore the historically attested Betulphus, and make Gondulphus the immediate successor of Monulphus. The biographies of Gondulphus, which are handed down to us from the Middle Ages, are merely an extract from the Vita Servatii of the priest Jocundus. They are quite without value and are full of legends. If they are to be believed, Gondulphus endeavoured to rebuild the town of Tongeren, which had been destroyed by the barbarian invasions. But heaven opposed his scheme, and miraculously manifested its desire to the saint. Furious wolves fell upon the pagan colonists of this region, and devoured them before the eyes of the horrified bishop. Thus has legend quite obscured the authentic history of St. Gondulphus, the fact of his episcopacy at Maastricht being the only one that is authentic. According to local tradition he occupied the episcopal see for seven years and died about 607. This last statement does not tally with his presence at Paris in 614, if he is to be considered identical with the Betulphus who assisted at that council. In any case he was buried in the nave of the church of Saint-Servais at Maastricht, which had been magnificently restored by his predecessor, St. Monulphus.

The bodies of Monulphus and Gondulphus were solemnly exhumed in 1039 by the Bishops Nithard of Liège and Gérard of Cambrai . An epitaph commemorating this event was afterwards misinterpreted, and gave rise to a legend according to which the two saints arose from their tomb in 1039 in order to assist at the dedication of the church of Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle), and at the conclusion of the ceremony returned to their tomb to resume their eternal sleep.

Together with St. Monulphus, St. Gondulphus is secondary patron of the city and church of Maastricht. His feast is kept on 16 July or 17 June .[citation needed ] The commemoration of the exhumation of 1039 is celebrated in August.

St. Gondulphus is known to have been married to Palatina de Troyes , they had a son named Baudgise D'Aquitaine II, who became Duke of Aquitaine , France.

Noted events in his life were:

• Consecrated: 599.

Gondulphus married Palatina, of Troyes,138 160 daughter of Maurilion Gallo, of Troyes and < >, [Princess of the Thuringians]. Palatina was born about 547 in Troyes, (Aube, France).

The child from this marriage was:

+ 72 M    i. Baudgise II, d'Aquitaine, Duke of Aquitaine 161 162 163 was born between 556 and 565 in Aquitaine, (France) and died in 588 in Carthage (Tunis), (Tunisia).

61. Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz 140 141 (Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 540 in Metz, Moselle, Lorraine, France and died in 601 about age 61. Another name for Arnoaldus was Arnoldus of Moselle, Bishop of Metz.

Noted events in his life were:

• Bishop of Metz: 601-611.

Arnoaldus married Adelberg, Princess of Paris,144 daughter of Charibert I, King of Paris and Unknown,. Adelberg was born in 555 and died in 610 in Metz, Moselle, (Lorraine), France at age 55. Another name for Adelberg was Bertha Princess of Paris.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 73 F    i. Dode 164 was born about 586 in Saxony, (Germany) and was christened after 615.

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62. Theudebald, King of Austrasia 142 143 (Theudebert I, King of Austrasia48, Theuderic I, King of Rheims (Metz, Austrasia)38, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 535 and died in 555 in Austrasia about age 20. Other names for Theudebald were Theobald King of Austrasia, Theodebald King of Austrasia, and Thibaud King of Austrasia.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Theudebald :

Theudebald or Theodebald (in modern English , Theobald; in French , Thibaud or Théodebald; in German , Theudowald) (c. 535 -555 ), son of Theudebert I and Deuteria, was the king of Metz , Rheims , or Austrasia -as it's variously called-from 547 or 548 to 555 .

He was only thirteen years of age when he succeeded and of ill health. However, the loyalty of the nobility to his father's memory preserved the peace during his minority. He married Waldrada , daughter of the Lombard king Wacho and his step-sister (a sister of his father's second wife). This marriage fortified the alliance betweent Austrasia and Lombardy.

Nevertheless, Theudebald could not hold on to the conquests of his father in the north of Italia . The Byzantine Emperor Justinian I sent an army under the command of Narses in 552 and, like his father before him, Theudebald avoided direct confrontation with it.

After a prolonged sickness and prostration, he died in 555. His realm passed finally outside of the family of Theuderic I and was united to the kingdoms of his great-uncle Clotaire I , who would soon become king of all the Franks .

Theudebald married Waldrada, of Lombardy,165 daughter of Wacho, King of the Lombards and Ostrogotha,.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Waldrada :

Waldrada, widow (firstly) of Theudebald , King of Austrasia (ruled 548-555), repudiated wife (secondly) of Chlothar I , King of the Franks (ruled c.558-561), was the daughter of Wacho , King of the Lombards (ruled c.510-539) and his second wife Ostrogotha, a Gepid . The Origo Gentis Langobardorum names "Wisigarda …secundæ Walderada" as the two daughters of Wacho and his second wife, specifying that Waldrada married "Scusuald regis Francorum" and later "Garipald ".[1] The Historia Langobardorum names "Waldrada" as Wacho's second daughter by his second wife, specifying that she married "Chusubald rex Francorum".[2] Paulus Diaconus names "Wisigarda…[et] secunda Walderada" as the two daughters of King Wacho & his second wife, specifying that Walderada married "Cusupald alio regi Francorum" and later "Garipald".[3] Gregory of Tours names Vuldetrada as the wife of King Theodebald.[4] Herimannus names "Wanderadam" wife of "Theodpaldus rex Francorum" when recording her second marriage to "Lotharius rex patris eius Theodeberti patruus".[5] According to Gregory of Tours, King Clotaire "began to have intercourse" with the widow of King Theodebald, before "the bishops complained and he handed her over to Garivald Duke of Bavaria",[6] which does not imply that King Clotaire married Waldrada.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 74 M    i. Grimoalde, Duke of Aquitaine 166 was born about 555 in Aquitaine, France and died in 599 about age 44.

63. Adelberg, Princess of Paris 144 (Charibert I, King of Paris49, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 555 and died in 610 in Metz, Moselle, (Lorraine), France at age 55. Another name for Adelberg was Bertha Princess of Paris.

Adelberg married Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz,140 141 son of Ansbertus, of Moselle, Senator of Rome and Blithilda, Princess of Cologne,. Arnoaldus was born about 540 in Metz, Moselle, Lorraine, France and died in 601 about age 61. Another name for Arnoaldus was Arnoldus of Moselle, Bishop of Metz.

Noted events in his life were:

• Bishop of Metz: 601-611.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 61)

64. Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia 148 149 (Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 550 in Austrasia (France). Other names for Chlodosind were Chodoswintha Princess of Austrasia and Clodoswindis.

Chlodosind married Reccared I, Visigothic King of Hispania,157 158 159 son of Liuvigild, King of the Visigoths and Theodosia, of Cartagena,. Reccared was born about 544 in Spain and died in Jun 601 about age 57. Another name for Reccared was Recared King of the Visigoths.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Reccared I :

Reccared (or Recared) I (586-601) was Visigothic King of Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula ). His reign marked a climactic shift in history, with the king's renunciation of traditional Arianism in favor of Catholic Christianity in 587.

Reccared was the younger son of King Liuvigild by his first wife. Like his father, Reccared had his capital at Toledo . The Visigothic kings and nobles were traditionally Arian Christians , while the Hispano-Roman population were Trinitarian Catholics . The Catholic bishop Leander of Seville was instrumental in converting the elder son and heir of Liuvigild, Hermenegild , to Trinitarian Christianity. Leander supported him in a war of rebellion and was exiled for his role.

When King Liuvigild died, within a few weeks of April 21, 586, St. Leander was swift to return to Toledo. The new king had been associated with his father in ruling the kingdom and was acclaimed king by the Visigothic nobles without opposition. Guided by his Merovingian kinship connections and by his Arian stepmother Goiswinth , he sent ambassadors to greet her grandson Childebert II and to his uncle Guntram , the Frankish king of Burgundy , proposing peace and a defensive alliance. Guntram refused to see them.

In January 587 , Reccared renounced Arianism for Catholicism , the single great event of his reign and the turning point for Visigothic Hispania . Most Arian nobles and ecclesiastics followed his example, certainly those around him at Toledo, but there were Arian uprisings, notably in Septimania , his northernmost province, beyond the Pyrenees , where the leader of opposition was the Arian bishop Athaloc , who had the reputation among his Catholic enemies of being virtually a second Arius . Among the secular leaders of the Septimanian insurrection, the counts Granista and Wildigern appealed to Guntram of Burgundy, who saw his opportunity and sent his dux Desiderius. Reccared's army defeated the Arian insurgents and their Catholic allies with great slaughter, Desiderius himself being slain...

The information for the rest of Reccared's reign is scanty. St. Isidore of Seville , bishop Leander's brother, praises his peaceful government, clemency, and generosity: standard encomia. He returned various properties, even some privates ones, that had been confiscated by his father, and founded many churches and monasteries. St. Gregory the Great , writing to Reccared in Aug. 599 (Epp. ix. 61, 121), extols him for embracing the true faith and inducing his people to do so, and notably for refusing the bribes offered by Jews to procure the repeal of a law against them. He sends him a piece of the True Cross , some fragments of the chains of St. Peter , and some hairs of St. John the Baptist .

Reccared was succeeded by his youthful son Liuva II .

Notes
^
St. Isidore, Historia Gothorum.
^ Aloysius Ziegler, Church and State in Visigothic Spain (Washington) 1930: "Ziegler unhesitatingly characterizes the kings. as 'fanatically zealous'" (Bacharach 1973:11.
^ Notably Bernard S. Bachrach , in Early Medieval Jewish Policy in Western Europe (University of Minnesota Press) 1977; see also Bacharach, "A Reassessment of Visigothic Jewish Policy, 589-711", The American Historical Review 78.1 (February 1973), pp. 11-34.
^ Solomon Katz, The Jews in the Visigothic and Frankish Kingdoms of Gaul and Spain (Harvard University Press) 1937 gives the broad background.
^ Bacharach 1973:15.
^ Thompson, The Goths in Spain (Oxford University Press) 1969:112.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 75 M    i. Suintila, Visigothic King of Hispania was born about 585 in Spain and died in 633 about age 48.

+ 76 M    ii. Liuva II, King of the Visigoths .

65. Ingunda (Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 558 in France. Another name for Ingunda was Ingund.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Brunhilda of Austrasia
Also http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875283

Ingunda married Hermengild, son of Liuvigild, King of the Visigoths and Theodosia, of Cartagena, in 580. Hermengild was born about 556 in Spain and died in 585 about age 29.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875281


The child from this marriage was:

+ 77 M    i. Athanagildo was born about 582.

66. Childebert II, King of Austrasia and King of Burgundy 150 (Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 570 and died in 595 at age 25.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Childebert II :

Childebert II (570 -595 ) was the Merovingian king of Austrasia , which included Provence at the time, from 575 until his death in 595 , the eldest and succeeding son of Sigebert I , and the king of Burgundy from 592 to his death, as the adopted and succeeding son of his uncle Guntram .
Childhood
When his father was assassinated in 575, Childebert was taken from Paris by Gundobald, one of his faithful lords, to Metz (the Austrasian capital), where he was recognized as sovereign. He was then only five years old, and during his long minority the power was disputed between his mother Brunhilda and the nobles.

Chilperic II , king at Paris , and the Burgundian king Guntram, sought an alliance with Childebert, who was adopted by both in turn. Because Guntram was lord of half of Marseille , the district of Provence became a centre of a brief dispute between the two.

Guntram allied with Dynamius of Provence , who instigated the canons of the Diocese of Uzès to elect their deacon Marcellus, son of the senator Felix, as bishop in opposition to their already-elected bishop Jovinus , a former governor of Provence. While Jovinus and Theodore, Bishop of Marseille , were travelling to the court of Childebert, Guntram had them arrested. Dynamius, meanwhile, blocked Gundulf, a duke of an important senatorial family and Childebert's former domesticus , from entering Marseille on behalf of Childebert. Eventually he was forced to yield, though he later arrested Theodore again and had him sent to Guntram. Childebert replaced him in Provence by Nicetius (585). Despite his revolt, Childebert formally restored Dynamius to favour on 28 November 587 .

Heir, king and war leader
But with the assassination of Chilperic in 584 and the dangers occasioned to the Frankish monarchy by the expedition of Gundovald in 585, Childebert threw himself unreservedly into the arms of Guntram. By the Treaty of Andelot of 587 , Childebert was recognised as Guntram's heir, and with his uncle's help he quelled the revolts of the nobles and succeeded in seizing the castle of Woëwre . Many attempts were made on his life by Fredegund , wife of Chilperic, who was anxious to secure Guntram's inheritance for her son Clotaire II .

On the death of Guntram in 592, Childebert annexed the kingdom of Burgundy, and even contemplated seizing Clotaire's estates and becoming sole king of the Franks. He died, however, in 595. Childebert II had had relations with the Byzantine Empire , and fought on several occasions in the name of the Emperor Maurice , against the Lombards in Italy , with limited success.

67. Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks 151 153 154 (Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 584 in France and died in 629 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France at age 45. Other names for Clotaire were Chlothar "le Jeune" King of Neustria, King of the Franks, Chlothar II "le Grand" King of Neustria, King of the Franks, Lothair II King of Neustria, and King of the Franks.

Research Notes: King of Neustria (584-629) and King of all the Franks (613-629)

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From Wikipedia - List of Frankish kings :
Chlothar I eventually inherited all of the Frankish kingdoms after the deaths of his brothers or their successors. After his own death, the kingdom was once again split among his four sons:

Soissons (eventually Neustria) - Chilperic I, 561-584 then Chlothar II, 584-629

Paris - Charibert I, 561-567 then Chilperic I, 567-584 then Chlothar II, 584-629

Orléans (eventually Burgundy) - Guntram, 561-592 then Childebert II, 592-595 then Theuderic II, 595-613 then Sigebert II, 613 then Chlothar II, 613-629

Reims and Metz (eventually Austrasia) - Sigebert I, 561-575 then Childebert II, 575-595 then Theudebert II, 595-612 then Theuderic II, 612-613 then Sigebert II, 613 then Chlothar II, 613-623

Chlothar II defeated Brunhilda and her grandson, reunifying the kingdom. However, in 623, in order to appease particularistic forces and also to secure the borders, he gave the Austrasians his young son as their own king. His son and successor, Dagobert I , emulated this move by appointing a sub-king for Aquitaine, with a seat at Toulouse , in 629 and Austrasia in 634.


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From Wikipedia - Chlothar II :

Chlothar II (or Chlotar, Clothar, Clotaire, Chlotochar, or Hlothar, giving rise to Lothair ; 584 - 629 ), called the Great (le Grand) or the Young (le Jeune), King of Neustria , and, from 613 to 629 , King of all the Franks , was not yet born when his father, King Chilperic I died in 584. His mother, Fredegund , was regent until her death in 597 , at which time the thirteen-year old Clotaire began to rule for himself. As king, he continued his mother's feud with Brunhilda , queen of Austrasia , with equal viciousness and bloodshed.

In 599 , he made war with his cousins, Theuderic II of Burgundy and Theudebert II of Austrasia, who defeated him at Dormelles (near Montereau ). At this point, however, the two brothers took up arms against each other. In 605 , he invaded Theuderic's kingdom, but did not subdue it. He remained often at war with Theuderic and the latter died in Metz in late 613 while preparing a campaign against him. At that time, Warnachar , mayor of the palace of Austrasia, and Rado , mayor of the palace of Burgundy, abandoned the cause of Brunhilda and her great-grandson, Sigebert II , and the entire realm was delivered into Clotaire's hands. Brunhilda and Sigebert met Clotaire's army on the Aisne , but the Patrician Aletheus, Duke Rocco, and Duke Sigvald deserted the host and the grand old woman and her king had to flee. They got as far as the Orbe , but Clotaire's minions caught up with them by the lake Neuchâtel . Both of them and Sigebert's younger brother Corbo were executed by Clotaire's orders.
In that year, Clotaire II became the first king of all the Franks since his grandfather Clotaire I died in 561 by ordering the murder of the infant Sigebert II (son of Theuderic), whom the aging Brunhilda had attempted to set on the thrones of Austrasia and Burgundy , causing a rebellion among the nobility. This led to the delivery of Brunhilda into Clotaire's hands, his thirst for vengeance leading to his formidable old aunt enduring the agony of the rack for three whole days, before suffering a horrific death, chained between four horses that were goaded in separate directions, eventually tearing her apart.

In 615 , Clotaire II promulgated the Edict of Paris , a sort of Frankish Magna Carta that reserved many rights to the Frankish nobles while it excluded Jews from all civil employment for the Crown. The ban effectively placed all literacy in the Merovingian monarchy squarely under ecclesiastical control and also greatly pleased the nobles, from whose ranks the bishops were ordinarily exclusively drawn. Clotaire was induced by Warnachar and Rado to make the mayoralty of the palace a lifetime appointment at Bonneuil-sur-Marne , near Paris , in 617 . By these actions, Clotaire lost his own legislative abilities and the great number of laws enacted in his reign are probably the result of the nobles' petitions, which the king had no authority not to heed.
In 623 , he gave the kingdom of Austrasia to his young son Dagobert I . This was a political move as repayment for the support of Bishop Arnulf of Metz and Pepin I , mayor of the palace of Austrasia, the two leading Austrasian nobles, who were effectively granted semi-autonomy.
Clotaire II died in 629 after 45 years on the throne, longer than any other Merovingian dynast. He left the crown greatly reduced in power and prepared the way for the rise of the mayors and the rois fainéants.

Marriage and issue
First wife of Chlothar II was Haldertude (575-604). They had the following son:
Dagobert I
Second wife of Chlothar II was Bertrade.
Third wife of Chlothar II was Sichilde (Brynhilde). They had the following children:
Charibert_II
Oda

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Neustria: 584-629.

• King of the Franks: 613-629.

Clotaire married Haldertrude.151 Haldertrude was born in 575 and died in 604 at age 29.

Research Notes: First wife of Clotaire II. Source: Wikipedia - Chlothar II


The child from this marriage was:

+ 78 M    i. Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks 167 168 169 was born about 603 in France, died on 19 Jan 639 about age 36, and was buried in Saint-Denis Basilica, Paris, France.

Clotaire next married Bertrade.170 Bertrade was born in 582 and died in 618 at age 36.

Research Notes: 2nd wife of Clotaire II. Possibly the mother of Dagobert I, according to Wikipedia.

Clotaire next married Sichilde. Another name for Sichilde was Brynhilde.

Research Notes: 3rd wife of Clotaire II.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 79 M    i. Charibert II 171 was born about 608 and died on 8 Apr 632 about age 24.

68. Basina (Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born before 573 and died after 590.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Basina, daughter of Chiperic I :

Basina was the only daughter and youngest child of Chilperic I , king of Soissons (later Neustria ), and his first wife, Audovera .
In 580 , an epidemic of dysentery swept through Gaul and afflicted her father as well as killing all his remaining children, except Basina and her brother Clovis . The jealous third wife of their father, Fredegund , tried to remove the impediment to her children's succession by sending Clovis to Berny , where the epidemic was strong. This failed to kill him and she had him assassinated along with his mother, the repudiated Audovera . Basina was sent to a convent (Holy Cross ) at Poitiers .
In 589 , Basina joined her first cousin, Clotilda , daughter of Charibert I , in rebellion against the abbess of their convent. Clotilda led a secession of nuns to the church of Saint Hilary there and proceeded to garner a following of men, mostly criminals. She ordered them to abduct the abbess. The kidnapped abbess was imprisoned under Basina's watch. Eventually, however, she was freed by one Flavian.
When Clotilda became too arrogant for her cousin's liking, Basina made peace with the freed abbess. Things did not return to normal with this, however. The violence continued and, in Gregory of Tours ' words, scarcely a day passed without a murder, or an hour without a quarrel, or a moment without tears [1] . This caused King Childebert II of Austrasia to propose to his uncle Guntram of Burgundy that they send joint embassies of their bishops to deal with the incindent in accordance with Canon law . Gregory, bishop of Tours , the chronicler, was ordered to go, along with Ebregisel , bishop of Cologne ; Maroveus, bishop of Poitiers ; and Gundegisel , bishop of Bordeaux , to the commotion, but Gregory demanded that Macco , count of Poitou , quell it with the arm of the law first. The secular answer being inadequate, the bishops gathered in Poitiers and pronounced a judgement which reinstated the abbess and declared her innocent of any crimes of which the rebels had accused her. The cousins were excommunicated.
In 590 , both Clotilda and Basina were pardoned by the king, and Basina-but not her cousin-returned to her monastery and lived, until her death, in obedience.

References
Gregory of Tours. Historia Francorum Books I-IX At Medieval Soucebook. Gregory's work is the primary source for the events described above. It contains a copy of the decision rendered by himself and the other bishops. Gregory's niece, Justina, was the prioress of the abbey and was herself dealt with very violently by agents of Clotilda.
Retrieved from ""

69. Brunhilda, of Austrasia 145 146 147 (Athanagild, King of Hispania and Septimania57, Clotilda, Princess of the Franks42, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 543 in <Toledo>, Spain and died in 613 in Metz, Moselle, France about age 70. Other names for Brunhilda were Brunchildis Princess of the Visigoths and Brunehaut Princess of the Visigoths.

Research Notes: The younger of Athanagild's two daughters.

From Wikipedia - Brunhilda of Austrasia :

Brunhilda[1] (c. 543 - 613 ) was a Frankish queen who ruled the eastern kingdoms of Austrasia and Burgundy in the names of her sons and grandsons. Initially known as a liberal ruler of great political acumen, she became notorious for her cruelty and avarice.

Life
She was possibly born about 543 in Toledo , the Visigothic capital, the daughter of the Visigoth king Athanagild and Goiswintha , his queen. She was the younger of his two daughters. She was only eleven years old when her father was elevated to the kingship (554). She was educated in Toledo as an Arian Christian .

First marriage
In 567 , she was married to king Sigebert I of Austrasia, a grandson of Clovis I who had sent an embassy to Toledo loaded with gifts. She joined him at Metz . Upon her marriage, she abjured Arianism and converted to orthodox Roman Catholicism .[2]

Sigebert's father, Clotaire I , had reunited the four kingdoms of the Franks, but when he died, Sigebert and his three brothers divided them again. According to Gregory of Tours , Sigebert's marriage to a Visigothic princess was a criticism of his brothers' choices in wives. Instead of marrying low-born and promiscuous women, Sigebert contracted a princess of education and morals.

In response to Sigebert's noble marriage, his brother King Chilperic of Soissons sent to Spain for Brunhilda's sister, Galswintha . Gregory of Tours suggests that he proposed because he envied his brother's marriage to Brunhilda.[3] However, Galswintha ordered him to purge his court of prostitutes and mistresses and he soon grew tired of her. He and his favourite mistress, one Fredegund , conspired to murder her within the year. He then married Fredegund.

Brunhilda so detested Fredegund for the death of her sister-and this hatred was so fiercely reciprocated-that the two queens persuaded their husbands to go to war.[4] Sigebert persuaded their other brother, the elder Guntram of Burgundy , to mediate the dispute between the queens. He decided that Galswintha's dower of Bordeaux , Limoges , Cahors , Béarn , and Bigorre should be turned over to Brunhilda in restitution. However, Chilperic did not easily give up the cities and Brunhilda did not forget the murder. Germanus , Bishop of Paris , negotiated a brief peace between them. Between 567 and 570 , Brunhilda bore Sigebert three children: Ingund, Chlodosind, and Childebert .

The peace was then broken by Chilperic, who invaded the Sigebert's dominions. Sigebert defeated Chilperic, who fled to Tournai . The people of Paris hailed Sigebert as a conqueror when he went there with Brunhilda and their children. Germanus wrote to Brunhilda, asking her to persuade her husband to restore the peace and to spare his brother. Chroniclers of Germanus' life say that she ignored this; certainly Sigebert set out to besiege Tournai. Fredegund responded to this threat to her husband by hiring two assassins, who killed Sigebert at Vitry with poisoned daggers (scramasaxi , according to Gregory). Brunhilda was captured and imprisoned at Rouen .

Second marriage
When, after disobeying his father's direct orders, Merovech , son of Chilperic and Audovera , went to Rouen on pretext of visiting his mother, he fell in love with the widowed Brunhilda. Thus he strengthened his chances of becoming a king. His stepmother was determined that only her sons should succeed as kings, and she eliminated her husband's sons by other women. They were married by the bishop Praetextatus to prevent a scandal, though the marriage was contrary to canon law, as Gregory is quick to note,[5] Brunhilda being Merovech's aunt. Quickly, Chilperic besieged them in the church of St Martin on the walls. Eventually he made peace with them, but he took Merovech away with him to Soissons.

In an effort to nullify the marriage, Chilperic had Merovech tonsured and sent to the monastery of Le Mans to become a priest. Merovech fled to the sanctuary of St Martin at Tours, the church of Gregory (who is thus an eyewitness to these events),[6] and later Champagne . He finally returned to Tours in 578 , and when his bid for power failed, he asked his servant to kill him.[7]

First regency
Brunhilda now tried to seize the regency of Austrasia in the name of her son Childebert II , but she was resisted fiercely by her nobles and had to retire briefly to the court of Guntram of Burgundy before obtaining her goal. At that time, she ruled Austrasia as queen. Not being a fighter, she was primarily an administrative reformer, with a Visigothic education. She repaired the old Roman roads, built many churches and abbeys, constructed the necessary fortresses, reorganised the royal finances, and restructured the royal army. However, she antagonised the nobles by her continued imposition of royal authority wherever it was lax. To reinforce her positions and the crown's prestige and power, she convinced Guntram, newly heirless, to adopt Childebert as his own son and heir. This he did in 577 .[8] In 579 , she married her daughter Ingunda, then only thirteen, to the Visigothic prince Hermenegild , allying her house to that of the king of her native land. However, Hermenegild converted to Catholicism and he and his wife both died in the ensuing religious wars which tore apart the Visigothic kingdom in Spain.

Brunhilda ruled Austrasia until Childebert came of age in 583 , at the traditional Merovingian majority of thirteen.

Relations with King Guntram
The conflict with Fredegund flared up once more upon the death of Chilperic. Now in the regency in Neustria, Fredegund was in a position to renew the war with her old enemy. Firstly, however, Brunhilda had to deal with her own internal enemies.

Many of the dukes opposed strongly her influence over her son, the king. Three of them-Rauching, Ursio, and Berthefrid-conspired to assassinate Childebert; however, their plot was found out. Rauching was killed and Ursio and Berthefrid fled to a fortress. Upon this, Guntram immediately begged for Childebert, Brunhilda, and Childebert's new sons to take refuge at his court. This they did and soon Ursio and Berthefrid were killed. In 587 , Guntram, Childebert, and Brunhild settled the Pact of Andelot [9] securing for Childebert the Burgundian succession and a continuing alliance of the two realms for the rest of Guntram's life.

In that same year, King Reccared I of the Visigoths sent embassies to both Childebert and Guntram, the former accepting them and consolidating an alliance and the latter refusing to see them for some reason or another. Thus, when Brunhilda and Childebert negotiated a marriage for the king's sister Chlodosind with the king of Spain, it was rejected by Guntram and abandoned. In 592 , Guntram died and Childebert, as per the treaty, succeeded to his kingdom, immediately making war on Clotaire of Neustria.

Second regency
Upon Childebert's death in September or October 595 , Brunhilda attempted to govern Austrasia and Burgundy in the name of her grandsons Theudebert II and Theuderic II , respectively. Though she attributed the death of Childebert to Fredegund, the latter died in 597 and the direct conflict between her and Brunhilda ended. Peace would elude the Franks, however, for many years more as the conflict raged between the two queens' descendants.

In 599 , Brunhilda's eldest grandson, Theudebert, at whose court she was staying, exiled her. She was found wandering near Arcis in Champagne by a peasant, who brought her to Theuderic. The peasant was rewarded with the bishopric of Auxerre , as the legend goes. Theuderic welcomed her and readily fell under her influence, which was inclined to vengeful war with Theudebert at the time. Soon the brothers were at war.

It is at this point that Brunhilda begins to display that ruthlessness which led to her especially violent demise. Brunhilda first took to herself Protadius as lover and, desiring to promote him to high office, conspired to have Berthoald , the mayor of the palace , killed. In 604 , she convinced Theuderic to send Berthoald to inspect the royal villae along the Seine . Clotaire, probably alerted by men of Brunhilda's bidding, sent his own mayor Landric (ironically, a former paramour of Fredegund) to meet Berthoald, who had only a small contingent of men with him. Realising that he had been the victim of courtly plotting, Berthoald, in the ensuing confrontation, overchased the enemy until he was surrounded and killed. Protadius was promptly put in his place.

Brunhilda and Protadius soon persuaded Theuderic to return to war with Theudebert, but the mayor was murdered by his warriors, who did not wish to fight to assuage to ego of queen. The man who ordered Protadius' execution, Duke Uncelen , was soon arrested by Brunhilda and tortured and executed. He was not the first ducal victim of the queen's revenges.
It was also during these later regencies that Desiderius , Bishop of Vienne (later Saint Didier) publicly accused her of incest and cruelty. Desiderius finally enraged her with a pointed sermon on chastity preached in 612 before her and Theuderic, with whom she hired three assassins to murder the bishop at the village now called Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne .
In that year, at the battle of Tolbiac , Theuderic defeated and captured Theudebert, whom the queen was now claiming was in fact the son of a gardener, and brought him and his royal paraphernalia to his Brunhilda, who had him put up in a monastery. She probably had him murdered (along with his son Merovech) to allow Theuderic to succeed to both thrones unhindered. This he did and died of dysentery in his Austrasian capital of Metz in late 613 .

Third regency
The successor of Theuderic II was his bastard son Sigebert , a child. The mayor of the palace of Austrasia, Warnachar , fearing that at his young age he would fall under the influence of his great-grandmother, brought him before a national assemby, where he was proclaimed by the nobles, who did homage to him over both his father's kingdoms. Nonetheless, he could not be kept out of the hands of Brunhilda. Thus, for the last time in a long life, she was regent of the Franks, this time for her own great-grandson.
But Warnachar and Rado , mayor of the palace of Burgundy, along with Pepin of Landen and Saint Arnulf , bishop of Metz , abandoned the cause of Brunhilda and the young king and joined with Clotaire, promising not to rise in defence of the queen-regent and recognising Clotaire as rightful regent and guardian of Sigebert. Brunhilda, with Sigebert, met Clotaire's army on the Aisne , but the dukes yet again betrayed her: the Patrician Aletheus, Duke Rocco, and Duke Sigvald deserted her and she and her king had to flee. As far as the Orbe they got, hoping to enlist the aid of certain German tribes, but Clotaire's minions caught up with them by the lake Neuchâtel . The young king and his brother Corbo were killed. Thus ended the long and bloody feud between Austrasia and Neustria, and reuniting the two kingdoms, Clotaire then had the entire realm of the Franks. Clotaire accused Brunhilda of the death of ten kings of the Franks[10]and many churchmen, including Desiderius. According to the Liber Historiae Francorum :
"Then the army of the Franks and Burgundians joined into one, all shouted together that death would be most fitting for the very wicked Brunhilda. Then King Clotaire ordered that she be lifted on to a camel and led through the entire army. Then she was tied to the feet of wild horses and torn apart limb from limb. Finally she died. Her final grave was the fire. Her bones were burnt."
One legend has her being dragged by a wild mare down the Roman road La Chaussée Brunehaut at Abbeville .

Religion
Brunhilda was raised as an Arian Christian , but upon her marriage to Sigebert, converted to Roman Catholicism. In general, she protected the church and treated Pope Gregory the Great with great respect. He wrote a series of positive letters to her; in 597 he wrote to her about interdicting pagan rites such as tree worship . Gregory of Tours was another favoured cleric; he was a trusted courtier to her and her son from 587 until his death. She also took a keen personal interest in the bishoprics and monasteries within her dominion. This brought her into conflict with Columbanus , abbot of Luxeuil , whom she eventually exiled to Italy, where he founded Bobbio . Brunhilda also played a role in perpetuating the diocese of Maurienne as a suffragan bishopric of the archdiocese of Vienne . In 576, Brunhilda's protector, Sigebert's brother Guntram, had founded the new bishopric at Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne , separating the Maurienne Valley and the neighboring Susa Valley from the Diocese of Turin . The Bishop of Turin protested this to Brunhilda for more than twenty years, but even when Pope Gregory the Great supported his complaint in 599, Brunhilda dismissed it.

Brunhilda was buried in the Abbaye de St. Martin at Autun that she founded in 602 on the spot where the bishop of Tours had cut down a beech-tree that served as an object of pagan worship. The abbey was destroyed in 1793 and Brunhilda's sarcophagus is now in the Musée Lapidaire in Avignon .

Brunhilda commissioned the building of several churches and the abbey of St. Vincent at Laon (founded in 580 ). She is also credited with founding the castle of Bruniquel and having a Roman road resurfaced near Alligny-en-Morvan (where the name of a nearby hill Terreau Bruneau is believed to be derived from hers). The part of Mauves-sur-Loire known as la Fontaine Bruneau is named after Brunhilda who may have cooled herself with the fountain's water when she suffered heat exhaustion .

In legend
Many scholars have seen Brunhilda as inspiration for both Brunnhild and Kriemhild , two rival characters from the Nibelungenlied . Kriemhild married Siegfried , who in many respects resembles Sigebert, Brunhilda's husband. There is resemblance between a multitude of characters and events in the Nibelungenlied and those of the latter half of the sixth century in Merovingian Gaul. As Thomas Hodgkin remarks:

" Treasures buried in long departed days by kings of old, mysterious caves, reptile guides or reptile guardians - are we not transported by this strange legend into the very atmosphere of the Niebelungen Lied? And if the good king Gunthram passed for the fortunate finder of the Dragon-hoard, his brothers and their queens, by their wars, their reconciliations and their terrible avengings, must surely have suggested the main argument of that most tragical epic, the very name of one of whose heroines, Brunichildis, is identical with the name of the queen of Austrasia.[11] "

Notes
^
Her name has many forms, Brunhilda is the German form, it also happens to be the most common in English . In French , she is Brunehaut, in Spanish Brunegilda or Brunequilda. She is also called Brunilda, Brunichildis, Brunechildis, Brunichild, Brunechilde, Brunichilda, Brunhild, Brunhilde, Brünnhilde, Brünhild, Brynhild, or Brynhildr. (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2004).
^ Gregory of Tours, IV.27.
^ Gregory, IV.28.
^ Gregory IV.47
^ Gregory V.2
^ Gregory V.14
^ Gregory V.18
^ Gregory VI.1
^ Gregory IX.20
^ The identity of the ten kings comes from the Fourth Book of the Chronicle of Fredegar . It is usually said to include Sigebert I, Chilperic I, Theudebert II, Theuderic II, Sigebert II, Merovech (Chilperic's son), Merovech (Theuderic's son), Corbo (Theuderic's son), and Childebert (Theuderic's son) and the sons of Theudebert.
^ Hodgkin, V, p 202. Retrieved from Northvegr .

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Brunhilda married Sigebert I, of Austrasia, son of Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks and Ingonde,. Sigebert was born in 535 in Metz, Moselle, France and died between 575 and 579 in Vitry, <Moselle>, France. Another name for Sigebert was Sigibert I of the Franks King of Austrasia.

Research Notes: FamilySearch.org Compact Disc #94 Pin #99004 (submitted by Samuel Taylor "Sam" Geer) has b. 535 in Metz, d. between 575 & 579 in Metz.

Per Wikipedia - Chlothar I - he was King of Rheims, succeeding Chlothar I (Clotaire I).

Wikipedia - Brunhilda of Austrasia - has differing information:

In 567 , [Brunhilda] was married to king Sigebert I of Austrasia, a grandson of Clovis I who had sent an embassy to Toledo loaded with gifts. She joined him at Metz . Upon her marriage, she abjured Arianism and converted to orthodox Roman Catholicism .[2]
Sigebert's father, Clotaire I , had reunited the four kingdoms of the Franks, but when he died, Sigebert and his three brothers divided them again. According to Gregory of Tours , Sigebert's marriage to a Visigothic princess was a criticism of his brothers' choices in wives. Instead of marrying low-born and promiscuous women, Sigebert contracted a princess of education and morals.

In response to Sigebert's noble marriage, his brother King Chilperic of Soissons sent to Spain for Brunhilda's sister, Galswintha . Gregory of Tours suggests that he proposed because he envied his brother's marriage to Brunhilda.[3] However, Galswintha ordered him to purge his court of prostitutes and mistresses and he soon grew tired of her. He and his favourite mistress, one Fredegund , conspired to murder her within the year. He then married Fredegund.
Brunhilda so detested Fredegund for the death of her sister-and this hatred was so fiercely reciprocated-that the two queens persuaded their husbands to go to war.[4] Sigebert persuaded their other brother, the elder Guntram of Burgundy , to mediate the dispute between the queens. He decided that Galswintha's dower of Bordeaux , Limoges , Cahors , Béarn , and Bigorre should be turned over to Brunhilda in restitution. However, Chilperic did not easily give up the cities and Brunhilda did not forget the murder. Germanus , Bishop of Paris , negotiated a brief peace between them. Between 567 and 570 , Brunhilda bore Sigebert three children: Ingund, Chlodosind, and Childebert .

The peace was then broken by Chilperic, who invaded the Sigebert's dominions. Sigebert defeated Chilperic, who fled to Tournai . The people of Paris hailed Sigebert as a conqueror when he went there with Brunhilda and their children. Germanus wrote to Brunhilda, asking her to persuade her husband to restore the peace and to spare his brother. Chroniclers of Germanus' life say that she ignored this; certainly Sigebert set out to besiege Tournai. Fredegund responded to this threat to her husband by hiring two assassins, who killed Sigebert at Vitry with poisoned daggers (scramasaxi , according to Gregory). Brunhilda was captured and imprisoned at Rouen .

Noted events in his life were:

• Acceded: as King of Austrasia, 561.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 50)

70. Reccared I, Visigothic King of Hispania 157 158 159 (Liuvigild, King of the Visigoths58, Clotilda, Princess of the Franks42, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 544 in Spain and died in Jun 601 about age 57. Another name for Reccared was Recared King of the Visigoths.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Reccared I :

Reccared (or Recared) I (586-601) was Visigothic King of Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula ). His reign marked a climactic shift in history, with the king's renunciation of traditional Arianism in favor of Catholic Christianity in 587.

Reccared was the younger son of King Liuvigild by his first wife. Like his father, Reccared had his capital at Toledo . The Visigothic kings and nobles were traditionally Arian Christians , while the Hispano-Roman population were Trinitarian Catholics . The Catholic bishop Leander of Seville was instrumental in converting the elder son and heir of Liuvigild, Hermenegild , to Trinitarian Christianity. Leander supported him in a war of rebellion and was exiled for his role.

When King Liuvigild died, within a few weeks of April 21, 586, St. Leander was swift to return to Toledo. The new king had been associated with his father in ruling the kingdom and was acclaimed king by the Visigothic nobles without opposition. Guided by his Merovingian kinship connections and by his Arian stepmother Goiswinth , he sent ambassadors to greet her grandson Childebert II and to his uncle Guntram , the Frankish king of Burgundy , proposing peace and a defensive alliance. Guntram refused to see them.

In January 587 , Reccared renounced Arianism for Catholicism , the single great event of his reign and the turning point for Visigothic Hispania . Most Arian nobles and ecclesiastics followed his example, certainly those around him at Toledo, but there were Arian uprisings, notably in Septimania , his northernmost province, beyond the Pyrenees , where the leader of opposition was the Arian bishop Athaloc , who had the reputation among his Catholic enemies of being virtually a second Arius . Among the secular leaders of the Septimanian insurrection, the counts Granista and Wildigern appealed to Guntram of Burgundy, who saw his opportunity and sent his dux Desiderius. Reccared's army defeated the Arian insurgents and their Catholic allies with great slaughter, Desiderius himself being slain...

The information for the rest of Reccared's reign is scanty. St. Isidore of Seville , bishop Leander's brother, praises his peaceful government, clemency, and generosity: standard encomia. He returned various properties, even some privates ones, that had been confiscated by his father, and founded many churches and monasteries. St. Gregory the Great , writing to Reccared in Aug. 599 (Epp. ix. 61, 121), extols him for embracing the true faith and inducing his people to do so, and notably for refusing the bribes offered by Jews to procure the repeal of a law against them. He sends him a piece of the True Cross , some fragments of the chains of St. Peter , and some hairs of St. John the Baptist .

Reccared was succeeded by his youthful son Liuva II .

Notes
^
St. Isidore, Historia Gothorum.
^ Aloysius Ziegler, Church and State in Visigothic Spain (Washington) 1930: "Ziegler unhesitatingly characterizes the kings. as 'fanatically zealous'" (Bacharach 1973:11.
^ Notably Bernard S. Bachrach , in Early Medieval Jewish Policy in Western Europe (University of Minnesota Press) 1977; see also Bacharach, "A Reassessment of Visigothic Jewish Policy, 589-711", The American Historical Review 78.1 (February 1973), pp. 11-34.
^ Solomon Katz, The Jews in the Visigothic and Frankish Kingdoms of Gaul and Spain (Harvard University Press) 1937 gives the broad background.
^ Bacharach 1973:15.
^ Thompson, The Goths in Spain (Oxford University Press) 1969:112.

Reccared married Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia,148 149 daughter of Sigebert I, of Austrasia and Brunhilda, of Austrasia,. Chlodosind was born about 550 in Austrasia (France). Other names for Chlodosind were Chodoswintha Princess of Austrasia and Clodoswindis.

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71. Hermengild (Liuvigild, King of the Visigoths58, Clotilda, Princess of the Franks42, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 556 in Spain and died in 585 about age 29.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875281

Hermengild married Ingunda, daughter of Sigebert I, of Austrasia and Brunhilda, of Austrasia, in 580. Ingunda was born about 558 in France. Another name for Ingunda was Ingund.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Brunhilda of Austrasia
Also http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875283

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72. Baudgise II, d'Aquitaine, Duke of Aquitaine 161 162 163 (Saint Gondulphus, of Maastricht, Bishop of Tongres60, Munderic, of Vitry-en-Perthois44, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born between 556 and 565 in Aquitaine, (France) and died in 588 in Carthage (Tunis), (Tunisia). Other names for Baudgise were Bodegeisel II, Bodegisel II of the Franks and Governor of Aquita.

Death Notes: Murdered while returning from Constantinople.

Baudgise married <Oda>, of Suevia.172

The child from this marriage was:

+ 80 M    i. SaintArnulf, Bishop of Metz 173 174 175 was born on 13 Aug 582 in Herstal, Liège, Austrasia (Belgium), died on 16 Aug 640 in Remiremont, (Vosges, Moselle), Austrasia, (France) at age 58, and was buried in Church of Apostles, Metz, (Moselle, Lorraine, France).

73. Dode 164 (Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 586 in Saxony, (Germany) and was christened after 615. Other names for Dode were Clothilde of Moselle, Doda of Moselle, and Oda of Moselle.

Noted events in her life were:

• Became a nun: 612, Trèves (Trier), (Germany).

Dode married Saint Arnulf, Bishop of Metz,173 174 175 son of Baudgise II, d'Aquitaine, Duke of Aquitaine and <Oda>, of Suevia,. Arnulf was born on 13 Aug 582 in Herstal, Liège, Austrasia (Belgium), died on 16 Aug 640 in Remiremont, (Vosges, Moselle), Austrasia, (France) at age 58, and was buried in Church of Apostles, Metz, (Moselle, Lorraine, France). Another name for Arnulf was Arnold de Herstal, Bishop of Metz.

Research Notes: Tutor of Dagobert.

Wikipedia says "His father may have been Arnoald , who also was dux of the Scheldt before becoming bishop of Metz."
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From Wikipedia - Arnulf of Metz :

Saint Arnulf of Metz was born of an important Frankish family at an uncertain date around 582 . In his younger years he was called to the Merovingian court to serve king Theudebert II (595 -612 ) of Austrasia and as dux at the Scheldt. Later he became bishop of Metz . During his life he was attracted to religious life and he retired as a monk. After his death he was canonized as a saint . In the French language he is also known as Arnoul or Arnoulf.

Arnulf gave distinguished service at the Austrasian court under Theudebert II After the death of Theudebert in 612 he was made bishop of Metz . The rule of Austrasia came in hands of Brunhilda , the grandmother of Theudebert, who ruled also in Burgundy in name of her great-grandchildren. In 613 Arnulf joined his politics with Pippin of Landen and led the opposition of Frankish nobles against Queen Brunhilda . The revolt led to her overthrow, torture, and eventual execution, and the subsequent reunification of Frankish lands under Chlothachar II .

Chlothachar later made his son Dagobert I king of Austrasia and he ruled with the help of his advisor Arnulf. Not satisfied with his position, as a bishop he was involved in the murder of Chrodoald in 624 , an impportant leader of the Frankish Agilolfings -family and a protégé of Dagobert.
From 623 (with Pippin of Landen, then the Mayor of the Palace ), Arnulf was an adviser to Dagobert I . He retired around 628 to a hermitage at a mountain site in the Vosges , to implement his lifelong resolution to become a monk and a hermit. His friend Romaric , whose parents were killed by Brunhilda , had preceded him to the mountains and together with Amatus had already established Remiremont Abbey there. Arnulf settled there, and remained there until his death twelve years later.

Arnulf was canonized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church . In iconography , he is portrayed with a rake in his hand and is often confused in legend with Arnold of Soissons , who is a patron saint of brewing.
Arnulf was married to a woman who may have been called Doda and had children. Chlodulf of Metz was his oldest son, but more important is his second son Ansegisel , who married Begga daughter of Pippin of Landen. His father may have been Arnoald , who also was dux of the Scheldt before becoming bishop of Metz.

Noted events in his life were:

• Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia:

• Bishop of Metz: 612.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 81 M    i. Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise 176 177 178 was born about 602 in <Metz>, (Lorraine), Austrasia (France) and died between 648 and 669.

+ 82 M    ii. Chlodulf, of Metz .

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74. Grimoalde, Duke of Aquitaine 166 (Theudebald, King of Austrasia62, Theudebert I, King of Austrasia48, Theuderic I, King of Rheims (Metz, Austrasia)38, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 555 in Aquitaine, France and died in 599 about age 44. Another name for Grimoalde was Grimaud Duke of Aquitaine.

Grimoalde married someone.

75. Suintila, Visigothic King of Hispania (Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia64, Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 585 in Spain and died in 633 about age 48. Another name for Suintila was Swinthila King of the Visigoths.

Research Notes: FamilySearch.org Compact Disc #94 Pin #105749 (submitted by Samuel Taylor "Sam" Geer) has name as Swinthila, King of the Visigoths, b. abt 564, d. 633.

http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593876475 has name as Suintilo, b. abt 585 in Spain, d. 631.

From Wikipedia - Suintila :

From 621 to 631 , Suintila (or Swinthila, Svinthila, d. 633) was Visigothic King of Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula ) . There was a new peace in the Kingdom of the Visigoths. As a direct result, by 624 , the king was able to retake those lands that had been under the control of Byzantium .
On the linguistic front, it was around Suintila's time that a secondary form of the word Hispania was growing in usage: Spania , from which the modern name of Spain originated.[1] According to St. Isidore of Seville , who died in 636 , it was with the Visigothic domination of Hispania that the idea of a peninsular unity was sought, and the phrase mater Spania ("mother Hispania") was first spoken. Up to that date it had been the word Hispania that designated all of the peninsula's lands. In Historia Gothorum, Suintila appears as the first king of totius Spaniae. In De laude Spaniae ("About Hispania's Pride") the country is dealt with as a Gothic nation.

Suintila married Theodora, Princess of the Visigoths, daughter of Sigebut, King of the Visigoths and Unknown,. Theodora was born about 601 in Spain.

Research Notes: FamilySearch.org Compact Disc #94 Pin #105750 (submitted by Samuel Taylor "Sam" Geer) has b. abt 570.

http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593876476 has b. abt 601 in Spain.



Children from this marriage were:

+ 83 M    i. Chintila, Visigothic King of Hispania 179 died in 640.

+ 84 F    ii. Liubigotona was born about 631 in Spain.

76. Liuva II, King of the Visigoths (Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia64, Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

77. Athanagildo (Ingunda65, Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 582.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875279

78. Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks 167 168 169 (Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 603 in France, died on 19 Jan 639 about age 36, and was buried in Saint-Denis Basilica, Paris, France.

Research Notes: King of Austrasia (623-634), King of the Franks (629-634), King of Neustria and Burgundy (629-639)

From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593873572 :

King of Austrasia 622-628. The greatest of the Merovingian Kings. In 626 Dagobert founded a Benedictine abbey near the tomb of St. Denis. By the 12th century, the abbey had become the richest and most famous in France. Its church was a burial place for many of the French royal house and from the 12th to 15th centuries the oriflamme, the standard of St. Denis, was the banner of the kings of France.

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From Wikipedia - List of Frankish kings :

Chlothar II defeated Brunhilda and her grandson, reunifying the kingdom. However, in 623, in order to appease particularistic forces and also to secure the borders, he gave the Austrasians his young son as their own king. His son and successor, Dagobert I , emulated this move by appointing a sub-king for Aquitaine, with a seat at Toulouse , in 629 and Austrasia in 634.

Neustria and Burgundy - Dagobert I, 629-639 then Clovis II, 639-658 then Chlothar III, 658-673 then Theuderic III, 673 then Childeric II, 673-675 then Theuderic III, 675-691

Aquitaine - Charibert II, 629-632 then Chilperic, 632 then Dagobert I, 632-639

Austrasia - Dagobert I, 623-634 then Sigebert III, 634-656 then Childebert the Adopted, 656-661 then Chlothar III, 661-662 then Childeric II, 662-675 then Clovis III, 675-676 then Dagobert II, 676-679 then Theuderic III, 679-691

Theuderic III was recognized as king of all the Franks in 679. From then on, the kingdom of the Franks can be treated as a unity again for all but a very brief period of civil war.

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From Wikipedia - Dagobert I :

Dagobert I (c. 603 - 19 January 639 ) was the king of Austrasia (623 -634 ), king of all the Franks (629 -634 ), and king of Neustria and Burgundy (629 -639 ). He was the last Merovingian dynast to wield any real royal power. Dagobert was the first of the French kings to be buried in the royal tombs at Saint Denis Basilica .

Rule in Austrasia
Dagobert was the eldest son of Chlothar II and Haldetrude (575-604). Chlothar II had reigned alone over all the Franks since 613 . In 623, Chlothar was forced to make Dagobert king of Austrasia by the nobility of that region, who wanted a king of their own.

When Chlothar II granted Austrasia to Dagobert, he initially excluded Alsace , the Vosges , and the Ardennes , but shortly thereafter the Austrasian nobility forced him to concede these regions to Dagobert. The rule of a Frank from the Austrasian heartland tied Alsace more closely to the Austrasian court. Dagobert created a new duchy (the later Duchy of Alsace ) in southwest Austrasia to guard the region from Burgundian or Alemannic encroachments and ambitions. The duchy comprised the Vosges, the Burgundian Gate , and the Transjura . Dagobert made his courtier Gundoin the first duke of this new polity that was to last until the end of the Merovingian dynasty.

United rule
On the death of his father in 629 , Dagobert inherited the Neustrian and Burgundian kingdoms. His half-brother Charibert , son of Sichilde , claimed Neustria but Dagobert opposed him. Brodulf , the brother of Sichilde, petitioned Dagobert on behalf of his young nephew, but Dagobert assassinated him and gave his younger sibling Aquitaine.

Charibert died in 632 and his son Chilperic was assassinated on Dagobert's orders. By 632 , Dagobert had Burgundy and Aquitaine firmly under his rule, becoming the most powerful Merovingian king in many years and the most respected ruler in the West.
In 631 , Dagobert led three armies against Samo , the rulers of the Slavs , but his Austrasian forces were defeated at Wogastisburg .

Rule in Neustria, from Paris

Also in 632, the nobles of Austrasia revolted under the mayor of the palace , Pepin of Landen . In 634 , Dagobert appeased the rebellious nobles by putting his three-year-old son, Sigebert III , on the throne, thereby ceding royal power in the easternmost of his realms, just as his father had done for him eleven years earlier.

As king, Dagobert made Paris his capital. During his reign, he built the Altes Schloss in Meersburg (in modern Germany ), which today is the oldest inhabited castle in that country. Devoutly religious, Dagobert was also responsible for the construction of the Saint Denis Basilica , at the site of a Benedictine monastery in Paris.

Dagobert died in the abbey of Saint-Denis and was the first French king to be buried in the Saint Denis Basilica , Paris .

Marriage and issue
Dagobert was a serial monogamist.
He married Nanthild and they had the following:
Clovis II , who inherited the rest of his kingdom at a young age when his father died.
Regintrud who married into the Bavarian Agilolfings , either Theodo, Duke of Bavaria or his son Duke in Salzburg .
He also had a mistress named Ragintrudis (Ragnetrude) and they had the following:
Sigebert III
His other wives were:
Wulfefundis (Wulfegunde)
Bertechildis (Berthilde)
Gomentrude

Dagobert had a relationship with Ragintrudis. This couple did not marry. Another name for Ragintrudis was Ragnetrude.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Dagobert I


Their child was:

+ 85 M    i. Siegbert III, King of Austrasia 180 181 was born about 615 in France and died on 1 Feb 656 about age 41.

Dagobert married Nanthilde.182 Nanthilde was born in 610 and died in 642 at age 32.

Research Notes: First wife of Dagobert I. Sister of Landry (Landegisel).


The child from this marriage was:

+ 86 M    i. Clovis II 183 was born in 634 and died in 657 at age 23.

79. Charibert II 171 (Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 608 and died on 8 Apr 632 about age 24.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Charibert II :
Charibert II (c.608 -8 April 632 ), a son of Clotaire II and his second wife Sichilde, was briefly king of Aquitaine from 629 to his death, with his capital at Toulouse .

When his father, Clotaire II , King of the Franks , died in 629, Charibert made a bid for the kingdom of Neustria against his elder half-brother Dagobert I , who had already been king of Austrasia since 623 . In the ensuing negotiations, Charibert, a minor, was represented by his uncle Brodulf , the brother of Queen Sichilde. Dagobert had Brodulf killed and ceded the near-independent realm of Aquitaine to Charibert. This agreement was confirmed in 631 , when Charibert stood godfather to Dagobert's son Sigebert .

Charibert's realm included Toulouse, Cahors , Agen , Perigueux , and Saintes , to which he added his possessions in Gascony . Charibert was married to Gisela, the heiress of Amand of Gascony. His fighting force subdued the resistance of the Basques , until the whole of the Basque Country was under his control.

In 632 , Charibert died at Blaye , Gironde -possibly assassinated on Dagobert's orders-and soon after that Charibert's infant son Chilperic was also killed. Aquitaine passed again to Dagobert. Both Charibert and his son are buried in the early Romanesque Basilica of Saint-Romain at Blaye.

Noted events in his life were:

• Duke of Aquitaine: 629-632.

80. SaintArnulf, Bishop of Metz 173 174 175 (Baudgise II, d'Aquitaine, Duke of Aquitaine72, Saint Gondulphus, of Maastricht, Bishop of Tongres60, Munderic, of Vitry-en-Perthois44, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 13 Aug 582 in Herstal, Liège, Austrasia (Belgium), died on 16 Aug 640 in Remiremont, (Vosges, Moselle), Austrasia, (France) at age 58, and was buried in Church of Apostles, Metz, (Moselle, Lorraine, France). Another name for Arnulf was Arnold de Herstal, Bishop of Metz.

Research Notes: Tutor of Dagobert.

Wikipedia says "His father may have been Arnoald , who also was dux of the Scheldt before becoming bishop of Metz."
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From Wikipedia - Arnulf of Metz :

Saint Arnulf of Metz was born of an important Frankish family at an uncertain date around 582 . In his younger years he was called to the Merovingian court to serve king Theudebert II (595 -612 ) of Austrasia and as dux at the Scheldt. Later he became bishop of Metz . During his life he was attracted to religious life and he retired as a monk. After his death he was canonized as a saint . In the French language he is also known as Arnoul or Arnoulf.

Arnulf gave distinguished service at the Austrasian court under Theudebert II After the death of Theudebert in 612 he was made bishop of Metz . The rule of Austrasia came in hands of Brunhilda , the grandmother of Theudebert, who ruled also in Burgundy in name of her great-grandchildren. In 613 Arnulf joined his politics with Pippin of Landen and led the opposition of Frankish nobles against Queen Brunhilda . The revolt led to her overthrow, torture, and eventual execution, and the subsequent reunification of Frankish lands under Chlothachar II .

Chlothachar later made his son Dagobert I king of Austrasia and he ruled with the help of his advisor Arnulf. Not satisfied with his position, as a bishop he was involved in the murder of Chrodoald in 624 , an impportant leader of the Frankish Agilolfings -family and a protégé of Dagobert.
From 623 (with Pippin of Landen, then the Mayor of the Palace ), Arnulf was an adviser to Dagobert I . He retired around 628 to a hermitage at a mountain site in the Vosges , to implement his lifelong resolution to become a monk and a hermit. His friend Romaric , whose parents were killed by Brunhilda , had preceded him to the mountains and together with Amatus had already established Remiremont Abbey there. Arnulf settled there, and remained there until his death twelve years later.

Arnulf was canonized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church . In iconography , he is portrayed with a rake in his hand and is often confused in legend with Arnold of Soissons , who is a patron saint of brewing.
Arnulf was married to a woman who may have been called Doda and had children. Chlodulf of Metz was his oldest son, but more important is his second son Ansegisel , who married Begga daughter of Pippin of Landen. His father may have been Arnoald , who also was dux of the Scheldt before becoming bishop of Metz.

Noted events in his life were:

• Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia:

• Bishop of Metz: 612.

Arnulf married Dode,164 daughter of Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz and Adelberg, Princess of Paris,. Dode was born about 586 in Saxony, (Germany) and was christened after 615. Other names for Dode were Clothilde of Moselle, Doda of Moselle, and Oda of Moselle.

Noted events in her life were:

• Became a nun: 612, Trèves (Trier), (Germany).

(Duplicate Line. See Person 73)

81. Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise 176 177 178 (Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 602 in <Metz>, (Lorraine), Austrasia (France) and died between 648 and 669. Other names for Ansegisel were Anchises of Metz and Ansegisel Margrave of Antwerp.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Ansegisel :


Ansegisel
(also Ansgise) (ca 602 or 610 - murdered before 679 or 662 ) was the son of Saint Arnulf , bishop of Metz and his wife Saint Doda. He served King Sigbert III of Austrasia (634 -656 ) as a duke (Latin dux, a military leader) and domesticus. He was killed sometime before 679, slain in a feud by his enemy Gundewin.

Marriage and issue
He married sometime after 639 to Saint Begga , the daughter of Pepin of Landen . They had the following children:
Pippin II (635 or 640 -December 16 , 714 ), mayor of the palace of Austrasia
Possibly Clotilda of Heristal (650-699), married King Theodoric III of Neustria

Ansegisel married Saint Begga, of Landen,184 185 186 daughter of Pippin I, of Landen, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia and Itta, of Landen, before 639. Begga was born about 613 in Landen, Liège, Austrasia (Belgium) and died on 17 Dec 693 in Andenne, (Belgium) about age 80. Another name for Begga was Doda of Landen.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Begga :

Saint Begga (also Begue) (615 - December 17 , 693 ) was the daughter of Pepin of Landen , mayor of the palace of Austrasia , and his wife Itta . On the death of her husband, she took the veil , founded several churches, and built a convent at Andenne on the Meuse River (Andenne sur Meuse) where she spent the rest of her days as abbess. She was buried in Saint Begga's Collegiate Church in Andenne.

Some hold that the Beguine movement which came to light in the 12th century was actually founded by St. Begga; and the church in the beguinage of Lier, Belgium , has a statue of St. Begga standing above the inscription: St. Begga, our foundress. The Lier beguinage dates from the 13th century. More than likely, however, the Beguines derived their name from that of the priest Lambert le Begue , under whose protection the witness and ministry of the Beguines flourished.

Marriage and issue
She married Ansegisel , son of Arnulf, Bishop of Metz , and had three children:
Pepin of Heristal
Martin of Laon
Clotilda of Heristal , who was married to Theuderic III of the Franks

Veneration
She is commemorated as a saint on her feast days , September 6 and December 17 .


The child from this marriage was:

+ 87 M    i. Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia 187 188 was born about 645 in Herstal, Liège, Austrasia (Belgium) and died on 16 Dec 714 in Junille, (Meuse, Lorraine), France about age 69.

82. Chlodulf, of Metz (Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Saint Arnulf


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83. Chintila, Visigothic King of Hispania 179 (Suintila, Visigothic King of Hispania75, Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia64, Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 640. Another name for Chintila was Chinthila - King of the Visigoths.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Chintila :

Chintila was Visigothic King of Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula ) (636 -639 /640 ). He succeeded Sisenand in a time of weakness and reigned until his death.
He was elected and confirmed by a convention of bishops and nobles in accordance with the 75th canon of the IV Council of Toledo . With his election, nothing changed and instability reigned. He never solved the many problems which plagued his time in office and, as the chroniclers of the age tell us, this included rebellions in Septimania and Gallaecia . In the three years of his reign, he permitted the bishops wide authority and they were the monarchs de facto, if not de jure.

He dedicated his time to councils, the V Council of Toledo in June 636 and the VI Council of Toledo in June 638 . They coverred many topics and legistaled many new regulations. The king had to be chosen from among the nobility; never a tonsurado (cleric), member of the servil classes (peasants), or foreigners. They dictated the penalties for insurrection and determined that property acquired justly by the king could not be confiscated by his successor. Finally, they outlawed noncatholics within the frontiers of the kingdom, which resulted in many forced conversions.

Chintila died in 639 or 640 of natural causes and was followed by Tulga .

Chintila married someone.

His child was:

+ 88 M    i. Tulga, King of the Visigoths was born before 620 in Spain and died in 642 in France.

84. Liubigotona (Suintila, Visigothic King of Hispania75, Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia64, Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 631 in Spain.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875276

85. Siegbert III, King of Austrasia 180 181 (Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 615 in France and died on 1 Feb 656 about age 41.

Birth Notes: May have been born later (e.g. c. 630)

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Sigebert III :

Sigebert III (c. 630-656/660) was the king of Austrasia from 634 to his death probably on 1 February 656 , or maybe as late as 660. He was the eldest son of Dagobert I .

To satisfy the Austrasian aristocracy, who exercised a certain autonomy, Sigebert's father gave him the kingdom of Austrasia although it remained part of the larger Frankish realm. On the death of Dagobert, Sigebert ruled Austrasia independently, and free from any subjection to Neustria . Under the tutelage of Blessed Pepin of Landen and other saints of the time, the young king grew into pious adulthood.

He tried in vain to add Thuringia to his kingdom, but was defeated by Duke Radulph in 640. Though only ten years of age, he was the leader of his army. The Chronicle of Fredegar records that the rout left him weeping in his saddle. From this, we can surmise that, at least in part, the downfall of the Merovingian dynasty was a result of child rule, for both Sigebert and his younger brother Clovis II , who ruled in Neustria , were prepubescent children who could not fight on the field and whose regents had their own interests at heart.

It was under his reign that the mayor of the palace began to play the most important role in the political life of Austrasia. That mayor, Grimoald , the son of Pepin I , managed to convince the king to adopt his son Childebert . When Sigebert finally had a son of his own, the future Dagobert II , the mayor of the palace felt threatened, and on the death of Sigebert (at the age of 25) he exiled the young Dagobert to Ireland . Sigebert's remains, defiled during the French Revolution , are preserved in the cathedral at Nancy .

Though not a success as a king, he was revered as the founder of numerous monasteries, hospitals, and churches. He is regarded as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church and is the patron saint of Nancy.

He has been described as the first roi fainéant -do-nothing king-of the Merovingian dynasty .

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Austrasia: 634-656.

Siegbert married someone.

His child was:

+ 89 F    i. Berswinde 189 was born about 647 in France.

86. Clovis II 183 (Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 634 and died in 657 at age 23.

Clovis married Bathilde.190 Bathilde was born in 626 and died between 680 and 685.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 90 M    i. Thierry III 191 was born in 654 and died in 691 at age 37.

87. Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia 187 188 (Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 645 in Herstal, Liège, Austrasia (Belgium) and died on 16 Dec 714 in Junille, (Meuse, Lorraine), France about age 69. Another name for Pepin was Pepin of Herstal.

Birth Notes: May have been b. abt. 635. Ancestral Roots line 190-10 has b. abt. 645.

Noted events in his life were:

• Acceded: as Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia & Neustria, 687.

Pepin had a relationship with Alpaida.192 193 This couple did not marry. Other names for Alpaida were Alphaida and Aupais.

Research Notes: Concubine of Pepin II and mother of Charles Martel.


Their child was:

+ 91 M    i. Charles Martel, King of the Franks 188 194 195 196 197 was born about 676 in Herstal, Liège, Austrasia (Belgium), died on 22 Oct 741 in Ciersy Sur Oise, Austrasia (France) about age 65, and was buried in Monastery of St. Denis, Saint-Denis, [Île-de-France, France].

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88. Tulga, King of the Visigoths (Chintila, Visigothic King of Hispania83, Suintila, Visigothic King of Hispania75, Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia64, Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born before 620 in Spain and died in 642 in France. Another name for Tulga was Fulk King of the Visigoths.

Research Notes: FamilySearch.org Compact Disc #94 Pin #105831
(submitted by Samuel Taylor "Sam" Geer) has b. bef 620 in Spain, d. 642 in France.

From Wikipedia - Tulga :

Tulga (or Tulca) was Visigothic King of Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula ) from 640 to 642 , if his father died in December 640, as some sources state. Although some sources have his rule beginning as early as 639 or ending as early as 641 . He came after his father Chintila in another vain attempt to establish dynastic kingship.
In 642, Chindasuinth, a Gothic warlord, commenced a rebellion. He was already 79 years old. He had command of the frontier with the Basques . He saw the crown's weakness and a convention of nobles (landholding Goths) and the people (other Gothic inhabitants) at Pampalica (probably modern Pampliega ) proclaimed him king without the support of the church.
According to Sigibert of Gembloux , the rebel deposed Tulga in Toledo and tonsured him, sending him to a monastery to live out his days as a monk (since monks were ineligible for the elective throne). However, Saint Ildephonsus of Toledo says that the rebellion failed without the church's support and Chindasuinth succeeded only on the death of Tulga. From our vantage point, so far in the future, it is impossible to decipher the truth.

Tulga married someone.

His child was:

+ 92 F    i. Gislica, Princess of the Visigoths 198 was born before 638.

89. Berswinde 189 (Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 647 in France.

Berswinde married Adalrich, Duke of Alsace,199 200 son of Adalrich and Unknown,. Adalrich was born about 645 and died on 20 Feb 690 about age 45. Other names for Adalrich were Adalric Duke of Alsace, Ethic, and Eticho Duke of Alsace.

Research Notes: Founder of the family of the Etichonids

From Wikipedia - Adalrich, Duke of Alsace :

Adalrich (died after 683), also known as Eticho,[1] was the Duke of Alsace , the founder of the family of the Etichonids , and an important and influential figure in the power politic of late seventh-century Austrasia .

Adalrich's family originated in the pagus Attoariensis[2] around Dijon in northern Burgundy . In the mid-seventh century they began to be major founders and patrons of monasteries in the region under a duke named Amalgar and his wife Aquilina.[3] They founded a convent at Brégille and an abbey for men at Bèze , installing children in both abbacies. They were succeeded by their third child, Adalrich,[4] who was the father of Adalrich, Duke of Alsace.

Civil war of 675-679
Adalrich first enters history as a member of the faction of nobles which invited Childeric II to take the kingship of Neustria and Burgundy in 673 after the death of Chlothar III . He married Berswinda, a relative of Leodegar , the famous Bishop of Autun , whose party he supported in the civil war which followed Childeric's assassination two years later (675). Adalrich was duke by March 675, when Childeric had granted him honores in Alsace with the title of dux and asked him to transfer some land to the recently-founded (c. 662) abbey at Gregoriental[5] on behalf of Abbot Valedio. This grant was most probably the result of his support for Childeric in Burgundy, which had often disputed possession of Alsace with Austrasia. Later writers saw Adalrich as the successor in Alsace of Duke Boniface . After Childeric's assassination, Adalrich threw his support behind Dagobert II for the Austrasian throne.

Adalrich abandoned Leodegar and went over to Ebroin , the mayor of the palace of Neustria, sometime before 677, when he appears as an ally of Theuderic, who granted him the monastery of Bèze.[6] Taking advantage of the assassination of Hector of Provence in 679 to bid for power in Provence, he marched on Lyon but failed to take it and, returning to Alsace, switched his support to the Austrasians once more, only to find himself dispossessed of his lands in Alsace by King Theuderic III , an ally (and puppet) of Ebroin's who had opposed Dagobert in Austrasia since 675, who gave them to the Abbey of Bèze that year (679).

Power in Alsace
Adalrich maintained his power in a restricted dukedom which did not encompass land west of the Vosges as it had under Boniface and his predecessors. This land was a part of the kingdoms of Neustria and Burgundy, and only the land between the Vosges and the Rhine south to the Sornegau , later Alsace proper, remained with Austrasia under Adalrich. The west of Vosges was under duke Theotchar .

In Alsace, however, the civil war had resulted in a curtailed royal power and Adalrich's influence and authority, though restricted in territory, was augmented in practical scope. After the war, parts of the Frankish kingdom saw a more powerful viceregal hand under the exercise of the mayors of the palaces, while other regions were even less directly affected by the royal prerogative. The Merovingian palace at Marlenheim in Alsace was never visited by a royal figure again in Adalrich's lifetime. While southern Austrasia had been the centre of Wulfoald 's power, the Arnulflings were a north Austrasian family, who took scarce interest in Alsatian affairs until the 730s and 740s.

Adalrich had initially made his allies counts, but in 683 he granted the comital office to his son and eventual successor Adalbert . By controlling monasteries and counties in the family, Adalrich built up a powerful regional duchy to pass on to his Etichonid heirs.

Relationship with monasteries
Adalrich had a rocky relationship with the monasteries of his realm, upon which he relied for his power. He is infamous for the suppression of that of Grandval and for lording it over monasteries, including his own foundations. According to the Life of Germanus of Grandval, Adalrich "wickedly began oppressing the people in the vicinity [Sornegau] of the monastery and to allege that they had always been rebels against his predecessors." He removed the centenarius ruling in the region and replaced him with his own man, Count Ericho. He exiled the people of the Sornegau, who denied being rebels against previous dukes. Many of the people exiled from the valley were attached to Grandval and could not thus be exiled. Adalrich marched into the valley of the Sornegau with a large army of Alemanni at one end while his lieutenant Adalmund entered with a host by the other. The abbot, Germanus himself, and his provost Randoald met Adalrich with books and relics in order to persuade him not to make violence. The duke granted a wadium,[7] a device of recompense or promise, and offered thus to spare the valley devastation, but for unknown reasons Germanus refused it. The region was ravaged.

Perhaps as penance for his relationship to the deaths of two future saints, Leodegar and Germanus of Grandval, or perhaps out of a secret desire - disclosed it is said to his intimate friends - to found a place to the service of God and take up the religious life, Adalrich founded two monasteries in north central Alsace between 680 and 700: Ebersheim in honour of Saint Maurice and Hohenburg on the site of an old Roman fort (of the emperor Maximian ) discovered by his huntsmen and which he appropriated for his own military uses. Adalrich's daughter Odilia served as Hohenburg's first abbess and was later named patron saint of Alsace by Pope Pius VII in 1807.

Veneration as a saint
His daughter Odilia was reputedly born blind, which Adalrich took as a punishment for some offence done to God. In order to save face with his retainers, he tried to persuade his wife to kill the infant child in secret. Berswinda instead sent the child into hiding with a maid at the monastery of Palma . According to the Life of Odilia, a bishop named Erhard baptised the adolescent girl and smeared a chrism on her eyes, which miraculously restored her sight.

The bishop tried to restore the duke's relationship with his daughter, but Adalrich, fearing the effect of admitting to having a daughter hiding in poverty in a monastery would have on his subjects, refused. A son of his, ignoring Adalrich's orders, brought his sister back to Hohenburg, where Adalrich was holding court. When Odilia arrived, Adalrich, in a rage, struck a blow with his sceptre to his son's head, accidentally killing him. Disgraced, he reluctant allowed Odilia to live in the monastery, which had not abbess, with a minimal wage under a British nun.

Towards the end of his life he was reconciled to her and made her the first abbess of his foundation, handing the abbey over as if it were private property.[8] Through his daughter Adalrich was reconciled to God and as early as the twelfth century was regarded as a saint with a local cult. His burial garments were displayed to pilgrims in his foundation at Hohenburg and a feast day was celebrated annually by the nuns. The portrayal of Adalrich as a nobleman who became holy while retaining his noble status and rank was very popular in the Rhineland and as far away as Bavaria in the Middle Ages. The Life probably sought to show how by simply maltreating a blind daughter in order to save face, Adalrich ended up far more dishonoured than he otherwise would have.

Noted events in his life were:

• Obtained: Duchy of Alsace, 662.

• Duke of Alsace: 662-690.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 93 M    i. Adelbert, Duke of Alsace 201 202 was born about 688 in Alsace, France and died in 722 about age 34.

90. Thierry III 191 (Clovis II86, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 654 and died in 691 at age 37.

Thierry married Clotilde.191 Clotilde was born in 650 and died in 699 at age 49.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 94 F    i. Berthe 203 died after 720.

91. Charles Martel, King of the Franks 188 194 195 196 197 (Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 676 in Herstal, Liège, Austrasia (Belgium), died on 22 Oct 741 in Ciersy Sur Oise, Austrasia (France) about age 65, and was buried in Monastery of St. Denis, Saint-Denis, [Île-de-France, France]. Other names for Charles were Carollus Martellus and Charles "the Hammer" King of the Franks.

Birth Notes: Ancestral Roots has b. 676; Wikipedia has abt. 688

Research Notes: From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871722:

"Charles is particularly remembered in history for winning the battle of Tours in 732. The battle, near Poitiers on 11 October, ended the invasion of a 90,000 man Moorish [Saracen] army led by the Yemenite Abd ar-Rahman. The Moors had crossed the Pyrenees by 720 when they captured Narbonne. After sacking and burning Bordeaux, they defeated an army under Eudes, Duke of Aquitaine (RIN # 4056). Attracted by its riches, the Moors marched on Tours, but were defeated by Charles (afterwards called Charles the Hammer) then 44 years of age. Abd ar-Rahman is killed and the invaders retreated across the Pyrenees to Spain where they will not be driven from until 1492. In 735, Charles conquered Burgundy, adding its lands to the Kingdom of the Franks.
"!The People's Chronology; 65"
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From Wikipedia - Charles Martel :
Charles Martel (Latin : Carolus Martellus) (ca. 688 - 22 October 741),[1][2][3][4][5] called Charles the Hammer, was a Frankish military and political leader, who served as Mayor of the Palace under the Merovingian kings and ruled de facto during an interregnum (737-43) at the end of his life, using the title Duke and Prince of the Franks . In 739 he was offered the title of Consul by the Pope , but he refused.[6] He is perhaps best remembered for winning the Battle of Tours in 732, in which he defeated an invading Muslim army and halted northward Islamic expansion in western Europe.[7]

A brilliant general-he lost only one battle in his career (the Battle of Cologne )-he is a founding figure of the Middle Ages , often credited with a seminal role in the development of feudalism and knighthood , and laying the groundwork for the Carolingian Empire .[8] [9]

Birth and youth
Martel was born in Herstal , in present-day Belgium , the illegitimate son of the mayor and duke Pippin II and his concubine Alpaida .[10]

The following tale is told of Charles and of the origins of his name:[citation needed ] in 676, Pepin of Herstal and his wife Plectrude were talking together in a room when they were intruded upon by a messenger, bringing news that the Mayor's mistress, Alpaida , had given birth to a son at Herstal. The messenger, fearful of arousing the wrath of Plectrude, decided not to announce the news directly. Instead, he said: "Long live the king, it is a carl" ('man'). Pepin, equally cautious of his wife, dismissed the messenger as follows: "A carl, is it? Then let him be called that." This was done, and, so legend claims, the child was named "Carl". In Germany he's still called "Karl Martell". Alpaida also bore Pepin another son, Childebrand.

<<b>>Contesting for power<</b>>
In December 714, Pepin of Heristal died. Prior to his death, he had, at his wife Plectrude's urging, designated Theudoald , his grandson by their son Grimoald , his heir in the entire realm. This was immediately opposed by the nobles because Theudoald was a child of only eight years of age. To prevent Charles using this unrest to his own advantage, Plectrude had him gaoled in Cologne , the city which was destined to be her capital. This prevented an uprising on his behalf in Austrasia , but not in Neustria .

Death

Charles Martel died on October 22, 741, at Quierzy-sur-Oise in what is today the Aisne département in the Picardy region of France. He was buried at Saint Denis Basilica in Paris . His territories were divided among his adult sons a year earlier: to Carloman he gave Austrasia and Alemannia (with Bavaria as a vassal), to Pippin the Younger Neustria and Burgundy (with Aquitaine as a vassal), and to Grifo nothing, though some sources indicate he intended to give him a strip of land between Neustria and Austrasia.

Gibbon called him "the hero of the age" and declared "Christendom ... delivered ... by the genius and good fortune of one man, Charles Martel."

Family and children
Charles Martel married twice:

His first wife was Rotrude of Treves , (690-724) (daughter of St. Leutwinus, Bishop of Treves ). They had the following children:
Hiltrud (d. 754), married Odilo I , Duke of Bavaria
Carloman
Landrade (Landres), married Sigrand, Count of Hesbania
Auda, Aldana, or Alane, married Thierry IV, Count of Autun and Toulouse
Pippin the Short

His second wife was Swanhild . They had the following child:
Grifo
Charles Martel also had a mistress, Ruodhaid . They had the following children:
Bernard (b. before 732-787)
Hieronymus
Remigius , archbishop of Rouen (d. 771)
Ian (d. 783)

Noted events in his life were:

• Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia:

• Victory: over the Saracens, 732, Tours near Poitiers, (France).

Charles married Swanachild, daughter of Tassilo II, of Bavaria and Imma,. Swanachild was born about 691 in Bavaria (Germany). Another name for Swanachild was Swanhilde.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593872692

This source gives Swanhilde's parents as Grimaldo II (b. abt 665 in Bavaria) and Viltrude (b. abt 667)

Charles next married Rotrude, of Treves,204 daughter of Saint Leutwinus, Bishop of Treves and Unknown,. Rotrude was born in 690 and died in 724 at age 34. Another name for Rotrude was Rotrou.

Research Notes: According to Ancestral Roots, line 190-11, "sister of a Wido, identified without proof by the Abbe Chaume as son of St. Lievin, Bishop of Treves."


Children from this marriage were:

+ 95 M    i. Carloman, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia 205 was born about 0711 and died in 754 about age 43.

+ 96 F    ii. Landrade was born about 713.

+ 97 M    iii. Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks 188 206 207 208 was born in 714 in Austrasia, died on 24 Sep 768 in Saint-Denis, (Paris, Île-de-France, France) at age 54, and was buried in Basilica of St. Denis, Saint-Denis, [Île-de-France, France].

+ 98 F    iv. Hiltrud died in 754.

+ 99 F    v. Auda .

+ 100 M    vi. DukeBernard .209

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92. Gislica, Princess of the Visigoths 198 (Tulga, King of the Visigoths88, Chintila, Visigothic King of Hispania83, Suintila, Visigothic King of Hispania75, Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia64, Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born before 638.

Gislica married Bera II, Count de Es.210 Bera was born about 630.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 101 F    i. Giselle Adele, Princesse de Razes 211 was born about 653 in Razes, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France and died in 676 about age 23.

93. Adelbert, Duke of Alsace 201 202 (Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 688 in Alsace, France and died in 722 about age 34.

Adelbert married someone.

His child was:

+ 102 M    i. Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace 212 213 was born about 718 in Alsace, France and died in 731 about age 13.

94. Berthe 203 (Thierry III90, Clovis II86, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died after 720. Another name for Berthe was Bertrée.

Noted events in her life were:

• Living: 720.

Berthe married Martin, of Laon.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Pepin the Short


The child from this marriage was:

+ 103 M    i. Charibert, Count of Laon 214 died after 747.

95. Carloman, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia 205 (Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 0711 and died in 754 about age 43.

Research Notes: From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593872691:
Mayor of the palace of Austrasia, it is probable that his wife was a
daughter of Alard. Upon the death of his father in 741, Carloman
succeeded to Austrasia, Alemannia, Thuringia and Bavaria. His brother Pepin (RIN # 570) recieves the other half of the realm and the title of King of Franks, when Carloman suddenly abdicated his lands and became a monk in 747.

96. Landrade (Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 713. Another name for Landrade was Landres.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875391

Landrade married Sigrand, Count of Hesbania about 709. Sigrand was born about 709. Another name for Sigrand was Sigramine Count of Hasbania.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875390


The child from this marriage was:

+ 104 M    i. Gunderland, Count of Hasbania 215 was born about 732 and died in 773 about age 41.


97. Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks 188 206 207 208 (Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 714 in Austrasia, died on 24 Sep 768 in Saint-Denis, (Paris, Île-de-France, France) at age 54, and was buried in Basilica of St. Denis, Saint-Denis, [Île-de-France, France]. Another name for Pepin was Pippin the Short King of the Franks.

Research Notes: From Ancestral Roots, Line 190-12, "deposed the last of the Faineant (Merovingian) kings and became himself the first king of the Franks of the second race, 751-768, d. 768."

From Wikipedia - Pepin the Short :

Pepin or Pippin (714 - 24 September 768 ), called the Short, and often known as Pepin the Younger or Pepin III,[1] was the Mayor of the Palace and Duke of the Franks from 741 and King of the Franks from 751 to 768. He was the father of Charlemagne .

He was the son of Charles Martel , mayor of the palace and duke of the Franks, and of Rotrude of Trier (690 -724 ).

Assumption of power
Pepin's father, Charles Martel, died in 741 . He divided the rule of the Frankish kingdom between Pepin and his elder brother, Carloman , his surviving sons by his first wife: Carloman became Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia, Pepin became Mayor of the Palace of Neustria. Grifo , Charles' son by his second wife, Swanahild (aka Swanhilde), may also have been intended to receive an inheritance, but he was imprisoned in a monastery by his two half-brothers. Carloman, who by all evidence was a deeply pious man, retired to a monastery in 747 . This left Francia in the hands of Pepin as sole mayor of the palace and dux et princeps Francorum, a title originated by his grandfather and namesake Pepin of Heristal ...

Legacy
Pepin died during a campaign and was brought to Saint Denis to be buried near the saint in 768 and is interred there in the basilica with his wife Bertrada . Pepin was buried "outside that entrance [of Saint Denis Basilica ] according to his wishes, face down, for the sins of his father Charles Martel".[1] Historical opinion often seems to regard him as the lesser son and lesser father of two greater men, though a great man in his own right. He continued to build up the heavy cavalry which his father had begun. He maintained the standing army that his father had found necessary to protect the realm and form the core of its full army in wartime. He not only maintained his father's policy of containing the Moors , he drove them over and across the Pyrenees with the capture of Narbonne. He continued his father's expansion of the Frankish church (missionary work in Germany and Scandinavia ) and the infrastructure (feudalism ) that would prove the backbone of medieval Europe. His rule, while not as great as either his father's or son's, was historically important and of great benefit to the Franks as a people. It can certainly be argued that Pepin's assumption of the crown, and the title of Patrician of Rome , were harbingers of his son's imperial coronation which is usually seen as the founding of the Holy Roman Empire . He certainly made the Carolingians de jure what his father had made them de facto-the ruling dynasty of the Franks and the foremost power of Europe. While not known as a great general, he was undefeated during his lifetime.

Family
In 740 , Pepin married Bertrada of Laon , his second cousin. Her father, Charibert , was the son of Pepin II's brother, Martin of Laon . They are known to have had four children:
Charles (April 2 , 742 - January 28 , 814 ), (Charles the Great)
Carloman (751 - December 4 , 771 )
Gisela (757 - 810 )
Pepin, who died in infancy.



Noted events in his life were:

• Acceded: as Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia & Neustria, 714.

• King of the Franks: of the second race, 751-768.

Pepin married Berthe, of Laon,216 daughter of Charibert, Count of Laon and Gisele,. Berthe died in 783. Other names for Berthe were Bertha and Bertrada of Laon.

Research Notes: Probably the daughter of Charibert, Count of Laon. Possibly the daughter of Count Herbert.

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-12 (Pepin III the Short).

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 105 M    i. Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor 217 218 219 220 was born on 2 Apr 747 in Ingelheim, Rheinhessen (Rhineland-Palatinate), Hesse-Darmstadt, Austrasia (Germany), died on 28 Jan 814 in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen), Rhineland, Prussia (Germany) at age 66, and was buried in Notre-Dame d'Aix-la-Chapelle, Rhineland, Prussia (Germany).

+ 106 M    ii. Carloman was born in 751 and died on 4 Dec 771 at age 20.

+ 107 F    iii. Gisela was born in 757 and died in 810 at age 53.

98. Hiltrud (Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 754.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Charles Martel

Hiltrud married Odilo I, Duke of Bavaria.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Charles Martel

99. Auda (Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1). Other names for Auda were Alane and Aldana.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Charles Martel

Auda married Thierry IV, Count of Autun and Toulouse.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Charles Martel

100. DukeBernard 209 (Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Younger brother of Pepin the Short.

Bernard married someone.

His child was:

+ 108 F    i. < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard] .209

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101. Giselle Adele, Princesse de Razes 211 (Gislica, Princess of the Visigoths92, Tulga, King of the Visigoths88, Chintila, Visigothic King of Hispania83, Suintila, Visigothic King of Hispania75, Chlodosind, Princess of Austrasia64, Sigebert I, of Austrasia50, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 653 in Razes, Haute Vienne, Limousin, France and died in 676 about age 23.

Giselle married someone.

102. Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace 212 213 (Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 718 in Alsace, France and died in 731 about age 13.

Death Notes: Death date may have been later.

Luitfride married someone.

His child was:

+ 109 M    i. Luitfride II, Count of Alsace 221 222 was born about 752 in Alsace, France and died in 800 about age 48.

103. Charibert, Count of Laon 214 (Berthe94, Thierry III90, Clovis II86, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died after 747. Another name for Charibert was Herbert Count of Laon.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-12 (Pepin III the Short)

Noted events in his life were:

• Living: 720-747.

Charibert married Gisele.223 Another name for Gisele was Bretrade.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 110 F    i. Berthe, of Laon 216 died in 783.

104. Gunderland, Count of Hasbania 215 (Landrade96, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 732 and died in 773 about age 41.

Research Notes: Possibly not the father of Ingram.

Gunderland married someone.

His child was:

+ 111 M    i. Ingram, Count of Hesbaye 224 225 was born about 752 and died in <Hesbaye (Belgium)>.


105. Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor 217 218 219 220 (Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 2 Apr 747 in Ingelheim, Rheinhessen (Rhineland-Palatinate), Hesse-Darmstadt, Austrasia (Germany), died on 28 Jan 814 in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen), Rhineland, Prussia (Germany) at age 66, and was buried in Notre-Dame d'Aix-la-Chapelle, Rhineland, Prussia (Germany). Other names for Charlemagne were Carolus Magnus, Charles I Holy Roman Emperor, and Charles the Great.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-13 has b. 2 Apr 747, d. Aix la Chapelle, 28 Jan 813/4, King of France 768-814, crowned Holy Roman Emperor 25 Dec. 800.

From Wikipedia - Charlemagne :

Charlemagne (Latin : Carolus Magnus or Karolus Magnus, meaning Charles the Great) (742 /747 - 28 January 814 ) was King of the Franks from 768 to his death. He expanded the Frankish kingdoms into a Frankish Empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe. During his reign, he conquered Italy and was crowned Imperator Augustus by Pope Leo III on 25 December 800 as a rival of the Byzantine Emperor in Constantinople . His rule is also associated with the Carolingian Renaissance , a revival of art, religion, and culture through the medium of the Catholic Church . Through his foreign conquests and internal reforms, Charlemagne helped define both Western Europe and the Middle Ages . He is numbered as Charles I in the regnal lists of France , Germany , and the Holy Roman Empire .

The son of King Pippin the Short and Bertrada of Laon , he succeeded his father and co-ruled with his brother Carloman I . The latter got on badly with Charlemagne, but war was prevented by the sudden death of Carloman in 771. Charlemagne continued the policy of his father towards the papacy and became its protector, removing the Lombards from power in Italy, and waging war on the Saracens , who menaced his realm from Spain . It was during one of these campaigns that Charlemagne experienced the worst defeat of his life, at Roncesvalles (778). He also campaigned against the peoples to his east, especially the Saxons , and after a protracted war subjected them to his rule. By forcibly converting them to Christianity, he integrated them into his realm and thus paved the way for the later Ottonian dynasty .

Today he is not only regarded as the founding father of both French and German monarchies, but as the father of Europe: his empire united most of Western Europe for the first time since the Romans, and the Carolingian renaissance encouraged the formation of a common European identity..,

Date and place of birth
Charlemagne is traditionally believed to have been born on April 2 , 742; however, several factors have led to a reconsideration of this date. First, the year 742 was calculated from his age given at death, rather than from attestation in primary sources. Another date is given in the Annales Petarienses , April 1 , 747. In that year, April 1 was at Easter . The birth of an emperor at eastertime is a coincidence likely to provoke comment, but there was no such comment documented in 747, leading some to suspect that the Easter birthday was a pious fiction concocted as a way of honoring the Emperor. Other commentators weighing the primary records have suggested that his birth was one year later, in 748. At present, it is impossible to be certain of the date of the birth of Charlemagne. The best guesses include April 1 , 747, after April 15 , 747, or April 1 , 748, in Herstal (where his father was born, a city close to Liège in modern day Belgium ), the region from where both the Merovingian and Carolingian families originate. He went to live in his father's villa in Jupille when he was around seven, which caused Jupille to be listed as a possible place of birth in almost every history book. Other cities have been suggested, including, Prüm , Düren , Gauting and Aachen ...

Early life
Charlemagne was the eldest child of Pippin the Short (714 - 24 September 768, reigned from 751) and his wife Bertrada of Laon (720 - 12 July 783 ), daughter of Caribert of Laon and Bertrada of Cologne . Records name only Carloman , Gisela , and a short-lived child named Pippin as his younger siblings. The semi-mythical Redburga , wife of King Egbert of Wessex , is sometimes claimed to be his sister (or sister-in-law or niece), and the legendary material makes him Roland 's maternal uncle through a lady Bertha.

Much of what is known of Charlemagne's life comes from his biographer, Einhard , who wrote a Vita Caroli Magni (or Vita Karoli Magni), the Life of Charlemagne...

Charles and his children
During the first peace of any substantial length (780-782), Charles began to appoint his sons to positions of authority within the realm, in the tradition of the kings and mayors of the past. In 781 he made his two younger sons kings, having them crowned by the Pope. The elder of these two, Carloman , was made king of Italy , taking the Iron Crown which his father had first worn in 774, and in the same ceremony was renamed "Pippin". The younger of the two, Louis , became king of Aquitaine . He ordered Pippin and Louis to be raised in the customs of their kingdoms, and he gave their regents some control of their subkingdoms, but real power was always in his hands, though he intended each to inherit their realm some day. Nor did he tolerate insubordination in his sons: in 792, he banished his eldest, though illegitimate, son, Pippin the Hunchback , to the monastery of Prüm, because the young man had joined a rebellion against him.

The sons fought many wars on behalf of their father when they came of age. Charles was mostly preoccupied with the Bretons, whose border he shared and who insurrected on at least two occasions and were easily put down, but he was also sent against the Saxons on multiple occasions. In 805 and 806, he was sent into the Böhmerwald (modern Bohemia ) to deal with the Slavs living there (Czechs ). He subjected them to Frankish authority and devastated the valley of the Elbe, forcing a tribute on them. Pippin had to hold the Avar and Beneventan borders, but also fought the Slavs to his north. He was uniquely poised to fight the Byzantine Empire when finally that conflict arose after Charlemagne's imperial coronation and a Venetian rebellion. Finally, Louis was in charge of the Spanish March and also went to southern Italy to fight the duke of Benevento on at least one occasion. He took Barcelona in a great siege in the year 797 (see below).
Charlemagne's attitude toward his daughters has been the subject of much discussion. He kept them at home with him, and refused to allow them to contract sacramental marriages - possibly to prevent the creation of cadet branches of the family to challenge the main line, as had been the case with Tassilo of Bavaria - yet he tolerated their extramarital relationships, even rewarding their common-law husbands, and treasured the bastard grandchildren they produced for him. He also, apparently, refused to believe stories of their wild behaviour. After his death the surviving daughters were banished from the court by their brother, the pious Louis, to take up residence in the convents they had been bequeathed by their father. At least one of them, Bertha, had a recognised relationship, if not a marriage, with Angilbert , a member of Charlemagne's court circle...

Death
In 813, Charlemagne called Louis the Pious , king of Aquitaine , his only surviving legitimate son, to his court. There he crowned him with his own hands as co-emperor and sent him back to Aquitaine. He then spent the autumn hunting before returning to Aachen on 1 November . In January, he fell ill with pleurisy (Einhard 59). He took to his bed on 21 January and as Einhard tells it:
He died January twenty-eighth, the seventh day from the time that he took to his bed, at nine o'clock in the morning, after partaking of the Holy Communion , in the seventy-second year of his age and the forty-seventh of his reign.

He was buried on the day of his death, in Aachen Cathedral , although the cold weather and the nature of his illness made such a hurried burial unnecessary. A later story, told by Otho of Lomello, Count of the Palace at Aachen in the time of Otto III , would claim that he and Emperor Otto had discovered Charlemagne's tomb: the emperor, they claimed, was seated upon a throne, wearing a crown and holding a sceptre, his flesh almost entirely incorrupt. The story was proved false by Frederick I , who discovered the remains of the emperor in a sarcophagus beneath the floor of the chapel.[7]


Charlemagne's death greatly affected many of his subjects, particularly those of the literary clique who had surrounded him at Aachen...

Marriages and heirs
Charlemagne had seventeen children over the course of his life with eight of his ten known wives or concubinues.

His first relationship was with Himiltrude . The nature of this relationship is variously described as concubinage , a legal marriage or as a Friedelehe .[12] Charlemagne put her aside when he married Desiderata. The union produced two children:
Amaudru, a daughter[13]
Pippin the Hunchback (c. 769-811)
After her, his first wife was Desiderata , daughter of Desiderius , king of the Lombards , married in 770, annulled in 771

His second wife was Hildegard (757 or 758-783), married 771, died 783. By her he had nine children:
Charles the Younger (c.772-4 December 811 ), Duke of Maine, and crowned King of the Franks on 25 December 800
Carloman, renamed Pippin (April 773-8 July 810 ), King of Italy
Adalhaid (774), who was born whilst her parents were on campaign in Italy. She was sent back to Francia, but died before reaching Lyons
Rotrude (or Hruodrud) (775-6 June 810 )
Louis (778-20 June 840 ), twin of Lothair, King of Aquitaine since 781, crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 813, senior Emperor from 814
Lothair (778 -6 February 779 /780 ), twin of Louis, he died in infancy[14]
Bertha (779-826)
Gisela (781-808)
Hildegarde (782-783)

His third wife was Fastrada , married 784, died 794. By her he had:
Theodrada (b.784), abbess of Argenteuil
Hiltrude (b.787)
His fourth wife was Luitgard , married 794, died childless

Concubinages and illegitimate children
His first known concubine was Gersuinda . By her he had:
Adaltrude (b.774)
His second known concubine was Madelgard . By her he had:
Ruodhaid (775-810), abbess of Faremoutiers
His third known concubine was Amaltrud of Vienne . By her he had:
Alpaida (b.794)
His fourth known concubine was Regina . By her he had:
Drogo (801-855), Bishop of Metz from 823 and abbot of Luxeuil Abbey
Hugh (802-844), archchancellor of the Empire
His fifth known concubine was Ethelind . By her he had:
Richbod (805-844), Abbott of Saint-Riquier
Theodoric (b. 807)

Noted events in his life were:

• Acceded: as Emperor of the West & King of Franks, 768.

• Acceded: as King of the Lombards, 774.

• Crowned: Holy Roman Emperor, 25 Dec 800.

Charlemagne married Hildegard, of Vinzgouw,188 226 227 228 daughter of Gerold, of Swabia, Count in Linzgau, Prefect in Bavaria and Emma, of Allemania, before 30 Apr 771 in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen), Rhineland, Prussia (Germany). Hildegard was born about 758 in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen), Rhineland, Prussia (Germany), died on 30 Apr 783 in Thionville, (Moselle, Lorraine), Austrasia (France) about age 25, and was buried in Abbaye de St. Arnoul, Metz, (Moselle, Lorraine), Austrasia (France). Other names for Hildegard were Hildegard "the Swabian" of Vinzgau, Hildegarde of Swabia, and Hildegarde of Savoy.

Research Notes: Charlemagne's second wife.

From Wikipedia - Hildegard of Vinzgouw :
(758 -30 April 783 ) was the daughter of Count Gerold of Vinzgouw and Emma of Alamannia , daughter of Hnabi , Duke of Alamannia .

Marriage and issue
Hildegard was the second wife of Charlemagne [1], who married her about 771 . They had the following children:
Charles , (772 or 773-811), Count of Maine from 781, joint King of the Franks with Charlemagne from 800
Adelaide (773-773 or 774-774)
Pippin (773 or 777-810), born Carloman and later renamed at baptism, king of Italy from 781
Rotrude (or Hruodrud) (777-810)
Louis the Pious , king of Aquitaine from 781 , emperor from 813 (sole Emperor from 814) until 840
Lothair, twin brother of Louis, died young in 780
Bertha (779-823?)
Gisela (781-808?)
Hildegarde (782-783?)
References
1
As described by historians such as Pierre Riché (The Carolingians, p.86.), Lewis Thorpe (Two Lives of Charlemagne, p.216) and others. Other historians list Himiltrude, described by Einhard as a concubine, as Charlemagne's first wife, and reorder his subsequent wives; accordingly Hildegard is sometimes numbered as his third wife. See Dieter Hägemann (Karl der Große. Herrscher des Abendlands, Ullstein 2003, p. 82f.), Collins (Charlemagne, p. 40.).


Children from this marriage were:

+ 112 M    i. Charles "Karl" von Ingelheim, Duke of Ingelheim 229 was born in 772 and died in 811 at age 39.

+ 113 M    ii. Pepin, King of Italy and Lombardy 230 231 was born in Apr 773, was christened on 12 Apr 781 in Rome, (Italy), and died on 8 Jul 810 in Milan, Italy at age 37.

+ 114 M    iii. Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks 232 233 234 235 was born on 16 Apr 778 in <Villa Cassinogilum (Chasseneuil-du-Poitou), (Poitou-Charentes)>, Aquitaine (France) and died on 20 Jun 840 in Ingelheim Kaiserpfalz, (Ingelheim am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) at age 62.

Charlemagne had a relationship with Himiltrude. This couple did not marry.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Charlemagne

Charlemagne next married Desiderata in 770.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Charlemagne. Marriage annulled in 771

Charlemagne next married Fastrade in 784. Fastrade died in 794.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Charlemagne

Charlemagne next married Luitgard in 794. They had no children.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Charlemagne

106. Carloman (Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 751 and died on 4 Dec 771 at age 20.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Pepin the Short

107. Gisela (Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 757 and died in 810 at age 53.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Pepin the Short

108. < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard] 209 (Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

< had a relationship with Pepin, King of Italy and Lombardy,230 231 son of Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor and Hildegard, of Vinzgouw,. This couple did not marry. Pepin was born in Apr 773, was christened on 12 Apr 781 in Rome, (Italy), and died on 8 Jul 810 in Milan, Italy at age 37.

Christening Notes: Baptized at Rome, 12 Apr. 781, by Pope Adrian I

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-14

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford) has b. Apr 777.

Wikipedia has b. April 773.

From Wikipedia - Pepin of Italy :

Pepin (April 773 - 8 July 810 ) was the son of Charlemagne and king of Italy (781 -810) under the authority of his father.

Pepin was the third son of Charlemagne , and the second with his wife Hildegard . He was born Carloman, but when his brother Pepin the Hunchback betrayed their father, the royal name Pepin passed to him. He was made king of Italy after his father's conquest of the Lombards , in 781, and crowned by Pope Hadrian I with the Iron Crown of Lombardy .

He was active as ruler of Italy and worked to expand the Frankish empire. In 791 , he marched a Lombard army into the Drava valley and ravaged Pannonia , while his father marched along the Danube into Avar territory. Charlemagne left the campaigning to deal with a Saxon revolt in 792 . Pepin and Duke Eric of Friuli continued, however, to assault the Avars' ring-shaped strongholds. The great Ring of the Avars, their capital fortress, was taken twice. The booty was sent to Charlemagne in Aachen and redistributed to all his followers and even to foreign rulers, including King Offa of Mercia .

His activities included a long, but unsuccessful siege of Venice in 810. The siege lasted six months and Pepin's army was ravaged by the diseases of the local swamps and was forced to withdraw. A few months later Pepin died.
He married Bertha, daughter of William of Gellone , count of Toulouse , and had five daughters with her (Adelaide , married Lambert I of Nantes ; Atala; Gundrada; Bertha; and Tetrada), all of whom but the eldest were born between 800 and Pepin's death and died before their grandfather's death in 814 . Pepin also had an illegitimate son Bernard . Pepin was expected to inherit a third of his father's empire, but he predeceased him. The Italian crown passed on to his son Bernard, but the empire went to Pepin's younger brother Louis the Pious .

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptized: by Pope Adrian I, 12 Apr 781, Rome, (Italy).

• King of Italy: 781-810.

• Consecrated: King of Lombardy, 15 Apr 781.

Their child was:

+ 115 M    i. Bernard, King of Italy 236 237 was born in 797 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died on 17 Apr 818 in Milan, Italy at age 21.

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109. Luitfride II, Count of Alsace 221 222 (Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 752 in Alsace, France and died in 800 about age 48.

Luitfride married Hiltrude.238

The child from this marriage was:

+ 116 M    i. Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours 221 239 240 was born about 788 in France and died on 20 Oct 837 in Alsace, France about age 49.

110. Berthe, of Laon 216 (Charibert, Count of Laon103, Berthe94, Thierry III90, Clovis II86, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 783. Other names for Berthe were Bertha and Bertrada of Laon.

Research Notes: Probably the daughter of Charibert, Count of Laon. Possibly the daughter of Count Herbert.

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-12 (Pepin III the Short).

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)



Berthe married Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks,188 206 207 208 son of Charles Martel, King of the Franks and Rotrude, of Treves,. Pepin was born in 714 in Austrasia, died on 24 Sep 768 in Saint-Denis, (Paris, Île-de-France, France) at age 54, and was buried in Basilica of St. Denis, Saint-Denis, [Île-de-France, France]. Another name for Pepin was Pippin the Short King of the Franks.

Research Notes: From Ancestral Roots, Line 190-12, "deposed the last of the Faineant (Merovingian) kings and became himself the first king of the Franks of the second race, 751-768, d. 768."

From Wikipedia - Pepin the Short :

Pepin or Pippin (714 - 24 September 768 ), called the Short, and often known as Pepin the Younger or Pepin III,[1] was the Mayor of the Palace and Duke of the Franks from 741 and King of the Franks from 751 to 768. He was the father of Charlemagne .

He was the son of Charles Martel , mayor of the palace and duke of the Franks, and of Rotrude of Trier (690 -724 ).

Assumption of power
Pepin's father, Charles Martel, died in 741 . He divided the rule of the Frankish kingdom between Pepin and his elder brother, Carloman , his surviving sons by his first wife: Carloman became Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia, Pepin became Mayor of the Palace of Neustria. Grifo , Charles' son by his second wife, Swanahild (aka Swanhilde), may also have been intended to receive an inheritance, but he was imprisoned in a monastery by his two half-brothers. Carloman, who by all evidence was a deeply pious man, retired to a monastery in 747 . This left Francia in the hands of Pepin as sole mayor of the palace and dux et princeps Francorum, a title originated by his grandfather and namesake Pepin of Heristal ...

Legacy
Pepin died during a campaign and was brought to Saint Denis to be buried near the saint in 768 and is interred there in the basilica with his wife Bertrada . Pepin was buried "outside that entrance [of Saint Denis Basilica ] according to his wishes, face down, for the sins of his father Charles Martel".[1] Historical opinion often seems to regard him as the lesser son and lesser father of two greater men, though a great man in his own right. He continued to build up the heavy cavalry which his father had begun. He maintained the standing army that his father had found necessary to protect the realm and form the core of its full army in wartime. He not only maintained his father's policy of containing the Moors , he drove them over and across the Pyrenees with the capture of Narbonne. He continued his father's expansion of the Frankish church (missionary work in Germany and Scandinavia ) and the infrastructure (feudalism ) that would prove the backbone of medieval Europe. His rule, while not as great as either his father's or son's, was historically important and of great benefit to the Franks as a people. It can certainly be argued that Pepin's assumption of the crown, and the title of Patrician of Rome , were harbingers of his son's imperial coronation which is usually seen as the founding of the Holy Roman Empire . He certainly made the Carolingians de jure what his father had made them de facto-the ruling dynasty of the Franks and the foremost power of Europe. While not known as a great general, he was undefeated during his lifetime.

Family
In 740 , Pepin married Bertrada of Laon , his second cousin. Her father, Charibert , was the son of Pepin II's brother, Martin of Laon . They are known to have had four children:
Charles (April 2 , 742 - January 28 , 814 ), (Charles the Great)
Carloman (751 - December 4 , 771 )
Gisela (757 - 810 )
Pepin, who died in infancy.



Noted events in his life were:

• Acceded: as Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia & Neustria, 714.

• King of the Franks: of the second race, 751-768.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 97)

111. Ingram, Count of Hesbaye 224 225 (Gunderland, Count of Hasbania104, Landrade96, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 752 and died in <Hesbaye (Belgium)>. Other names for Ingram were Ingeramne Duke of Hesbaye and Ingerman Count of Hesbania.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Ingerman of Hesbaye :

Ingerman, or Ingram was a Frank and count of Hesbaye . His family is known as Robertians . His family line is not entirely sure, but he was probably the son of a Frank named Rodbert. Robert of Hesbaye and Cancor , founder of the Lorsch Abbey were probably his brothers. Landrada, mother of Chrodegang , Archbishop of Metz and first abbot of the Lorsch Abbey, was probably his sister.

Ingerman's daughter is certainly Ermengarde . She married into the Frankish royal family, the Carolingians and was the first wife of King Louis the Pious .

Ingram married Hedwig, of Bavaria.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Ermengarde of Hesbaye


The child from this marriage was:

+ 117 F    i. Ermengarde, of Hesbaye 224 241 242 was born about 778 in <Hesbaye (Belgium)> and died on 3 Oct 818 in Angers, Anjou, (Maine-et-Loire, France) about age 40.

112. Charles "Karl" von Ingelheim, Duke of Ingelheim 229 (Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 772 and died in 811 at age 39.

Charles married someone.

His child was:

+ 118 M    i. Rowland, de Burgh

113. Pepin, King of Italy and Lombardy 230 231 (Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in Apr 773, was christened on 12 Apr 781 in Rome, (Italy), and died on 8 Jul 810 in Milan, Italy at age 37.

Christening Notes: Baptized at Rome, 12 Apr. 781, by Pope Adrian I

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-14

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford) has b. Apr 777.

Wikipedia has b. April 773.

From Wikipedia - Pepin of Italy :

Pepin (April 773 - 8 July 810 ) was the son of Charlemagne and king of Italy (781 -810) under the authority of his father.

Pepin was the third son of Charlemagne , and the second with his wife Hildegard . He was born Carloman, but when his brother Pepin the Hunchback betrayed their father, the royal name Pepin passed to him. He was made king of Italy after his father's conquest of the Lombards , in 781, and crowned by Pope Hadrian I with the Iron Crown of Lombardy .

He was active as ruler of Italy and worked to expand the Frankish empire. In 791 , he marched a Lombard army into the Drava valley and ravaged Pannonia , while his father marched along the Danube into Avar territory. Charlemagne left the campaigning to deal with a Saxon revolt in 792 . Pepin and Duke Eric of Friuli continued, however, to assault the Avars' ring-shaped strongholds. The great Ring of the Avars, their capital fortress, was taken twice. The booty was sent to Charlemagne in Aachen and redistributed to all his followers and even to foreign rulers, including King Offa of Mercia .

His activities included a long, but unsuccessful siege of Venice in 810. The siege lasted six months and Pepin's army was ravaged by the diseases of the local swamps and was forced to withdraw. A few months later Pepin died.
He married Bertha, daughter of William of Gellone , count of Toulouse , and had five daughters with her (Adelaide , married Lambert I of Nantes ; Atala; Gundrada; Bertha; and Tetrada), all of whom but the eldest were born between 800 and Pepin's death and died before their grandfather's death in 814 . Pepin also had an illegitimate son Bernard . Pepin was expected to inherit a third of his father's empire, but he predeceased him. The Italian crown passed on to his son Bernard, but the empire went to Pepin's younger brother Louis the Pious .

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptized: by Pope Adrian I, 12 Apr 781, Rome, (Italy).

• King of Italy: 781-810.

• Consecrated: King of Lombardy, 15 Apr 781.

Pepin had a relationship with < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard],209 daughter of Duke Bernard and Unknown,. This couple did not marry.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 108)

Pepin married Bertha before 800.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-14 (Pepin)



114. Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks 232 233 234 235 (Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 16 Apr 778 in <Villa Cassinogilum (Chasseneuil-du-Poitou), (Poitou-Charentes)>, Aquitaine (France) and died on 20 Jun 840 in Ingelheim Kaiserpfalz, (Ingelheim am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) at age 62. Other names for Louis were Louis I "the Fair" Holy Roman Emperor, Louis the Debonaire Holy Roman Emperor, and Louis the Pious Holy Roman Emperor.

Death Notes: Near Mainz

Research Notes: Holy Roman Emperor 814-840

King of the Franks, Crowned Holy Roman Emperor at Rheims 816-840. Louis began the partitioning of his father's empire.

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From Wikipedia - Louis the Pious :

Louis the Pious (also known as Louis I, Louis the Fair, and Louis the Debonaire, German : Ludwig der Fromme, French : Louis le Pieux or Louis le Débonnaire, Italian : Luigi il Pio or Ludovico il Pio, Spanish : Luis el Piadoso or Ludovico Pío) (778 - 20 June 840 ) was Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks from 814 to his death in 840 .

Birth and Rule in Aquitaine
Louis was born while his father Charlemagne was on campaign in Spain, at the Carolingian villa of Cassinogilum, according to Einhard and the anonymous chronicler called Astronomus ; the place is usually identified with Chasseneuil , near Poitiers.[1] He was the third son of Charlemagne by his wife Hildegard .

Louis was crowned king of Aquitaine as a child in 781 and sent there with regents and a court. Charlemagne constituted the sub-kingdom in order to secure the border of his kingdom after his devastating defeat at the hands of Basques in Roncesvalles in (778).

In 794, Charlemagne settled four former Gallo-Roman villas on Louis, in the thought that he would take in each in turn as winter residence: Doué-la-Fontaine in today's Anjou , Ebreuil in Allier , Angeac-Charente , and the disputed Cassinogilum. Charlemagne's intention was to see all his sons brought up as natives of their given territories, wearing the national costume of the region and ruling by the local customs. Thus were the children sent to their respective realms at so young an age. Each kingdom had its importance in keeping some frontier, Louis's was the Spanish March . In 797 , Barcelona , the greatest city of the Marca, fell to the Franks when Zeid, its governor, rebelled against Córdoba and, failing, handed it to them. The Umayyad authority recaptured it in 799 . However, Louis marched the entire army of his kingdom, including Gascons with their duke Sancho I of Gascony , Provençals under Leibulf , and Goths under Bera , over the Pyrenees and besieged it for two years, wintering there from 800 to 801 , when it capitulated. The sons were not given independence from central authority, however, and Charlemagne ingrained in them the concepts of empire and unity by sending them on military expeditions far from their home bases. Louis campaigned in the Mezzogiorno against the Beneventans at least once.

Louis was one of Charlemagne's three legitimate sons to survive infancy, and, according to Frankish custom, Louis had expected to share his inheritance with his brothers, Charles the Younger , King of Neustria , and Pepin , King of Italy . In the Divisio Regnorum of 806 , Charlemagne had slated Charles the Younger as his successor as emperor and chief king, ruling over the Frankish heartland of Neustria and Austrasia , while giving Pepin the Iron Crown of Lombardy , which Charlemagne possessed by conquest. To Louis's kingdom of Aquitaine, he added Septimania , Provence , and part of Burgundy .

But in the event, Charlemagne's other legitimate sons died - Pepin in 810 and Charles in 811 - and Louis alone remained to be crowned co-emperor with Charlemagne in 813 . On his father's death in 814 , he inherited the entire Frankish kingdom and all its possessions (with the sole exception of Italy, which remained within Louis's empire, but under the direct rule of Bernard , Pepin's son).

Emperor
He was in his villa of Doué-la-Fontaine , Anjou , when he received news of his father's passing. Hurrying to Aachen , he crowned himself and was proclaimed by the nobles with shouts of Vivat Imperator Ludovicus.
In his first coinage type, minted from the start of his reign, he imitated his father Charlemagne's portrait coinage, giving an image of imperial power and prestige in an echo of Roman glory [2]. He quickly enacted a "moral purge", in which he sent all of his unmarried sisters to nunneries, forgoing their diplomatic use as hostage brides in favour of the security of avoiding the entanglements that powerful brothers-in-law might bring. He spared his illegitimate half-brothers and tonsured his father's cousins, Adalard and Wala, son of Bernard , shutting them up in Noirmoutier and Corbie , respectively, despite the latter's initial loyalty.

His chief councillors were Bernat, margrave of Septimania , and Ebbo , whom, born a serf, Louis would raise to the archbishopric of Rheims but who would ungratefully betray him later. He retained some of his father's ministers, such as Elisachar , abbot of St Maximin near Trier , and Hildebold, Archbishop of Cologne . Later he replaced Elisachar with Hildwin, abbot of many monasteries.

He also used Benedict of Aniane (the Second Benedict), a Septimanian Visigoth and monastic founder, to help him reform the Frankish church. One of Benedict's primary reforms was to ensure that all religious houses in Louis' realm adhered to the Rule of St Benedict , named for its creator, the First Benedict, Benedict of Nursia (480 -550 ).

In 816 , Pope Stephen V , who had succeeded Leo III , visited Rheims and again crowned Louis. The Emperor thereby strengthened the papacy by recognising the importance of the pope in imperial coronations.

Ordinatio imperii
On Maundy Thursday 817 , Louis and his court were crossing a wooden gallery from the cathedral to the palace in Aachen when the gallery collapsed, killing many. Louis, having barely survived and feeling the imminent danger of death, began planning for his succession; three months later he issued an Ordinatio Imperii, an imperial decree that laid out plans for an orderly succession. In 815 , he had already given his two eldest sons a share in the government, when he had sent his elder sons Lothair and Pepin to govern Bavaria and Aquitaine respectively, though without the royal titles. Now, he proceeded to divide the empire among his three sons and his nephew Bernard of Italy :

Lothair was proclaimed and crowned co-emperor in Aix-la-Chapelle by his father. He was promised the succession to most of the Frankish dominions (excluding the exceptions below), and would be the overlord of his brothers and cousin.

Bernard, the son of Charlemagne's son Pippin of Italy , was confirmed as King of Italy, a title he had been allowed to inherit from his father by Charlemagne.

Pepin was proclaimed King of Aquitaine, his territory including Gascony, the march around Toulouse, and the counties of Carcassonnne, Autun, Avallon and Nevers.

Louis , the youngest son, was proclaimed King of Bavaria and the neighbouring marches.

If one of the subordinate kings died, he was to be succeeded by his sons. If he died childless, Lothar would inherit his kingdom. In the event of Lothar dying without sons, one of Louis the Pious' younger sons would be chosen to replace him by "the people". Above all, the Empire would not be divided: the Emperor would rule supreme over the subordinate kings, whose obedience to him was mandatory.

With this settlement, Louis tried to combine his sense for the Empire's unity, supported by the clergy, while at the same time providing positions for all of his sons. Instead of treating his sons equally in status and land, he elevated his first-born son Lothair above his younger brothers and gave him the largest part of the Empire as his share.

Bernard's rebellion and Louis's penance
The ordinatio imperii of Aachen left Bernard of Italy in an uncertain and subordinate position as king of Italy, and he began plotting to declare independence upon hearing of it. Louis immediately directed his army towards Italy, and betook himself to Chalon-sur-Saône . Intimidated by the emperor's swift action, Bernard met his uncle at Chalon, under invitation, and surrendered. He was taken to Aix-la-Chapelle by Louis, who there had him tried and condemned to death for treason. Louis had the sentence commuted to blinding, which was duly carried out; Bernard did not survive the ordeal, however, dying after two days of agony. Others also suffered: Theodulf of Orleans , in eclipse since the death of Charlemagne, was accused of having supported the rebellion, and was thrown into a monastic prison, where he died soon after - poisoned, it was rumoured.[3] The fate of his nephew deeply marked Louis's conscience for the rest of his life.


In 822, as a deeply religious man, Louis performed penance for causing Bernard's death, at his palace of Attigny near Vouziers in the Ardennes , before Pope Paschal I , and a council of ecclesiastics and nobles of the realm that had been convened for the reconciliation of Louis with his three younger half-brothers, Hugo whom he soon made abbot of St-Quentin, Drogo whom he soon made Bishop of Metz , and Theodoric. This act of contrition, partly in emulation of Theodosius I , had the effect of greatly reducing his prestige as a Frankish ruler, for he also recited a list of minor offences about which no secular ruler of the time would have taken any notice. He also made the egregious error of releasing Wala and Adalard from their monastic confinements, placing the former in a position of power in the court of Lothair and the latter in a position in his own house.

Frontier wars
At the start of Louis's reign, the many tribes - Danes , Obotrites , Slovenes , Bretons , Basques - which inhabited his frontierlands were still in awe of the Frankish emperor's power and dared not stir up any trouble. In 816, however, the Sorbs rebelled and were quickly followed by Slavomir, chief of the Obotrites, who was captured and abandoned by his own people, being replaced by Ceadrag in 818. Soon, Ceadrag too had turned against the Franks and allied with the Danes, who were to become the greatest menace of the Franks in a short time.

A greater Slavic menace was gathering on the southeast. There, Ljudevit Posavski , duke of Pannonia , was harassing the border at the Drava and Sava rivers. The margrave of Friuli , Cadolah , was sent out against him, but he died on campaign and, in 820, his margarvate was invaded by Slovenes. In 821, an alliance was made with Borna , duke of the Dalmatia , and Ljudevit was brought to heel. Peace continued until 827, when the younger Louis had to deal with a Bulgar horde descending on Pannonia.

On the far southern edge of his great realm, Louis had to control the Lombard princes of Benevento whom Charlemagne had never subjugated. He extracted promises from Princes Grimoald IV and Sico , but to no effect.
On the southwestern frontier, problems commenced early when, in 815, Séguin , duke of Gascony , revolted. He was defeated and replaced by Lupus III , who was dispossessed in 818 by the emperor. In 820 an assembly at Quierzy-sur-Oise decided to send an expedition against the Cordoban caliphate. The counts in charge of the army, Hugh , count of Tours , and Matfrid , count of Orléans , were slow in acting and the expedition came to naught.

First civil war
In 818, as Louis was returning from a campaign to Brittany , he was greeted by news of the death of his wife, Ermengarde . Ermengarde was the daughter of Ingerman , the duke of Hesbaye. Louis had been close to his wife, who had been involved in policymaking. It was rumoured that she had played a part in her nephew's death and Louis himself believed her own death was divine retribution for that event. It took many months for his courtiers and advisors to convince him to remarry, but eventually he did, in 820, to Judith , daughter of Welf , count of Altdorf . In 823 Judith gave birth to a son, who was named Charles .

The birth of this son damaged the Partition of Aachen, as Louis's attempts to provide for his fourth son met with stiff resistance from his older sons, and the last two decades of his reign were marked by civil war.

At Worms in 829, Louis gave Charles Alemannia with the title of king or duke (historians differ on this), thus enraging his son and co-emperor Lothair,[4] whose promised share was thereby diminished. An insurrection was soon at hand. With the urging of the vengeful Wala and the cooperation of his brothers, Lothair accused Judith of having committed adultery with Bernard of Septimania, even suggesting Bernard to be the true father of Charles. Ebbo and Hildwin abandoned the emperor at that point, Bernard having risen to greater heights than either of them. Agobard , Archbishop of Lyon , and Jesse , bishop of Amiens , too, opposed the redivision of the empire and lent their episcopal prestige to the rebels.

In 830, at Wala's insistence that Bernard of Septimania was plotting against him, Pepin of Aquitaine led an army of Gascons , with the support of the Neustrian magnates, all the way to Paris . At Verberie , Louis the German joined him. At that time, the emperor returned from another campaign in Brittany to find his empire at war with itself. He marched as far as Compiègne , an ancient royal town, before being surrounded by Pepin's forces and captured. Judith was incarcerated at Poitiers and Bernard fled to Barcelona.

Then Lothair finally set out with a large Lombard army, but Louis had promised his sons Louis the German and Pepin of Aquitaine greater shares of the inheritance, prompting them to shift loyalties in favour of their father. When Lothair tried to call a general council of the realm in Nijmegen , in the heart of Austrasia , the Austrasians and Rhinelanders came with a following of armed retainers, and the disloyal sons were forced to free their father and bow at his feet (831). Lothair was pardoned, but disgraced and banished to Italy. Pepin returned to Aquitaine and Judith - after being forced to humiliate herself with a solemn oath of innocence - to Louis's court. Only Wala was severely dealt with, making his way to a secluded monastery on the shores of Lake Geneva . Though Hilduin , abbot of Saint Denis , was exiled to Paderborn and Elisachar and Matfrid were deprived of their honours north of the Alps; they did not lose their freedom.

Second civil war
The next revolt occurred a mere two years later (832). The disaffected Pepin was summoned to his father's court, where he was so poorly received he left against his father's orders. Immediately, fearing that Pepin would be stirred up to revolt by his nobles and desiring to reform his morals, Louis the Pious summoned all his forces to meet in Aquitaine in preparation of an uprising, but Louis the German garnered an army of Slav allies and conquered Swabia before the emperor could react. Once again the elder Louis divided his vast realm. At Jonac , he declared Charles king of Aquitaine and deprived Pepin (he was less harsh with the younger Louis), restoring the whole rest of the empire to Lothair, not yet involved in the civil war. Lothair was, however, interested in usurping his father's authority. His ministers had been in contact with Pepin and may have convinced him and Louis the German to rebel, promising him Alemannia, the kingdom of Charles.

Soon Lothair, with the support of Pope Gregory IV , whom he had confirmed in office without his father's support, joined the revolt in 833. While Louis was at Worms gathering a new force, Lothair marched north. Louis marched south. The armies met on the plains of the Rothfeld. There, Gregory met the emperor and may have tried to sow dissension amongst his ranks. Soon much of Louis's army had evaporated before his eyes, and he ordered his few remaining followers to go, because "it would be a pity if any man lost his life or limb on my account." The resigned emperor was taken to Saint Médard at Soissons , his son Charles to Prüm , and the queen to Tortona . The despicable show of disloyalty and disingenuousness earned the site the name Field of Lies, or Lügenfeld, or Campus Mendacii, ubi plurimorum fidelitas exstincta est[5]


On November 13 , 833 , Ebbo of Rheims presided over a synod in the Church of Saint Mary in Soissons which deposed Louis and forced him to publicly confess many crimes, none of which he had, in fact, committed. In return, Lothair gave Ebbo the Abbey of Saint Vaast. Men like Rabanus Maurus , Louis' younger half-brothers Drogo and Hugh, and Emma, Judith's sister and Louis the German's new wife, worked on the younger Louis to make peace with his father, for the sake of unity of the empire. The humiliation to which Louis was then subjected at Notre Dame in Compiègne turned the loyal barons of Austrasia and Saxony against Lothair, and the usurper fled to Burgundy , skirmishing with loyalists near Châlons-sur-Saône . Louis was restored the next year, on 1 March 834 .

On Lothair's return to Italy, Wala, Jesse, and Matfrid, formerly count of Orléans, died of a pestilence and, on 2 February 835 , the Synod of Thionville deposed Ebbo, Agobard, Bernard , Bishop of Vienne , and Bartholomew , Archbishop of Narbonne . Lothair himself fell ill; events had turned completely in Louis favour once again.

In 836, however, the family made peace and Louis restored Pepin and Louis, deprived Lothair of all save Italy, and gave it to Charles in a new division, given at the diet of Crémieux . At about that time, the Vikings terrorised and sacked Utrecht and Antwerp . In 837, they went up the Rhine as far as Nijmegen, and their king, Rorik , demanded the wergild of some of his followers killed on previous expeditions before Louis the Pious mustered a massive force and marched against them. They fled, but it would not be the last time they harried the northern coasts. In 838, they even claimed sovereignty over Frisia , but a treaty was confirmed between them and the Franks in 839. Louis the Pious ordered the construction of a North Sea fleet and the sending of missi dominici into Frisia to establish Frankish sovereignty there.

Third civil war
In 837, Louis crowned Charles king over all of Alemannia and Burgundy and gave him a portion of his brother Louis's land. Louis the German promptly rose in revolt, and the emperor redivided his realm again at Quierzy-sur-Oise , giving all of the young king of Bavaria's lands, save Bavaria itself, to Charles. Emperor Louis did not stop there, however. His devotion to Charles knew no bounds. When Pepin died in 838, Louis declared Charles the new king of Aquitaine. The nobles, however, elected Pepin's son Pepin II . When Louis threatened invasion, the third great civil war of his reign broke out. In the spring of 839, Louis the German invaded Swabia, Pepin II and his Gascon subjects fought all the way to the Loire , and the Danes returned to ravage the Frisian coast (sacking Dorstad for a second time).

Lothair, for the first time in a long time, allied with his father and pledged support at Worms in exchange for a redivision of the inheritance. By a final placitum issued there, Louis gave Bavaria to Louis the German and disinherited Pepin II, leaving the entire remainder of the empire to be divided roughly into an eastern part and a western. Lothair was given the choice of which partition he would inherit and he chose the eastern, including Italy, leaving the western for Charles. The emperor quickly subjugated Aquitaine and had Charles recognised by the nobles and clergy at Clermont-en-Auvergne in 840. Louis then, in a final flash of glory, rushed into Bavaria and forced the younger Louis into the Ostmark . The empire now settled as he had declared it at Worms, he returned in July to Frankfurt am Main , where he disbanded the army. The final civil war of his reign was over.

Death
Louis fell ill soon after his final victorious campaigns and went to his summer hunting lodge on an island in the Rhine, by his palace at Ingelheim . On 20 June 840 , he died, in the presence of many bishops and clerics and in the arms of his half-brother Drogo, though Charles and Judith were absent in Poitiers. Soon dispute plunged the surviving brothers into a civil war that was only settled in 843 by the Treaty of Verdun , which split the Frankish realm into three parts, to become the kernels of France and Germany , with Burgundy and the Low Countries between them. The dispute over the kingship of Aquitaine was not fully settled until 860.

Louis the Pious, along with his half-brother Drogo, were buried in Saint Pierre aux Nonnains Basilica in Metz .

Marriage and issue
By his first wife, Ermengarde of Hesbaye (married ca 794-98), he had three sons and three daughters:
Lothair (795 -855 ), king of Middle Francia
Pepin (797 -838 ), king of Aquitaine
Adelaide (b. c. 799 ), perhaps married Robert the Strong
Rotrude (b. 800 ), married Gerard
Hildegard (or Matilda) (b. c. 802 ), married Gerard , Count of Auvergne
Louis the German (c. 805 -875 ), king of East Francia
By his second wife, Judith of Bavaria , he had a daughter and a son:
Gisela , married Eberhard I of Friuli
Charles the Bald , king of West Francia
By Theodelinde of Sens[citation needed ], he had two illegitimate children:
Arnulf of Sens
Alpais
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From Wikipedia - Chasseneuil-du-Poitou :

The town, then simply the villa Cassinogilum, was a royal residence of first the Merovingian , and then Carolingian dynasties in France.[8] Louis the Pious , later King of Aquitaine and King of the Franks was born in the villa on 16 April 778 , when his mother, Hildegard of Vinzgouw was staying in the villa whilst his father Charlemagne was on campaign in Spain .

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Aquitaine: 781-817.

• King of the Franks: 814-840.

• Holy Roman Emperor: 814-840.

Louis married Ermengarde, of Hesbaye,224 241 242 daughter of Ingram, Count of Hesbaye and Hedwig, of Bavaria, between 794 and 795 in Garonne, France. Ermengarde was born about 778 in <Hesbaye (Belgium)> and died on 3 Oct 818 in Angers, Anjou, (Maine-et-Loire, France) about age 40. Another name for Ermengarde was Irmengarde of Hesbaye.

Research Notes: First wife of Louis I.

Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871904 has b. abt 774

From Wikipedia - Ermengarde of Hesbaye :
Ermengarde, or Irmengarde of Hesbaye (c. 778 - 818 ) was the daughter of Ingram , count of Hesbaye and Hedwig of Bavaria. She was a Frank . Her family is known as the Robertians
Ermengarde married in 794 /795 Louis the Pious , king of Aquitania , king of Franks , king of Italy, ruler of the Holy Roman Empire .
She had six children :
Lothair I , born 795 in Altdorf, Bavaria
Pepin of Aquitaine , born 797
Adelaide, born. ca. 799 . Possible wife of Robert the Strong , possible mother of Odo, Count of Paris and Robert I of France .
Rotrude, born 800 .
Hildegard / Matilda, born ca. 802 . Wife of Gerard, Count of Auvergne , possible mother of Ranulf I of Poitiers .
Louis the German , born ca. 805 .
She died at Angers , France on 3 October 818 . Louis was married to Judith a few years later and became father of Charles the Bald .


Children from this marriage were:

+ 119 M    i. Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor 243 244 245 246 was born in 795 in Altdorf, Bavaria, (Germany), died on 29 Sep 855 in Prüm, Westeifel, Prussia (Germany) at age 60, and was buried in St. Sauveur, France.

+ 120 M    ii. Pepin I, of Aquitaine 247 was born in 797 and died on 13 Dec 838 at age 41.

+ 121 F    iii. Adelaide was born about 799.

+ 122 F    iv. Rotrude 248 was born about 800 in <(France)>.

+ 123 F    v. Hildegard was born about 802.

+ 124 M    vi. Louis II, King of Germany was born about 805 and died on 8 Sep 876 in Frankfurt, Germany about age 71.

Louis next married Judith, of Bavaria,249 250 251 daughter of Welf I, of Metz and Hedwig, Duchess of Bavaria, in Feb 819. Judith was born about 798 in Bavaria, Germany and died on 19 Apr 843 in Tours, Touraine (Indre-et-Loire), France about age 45. Another name for Judith was Iudit of Bavaria.

Marriage Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 148-14 (Louis I) has m. 819

Birth Notes: Ancestral Roots has b. abt 805. Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871879 has b. abt 798.

Research Notes: Second wife of Louis I "the Fair."

From Wikipedia - Judith of Bavaria (795-843) :

Queen Judith or Iudit (805 - April 19 or 23, 843), also known as Judith of Bavaria, was the daughter of Count Welf and a Saxon noblewoman named Hedwig, Duchess of Bavaria (780 - 826). She became Queen consort of the Franks.

Marriage and issue
She became the second wife of Louis the Pious , Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks ; they married in Aachen in 819 and had the following children:
Gisela (820 - July 5 , 874 ), married Eberhard of Friuli
Charles the Bald

Impact on the Frankish kingdom

Judith ensured that her son Charles received a share of the kingdom, just like his three half-brothers from Louis' first marriage. This contributed to the ensuing civil war among Louis and his sons. Rebels temporarily imprisoned Judith in the convent of Poitiers on allegations of adultery during 830. From 833 to 834, she was exiled in Tortona .

Judith was the first member of the Elder House of Welf to have a leading role in the Frankish kingdom. Whether by coincidence or through Judith's influence, in the years following her marriage to Louis her mother and both of her brothers gained important offices in the kingdom. Her sister Hemma married Louis the German , a son of Louis the Pious from his first marriage, in 827. Judith was buried at the basilica of St. Martin in Tours .


Children from this marriage were:

+ 125 F    i. Gisèle 233 252 253 was born in 820 in France and died on 1 Jul 874 at age 54.

+ 126 M    ii. Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor 254 255 was born on 13 Jun 823 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen-Nassau, Prussia (Germany), died on 5 Oct 877 in Mont Cenis, Brides-les-Bains, Bourgogne, (France) at age 54, and was buried in Basilica of St. Denis, Saint-Denis, [Île-de-France, France].

115. Bernard, King of Italy 236 237 (< >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 797 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died on 17 Apr 818 in Milan, Italy at age 21.

Research Notes: Natural son of Pepin, probably by a daughter of Duke Bernard.

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-15

Also Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)

From Wikipedia - Bernard of Italy :

Bernard (b. 797 , Vermandois , Normandy ; d. 17 April 818 , Milan , Lombardy ) was the King of Italy from 810 to 818. He plotted against his uncle, Emperor Louis the Pious , when the latter's Ordinatio Imperii made Bernard a vassal of his cousin Lothair . When his plot was discovered, Louis had him blinded, a procedure which killed him.

Life
Bernard was the illegitimate son of King Pepin of Italy , the second legitimate son of the Emperor Charlemagne . In 810, Pepin died from an illness contracted at a siege of Venice; although Bernard was illegitimate, Charlemagne allowed him to inherit Italy. Bernard married Cunigunda of Laon in 813. They had one son, Pepin, Count of Vermandois .
Prior to 817, Bernard was a trusted agent of his grandfather, and of his uncle. His rights in Italy were respected, and he was used as an intermediary to manage events in his sphere of influence - for example, when in 815 Louis the Pious received reports that some Roman nobles had conspired to murder Pope Leo III, and that he had responded by butchering the ringleaders, Bernard was sent to investigate the matter.
A change came in 817, when Louis the Pious drew up an Ordinatio Imperii, detailing the future of the Frankish Empire. Under this, the bulk of the Frankish territory went to Louis' eldest son, Lothair; Bernard received no further territory, and although his Kingship of Italy was confirmed, he would be a vassal of Lothair. This was, it was later alleged, the work of the Empress, Ermengarde , who wished Bernard to be displaced in favour of her own sons. Resenting Louis' actions, Bernard began plotting with a group of magnates: Eggideo, Reginhard, and Reginhar, the last being the grandson of a Thuringian rebel against Charlemagne, Hardrad. Anshelm, Bishop of Milan and Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans , were also accused of being involved: there is no evidence either to support or contradict this in the case of Theodulf, whilst the case for Anshelm is murkier.[1][2]
Bernard's main complaint was the notion of his being a vassal of Lothair. In practical terms, his actual position had not been altered at all by the terms of the decree, and he could safely have continued to rule under such a system. Nonetheless, "partly true" reports came to Louis the Pious that his nephew was planning to set up an 'unlawful' - i.e. independent - regime in Italy.[3]
Louis the Pious reacted swiftly to the plot, marching south to Chalon. Bernard and his associates were taken by surprise; Bernard travelled to Chalon in an attempt to negotiate terms, but he and the ringleaders were forced to surrender to him. Louis had them taken to Aix-la-Chapelle, where they were tried and condemned to death. Louis 'mercifully' commuted their sentences to blinding, which would neutralise Bernard as a threat without actually killing him; however, the process of blinding (carried out by means of pressing a red-hot stiletto to the eyeballs) proved so traumatic that Bernard died in agony two days after the procedure was carried out. At the same time, Louis also had his half-brothers Drogo, Hugh and Theoderic tonsured and confined to monasteries, to prevent other Carolingian off-shoots challenging the main line. He also treated those guilty or suspected of conspiring with Bernard treated harshly: Theodulf of Orleans was gaoled, and died soon afterwards; the lay conspirators were blinded, the clerics deposed and imprisoned; all lost lands and honours. [4][5][6]

Legacy
His Kingdom of Italy was reabsorbed into the Frankish empire, and soon after bestowed upon Louis' eldest son Lothair. In 822, Louis made a display of public penance at Attigny , where he confessed before all the court to having sinfully slain his nephew; he also welcomed his half-brothers back into his favour. These actions possibly stemmed from guilt over his part in Bernard's death. It has been argued by some historians that his behaviour left him open to clerical domination, and reduced his prestige and respect amongst the Frankish nobility.[7] Others, however, point out that Bernard's plot had been a serious threat to the stability of the kingdom, and the reaction no less a threat; Louis' display of penance, then, "was a well-judged gesture to restore harmony and re-establish his authority."[8]

References
^
McKitterick, Rosamond, The Frankish Kingdoms under the Carolingians
^ Riche, Pierre, The Carolingians, p. 148
^ McKitterick, Rosamond, The Frankish Kingdoms under the Carolingians
^ Riche, Pierre, The Carolingians, p. 148
^ McKitterick, Rosamond, The Frankish Kingdoms under the Carolingians
^ McKitterick, Rosamond, The New Cambridge History, 700-900
^ McKitterick, Rosamond, The Frankish Kingdoms under the Carolingians
^ McKitterick, Rosamond, The New Cambridge History, 700-900

Sources
McKitterick, Rosamond, The Frankish Kingdoms under the Carolingians
Riche, Pierre, The Carolingians
McKitterick, Rosamond, The New Cambridge History, 700-900

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Italy: 813-Dec 817.

Bernard married Cunigunde.256 Cunigunde died about 835. Another name for Cunigunde was Cunigunda.

Research Notes: Source: Also familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)


The child from this marriage was:

+ 127 M    i. Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin 257 258 was born between 817 and 818 and died after 0840.

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116. Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours 221 239 240 (Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 788 in France and died on 20 Oct 837 in Alsace, France about age 49.

Hugh married Bava.259 Bava died on 4 Nov 839. Another name for Bava was Ava.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 128 F    i. Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace 260 261 262 was born about 819 in Tours, Touraine (Indre-et-Loire, France) and died after 866.

117. Ermengarde, of Hesbaye 224 241 242 (Ingram, Count of Hesbaye111, Gunderland, Count of Hasbania104, Landrade96, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 778 in <Hesbaye (Belgium)> and died on 3 Oct 818 in Angers, Anjou, (Maine-et-Loire, France) about age 40. Another name for Ermengarde was Irmengarde of Hesbaye.

Research Notes: First wife of Louis I.

Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871904 has b. abt 774

From Wikipedia - Ermengarde of Hesbaye :
Ermengarde, or Irmengarde of Hesbaye (c. 778 - 818 ) was the daughter of Ingram , count of Hesbaye and Hedwig of Bavaria. She was a Frank . Her family is known as the Robertians
Ermengarde married in 794 /795 Louis the Pious , king of Aquitania , king of Franks , king of Italy, ruler of the Holy Roman Empire .
She had six children :
Lothair I , born 795 in Altdorf, Bavaria
Pepin of Aquitaine , born 797
Adelaide, born. ca. 799 . Possible wife of Robert the Strong , possible mother of Odo, Count of Paris and Robert I of France .
Rotrude, born 800 .
Hildegard / Matilda, born ca. 802 . Wife of Gerard, Count of Auvergne , possible mother of Ranulf I of Poitiers .
Louis the German , born ca. 805 .
She died at Angers , France on 3 October 818 . Louis was married to Judith a few years later and became father of Charles the Bald .



Ermengarde married Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks,232 233 234 235 son of Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor and Hildegard, of Vinzgouw, between 794 and 795 in Garonne, France. Louis was born on 16 Apr 778 in <Villa Cassinogilum (Chasseneuil-du-Poitou), (Poitou-Charentes)>, Aquitaine (France) and died on 20 Jun 840 in Ingelheim Kaiserpfalz, (Ingelheim am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) at age 62. Other names for Louis were Louis I "the Fair" Holy Roman Emperor, Louis the Debonaire Holy Roman Emperor, and Louis the Pious Holy Roman Emperor.

Death Notes: Near Mainz

Research Notes: Holy Roman Emperor 814-840

King of the Franks, Crowned Holy Roman Emperor at Rheims 816-840. Louis began the partitioning of his father's empire.

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From Wikipedia - Louis the Pious :

Louis the Pious (also known as Louis I, Louis the Fair, and Louis the Debonaire, German : Ludwig der Fromme, French : Louis le Pieux or Louis le Débonnaire, Italian : Luigi il Pio or Ludovico il Pio, Spanish : Luis el Piadoso or Ludovico Pío) (778 - 20 June 840 ) was Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks from 814 to his death in 840 .

Birth and Rule in Aquitaine
Louis was born while his father Charlemagne was on campaign in Spain, at the Carolingian villa of Cassinogilum, according to Einhard and the anonymous chronicler called Astronomus ; the place is usually identified with Chasseneuil , near Poitiers.[1] He was the third son of Charlemagne by his wife Hildegard .

Louis was crowned king of Aquitaine as a child in 781 and sent there with regents and a court. Charlemagne constituted the sub-kingdom in order to secure the border of his kingdom after his devastating defeat at the hands of Basques in Roncesvalles in (778).

In 794, Charlemagne settled four former Gallo-Roman villas on Louis, in the thought that he would take in each in turn as winter residence: Doué-la-Fontaine in today's Anjou , Ebreuil in Allier , Angeac-Charente , and the disputed Cassinogilum. Charlemagne's intention was to see all his sons brought up as natives of their given territories, wearing the national costume of the region and ruling by the local customs. Thus were the children sent to their respective realms at so young an age. Each kingdom had its importance in keeping some frontier, Louis's was the Spanish March . In 797 , Barcelona , the greatest city of the Marca, fell to the Franks when Zeid, its governor, rebelled against Córdoba and, failing, handed it to them. The Umayyad authority recaptured it in 799 . However, Louis marched the entire army of his kingdom, including Gascons with their duke Sancho I of Gascony , Provençals under Leibulf , and Goths under Bera , over the Pyrenees and besieged it for two years, wintering there from 800 to 801 , when it capitulated. The sons were not given independence from central authority, however, and Charlemagne ingrained in them the concepts of empire and unity by sending them on military expeditions far from their home bases. Louis campaigned in the Mezzogiorno against the Beneventans at least once.

Louis was one of Charlemagne's three legitimate sons to survive infancy, and, according to Frankish custom, Louis had expected to share his inheritance with his brothers, Charles the Younger , King of Neustria , and Pepin , King of Italy . In the Divisio Regnorum of 806 , Charlemagne had slated Charles the Younger as his successor as emperor and chief king, ruling over the Frankish heartland of Neustria and Austrasia , while giving Pepin the Iron Crown of Lombardy , which Charlemagne possessed by conquest. To Louis's kingdom of Aquitaine, he added Septimania , Provence , and part of Burgundy .

But in the event, Charlemagne's other legitimate sons died - Pepin in 810 and Charles in 811 - and Louis alone remained to be crowned co-emperor with Charlemagne in 813 . On his father's death in 814 , he inherited the entire Frankish kingdom and all its possessions (with the sole exception of Italy, which remained within Louis's empire, but under the direct rule of Bernard , Pepin's son).

Emperor
He was in his villa of Doué-la-Fontaine , Anjou , when he received news of his father's passing. Hurrying to Aachen , he crowned himself and was proclaimed by the nobles with shouts of Vivat Imperator Ludovicus.
In his first coinage type, minted from the start of his reign, he imitated his father Charlemagne's portrait coinage, giving an image of imperial power and prestige in an echo of Roman glory [2]. He quickly enacted a "moral purge", in which he sent all of his unmarried sisters to nunneries, forgoing their diplomatic use as hostage brides in favour of the security of avoiding the entanglements that powerful brothers-in-law might bring. He spared his illegitimate half-brothers and tonsured his father's cousins, Adalard and Wala, son of Bernard , shutting them up in Noirmoutier and Corbie , respectively, despite the latter's initial loyalty.

His chief councillors were Bernat, margrave of Septimania , and Ebbo , whom, born a serf, Louis would raise to the archbishopric of Rheims but who would ungratefully betray him later. He retained some of his father's ministers, such as Elisachar , abbot of St Maximin near Trier , and Hildebold, Archbishop of Cologne . Later he replaced Elisachar with Hildwin, abbot of many monasteries.

He also used Benedict of Aniane (the Second Benedict), a Septimanian Visigoth and monastic founder, to help him reform the Frankish church. One of Benedict's primary reforms was to ensure that all religious houses in Louis' realm adhered to the Rule of St Benedict , named for its creator, the First Benedict, Benedict of Nursia (480 -550 ).

In 816 , Pope Stephen V , who had succeeded Leo III , visited Rheims and again crowned Louis. The Emperor thereby strengthened the papacy by recognising the importance of the pope in imperial coronations.

Ordinatio imperii
On Maundy Thursday 817 , Louis and his court were crossing a wooden gallery from the cathedral to the palace in Aachen when the gallery collapsed, killing many. Louis, having barely survived and feeling the imminent danger of death, began planning for his succession; three months later he issued an Ordinatio Imperii, an imperial decree that laid out plans for an orderly succession. In 815 , he had already given his two eldest sons a share in the government, when he had sent his elder sons Lothair and Pepin to govern Bavaria and Aquitaine respectively, though without the royal titles. Now, he proceeded to divide the empire among his three sons and his nephew Bernard of Italy :

Lothair was proclaimed and crowned co-emperor in Aix-la-Chapelle by his father. He was promised the succession to most of the Frankish dominions (excluding the exceptions below), and would be the overlord of his brothers and cousin.

Bernard, the son of Charlemagne's son Pippin of Italy , was confirmed as King of Italy, a title he had been allowed to inherit from his father by Charlemagne.

Pepin was proclaimed King of Aquitaine, his territory including Gascony, the march around Toulouse, and the counties of Carcassonnne, Autun, Avallon and Nevers.

Louis , the youngest son, was proclaimed King of Bavaria and the neighbouring marches.

If one of the subordinate kings died, he was to be succeeded by his sons. If he died childless, Lothar would inherit his kingdom. In the event of Lothar dying without sons, one of Louis the Pious' younger sons would be chosen to replace him by "the people". Above all, the Empire would not be divided: the Emperor would rule supreme over the subordinate kings, whose obedience to him was mandatory.

With this settlement, Louis tried to combine his sense for the Empire's unity, supported by the clergy, while at the same time providing positions for all of his sons. Instead of treating his sons equally in status and land, he elevated his first-born son Lothair above his younger brothers and gave him the largest part of the Empire as his share.

Bernard's rebellion and Louis's penance
The ordinatio imperii of Aachen left Bernard of Italy in an uncertain and subordinate position as king of Italy, and he began plotting to declare independence upon hearing of it. Louis immediately directed his army towards Italy, and betook himself to Chalon-sur-Saône . Intimidated by the emperor's swift action, Bernard met his uncle at Chalon, under invitation, and surrendered. He was taken to Aix-la-Chapelle by Louis, who there had him tried and condemned to death for treason. Louis had the sentence commuted to blinding, which was duly carried out; Bernard did not survive the ordeal, however, dying after two days of agony. Others also suffered: Theodulf of Orleans , in eclipse since the death of Charlemagne, was accused of having supported the rebellion, and was thrown into a monastic prison, where he died soon after - poisoned, it was rumoured.[3] The fate of his nephew deeply marked Louis's conscience for the rest of his life.


In 822, as a deeply religious man, Louis performed penance for causing Bernard's death, at his palace of Attigny near Vouziers in the Ardennes , before Pope Paschal I , and a council of ecclesiastics and nobles of the realm that had been convened for the reconciliation of Louis with his three younger half-brothers, Hugo whom he soon made abbot of St-Quentin, Drogo whom he soon made Bishop of Metz , and Theodoric. This act of contrition, partly in emulation of Theodosius I , had the effect of greatly reducing his prestige as a Frankish ruler, for he also recited a list of minor offences about which no secular ruler of the time would have taken any notice. He also made the egregious error of releasing Wala and Adalard from their monastic confinements, placing the former in a position of power in the court of Lothair and the latter in a position in his own house.

Frontier wars
At the start of Louis's reign, the many tribes - Danes , Obotrites , Slovenes , Bretons , Basques - which inhabited his frontierlands were still in awe of the Frankish emperor's power and dared not stir up any trouble. In 816, however, the Sorbs rebelled and were quickly followed by Slavomir, chief of the Obotrites, who was captured and abandoned by his own people, being replaced by Ceadrag in 818. Soon, Ceadrag too had turned against the Franks and allied with the Danes, who were to become the greatest menace of the Franks in a short time.

A greater Slavic menace was gathering on the southeast. There, Ljudevit Posavski , duke of Pannonia , was harassing the border at the Drava and Sava rivers. The margrave of Friuli , Cadolah , was sent out against him, but he died on campaign and, in 820, his margarvate was invaded by Slovenes. In 821, an alliance was made with Borna , duke of the Dalmatia , and Ljudevit was brought to heel. Peace continued until 827, when the younger Louis had to deal with a Bulgar horde descending on Pannonia.

On the far southern edge of his great realm, Louis had to control the Lombard princes of Benevento whom Charlemagne had never subjugated. He extracted promises from Princes Grimoald IV and Sico , but to no effect.
On the southwestern frontier, problems commenced early when, in 815, Séguin , duke of Gascony , revolted. He was defeated and replaced by Lupus III , who was dispossessed in 818 by the emperor. In 820 an assembly at Quierzy-sur-Oise decided to send an expedition against the Cordoban caliphate. The counts in charge of the army, Hugh , count of Tours , and Matfrid , count of Orléans , were slow in acting and the expedition came to naught.

First civil war
In 818, as Louis was returning from a campaign to Brittany , he was greeted by news of the death of his wife, Ermengarde . Ermengarde was the daughter of Ingerman , the duke of Hesbaye. Louis had been close to his wife, who had been involved in policymaking. It was rumoured that she had played a part in her nephew's death and Louis himself believed her own death was divine retribution for that event. It took many months for his courtiers and advisors to convince him to remarry, but eventually he did, in 820, to Judith , daughter of Welf , count of Altdorf . In 823 Judith gave birth to a son, who was named Charles .

The birth of this son damaged the Partition of Aachen, as Louis's attempts to provide for his fourth son met with stiff resistance from his older sons, and the last two decades of his reign were marked by civil war.

At Worms in 829, Louis gave Charles Alemannia with the title of king or duke (historians differ on this), thus enraging his son and co-emperor Lothair,[4] whose promised share was thereby diminished. An insurrection was soon at hand. With the urging of the vengeful Wala and the cooperation of his brothers, Lothair accused Judith of having committed adultery with Bernard of Septimania, even suggesting Bernard to be the true father of Charles. Ebbo and Hildwin abandoned the emperor at that point, Bernard having risen to greater heights than either of them. Agobard , Archbishop of Lyon , and Jesse , bishop of Amiens , too, opposed the redivision of the empire and lent their episcopal prestige to the rebels.

In 830, at Wala's insistence that Bernard of Septimania was plotting against him, Pepin of Aquitaine led an army of Gascons , with the support of the Neustrian magnates, all the way to Paris . At Verberie , Louis the German joined him. At that time, the emperor returned from another campaign in Brittany to find his empire at war with itself. He marched as far as Compiègne , an ancient royal town, before being surrounded by Pepin's forces and captured. Judith was incarcerated at Poitiers and Bernard fled to Barcelona.

Then Lothair finally set out with a large Lombard army, but Louis had promised his sons Louis the German and Pepin of Aquitaine greater shares of the inheritance, prompting them to shift loyalties in favour of their father. When Lothair tried to call a general council of the realm in Nijmegen , in the heart of Austrasia , the Austrasians and Rhinelanders came with a following of armed retainers, and the disloyal sons were forced to free their father and bow at his feet (831). Lothair was pardoned, but disgraced and banished to Italy. Pepin returned to Aquitaine and Judith - after being forced to humiliate herself with a solemn oath of innocence - to Louis's court. Only Wala was severely dealt with, making his way to a secluded monastery on the shores of Lake Geneva . Though Hilduin , abbot of Saint Denis , was exiled to Paderborn and Elisachar and Matfrid were deprived of their honours north of the Alps; they did not lose their freedom.

Second civil war
The next revolt occurred a mere two years later (832). The disaffected Pepin was summoned to his father's court, where he was so poorly received he left against his father's orders. Immediately, fearing that Pepin would be stirred up to revolt by his nobles and desiring to reform his morals, Louis the Pious summoned all his forces to meet in Aquitaine in preparation of an uprising, but Louis the German garnered an army of Slav allies and conquered Swabia before the emperor could react. Once again the elder Louis divided his vast realm. At Jonac , he declared Charles king of Aquitaine and deprived Pepin (he was less harsh with the younger Louis), restoring the whole rest of the empire to Lothair, not yet involved in the civil war. Lothair was, however, interested in usurping his father's authority. His ministers had been in contact with Pepin and may have convinced him and Louis the German to rebel, promising him Alemannia, the kingdom of Charles.

Soon Lothair, with the support of Pope Gregory IV , whom he had confirmed in office without his father's support, joined the revolt in 833. While Louis was at Worms gathering a new force, Lothair marched north. Louis marched south. The armies met on the plains of the Rothfeld. There, Gregory met the emperor and may have tried to sow dissension amongst his ranks. Soon much of Louis's army had evaporated before his eyes, and he ordered his few remaining followers to go, because "it would be a pity if any man lost his life or limb on my account." The resigned emperor was taken to Saint Médard at Soissons , his son Charles to Prüm , and the queen to Tortona . The despicable show of disloyalty and disingenuousness earned the site the name Field of Lies, or Lügenfeld, or Campus Mendacii, ubi plurimorum fidelitas exstincta est[5]


On November 13 , 833 , Ebbo of Rheims presided over a synod in the Church of Saint Mary in Soissons which deposed Louis and forced him to publicly confess many crimes, none of which he had, in fact, committed. In return, Lothair gave Ebbo the Abbey of Saint Vaast. Men like Rabanus Maurus , Louis' younger half-brothers Drogo and Hugh, and Emma, Judith's sister and Louis the German's new wife, worked on the younger Louis to make peace with his father, for the sake of unity of the empire. The humiliation to which Louis was then subjected at Notre Dame in Compiègne turned the loyal barons of Austrasia and Saxony against Lothair, and the usurper fled to Burgundy , skirmishing with loyalists near Châlons-sur-Saône . Louis was restored the next year, on 1 March 834 .

On Lothair's return to Italy, Wala, Jesse, and Matfrid, formerly count of Orléans, died of a pestilence and, on 2 February 835 , the Synod of Thionville deposed Ebbo, Agobard, Bernard , Bishop of Vienne , and Bartholomew , Archbishop of Narbonne . Lothair himself fell ill; events had turned completely in Louis favour once again.

In 836, however, the family made peace and Louis restored Pepin and Louis, deprived Lothair of all save Italy, and gave it to Charles in a new division, given at the diet of Crémieux . At about that time, the Vikings terrorised and sacked Utrecht and Antwerp . In 837, they went up the Rhine as far as Nijmegen, and their king, Rorik , demanded the wergild of some of his followers killed on previous expeditions before Louis the Pious mustered a massive force and marched against them. They fled, but it would not be the last time they harried the northern coasts. In 838, they even claimed sovereignty over Frisia , but a treaty was confirmed between them and the Franks in 839. Louis the Pious ordered the construction of a North Sea fleet and the sending of missi dominici into Frisia to establish Frankish sovereignty there.

Third civil war
In 837, Louis crowned Charles king over all of Alemannia and Burgundy and gave him a portion of his brother Louis's land. Louis the German promptly rose in revolt, and the emperor redivided his realm again at Quierzy-sur-Oise , giving all of the young king of Bavaria's lands, save Bavaria itself, to Charles. Emperor Louis did not stop there, however. His devotion to Charles knew no bounds. When Pepin died in 838, Louis declared Charles the new king of Aquitaine. The nobles, however, elected Pepin's son Pepin II . When Louis threatened invasion, the third great civil war of his reign broke out. In the spring of 839, Louis the German invaded Swabia, Pepin II and his Gascon subjects fought all the way to the Loire , and the Danes returned to ravage the Frisian coast (sacking Dorstad for a second time).

Lothair, for the first time in a long time, allied with his father and pledged support at Worms in exchange for a redivision of the inheritance. By a final placitum issued there, Louis gave Bavaria to Louis the German and disinherited Pepin II, leaving the entire remainder of the empire to be divided roughly into an eastern part and a western. Lothair was given the choice of which partition he would inherit and he chose the eastern, including Italy, leaving the western for Charles. The emperor quickly subjugated Aquitaine and had Charles recognised by the nobles and clergy at Clermont-en-Auvergne in 840. Louis then, in a final flash of glory, rushed into Bavaria and forced the younger Louis into the Ostmark . The empire now settled as he had declared it at Worms, he returned in July to Frankfurt am Main , where he disbanded the army. The final civil war of his reign was over.

Death
Louis fell ill soon after his final victorious campaigns and went to his summer hunting lodge on an island in the Rhine, by his palace at Ingelheim . On 20 June 840 , he died, in the presence of many bishops and clerics and in the arms of his half-brother Drogo, though Charles and Judith were absent in Poitiers. Soon dispute plunged the surviving brothers into a civil war that was only settled in 843 by the Treaty of Verdun , which split the Frankish realm into three parts, to become the kernels of France and Germany , with Burgundy and the Low Countries between them. The dispute over the kingship of Aquitaine was not fully settled until 860.

Louis the Pious, along with his half-brother Drogo, were buried in Saint Pierre aux Nonnains Basilica in Metz .

Marriage and issue
By his first wife, Ermengarde of Hesbaye (married ca 794-98), he had three sons and three daughters:
Lothair (795 -855 ), king of Middle Francia
Pepin (797 -838 ), king of Aquitaine
Adelaide (b. c. 799 ), perhaps married Robert the Strong
Rotrude (b. 800 ), married Gerard
Hildegard (or Matilda) (b. c. 802 ), married Gerard , Count of Auvergne
Louis the German (c. 805 -875 ), king of East Francia
By his second wife, Judith of Bavaria , he had a daughter and a son:
Gisela , married Eberhard I of Friuli
Charles the Bald , king of West Francia
By Theodelinde of Sens[citation needed ], he had two illegitimate children:
Arnulf of Sens
Alpais
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From Wikipedia - Chasseneuil-du-Poitou :

The town, then simply the villa Cassinogilum, was a royal residence of first the Merovingian , and then Carolingian dynasties in France.[8] Louis the Pious , later King of Aquitaine and King of the Franks was born in the villa on 16 April 778 , when his mother, Hildegard of Vinzgouw was staying in the villa whilst his father Charlemagne was on campaign in Spain .

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Aquitaine: 781-817.

• King of the Franks: 814-840.

• Holy Roman Emperor: 814-840.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 114)

118. Rowland, de Burgh (Charles "Karl" von Ingelheim, Duke of Ingelheim112, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1)

Rowland married someone.

His child was:

+ 129 M    i. Godfrey, de Burgh

119. Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor 243 244 245 246 (Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 795 in Altdorf, Bavaria, (Germany), died on 29 Sep 855 in Prüm, Westeifel, Prussia (Germany) at age 60, and was buried in St. Sauveur, France. Another name for Lothair was Lothaire I Holy Roman Emperor.

Research Notes: From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871901 :

King of the Franks, Holy Roman Emperor 840-855. Lothair received most of Burgundy and many German and French port cities upon the breakup of his grandfather's empire by his father, Louis. Upon his father's death, Lothair attepted to sieze the entire empire, but was defeated by his brothers Louis and Charles at the battle of Fontenoy in 841. He remained Emperor until his death in 855.

From Wikipedia - Lothair I :

Lothair I (German : Lothar, French : Lothaire, Italian : Lotario) (795 - 29 September 855 ), king of Italy (818 - 855) and crowned Carolingian King of (Northern) Italy, Emperor of the Romans and (nominally) was Emperor of the Franks (840 - 855).

Lothair was the eldest son of the Carolingian emperor Louis the Pious and his wife Ermengarde of Hesbaye , daughter of Ingerman , duke of Hesbaye . He led his full-brothers Pippin I of Aquitaine and Louis the German in revolt against their father on several occasions, in protest against his attempts to make their half-brother Charles the Bald a co-heir to the Frankish domains. Upon the death of the father, Charles and Louis joined forces against Lothair in a three year civil war (840-843), the struggles between the brothers leading directly to the break up of the great Frankish Empire assembled by their grandfather Charlemagne , and would lay the foundation for the development of modern France and Germany.

Little is known of his early life, which was probably passed at the court of his grandfather Charlemagne . Shortly after the accession of his father, he was sent to govern Bavaria. He first comes to historical attention in 817, when Louis the Pious drew up his Ordinatio Imperii. In this, Louis designated Lothair as his principal heir, to whom his younger brothers Pippin of Aquitaine and Louis the German, as well as his cousin Bernard of Italy , would be subject after the death of their father; he would also inherit their lands if they were to die childless. Lothair was then crowned joint emperor by his father at Aix-la-Chapelle . At the same time, Aquitaine and Bavaria were granted to his brothers Pippin and Louis respectively as subsidiary kingdoms. Following the murder of Bernard, King of Italy, by Louis the Pious, Lothair also received the Kingdom of Italy. In 821, he married Ermengarde (d. 851), daughter of Hugh , count of Tours . In 822, he assumed the government of Italy , and at Easter, 5 April 823 , he was crowned emperor again by Pope Paschal I , this time at Rome .

In November 824, he promulgated a statute concerning the relations of pope and emperor which reserved the supreme power to the secular potentate, and he afterwards issued various ordinances for the good government of Italy.

On his return to his father's court his stepmother Judith won his consent to her plan for securing a kingdom for her son Charles , a scheme which was carried out in 829, when the young prince was given Alemannia as king. Lothair, however, soon changed his attitude and spent the succeeding decade in constant strife over the division of the Empire with his father. He was alternately master of the Empire, and banished and confined to Italy, at one time taking up arms in alliance with his brothers and at another fighting against them, whilst the bounds of his appointed kingdom were in turn extended and reduced.

The first rebellion began in 830. All three brothers fought their father, whom they deposed. In 831, he was reinstated and he deprived Lothair of his imperial title and gave Italy to the young Charles. The second rebellion was instigated by Angilbert II, Archbishop of Milan , in 833, and again Louis was deposed and reinstated the next year (834). Lothair, through the loyalty of the Lombards and later reconciliations, retained Italy and the imperial position through all remaining divisions of the Empire by his father.

When Louis the Pious was dying in 840, he sent the imperial insignia to Lothair, who, disregarding the various partitions, claimed the whole of the Empire. Negotiations with his brother Louis the German and his half-brother Charles, both of whom armed to resist this claim, were followed by an alliance of the younger brothers against Lothair. A decisive battle was fought at Fontenay-en-Puisaye on 25 June 841 , when, in spite of his and his allied nephew Pepin II of Aquitaine 's personal gallantry, Lothair was defeated and fled to Aachen. With fresh troops he began a war of plunder, but the forces of his brothers were too strong for him, and taking with him such treasure as he could collect, he abandoned to them his capital. He met with the leaders of the Stellinga in Speyer and promised them his support in return for theirs, but Louis and then the native Saxon nobility put down the Stellinga in the next years.

Peace negotiations began, and in June 842 the brothers met on an island in the Saône , and agreed to an arrangement which developed, after much difficulty and delay, into the Treaty of Verdun signed in August 843. By this, Lothair received the imperial title as well as northern Italy and a long stretch of territory from the North Sea to the Mediterranean , essentially along the valleys of the Rhine and the Rhone . He soon left Italy to his eldest son, Louis , and remained in his new kingdom, engaging in alternate quarrels and reconciliations with his brothers and in futile efforts to defend his lands from the attacks of the Northmen (as Vikings were known in Frankish writings) and the Saracens .

In 855, he became seriously ill and, despairing of recovery, renounced the throne, divided his lands between his three sons, and on September 23 , entered the monastery of Prüm , where he died six days later. He was buried at Prüm, where his remains were found in 1860.

His kingdom was divided among his three sons - the eldest, Louis II , received Italy and the title of Emperor; the second, Lothair II , received Lotharingia ; while the youngest, Charles , received Provence .

Family
He married Ermengarde of Tours , who died in 851. The last of his nine children are illegitimate.
Louis II (825-875)
Hiltrude (826-865)
Bertha (c.830-852)
Irmgard (c.830-849)
Gisela (c.830-856)
Lothair II (835-869)
Rotrude (c.840)
Charles (845-863)
Carloman (853)

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Italy: 817-855.

• Holy Roman Emperor: 840-855.

Lothair married Ermengarde, of Tours,246 263 daughter of Hugues II, Count of Alsace, Count of Tours and Ava, Countess of Alsace, on 15 Oct 821 in Diedenhofen (Thionville, Moselle, France). Ermengarde was born about 805 in Orléans, Orléanais, (Loiret), France, died on 20 Mar 851 about age 46, and was buried in Abbaye d'Erstein, Strasbourg, Alsace, (France). Another name for Ermengarde was Irmingard von Tours.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871902

From Wikipedia - Ermengarde of Tours :

Ermengarde of Tours (German : Irmingard von Tours) (died 20 March 851) was the wife of Emperor Lothair I of the Franks. Her father was Hugh of Tours , a member of the Etichonen family, which claimed descent from the Merovingian Kings. In the middle of October 821 in Diedenhofen (Thionville), she married the Carolingian Emperor Lothair I (795-855).
In 849, two years before her death, she made a donation to the abbey Erstein in the Elsass, in which she lies also buried.
Lothar and Irmingard had nine children:
Louis II, Holy Roman Emperor (c.825-875).
Helletrud (Hiltrud) (c.826-after 865/866) m. Count Berengar (d. before 865/866)
Bertha (c.830-after 7 May 852, probably 877), became before 847 Abbess of Avenay, perhaps Äbtissin of Faremoutiers
Daughter (b. probably 826/830), kidnapped 846, m. Giselbert, Count of Maasgau (Reginare)
Gisla (c.830-860) 851-860 Abbess of San Salvatore in Brescia
Lothair II of Lotharingia (c.835-869) king of Lorraine m. 855 Teutberga, daughter of Count Boso of Arles
Rotrud (baptized 835/840 in Pavia) m. around 850/851 Lambert, Margrave of Brittany, Count of Nantes (Widonen), who died 1 May 852
Charles of Provence (c.845-25 January 863 in the monastery St-Pierre-les-Nonnains, modern Lyon), King in Burgundy
Carloman (b.853)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 130 M    i. Lothair II, King of Lorraine 246 264 was born in 827 in <Lorraine, France> and died on 8 Aug 869 in Plaisance, Italy at age 42.

+ 131 F    ii. Helletrude, of Lorraine 265 was born about 830 in Lorraine, France.

120. Pepin I, of Aquitaine 247 (Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 797 and died on 13 Dec 838 at age 41.

Research Notes: Died childless.

From Wikipedia - Pepin I of Aquitaine :
Pepin I (797 - December 13 , 838 ) was King of Aquitaine . He was the second son of Emperor Louis the Pious and his first wife, Ermengarde of Hesbaye .
When his father assigned to each of his sons a kingdom (within the Empire ) in August 817, he received Aquitaine, which had been Louis's own subkingdom during his father Charlemagne's reign. Ermoldus Nigellus was his court poet and accompanied him on a campaign into Brittany in 824.
Pepin rebelled in 830 at the insistence of his brother Lothair 's advisor Wala . He took an army of Gascons with him and marched all the way to Paris , with the support of the Neustrians . His father marched back from a campaign in Brittany all the way to Compiègne , where Pepin surrounded and captured him. The rebellion, however, broke up.
In 832, Pepin rebelled again and his brother Louis the German soon followed. Louis the Pious was in Aquitaine to subdue any revolt, but the younger Louis' Bavarian insurrection drew him off. Pepin took Limoges and other Imperial territories. The next year, Lothair joined the rebellion and, with the assistance of Ebbo , archbishop of Rheims , they deposed their father in 833. Lothair's later behaviour alienated him and he was on his father's side when Louis the Pious was reinstated on 1 March 834 . Pepin was restored to his former status.
Pepin died scarcely four years later and was buried in Sainte-Croix in Poitiers . Louis the Pious named Charles, his son by a second wife, king. The Aquitainians, however, elected Pepin's son, Pepin II .

In 822, he married Ingeltrude,[1] daughter of Theodobert, count of Madrie , with whom he had two sons: Pepin (823-after 864), his successor in Aquitaine, and Charles (b.825-830, d.4 June 863), who became archbishop of Mainz and briefly claimed the kingdom. Both died childless.

121. Adelaide (Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 799.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Ermengarde of Hesbaye :

Adelaide, born. ca. 799 . Possible wife of Robert the Strong , possible mother of Odo, Count of Paris and Robert I of France .

122. Rotrude 248 (Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 800 in <(France)>.

Research Notes: Probably the mother of Ranulf I, Duke of Aquitaine.

From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871967 :
(Hildegarde) Hidegarde born 802-4 is unlikely mother. Most records state that Rotrude of Hildegarde are the mother. As Rotrude is the earlier issue of Louis, she seems the likelier choice.

Rotrude married Count Gerard, of Auvergne 266 about 814. Gerard died on 25 Jun 841.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 132 M    i. Rorick, Count of Maine .267

123. Hildegard (Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 802. Another name for Hildegard was Matilda.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Ermengarde of Hesbaye

124. Louis II, King of Germany (Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 805 and died on 8 Sep 876 in Frankfurt, Germany about age 71.

Research Notes: From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875189 :

King of Germany. Louis received Bavaria and the eastern lands of the empire of his grandfather Charlemange when the empire was divided among Louis' brothers.

Louis married Emma, de Andech, daughter of Guelph I, Count of Altdorf, Duke of Bavaria and Edith von Sachsen,. Emma was born about 805 in Germany.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593877269


Children from this marriage were:

+ 133 M    i. Carloman, King of Bavaria was born about 821 in Germany and died in 880 in Bavaria, Germany about age 59.

+ 134 M    ii. Charles III, Holy Roman Emperor was born about 823.

125. Gisèle 233 252 253 (Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 820 in France and died on 1 Jul 874 at age 54. Another name for Gisèle was Gisela.

Gisèle married Eberhard, Margrave of Friuli before 840. Eberhard was born about 818 in Friuli, Italy and died on 16 Dec 866 about age 48.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871876



126. Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor 254 255 (Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 13 Jun 823 in Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen-Nassau, Prussia (Germany), died on 5 Oct 877 in Mont Cenis, Brides-les-Bains, Bourgogne, (France) at age 54, and was buried in Basilica of St. Denis, Saint-Denis, [Île-de-France, France]. Another name for Charles was Charles the Bald King of West Francia and Holy Roman Emperor.

Death Notes: Died near Mont Cenis in the Alps on 5 or 6 October 877.

Research Notes: Name Suffix: Holy Roman Emperor
Also Known As: King of Lorraine
REFN: 831
King of France 843-877, King of Lorraine 869-877, crowned Holy Roman Emperor at Rome 25 December 875. In 840, Charles joined with his half-brother Louis in opposing their brother Lothair who attempted to secure the empire for himself upon the death of their father Louis.
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From Wikipedia - Charles the Bald :

Charles the Bald[1] (numbered Charles II of France and the Holy Roman Empire ) (French : Charles le Chauve; 13 June 823 - 6 October 877 ), Holy Roman Emperor (875 -877 ) and King of West Francia (840 -877 ), was the youngest son of Emperor Louis the Pious , by his second wife Judith .

Struggle against his brothers
He was born on 13 June 823 in Frankfurt , when his elder brothers were already adults and had been assigned their own regna, or subkingdoms, by their father. The attempts made by Louis the Pious to assign Charles a subkingdom, first Alemannia and then the country between the Meuse and the Pyrenees (in 832, after the rising of Pepin I of Aquitaine ) were unsuccessful. The numerous reconciliations with the rebellious Lothair and Pepin, as well as their brother Louis the German , King of Bavaria , made Charles's share in Aquitaine and Italy only temporary, but his father did not give up and made Charles the heir of the entire land which was once Gaul and would eventually be France. At a diet near Crémieux in 837, Louis the Pious bade the nobles do homage to Charles as his heir. This led to the final rising of his sons against him and Pepin of Aquitaine died in 838, whereupon Charles received that kingdom, finally once and for all. Pepin's son Pepin II would be a perpetual thorn in his side.

The death of the emperor in 840 led to the outbreak of war between his sons. Charles allied himself with his brother Louis the German to resist the pretensions of the new emperor Lothair I, and the two allies defeated Lothair at the Battle of Fontenay-en-Puisaye on June 25 , 841 . In the following year, the two brothers confirmed their alliance by the celebrated Oaths of Strasbourg . The war was brought to an end by the Treaty of Verdun in August 843. The settlement gave Charles the Bald the kingdom of the West Franks, which he had been up till then governing and which practically corresponded with what is now France, as far as the Meuse , the Saône , and the Rhône , with the addition of the Spanish March as far as the Ebro . Louis received the eastern part of the Carolingian Empire , known as the East Francia and later Germany . Lothair retained the imperial title and the Iron Crown of Lombardy . He also received the central regions from Flanders through the Rhineland and Burgundy as king of Middle Francia .

Reign in the West

The first years of Charles's reign, up to the death of Lothair I in 855 , were comparatively peaceful. During these years the three brothers continued the system of "confraternal government", meeting repeatedly with one another, at Koblenz (848 ), at Meerssen (851 ), and at Attigny (854 ). In 858 , Louis the German, invited by disaffected nobles eager to oust Charles, invaded the West Frankish kingdom. Charles was so unpopular that he was unable to summon an army, and he fled to Burgundy . He was saved only by the support of the bishops, who refused to crown Louis king, and by the fidelity of the Welfs , who were related to his mother, Judith. In 860 , he in his turn tried to seize the kingdom of his nephew, Charles of Provence , but was repulsed. On the death of his nephew Lothair II in 869 , Charles tried to seize Lothair's dominions, but by the Treaty of Mersen (870 ) was compelled to share them with Louis the German.

Besides these family disputes, Charles had to struggle against repeated rebellions in Aquitaine and against the Bretons . Led by their chiefs Nomenoë and Erispoë , who defeated the king at Ballon (845 ) and Juvardeil (851 ), the Bretons were successful in obtaining a de facto independence. Charles also fought against the Vikings , who devastated the country of the north, the valleys of the Seine and Loire , and even up to the borders of Aquitaine. Several times Charles was forced to purchase their retreat at a heavy price. Charles led various expeditions against the invaders and, by the Edict of Pistres of 864 , made the army more mobile by providing for a cavalry element, the predecessor of the French chivalry so famous during the next 600 years. By the same edict, he ordered fortified bridges to be put up at all rivers to block the Viking incursions. Two of these bridges at Paris saved the city during its siege of 885-886 .

Emperor

In 875 , after the death of the Emperor Louis II (son of his half-brother Lothair), Charles the Bald, supported by Pope John VIII , traveled to Italy, receiving the royal crown at Pavia and the imperial insignia in Rome on December 29 . Louis the German, also a candidate for the succession of Louis II, revenged himself by invading and devastating Charles' dominions, and Charles had to return hastily to Francia . After the death of Louis the German (28 August 876 ), Charles in his turn attempted to seize Louis's kingdom, but was decisively beaten at Andernach on October 8 , 876 . In the meantime, John VIII, menaced by the Saracens , was urging Charles to come to his defence in Italy. Charles again crossed the Alps , but this expedition was received with little enthusiasm by the nobles, and even by his regent in Lombardy , Boso , and they refused to join his army. At the same time Carloman , son of Louis the German, entered northern Italy. Charles, ill and in great distress, started on his way back to Gaul, but died while crossing the pass of Mont Cenis at Brides-les-Bain , on 6 October 877 .

According to the Annals of St-Bertin, Charles was hastily buried at the abbey of Nantua, Burgundy because the bearers were unable to withstand the stench of his decaying body. He was to have been buried in the Basilique Saint-Denis and may have been transferred there later. It was recorded that there was a memorial brass there that was melted down at the Revolution.

Legacy
Charles was succeeded by his son, Louis . Charles seems to have been a prince of education and letters, a friend of the church, and conscious of the support he could find in the episcopate against his unruly nobles, for he chose his councillors from among the higher clergy, as in the case of Guenelon of Sens , who betrayed him, and of Hincmar of Reims .
It has been suggested that Charles was not in fact bald, but that his epithet was applied ironically - that, in fact, he was extremely hairy. In support of this idea is the fact that none of his enemies commented on what would be an easy target. However, none of the voluble members of his court comments on his being hairy; and the Genealogy of Frankish Kings, a text from Fontanell dating from possibly as early as 869, and a text without a trace of irony, names him as Karolus Caluus ("Charles the Bald"). Certainly, by the end of the 10th century, Richier of Reims and Adhemar of Chabannes refer to him in all seriousness as "Charles the Bald".[2]

Family
Charles married Ermentrude , daughter of Odo I, Count of Orléans , in 842 . She died in 869 . In 870 , Charles married Richilde of Provence , who was descended from a noble family of Lorraine , but none of the children he had with her played a part of any importance.

With Ermentrude :
Judith (844 -870 ), married firstly with Ethelwulf of Wessex , secondly with Ethelbald of Wessex (her stepson) and thirdly with Baldwin I of Flanders
Louis the Stammerer (846 -879 )
Charles the Child (847 -866 )
Lothar (848 -865 ), monk in 861 , became Abbot of Saint-Germain
Carloman (849 -876 )
Rotrud (852 -912 ), a nun, Abbess of Saint-Radegunde
Ermentrud (854 -877 ), a nun, Abbess of Hasnon
Hildegard (born 856 , died young)
Gisela (857 -874 )
With Richilde:
Rothild (871 -929 ), married firstly with Hugues, Count of Bourges and secondly with Roger, Count of Maine
Drogo (872 -873 )
Pippin (873 -874 )
a son (born and died 875 )
Charles (876 -877 )

Noted events in his life were:

• King of the Franks: 840-877.

• King of Western Francia: 843-877.

• Holy Roman Emperor: 25 Dec 875-5 Oct 877.

Charles married Ermentrude, of Orléans,268 269 270 daughter of Eudes, Count of Orléans and Engeltrude, on 14 Dec 842 in Crécy, France. Ermentrude was born on 27 Sep 830 in Orléans, Orléanais, (Loiret), Neustria (France), died on 6 Oct 869 at age 39, and was buried in St. Denis. Another name for Ermentrude was Irmtrud.

Birth Notes: Ancestral Roots has b. 830. Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871986 has b. abt 825. FamilySearch has b. 27 Sep 830.

Research Notes: Eldest daughter of Eudes and Engletrude.



Children from this marriage were:

+ 135 F    i. Judith, Princess of France 271 272 273 was born in Oct 844 in France and died after 870.

+ 136 M    ii. Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia 268 274 275 was born on 1 Nov 846 in Western Francia (France) and died on 10 Apr 879 in Compeigne, Western Francia (France) at age 32.

+ 137 M    iii. Hersent was born about 862 in France.

Charles next married Richildis.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593872372

127. Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin 257 258 (Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born between 817 and 818 and died after 0840. Another name for Pepin was Pepin of Vermandois.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-16

Also Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford) has b. abt 815.

From Wikipedia - Pepin, Count of Vermandois :

Pepin (born c. 815 ) was the first count of Vermandois , lord of Senlis , Peronne , and Saint Quentin . He was the son of King Bernard of Italy and Cunigunda.
Pepin first appears in 834 as a count to the north of the Seine and then appears as same again in 840. In that year, he supported Lothair I against Louis the Pious .
Pepin's wife is unknown, but his heir inherited much Nibelungid territory and so historian K. F. Werner hypothesised a marriage to a daughter of Theodoric Nibelung . Their children were:
Bernard (c. 844-after 893), count of Laon
Pepin (c. 846-893), count of Senlis and lord of Valois (877-893)
Herbert I of Vermandois (c. 850-907)
Cunigunda
Gunhilde De Vermandois who married first the Margrave Berengar I of Neustria and then Count Guy of Senlis

Pepin married someone.

His children were:

+ 138 M    i. Bernard, Count of Laon was born about 844 and died after 893.

+ 139 M    ii. Pepin, Count of Senlis and Lord of Valois was born about 846 and died in 893 about age 47.

+ 140 M    iii. Herbert I, Count of Vermandois 276 277 278 was born about 850 and died from 6 Nov 900 to 907 about age 50.

+ 141 F    iv. Cunigunda .

+ 142 F    v. Gunhilde de Vermandois .

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128. Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace 260 261 262 (Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 819 in Tours, Touraine (Indre-et-Loire, France) and died after 866. Other names for Adelaide were Adelheid and Aelis.

Birth Notes: FamilySearch has b. abt 824

Death Notes: FamilySearch has d. 866.

Research Notes: Widow of Conrad I, Count of Aargau and Auxerre, d. 863.

From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593872395:
Father Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours.
Has b. abt 819 in Tours, d. 866.

Ancestral Roots, line 181-6 has her as daughter of Hugh III and Bava (Ava):
ADELAIDE (or AELIS), d. aft. 866, wid. of Contrad I, Count of Auxerre, m. as his second wife, ROBERT THE STRONG (48:17), Count of Wormgau, Paris, Anjou, and Blois.

Adelaide married Rutpert IV, Count of Wormgau, Paris, Anjou & Blois,239 279 son of Rutpert III, Count of Wormgau and Wiltrud, of Orléans, about 864. Rutpert was born about 817 in Germany, died on 15 Sep 866 in <Anjou, France> about age 49, and was buried in St. Martin de Châteauneuf, France. Other names for Rutpert were Robert "Fortis" Duke of France and Robert "the Strong" Count of Paris.

Birth Notes: FamilySearch has b. abt 820 in France.

Death Notes: FamilySearch has d. 25 Aug 866 in Anjou, France, the same as his burial date.

Research Notes: Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)
and
http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593872394


Children from this marriage were:

+ 143 M    i. Robert I, Duke of France 280 was born in 866 in <Bourgogne, Champagne, France> and died on 15 Jun 923 in Soissons, Picardie, France at age 57.

+ 144 M    ii. Odo, Count of Paris .239

129. Godfrey, de Burgh (Rowland, de Burgh118, Charles "Karl" von Ingelheim, Duke of Ingelheim112, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1)

Godfrey married someone.

His child was:

+ 145 M    i. Baldwin I, de Burgh

130. Lothair II, King of Lorraine 246 264 (Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 827 in <Lorraine, France> and died on 8 Aug 869 in Plaisance, Italy at age 42. Another name for Lothair was Lothaire II King of Lorraine.

Birth Notes: FamilySearch has b. abt 835 in Alsace-Lorraine.

Death Notes: FamilySearch has d. 7 Aug 869

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593872024
KING OF LORRAINE. WALDRADE WAS HIS SECOND WIFE.

Lothair married Waldrade 246 281 in 862. Waldrade was born about 837 in <Lorraine, France> and died about 868 in Remiremont, Vosges, France about age 31.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593872025
DIED AS A NUN IN REMIREMONT CIRCA 868


The child from this marriage was:

+ 146 F    i. Bertha, Princess of Lorraine 246 was born about 871 in <Lorraine, France> and died on 8 Mar 925 about age 54.

131. Helletrude, of Lorraine 265 (Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 830 in Lorraine, France. Another name for Helletrude was Ermengarde of Lorraine.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871900

Helletrude married Giselbert, Count of Darnau,282 283 son of Giselbert, Count in the Maasgau and Unknown, in 846. Giselbert was born about 830 and died about 892 about age 62. Another name for Giselbert was Gilbert Count of Brabant.

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Darnau: 846-863.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 147 M    i. Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine 284 285 286 was born about 850 in <France> and died before 19 Jan 916.

132. Rorick, Count of Maine 267 (Rotrude122, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Rorick married someone.

His child was:

+ 148 F    i. Blichilde, of Maine .287

133. Carloman, King of Bavaria (Louis II, King of Germany124, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 821 in Germany and died in 880 in Bavaria, Germany about age 59.

Research Notes: From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875188 :

Carloman was named as successor to the Holy Roman Empire by his cousin Louis II. But his uncle Charles (RIN # 831) convinced him to go to Germany first, then rushed to Rome and was crowned Emperor as Charles II. Carloman became King of Bavaria and reigned until 880.


134. Charles III, Holy Roman Emperor (Louis II, King of Germany124, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 823.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593879140
Holy Roman Emperor 881-887.

135. Judith, Princess of France 271 272 273 (Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in Oct 844 in France and died after 870. Another name for Judith was Judith of Flanders.

Research Notes: Baldwin I was her third husband.

From Wikipedia - Judith of Flanders :

Judith of Flanders (844 - 870 ) was a daughter of the Frankish king Charles the Bald . Through her marriage to two kings of Wessex she was first a queen, then later through her third marriage to Baldwin, she became Countess of Flanders .

Judith was born in October of 844, the daughter of Charles the Bald , King of the Franks , and Ermentrude .

Her father gave her in marriage to Ethelwulf , King of Wessex on October 1 , 856 at Verberie sur Oise , France. Soon after, Ethelwulf's son Ethelbald forced his father to abdicate. Following Ethelwulf's death on January 13 , 858 , Ethelbald married his widowed stepmother. However, the marriage was annulled in 860 on the grounds of consanguinity .

Elopement
Judith eloped with Baldwin in January 862 . They were likely married at the monastery of Senlis before they eloped. The couple was in hiding from Judith's father, King Charles the Bald, until October after which they went to her uncle Lothair II for protection. From there they fled to Pope Nicholas I . The pope took diplomatic action and asked Judith's father to accept the union as legally binding and welcome the young couple into his circle - which ultimately he did. The couple then returned to France and were officially married at Auxerre .

Baldwin was accepted as son-in-law and was given the land directly south of the Scheldt to ward off Viking attacks. Although it is disputed among historians as to whether King Charles did this in the hope that Baldwin would be killed in the ensuing battles with the Vikings, Baldwin managed the situation remarkably well. Baldwin succeeded in quelling the Viking threat, expanded both his army and his territory quickly, and became one of the most faithful supporters of King Charles. The March of Baldwin came to be known as the County of Flanders and was for a long time the most powerful principality of France.

Succession
Judith and Baldwin had a son, Baldwin II , Count of Flanders, born in 864 . Judith died in 870.



Judith married Æthelwulf, King of Wessex and King of Kent,288 289 son of Egbert, King of Wessex and Rædburga, on 1 Oct 856 in Verberie-sur-Oise, (Oise), France. Æthelwulf was born between 795 and 800 and died on 13 Jan 858. Other names for Æthelwulf were Aethelwulf King of Wessex and Ethelwulf King of Wessex.

Marriage Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871945

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Æthelwulf of Wessex :

Æthelwulf
, also spelled Aethelwulf or Ethelwulf; Old English : Æþelwulf, means 'Noble Wolf' (c. 795 - 858 ) was the elder son of King Egbert of Wessex . He conquered Kent on behalf of his father in 825. Thereafter he was styled King of Kent [1] until he succeeded his father as King of Wessex in 839 , whereupon he became King of Wessex, Kent, Cornwall, the West Saxons and the East Saxons. [2] He was crowned at Kingston upon Thames .

In 839 , Æthelwulf succeeded his father Egbert as King. Egbert had been a grizzled veteran who had fought for survival since his youth. Æthelwulf had a worrying style of Kingship. He had come naturally to the throne of Wessex. He proved to be intensly religious, cursed with little political sense, and too many able and ambitious sons. [Humble, Richard. The Saxon Kings. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1980. 41.] One of the first acts Æthelwulf did as King, was to split the kingdom. He gave the eastern half, that of Kent, Essex, Surrey and Sussex to his eldest son Athelstan (not to be confused with the later Athelstan the Glorious). Æthelwulf kept the ancient, western side of Wessex (Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset and Devon) for himself. Æthelwulf and his first wife, Osburga , had five sons and a daughter. After Athelstan came Ethelbald , Ethelbert , Ethelred , and Alfred . Each of his sons succeeded to the throne. Alfred, the youngest son, has been praised as one of the greatest kings to ever reign in Britain. Æthelwulf's only daughter, Aethelswith , was married as a child to the king of Mercia .

... In 853 Æthelwulf, sent his son Alfred, a child of about four years, to Rome. In 855 , about a year after his wife Osburh's death, Æthelwulf followed Alfred to Rome . In Rome, he was generous with his wealth. He distributed gold to the clergy of St. Peter's, and offered the Blessed Peter chalices of the purest gold and silver-gilt candelabra of Saxon work. [Hodgkin, RH. A History of the Anglo-Saxons. London: Oxford UP, 1935. 512.] During the return journey in 856 he married Judith a Frankish princess and a great-granddaughter of Charlemagne. She was about twelve years old, the daughter of Charles the Bald , King of the West Franks .

Upon their return to England in 856 Æthelwulf met with an acute crisis. His eldest son Ethelbald (Athelstan had since died) had devised a conspiracy with the Ealdorman of Somerset and the Bishop of Sherborne to oppose Æthelwulf's resumption of the kingship once he returned. There was enough support of Æthelwulf to either have a civil war, or to banish Ethelbald and his fellow conspirators. Instead Æthelwulf yielded Wessex proper to his son, and accepted Surrey, Sussex and Essex for himself. he ruled there until his death on January 13 , 858 . The family quarrel, had it been allowed to continue, could have ruined the House of Egbert. Æthelwulf and his advisors deserved the adoration bestowed upon them for their restraint and tolerance.

... He was buried first at Steyning and then later transferred to the Old Minster in Winchester . His bones now reside in one of several mortuary chests in Winchester Cathedral .


Noted events in his life were:

• King of Wessex: 839-855.

Judith next married Æthelbald, King of Wessex,290 son of Æthelwulf, King of Wessex and King of Kent and Osburga, after 13 Jan 858. Æthelbald died in 860. Another name for Æthelbald was Ethelbald King of Wessex.

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Annulment: of marriage to Aethelbald, 860. on grounds of consanguinity

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Wessex: 858-860.

Judith next married Baldwin I, Count of Flanders,291 292 293 294 son of Odoacre, Count of Harlebec and Unknown, in Jan 862 in <Flanders (Belgium)>. Baldwin was born about 836 in <Flanders (Belgium)> and died in 879 in Flanders (Belgium) about age 43. Other names for Baldwin were Baldwin "Iron Arm" Count of Flanders, Baldwin I "Bras de Fer" Count of Flanders, and Baudouin I Count of Flanders.

Noted events in their marriage were:

• Eloped: Jan 862.

• Marriage: with acceptance of Charles, 13 Dec 863, Auxerre, France.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Baldwin I, Count of Flanders :


Baldwin I
(probably born 830s, died 879 ), also known as Baldwin Iron Arm (the epithet is first recorded in the 12th century), was the first count of Flanders .

Baldwin was the son of a certain Audacer , about whom nothing definite is known; his legendary origins are rejected by modern scholarship. At the time Baldwin first appears in the records he was already a count, presumably in the area of Flanders, but this is not known. Count Baldwin rose to prominence when he eloped with princess Judith , daughter of Charles the Bald , king of West Francia . Judith had previously been married to Ethelwulf and his son (from an earlier marriage) Ethelbald , kings of Wessex, but after the latter's death in 860 she had returned to France.

Around Christmas 861, at the instigation of Baldwin and with her brother Louis' consent Judith escaped the custody she had been put under in the city of Senlis after her return from England. She fled north with Count Baldwin. Charles had given no permission for a marriage and tried capture Baldwin, sending letters to Rorik of Dorestad and Bishop Hungar , forbidding them to shelter the fugitive.

After Baldwin and Judith had evaded his attempts to capture them, Charles had his bishops excommunicate the couple. Judith and Baldwin responded by traveling to Rome to plead their case with Pope Nicholas I . Their plea was successful and Charles was forced to accept. The marriage took place on 13 December 863 in Auxerre . By 870 Baldwin had acquired the lay-abbacy of St. Pieter in Ghent and is assumed to have also acquired the counties of Flanders and Waas, or parts thereof by this time. Baldwin developed himself as a very faithful and stout supporter of Charles and played an important role in the continuing wars against the Vikings . He is named in 877 as one of those willing to support the emperor's son, Louis the Stammerer . During his life Baldwin expanded his territory into one of the major principalities of Western Francia , he died in 879 and was buried in the Abbey of Saint-Bertin, near Saint-Omer .

Family

Baldwin was succeeded by his son by Judith, Baldwin II (c. 866 - 918 ). The couple's first son was named Charles after his maternal grandfather, but he died young. His third son Raoul (Rodulf) (c. 869 - murdered 896) became Count of Cambrai around 888 , but he and his brother joined king Zwentibold of Lotharingia in 895. In 896 they attacked Vermandois and captured Arras , Saint-Quentin and Peronne , but later that year Raoul was captured by count Heribert and killed.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 149 M    i. Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois 293 295 296 297 was born about 864 in Flanders, Belgium and died on 10 Sep 918 about age 54.

+ 150 F    ii. Widnille, Countess of Flanders 298 was born about 865 in Flanders (Belgium).

+ 151 M    iii. Raoul, Count of Cambrai was born about 869 and died in 896 about age 27.

136. Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia 268 274 275 (Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 1 Nov 846 in Western Francia (France) and died on 10 Apr 879 in Compeigne, Western Francia (France) at age 32. Another name for Louis was Louis "the Stammerer."

Research Notes: King of the Franks 877-879

From Wikipedia - Louis the Stammerer :

Louis the Stammerer (November 1 , 846 - April 10 , 879 ; French : Louis le Bègue), was the King of Aquitaine and later King of West Francia . He was the eldest son of Charles the Bald and Ermentrude of Orléans . He succeeded his younger brother in Aquitaine in 866 and his father in West Francia in 877, though he was never crowned Emperor .

Twice married, he and his first wife, Ansgarde of Burgundy , had two sons: Louis (born in 863) and Carloman (born in 866), both of whom became kings of France , and two daughters: Hildegarde (born in 864) and Gisela (865-884), who married Robert, Count of Troyes .

With his second wife, Adelaide of Paris , he had one daughter, Ermentrude (875-914) - who was the mother of Cunigunde, wife of the Count Palatine Wigerich of Bidgau ; they were the ancestors of the House of Luxemburg -, and a posthumous son, Charles the Simple , who would become, long after his elder brothers' deaths, king of France.

He was crowned on 8 December 877 by Hincmar , archbishop of Rheims , and was crowned a second time in September 878 by Pope John VIII at Troyes while the pope was attending a council there. The pope may even have offered the imperial crown, but it was declined. Louis the Stammerer was said to be physically weak and outlived his father by only two years. He had relatively little impact on politics. He was described "a simple and sweet man, a lover of peace, justice, and religion". In 878, he gave the counties of Barcelona , Gerona , and Besalú to Wilfred the Hairy . His final act was to march against the Vikings who were then the scourge of Europe . He fell ill and died on 10 April or 9 April 879 not long after beginning his final campaign. On his death, his realms were divided between his two sons, Carloman and Louis.

Noted events in his life were:

• King of Aquitaine: 866-879.

• King of Western Francia: 877-879.

Louis married Adelaide, of Paris,268 299 daughter of Adelhard, of Paris and Unknown, between 868 and 870. Adelaide was born about 855 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France and died after 9 Nov 901. Other names for Adelaide were Adélahide of Paris and Aelis of Paris.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 152 F    i. Ermentrude, of France 300 was born in 870.

+ 153 M    ii. Charles III "the Simple", King of Western Francia 268 301 302 was born on 17 Sep 879 in <Western Francia (France)>, died on 7 Oct 929 in Péronne, Somme, Western Francia (France) at age 50, and was buried in St. Fursi, Péronne, Somme, Western Francia (France).

137. Hersent (Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 862 in France.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871898

138. Bernard, Count of Laon (Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 844 and died after 893.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Pepin, Count of Vermandois

139. Pepin, Count of Senlis and Lord of Valois (Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 846 and died in 893 about age 47.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Pepin, Count of Vermandois

140. Herbert I, Count of Vermandois 276 277 278 (Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 850 and died from 6 Nov 900 to 907 about age 50. Other names for Herbert were Hubert I de Vermandois and Herbert I de Vermandois.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-17 has b. abt. 850, d. 6 Nov bet. 900/907. Count of Soissons, Count of Méaux, Count of Vermandois 877/900

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford) has b. abt 840, d. abt 902. Has name as Hubert I.

From Wikipedia - Herbert I, Count of Vermandois :

Herbert I of Vermandois
(c. 848 /850 - 907 ), Count of Vermandois , lord of Senlis , of Peronne and of Saint Quentin , was the son of Pepin of Vermandois .

Marriage and issue
He married Bertha de Morvois . They had the following:
Herbert II of Vermandois (c. 880 -943 )
Béatrice of Vermandois (c. 880-931 ), married King Robert I of France .
Cunigunde of Vermandois (d. 943)
Adele of Vermandois
Berenger of Vermandois, Count of Bayeaux whose grandson was Conan I of Rennes .

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Soissons:

• Count of Méaux:

• Count of Vermandois: 877-900.

Herbert married Bertha, de Morvois,303 daughter of Guerri I, Count of Morvois and Eve, of Roussillon,. Bertha was born about 844 in Namur, Namur, Belgium. Another name for Bertha was Beatrice of Morvois.

Research Notes:
Source: Also familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 154 M    i. Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes 188 304 305 306 was born between 880 and 890 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died on 23 Feb 943 in St. Quentin, Picardy, France.

+ 155 F    ii. Beatrice de Vermandois 261 307 was born in 880 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)> and died after Mar 931.

+ 156 F    iii. Cunigunde de Vermandois died in 943.

+ 157 F    iv. Adele, of Vermandois .277

+ 158 M    v. Berenger de Vermandois, Count of Bayeaux .

141. Cunigunda (Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Pepin, Count of Vermandois

142. Gunhilde de Vermandois (Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Pepin, Count of Vermandois


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143. Robert I, Duke of France 280 (Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 866 in <Bourgogne, Champagne, France> and died on 15 Jun 923 in Soissons, Picardie, France at age 57. Another name for Robert was Robert I King of the West Franks.

Research Notes: Count of Poitiers, Count of Paris, Marquis of Neustria and Orleans, King of the West Franks (France)

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford) has title King of France.

From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871957 :

Duke of France, Marquis of Neustria, Count of Paris and Poitiers. Robert was killed at the battle of Soissons. He had been named King of the West Franks in 922 to succeed his brother.

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Paris: 888.

• King of the Franks: 922-923.

Robert married Aelis.279 308 309 Aelis was born about 864 in <France>. Other names for Aelis were Adaele and Adele.

Research Notes: First wife of Robert I.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 159 F    i. Liegarde, of France 279 310 was born about 886 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)> and died after 931.

Robert next married Beatrice de Vermandois,261 307 daughter of Herbert I, Count of Vermandois and Bertha, de Morvois, after 893. Beatrice was born in 880 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)> and died after Mar 931. Another name for Beatrice was Beatrix de Vermandois.

Research Notes: Second wife of Robert I.

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)


The child from this marriage was:

+ 160 M    i. Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris 311 was born about 895 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France, died on 16 Jun 956 in Deurdan, France about age 61, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France.

144. Odo, Count of Paris 239 (Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1). Another name for Odo was Eudes King of the Franks.

145. Baldwin I, de Burgh (Godfrey, de Burgh129, Rowland, de Burgh118, Charles "Karl" von Ingelheim, Duke of Ingelheim112, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1)

Baldwin married someone.

146. Bertha, Princess of Lorraine 246 (Lothair II, King of Lorraine130, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 871 in <Lorraine, France> and died on 8 Mar 925 about age 54.

Bertha married Adalbert, Marquis of Tuscany 246 in 898. Adalbert was born about 855 in <Tuscany, Italy> and died about 915 about age 60.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 161 M    i. Boso, Marquis of Tuscany 246 was born about 899 in <Tuscany, Italy> and died about 938 about age 39.

147. Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine 284 285 286 (Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 850 in <France> and died before 19 Jan 916. Other names for Reginar were Rainer I of Lorraine and Reginar I Count of Hainaut.

Death Notes: Ancestral Roots, Line 140-17 has d. aft. 25 Oct. 915, bef. 19 Jan. 916

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Reginar, Duke of Lorraine :

Reginar I Longneck[1] (c. 850 - 915)[2] was the Duke of Lorraine from 910 until his death. He stands at the head of the clan of Reginarids , an important Lotharingian noble family.

He was the son of Gilbert , Count of the Maas gau , and a daughter of Lothair I of whom the name is not known (Hiltrude, Bertha, Irmgard, and Gisela are good candidates).

He succeeded his father in the Maasgau and was the lay abbot of Echternach between 897 and 915, of Maastricht from before May 898, and of Stablo and Malmedy between 900 and 902.

He was the Count of Mons when in 870 he and Franco , Bishop of Liège , led an army against the Vikings in Walacria . He, as Duke of Hesbaye and Hainault , and Radbold led a Frisian army with against the forces of Rollo a little later, but were forced back to his fortresses.

In an 877 capitulary from Quierzy , he appears alongside his father as one of the regents of the kingdom during Charles the Bald 's absence on campaign in Italy. A Reginar appears at the Siege of Paris in 886, but this may be an uncle or nephew. The name "Reginar" or "Reginhar" (French : Régnier or Rainier) was commonplace in his family.

Reginar was originally a supporter of Zwentibold in 895, but he broke with the king in 898. He and some other magnates who had been key to Zwentibold's election three years earlier then took the opportunity provided by the death of Odo of West Francia to invite Charles the Simple to become king in Lotharingia. His lands were confiscated, but he refused to give them up and entrenched himself at Durfost , downstream from Maastricht. Representatives of Charles, Zwentibold, and the Emperor Arnulf met at Saint Goar and determined that the succession should go to Louis the Child . Zwentibold was killed by the rebels in battle in August 900.
At first, Louis appeared to be opposed to Reginar when he appointed Gebhard as his deputy in Lotharingia, but the two were never at war. In 908, Reginar recuperated the Hainault after the death of Sigard . Then, after the death of Gebhard in 910, in battle with the Magyars , Reginar appears as his successor. He led the magnates in opposing Conrad I of Germany and electing Charles the Simple their king. He was given the title marchio by Charles in 915. He never appears as the Duke of Lorraine, but he was definitely the military commander of the region under Charles. He himself was succeeded by his son Gilbert ; however, the Reginarids did not succeed in establishing their supremacy in Lotharingia like the Liudolfings or Liutpoldings did in the duchies of Saxony and Bavaria .

Family
By his wife Hersinda (or Alberada), who predeceased him, Reginar left the following children:
Gilbert, Duke of Lorraine
Reginar II, Count of Hainaut
Balderic, Bishop of Utrecht
Frederick, Archbishop of Mainz
a daughter, possibly named Symphoria, who married Berengar , Count of Namur

Noted events in his life were:

• Lay Abbot of Echternach: (Luxembourg), 897-915.

• Duke of Lorraine: 910-916.

Reginar married Alberade.312 Alberade died in 916. Other names for Alberade were Hersent and Hersinda.

Research Notes: 2nd wife of Reginar I


Children from this marriage were:

+ 162 M    i. Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine 246 313 314 was born about 880 in <Lorraine, France> and died on 2 Oct 939 in Andernach, Rhineland, Prussia about age 59.

+ 163 M    ii. Reginar II, Count of Hainaut 315 was born about 890 in <Lorraine, France> and died in 932 about age 42.

+ 164 M    iii. Balderic, Bishop of Utrecht .286

+ 165 M    iv. Frederick, Archbishop of Mainz 316 died in Oct 954.

+ 166 F    v. Symphoria .286

148. Blichilde, of Maine 287 (Rorick, Count of Maine132, Rotrude122, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Blichilde married Ranulf I, Duke of Aquitaine 287 about 845. Ranulf died in 866.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 167 M    i. Ranulf II, Count of Poitou was born about 855 and died on 5 Aug 890 about age 35.

149. Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois 293 295 296 297 (Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 864 in Flanders, Belgium and died on 10 Sep 918 about age 54. Other names for Baldwin were Baldwin Calvus Count of Flanders and Baldwin II "the Bald" Count of Flanders.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Baldwin II, Count of Flanders

Baldwin II (c. 865 - September 10 , 918 ), nicknamed Calvus (the Bald) was the second count of Flanders . He was also hereditary abbot of St. Bertin from 892 till his death. He was the son of Baldwin I of Flanders and Judith , a daughter of Charles the Bald .

The early years of Baldwin's rule were marked by a series of devastating Viking raids. Little north of the Somme was untouched. Baldwin recovered, building new fortresses and improving city walls, and taking over abandoned property, so that in the end he held far more territory, and held it more strongly, than had his father. He also took advantage of the conflicts between Charles the Simple and Odo, Count of Paris to take over the Ternois and the Boulonnias .

In 884 Baldwin married Ælfthryth (Ælfthryth, Elftrude, Elfrida), a daughter of King Alfred the Great of England . The marriage was motivated by the common Flemish-English opposition to the Vikings, and was the start of an alliance that was a mainstay of Flemish policy for centuries to come.
In 900 , he tried to curb the power of Archbishop Fulk of Rheims by assassinating him, but he was excommunicated by Pope Benedict IV .
He died at Blandimberg and was succeeded by his eldest son Arnulf I of Flanders . His younger son Adalulf was (the first) count of Boulogne .

Family
He married Ælfthryth, a daughter of Alfred the Great , King of England. They had the following:
Arnulf I of Flanders (c. 890 -964 ), married Adela of Vermandois
Adalulf (c. 890 -933 ), Count of Boulogne
Ealswid
Ermentrud
His fifth child however, was illegitimate.
Albert (d. 977 )


Baldwin married Ælfthryth, of Wessex,317 318 319 320 daughter of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, King of England and Ealhswith, of the Gaini, Queen of the Anglo-Saxons, in 884. Ælfthryth was born about 869 in England and died on 9 Jun 929 about age 60. Other names for Ælfthryth were Ælflaeda, Ælfreda, Elfleda, Elfrida Countess of Flanders, and Ethelswith of Wessex.

Death Notes: Ancestral Roots has d. 7 June 929 and d. 9 June 929

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders

Ælfthryth, also known as Elfrida, (died 929), was the last child of Alfred the Great , the Saxon King of England and his wife Ealhswith . She had four or five siblings, including KingEdward the Elder and Ethelfleda .

Ælfthryth married Baldwin II (d. 918), Count of Flanders . One of their descendants, Matilda of Flanders (d. 1083), would go on to marry William the Conqueror , therefore starting the Anglo-Norman line of Kings of England . Through her descendant, Henry I of England , she is also a direct ancestor of the current monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland , Elizabeth II .


Children from this marriage were:

+ 168 M    i. Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois 321 322 323 324 was born about 890 in Flanders (Belgium) and died 27 Mar 964 or 965 in Flanders (Belgium) about age 74.

+ 169 M    ii. Adalulf, Count of Boulogne 325 was born about 890 and died in 933 about age 43.

+ 170 F    iii. Ealswid .

+ 171 F    iv. Ermentrud .

150. Widnille, Countess of Flanders 298 (Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 865 in Flanders (Belgium). Another name for Widnille was Widinile Countess of Flanders.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593875288

Widnille married Wilfred I "El Velloso", Count of Urgel,298 son of Sunifred, Count of Urgel and Barcelona and Ermesende, in 877. Wilfred was born about 840 in <Urgel, Lerida>, Spain and died after 21 Aug 897.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 172 M    i. Sunifred, Count of Besalu and Urgel 298 was born about 878 in <Urgel, Lerida>, Spain and died in 948 about age 70.

151. Raoul, Count of Cambrai (Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 869 and died in 896 about age 27.

Death Notes: Murdered after capture by Count Heribert.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Baldwin I, Count of Flanders

152. Ermentrude, of France 300 (Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 870.

Research Notes: Husband unknown, according to Ancestral Roots (line 143-17)

Ermentrude married someone.

Her child was:

+ 173 F    i. Cunigonde 268 326 327 was born about 890 in <Aachen, Rheinland, Prussia> and died after 923.

153. Charles III "the Simple", King of Western Francia 268 301 302 (Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 17 Sep 879 in <Western Francia (France)>, died on 7 Oct 929 in Péronne, Somme, Western Francia (France) at age 50, and was buried in St. Fursi, Péronne, Somme, Western Francia (France). Other names for Charles were Charles III "the Straightforward" King of Western Francia, Charles the Simple King of France, and Karolus Simplex King of France.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Charles the Simple :

Charles III (17 September 879 - 7 October 929), called the Simple or the Straightforward (from the Latin Karolus Simplex), was the undisputed King of France from 898 until 922 and the King of Lotharingia from 911 until 919/23. He was a member of the Carolingian dynasty , the third and posthumous son of Louis the Stammerer by his second wife, Adelaide of Paris .

As a child, Charles was prevented from succeeding to the throne at the time of the death in 884 of his half-brother Carloman . The nobles of the realm instead asked his uncle, Charles the Fat , to rule them. He was also prevented from succeeded the unpopular Charles, who was deposed in November 887 and died in January 888, although it is unknown if his deposition was accepted or even made known in West Francia before his death. The nobility elected Odo , the hero of the Siege of Paris , king, though there was a faction that supported Guy III of Spoleto . Charles was put under the protection of Ranulf II , the Duke of Aquitaine , who may have tried to claim the throne for him and in the end used the royal title himself until making peace with Odo. Finally, in 893 Charles was crowned by a faction opposed to Odo at Reims Cathedral . He only became the effectual monarch with the death of Odo in 898.[1]

In 911 Charles signed the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte with the Viking leader Rollo , thus enfeoffing him with the lower Seine basin, the heart of what would become Normandy , in hopes that Rollo would fend off future Viking raids in the Seine area. He also gave the Viking his daughter Gisela in marriage. In the same year as the treaty with the Vikings, Louis the Child , the King of Germany , died and the nobles of Lotharingia , who had been loyal to him, under the leadership of Regina Longneck , declared Charles their new king, breaking from Germans who had elected Conrad of Franconia king.[1] Charles tried to win their support by marrying a Lotharingian woman named Frederuna , who died in 917.

On 7 October 919 Charles re-married to Eadgifu , the daughter of Edward the Elder , King of England . By this time Charles' excessive favouritism towards a certain Hagano had turned the aristocracy against him. He endowed Hagano with monasteries which were already the benefices of other barons, alienating these barons. In Lotharingia he earned the enmity of the new duke, Gilbert , who declared for the German king Henry the Fowler in 919.[1] Opposition to Charles in Lotharingia was not universal, however, and he retained the support of Wigeric . In 922 some of the West Frankish barons, led by Robert of Neustria and Rudolph of Burgundy , revolted. Robert, who was Odo's brother, was elected by the rebels and crowned in opposition to Charles, who had to flee to Lotharingia. He returned the next year (923) with a Norman army but was defeated on 15 June near Soissons by Robert, who died in the battle.[1] Charles was captured and imprisoned in a castle at Péronne under the guard of Herbert II of Vermandois .[2] Rudolph was elected to succeed him. In 925 the Lotharingians accepted Rudolph as their king. Charles died in prison on 7 October 929 and was buried at the nearby abbey of Saint-Fursy . Though he had had many children by Frederuna, it his son by Eadgifu who would eventually be crowned in 936 as Louis IV of France . In the initial aftermath of Charles defeat, Eadgifu and Louis fled to England.

Charles married Ogiva, of England, daughter of Edward I "the Elder", King of England and Elfreda, on 7 Oct 919. Ogiva was born in 902 in Wessex, England and died after 955. Other names for Ogiva were Edgifu, Edgiva of England, and Ogive.

Marriage Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 148-17 (Charles III) has m. 918.

Research Notes: 3rd wife of Charles II "the Simple"

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), Line 50-20 (Herbert III). Line 148-17 (Charles III) has d. 951

Source: Wikipedia - Edward the Elder and Eadgifu of England

From Wikipedia - Eadgifu of England :

Eadgifu (b. 902 , d. after 955 ) or Edgifu, was a daughter [1] of Edward the Elder , King of Wessex and England , and his second wife Aelffaed . She was born in Wessex .


Marriage to the French King
She was the second wife of King Charles III of France ,[1] whom she married in 919 after the death of his first wife, Frederonne ; she was mother to Louis IV of France .


Flight to England
In 922 Charles III was deposed and the next year taken prisoner by Count Herbert II of Vermandois , an ally of the present King. To protect her son's safety Eadgifu took him to England in 923 to the court of her half-brother, Athelstan of England .[2] Because of this, Louis IV of France became known as Louis d'Outremer of France. He stayed there until 936, when he was called back to France to be crowned King. Eadgifu accompanied him.
She retired to a convent in Laon. Then, in 951, she left the convent and married Herbert III, Count of Vermandois .[2]


Notes
^ a b Lappenberg, Johann ; Benjamin Thorpe, translator (1845). A History of England Under the Anglo-Saxon Kings. J. Murray, pp. 88-89.
^ a b Williams, Ann ; Alfred P. Smyth, D. P. Kirby (1991). A Biographical Dictionary of Dark Age Britain: England, Scotland, and Wales. Routledge, p. 112. ISBN 1852640472 .

References
Lappenberg, Johann ; Benjamin Thorpe, translator (1845). A History of England Under the Anglo-Saxon Kings. J. Murray, pp. 88-89.
Williams, Ann ; Alfred P. Smyth, D. P. Kirby (1991). A Biographical Dictionary of Dark Age Britain: England, Scotland, and Wales. Routledge, p. 112. ISBN 1852640472 .


The child from this marriage was:

+ 174 M    i. Louis IV, d'Outre-Mer, King of the West Franks 268 328 was born on 10 Sep 920 in <Laon, Champagne>, France, died on 10 Sep 954 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France at age 34, and was buried in Abbaye de St. Rémy, Reims, Marne, Champagne, (France).

154. Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes 188 304 305 306 (Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born between 880 and 890 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died on 23 Feb 943 in St. Quentin, Picardy, France. Another name for Herbert was Herbert II de Vermandois.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Herbert II, Count of Vermandois :


Herbert II
(884 - 23 February 943 ), Count of Vermandois and Count of Troyes , was the son of Herbert I of Vermandois .


Life
He inherited the domain of his father and in 907 , added to it the Saint de Soissons abbey . His marriage with Adela of France (also known as Liégarde) brought him the County of Meaux . In 918 , he was also named Count of Mézerais and of the Véxin . With his cousin Bernard , Count of Beauvais and Senlis , he constituted a powerful group in the west of France, to the north and east of Paris . In 923 , he imprisoned King Charles III in Chateau-Thierry , then in Péronne .

In 922 , the Archbishop of Rheims , Seulf , called on Herbert II to reduce some of his vassals who were in rebellion against him. On the death of Seulf, in 925 , with the help of King Rudolph , he acquired for his second son Hugh (then five years old) the archbishopric of Rheims, which had a large inheritance in France and Germany. In 926 , on the death of Count Roger of Laon , Herbert demanded this County for Eudes , his eldest son. He settled there, initially against the will of King Rudolph and constructed a fortress there. Rudolph yielded to pressure to free king Charles III, whom Herbert still held in prison. In 930 , Herbert took the castle of Vitry in Perthois at the expense of Boso, the brother of King Rudolph. Rudolph united his army with the army of Hugh, marquis of Neustria , and in 931 , they entered Rheims and defeated Hugh, the son of Herbert. Artaud became the new archbishop of Reims. Herbert II then lost, in three years, Vitry, Laon , Chateau-Thierry, and Soissons . The intervention of his ally, Henry the Fowler , allowed him to restore his domains (except Rheims and Laon) in exchange for his submission to King Rudolph.

Later Herbert allied with Hugh the Great and William Longsword , duke of Normandy against King Louis IV , who allocated the County of Laon to Roger II, the son of Roger I, in 941 . Herbert and Hugh the Great took back Rheims and captured Artaud. Hugh, the son of Herbert, was restored as archbishop. Again the mediation of the German King Otto I in Visé , near Liège , in 942 allowed for the normalization of the situation.

Death and legacy
Herbert II died on 23 February 943 without having succeeded in building the principality of which he dreamed. His succession was reconciled by Hugh the Great, maternal uncle of his children. It took place in 946 and led to an equitable distribution between the sons of Herbert II: Herbert III, Robert, Albert, and Hugh (his other son Eudes died before 946). As for his girls, Adela was married to Arnulf I , count of Flanders , Luitgarde (widow of William Longsword) was married to Theobald I , count of Blois , the first lieutenant of Hugh. She brought to Theobald Provins and domains in the Mézerais.

Family
...With Adela [daughter of Robert I of France], he had 7 children:
Adele of Vermandois (910 -960 ), married 934 Count Arnulf I of Flanders , also a descendant of Charlemagne
Eudes of Vermandois, Count of Amiens and of Vienne , (910 -946 )
Herbert "the Elder" , Count of Meaux and of Troyes (-993 )
Robert of Vermandois , Count of Meaux and Chalons (-968 )
Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois (915 -987 ), married Gerberga of Lorraine, also a descendant of Charlemagne
Luitgarde of Vermandois (ca 920 -978 ), married 943 Theobald I of Blois
Hugh of Vermandois (died 962 ), Archbishop of Reims

Herbert married Liegarde, of France,279 310 daughter of Robert I, Duke of France and Aelis, by 907. Liegarde was born about 886 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)> and died after 931. Other names for Liegarde were Adela of France and Hildebrante of France.

Birth Notes: FamilySearch has b. abt 897 in Vermandois, Neustria.

Research Notes: Source: Also familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)
and
http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871885

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 49-18 (Herbert II) has "m. bef. 907, LIEGARDE (Hildebrante) (Adela) (48-19), of France, dau. of ROBERT I (48-18), King of the West Franks, by his first wife, Aelis."


Children from this marriage were:

+ 175 M    i. Eudes, of Vermandois, Count of Amiens and Vienne was born in 910 and died in 946 at age 36.

+ 176 F    ii. Adele, of Vermandois 322 329 330 331 was born between 910 and 915 in Vermand, Picardy, Neustria (France), died on 10 Oct 960 in Bruges, Aquitaine (West Flanders, Belgium), and was buried in Abbaye de St Pierre, Gand, Flandres.

+ 177 M    iii. Robert, of Vermandois, Count of Trois and Meaux 188 332 333 334 was born about 920 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died Aug 967 or 968 in Troyes, Champagne, (Aube), France about age 47.

+ 178 M    iv. Albert I "the Pious", Count of Vermandois 335 336 was born about 920 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)>, died on 8 Sep 988 in <St. Quentin, Flandres> about age 68, and was buried in St. Quentin, Flanders (Picardy, France).

+ 179 F    v. Luitgarde, of Vermandois was born about 920 and died after 978.

+ 180 M    vi. Herbert "the Elder", Count of Meaux and of Troyes died in 993.

+ 181 M    vii. Hugh, of Vermandois, Archbishop of Reims died in 962.

Herbert next married someone.

155. Beatrice de Vermandois 261 307 (Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 880 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)> and died after Mar 931. Another name for Beatrice was Beatrix de Vermandois.

Research Notes: Second wife of Robert I.

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)

Beatrice married Robert I, Duke of France,280 son of Rutpert IV, Count of Wormgau, Paris, Anjou & Blois and Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace, after 893. Robert was born in 866 in <Bourgogne, Champagne, France> and died on 15 Jun 923 in Soissons, Picardie, France at age 57. Another name for Robert was Robert I King of the West Franks.

Research Notes: Count of Poitiers, Count of Paris, Marquis of Neustria and Orleans, King of the West Franks (France)

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford) has title King of France.

From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871957 :

Duke of France, Marquis of Neustria, Count of Paris and Poitiers. Robert was killed at the battle of Soissons. He had been named King of the West Franks in 922 to succeed his brother.

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Paris: 888.

• King of the Franks: 922-923.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 143)

156. Cunigunde de Vermandois (Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 943.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Herbert I, Count of Vermandois

157. Adele, of Vermandois 277 (Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

158. Berenger de Vermandois, Count of Bayeaux (Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Herbert I, Count of Vermandois


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159. Liegarde, of France 279 310 (Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 886 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)> and died after 931. Other names for Liegarde were Adela of France and Hildebrante of France.

Birth Notes: FamilySearch has b. abt 897 in Vermandois, Neustria.

Research Notes: Source: Also familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)
and
http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871885

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 49-18 (Herbert II) has "m. bef. 907, LIEGARDE (Hildebrante) (Adela) (48-19), of France, dau. of ROBERT I (48-18), King of the West Franks, by his first wife, Aelis."

Liegarde married Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes,188 304 305 306 son of Herbert I, Count of Vermandois and Bertha, de Morvois, by 907. Herbert was born between 880 and 890 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died on 23 Feb 943 in St. Quentin, Picardy, France. Another name for Herbert was Herbert II de Vermandois.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Herbert II, Count of Vermandois :


Herbert II
(884 - 23 February 943 ), Count of Vermandois and Count of Troyes , was the son of Herbert I of Vermandois .


Life
He inherited the domain of his father and in 907 , added to it the Saint de Soissons abbey . His marriage with Adela of France (also known as Liégarde) brought him the County of Meaux . In 918 , he was also named Count of Mézerais and of the Véxin . With his cousin Bernard , Count of Beauvais and Senlis , he constituted a powerful group in the west of France, to the north and east of Paris . In 923 , he imprisoned King Charles III in Chateau-Thierry , then in Péronne .

In 922 , the Archbishop of Rheims , Seulf , called on Herbert II to reduce some of his vassals who were in rebellion against him. On the death of Seulf, in 925 , with the help of King Rudolph , he acquired for his second son Hugh (then five years old) the archbishopric of Rheims, which had a large inheritance in France and Germany. In 926 , on the death of Count Roger of Laon , Herbert demanded this County for Eudes , his eldest son. He settled there, initially against the will of King Rudolph and constructed a fortress there. Rudolph yielded to pressure to free king Charles III, whom Herbert still held in prison. In 930 , Herbert took the castle of Vitry in Perthois at the expense of Boso, the brother of King Rudolph. Rudolph united his army with the army of Hugh, marquis of Neustria , and in 931 , they entered Rheims and defeated Hugh, the son of Herbert. Artaud became the new archbishop of Reims. Herbert II then lost, in three years, Vitry, Laon , Chateau-Thierry, and Soissons . The intervention of his ally, Henry the Fowler , allowed him to restore his domains (except Rheims and Laon) in exchange for his submission to King Rudolph.

Later Herbert allied with Hugh the Great and William Longsword , duke of Normandy against King Louis IV , who allocated the County of Laon to Roger II, the son of Roger I, in 941 . Herbert and Hugh the Great took back Rheims and captured Artaud. Hugh, the son of Herbert, was restored as archbishop. Again the mediation of the German King Otto I in Visé , near Liège , in 942 allowed for the normalization of the situation.

Death and legacy
Herbert II died on 23 February 943 without having succeeded in building the principality of which he dreamed. His succession was reconciled by Hugh the Great, maternal uncle of his children. It took place in 946 and led to an equitable distribution between the sons of Herbert II: Herbert III, Robert, Albert, and Hugh (his other son Eudes died before 946). As for his girls, Adela was married to Arnulf I , count of Flanders , Luitgarde (widow of William Longsword) was married to Theobald I , count of Blois , the first lieutenant of Hugh. She brought to Theobald Provins and domains in the Mézerais.

Family
...With Adela [daughter of Robert I of France], he had 7 children:
Adele of Vermandois (910 -960 ), married 934 Count Arnulf I of Flanders , also a descendant of Charlemagne
Eudes of Vermandois, Count of Amiens and of Vienne , (910 -946 )
Herbert "the Elder" , Count of Meaux and of Troyes (-993 )
Robert of Vermandois , Count of Meaux and Chalons (-968 )
Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois (915 -987 ), married Gerberga of Lorraine, also a descendant of Charlemagne
Luitgarde of Vermandois (ca 920 -978 ), married 943 Theobald I of Blois
Hugh of Vermandois (died 962 ), Archbishop of Reims

(Duplicate Line. See Person 154)

160. Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris 311 (Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 895 in Paris, (Île-de-France), France, died on 16 Jun 956 in Deurdan, France about age 61, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France.

Research Notes: Count of Paris, Orléans, Vexin and Le Mans, Duke of France.

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)

Hugh married Edhilda in 926. Edhilda died about 26 Jan 945.

Research Notes: Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)

Hugh next married Hedwig, of Saxony,337 daughter of Henry I "the Fowler", Duke of Saxony, King of the Saxons and Mechtilde, of Ringelheim, in 938 in Mainz oder Ingelheim. Hedwig died 10 May aft 965.

Death Notes: Ancestral Roots gives various death dates - aft. 958 or 10 May aft. 965

Research Notes: 2nd or 3rd wife of Hugh Magnus.

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 141-19


The child from this marriage was:

+ 182 M    i. Hugh Capet, King of France 338 339 was born Winter 941 in France, died on 24 Oct 996 in Les Juifs, Chartres, France at age 55, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France.

161. Boso, Marquis of Tuscany 246 (Bertha, Princess of Lorraine146, Lothair II, King of Lorraine130, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 899 in <Tuscany, Italy> and died about 938 about age 39.

Boso married Willa, Princess of Burgundy.246 Willa was born about 906 in <Bourgogne, Champagne, France>.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 183 F    i. Willa, Princess of Tuscany 246 was born about 924 in <Tuscany, Italy>.

162. Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine 246 313 314 (Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 880 in <Lorraine, France> and died on 2 Oct 939 in Andernach, Rhineland, Prussia about age 59. Another name for Giselbert was Gilbert Duke of Lorraine.

Birth Notes: Ancestral Roots has b. abt 880 or b. abt 890. The most recent research give abt 880.

Research Notes: First husband of Gerberga of Saxony.

From Ancestral Roots, Line 240-18, p. 217, "From these two brothers [Reginar II and Giselbert] are descended the later kings of England, Scotland, France, Spain, Portugal, many of the German emperors, the Dukes of Brabant, Burgundy, Warwick, Northumberland, and Lorraine, the Earls of Chester, Clare, and Pembroke, the Counts of Roucy, Vermandois, Barcelona, Provence, Nevers, Poitou, Burgundy, and Savoy, and the families of Cantelou, Courtenay, Zouche, and many others."

Noted events in his life were:

• Lay Abbot of Echternach: 915-939.

Giselbert married Gerberga, of Saxony,268 340 341 daughter of Henry I "the Fowler", Duke of Saxony, King of the Saxons and Mechtilde, of Ringelheim, in 929. Gerberga was born about 914 in <Nordhausen, Saxony, Prussia>, died on 5 May 984 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France about age 70, and was buried in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France. Another name for Gerberga was Gerberge.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 142-18 and 148-18 (Louis IV)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 184 F    i. Alberade, of Lorraine 342 343 was born about 930 in <Lorraine, France> and died on 15 Mar 973 about age 43.

+ 185 F    ii. Gerberga, of Lorraine 344 was born about 935 and died in 978 about age 43.

163. Reginar II, Count of Hainaut 315 (Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 890 in <Lorraine, France> and died in 932 about age 42. Another name for Reginar was Rainer II Count of Hainaut.

Research Notes: From Ancestral Roots, Line 240-18, p. 217, "From these two brothers [Reginar II and Giselbert] are descended the later kings of England, Scotland, France, Spain, Portugal, many of the German emperors, the Dukes of Brabant, Burgundy, Warwick, Northumberland, and Lorraine, the Earls of Chester, Clare, and Pembroke, the Counts of Roucy, Vermandois, Barcelona, Provence, Nevers, Poitou, Burgundy, and Savoy, and the families of Cantelou, Courtenay, Zouche, and many others."

Reginar married < >.345

Research Notes: Possibly a daughter of Count Boso.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 186 M    i. Reginar III, Count of Hainaut 268 346 was born in 920 in <Hainaut, Belgium> and died in 973 at age 53.

164. Balderic, Bishop of Utrecht 286 (Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

165. Frederick, Archbishop of Mainz 316 (Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in Oct 954.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Frederick (Archbishop of Mainz) :

Frederick (died October 954) was the Archbishop of Mainz from 937, following the late Hildebert , until his death. He was a son of Reginar, Duke of Lorraine .
Immediately, Frederick acted as an opponent of Otto the Great , one of the most consistent opponents he faced. In 939, he joined the rebellion of Eberhard III of Franconia , Gilbert of Lorraine , and Henry I of Bavaria . He was imprisoned in Hammelburg for a while. He plotted with Henry to assassinate Otto in Easter 941 in Quedlinburg , but they were discovered and put in captivity in Ingelheim , being released and pardoned only after doing penance at Christmas of that year.
Frederick refused to accompany Otto to Italy in 951. He participated in another rebellion with Liudolf, Duke of Swabia , and Conrad, Duke of Lorraine , luring the king to Mainz in 953. Abandoned by the Lorrainers and without Henry's support this time, the rebels were easily crushed and punished. Frederick tried to distance himself from the fighting, but died before anything could come to him.

Noted events in his life were:

• Archbishop of Mainz: 937-954.

166. Symphoria 286 (Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

167. Ranulf II, Count of Poitou (Blichilde, of Maine148, Rorick, Count of Maine132, Rotrude122, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 855 and died on 5 Aug 890 about age 35.

Research Notes: According to Ancestral Roots, Line 144A-17, Ada was not the mother of Ebles Mancer.

Ranulf married someone.

His child was:

+ 187 M    i. Ebles Mancer, Count of Poitou was born in 868 and died in 932 at age 64.

168. Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois 321 322 323 324 (Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 890 in Flanders (Belgium) and died 27 Mar 964 or 965 in Flanders (Belgium) about age 74. Other names for Arnulf were Arnold I "the Old" Count of Flanders and Artois, Arnoul I Count of Flanders, and Arnulf the Great Count of Flanders and Artois.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Arnulf I, Count of Flanders

Arnulf I of Flanders (c. 890 - March 28 , 965 ), called the Great, was the third count of Flanders .

Arnulf was the son of count Baldwin II of Flanders and Ælfthryth , daughter of Alfred the Great . He was named after his distant ancestor, Saint Arnulf of Metz ; this was intended to emphasize his family's descent from the Carolingian dynasty.

History
Arnulf greatly expanded Flemish rule to the south, taking all or part of Artois , Ponthieu , Amiens , and Ostravent . He exploited the conflicts between Charles the Simple and Robert I of France , and later those between Louis IV and his barons .

In his southern expansion Arnulf inevitably had conflict with the Normans , who were trying to secure their northern frontier. This led to the 943 murder of the Duke of Normandy , William Longsword , at the hands of Arnulf's men.

The Viking threat was receding during the later years of Arnulf's life, and he turned his attentions to the reform of the Flemish government.

Family
In 934 he married Adele of Vermandois , daughter of Herbert II of Vermandois . Their children were:
Luitgard, married Wichmann, Count of Hamaland
Egbert, died 953
Baldwin III of Flanders
Elftrude, married Siegfried, Count of Guînes
He also had a previous daughter, Hildegard.
Arnulf made his eldest son and heir Baldwin III of Flanders co-ruler in 958, but Baldwin died untimely in 962, so Arnulf was succeeded by Baldwin's infant son, Arnulf II of Flanders .

Arnulf married Adele, of Vermandois,322 329 330 331 daughter of Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes and Liegarde, of France, in 934. Adele was born between 910 and 915 in Vermand, Picardy, Neustria (France), died on 10 Oct 960 in Bruges, Aquitaine (West Flanders, Belgium), and was buried in Abbaye de St Pierre, Gand, Flandres. Other names for Adele were Alix de Vermandois, Adaele de Vermandois, and Alice de Vermandois.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 188 F    i. Elftrude 323 347 348 was born about 912 in Flanders, Belgium.

+ 189 F    ii. Hildegarde was born about 914 in Flanders, Belgium.

+ 190 M    iii. Egbert died in 953.

+ 191 M    iv. Baldwin III, Count of Flanders 323 349 350 351 was born about 915 in Flanders (Belgium) and died on 1 Nov 962 in Flanders (Belgium) about age 47.

+ 192 F    v. Luitgarde, of Flanders 322 323 was born about 941 in Flanders and died on 29 Sep 964 about age 23.

169. Adalulf, Count of Boulogne 325 (Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 890 and died in 933 about age 43.

170. Ealswid (Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Baldwin II, Count of Flanders

171. Ermentrud (Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Baldwin II, Count of Flanders

172. Sunifred, Count of Besalu and Urgel 298 (Widnille, Countess of Flanders150, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 878 in <Urgel, Lerida>, Spain and died in 948 about age 70.

Sunifred married Richilde, de Rouergue,298 daughter of Armengol, Count of Toulouse and Adelaide, Countess of Toulouse, Betw 920 and 925. Richilde was born about 882 in <Rouergue, Aveyron>, France, died after 12 Nov 954, and was buried before 26 Dec 954.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 193 M    i. Borrell II, Count of Barcelona 298 was born about 946 in <Barcelona, Aragon>, Spain and died on 30 Sep 992 about age 46.

173. Cunigonde 268 326 327 (Ermentrude, of France152, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 890 in <Aachen, Rheinland, Prussia> and died after 923. Other names for Cunigonde were Cunegonde, Cunigunda, and Kunigunde.

Research Notes: Granddaughter of Louis II "the Stammerer" of France.

Cunigonde married Wigeric, Count of Bidgau 268 352 353 Betw 907 and 909. Wigeric was born about 882 in <Aachen, Rheinland, Prussia> and died before 923. Other names for Wigeric were Wigeric of Lotharingia and Wigerich Count of Trier and Ardennes.

Death Notes: May have died by 919.

Research Notes: First husband of Cunigonde. Founder of the house of Ardennes.

From Wikipedia - Wigeric of Lotharingia :

Wigeric or Wideric (French : Wigéric or Wéderic) (died before 923 ) was the count of the Bidgau (pagus Bedensis) and held the rights of a count within the city of Trier . He received also the advocacy of the abbey of Saint Rumbold's at Mechelen from Charles III of France . From 915 or 916 he was the count palatine of Lotharingia . He was the founder of the House of Ardennes .

At the death of Louis the Child , the Lotharingians rejected the suzerainty of Conrad I and elected Charles of France as their king. At the time, the military authority in Lotharingia was assigned to Count Reginar I of Hainaut (d. 915), but at his death it fell to Wigeric, who became count palatine, exercising as such the military authority in Lotharingia.

Wigeric founded the monastery of Hastière , of which he also assumed the advocacy. He married Cunigunda, daughter of Ermentrude and granddaughter of Louis II of France . Their children were:
Frederick (d.978 ), count of Bar , the duke of Upper Lorraine from 959
Adalberon (d.962 ), bishop of Metz
Gilbert (d.964 ), count in the Ardennes
Sigebert (fl.c.942 )
Gozlin (d.942 ), count of Bidgau, married Uda of Metz, father of:
Godfrey the Prisoner
Adalberon, Archbishop of Reims
Siegfried , count of Luxembourg

Some genealogies record two other children, Henry and Liutgard, who were in fact son and daughter of another Wigeric, son of Roric, a contemporary living in the shire of Bidgau-Trier.

Noted events in his life were:

• Living: 899-916.

• Count Palatine: of Lotharingia, 916-923.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 194 M    i. Gozlin, Count of Bidgau and Methingau 268 354 was born about 911 in <Aachen, Rheinland, Prussia> and died on 18 Dec 943 about age 32.

+ 195 M    ii. Siegfried, of Luxembourg 355 was born about 922 and died on 28 Oct 988 about age 66.

174. Louis IV, d'Outre-Mer, King of the West Franks 268 328 (Charles III "the Simple", King of Western Francia153, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 10 Sep 920 in <Laon, Champagne>, France, died on 10 Sep 954 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France at age 34, and was buried in Abbaye de St. Rémy, Reims, Marne, Champagne, (France). Another name for Louis was Louis IV "Transmarinus" King of Western Francia.

Research Notes: King of the West Franks 936-954

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 148-18

Louis married Gerberga, of Saxony,268 340 341 daughter of Henry I "the Fowler", Duke of Saxony, King of the Saxons and Mechtilde, of Ringelheim, 939 or 940. Gerberga was born about 914 in <Nordhausen, Saxony, Prussia>, died on 5 May 984 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France about age 70, and was buried in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France. Another name for Gerberga was Gerberge.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 142-18 and 148-18 (Louis IV)


The child from this marriage was:

+ 196 M    i. Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine 268 was born about 953 in <Laon, Champagne>, France, died on 21 May 992 in Kerker, Orléans, France about age 39, and was buried in St. Servatius, Maastricht.

175. Eudes, of Vermandois, Count of Amiens and Vienne (Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 910 and died in 946 at age 36.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Herbert II, Count of Vermandois

176. Adele, of Vermandois 322 329 330 331 (Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born between 910 and 915 in Vermand, Picardy, Neustria (France), died on 10 Oct 960 in Bruges, Aquitaine (West Flanders, Belgium), and was buried in Abbaye de St Pierre, Gand, Flandres. Other names for Adele were Alix de Vermandois, Adaele de Vermandois, and Alice de Vermandois.

Adele married Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois,321 322 323 324 son of Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois and Ælfthryth, of Wessex, in 934. Arnulf was born about 890 in Flanders (Belgium) and died 27 Mar 964 or 965 in Flanders (Belgium) about age 74. Other names for Arnulf were Arnold I "the Old" Count of Flanders and Artois, Arnoul I Count of Flanders, and Arnulf the Great Count of Flanders and Artois.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Arnulf I, Count of Flanders

Arnulf I of Flanders (c. 890 - March 28 , 965 ), called the Great, was the third count of Flanders .

Arnulf was the son of count Baldwin II of Flanders and Ælfthryth , daughter of Alfred the Great . He was named after his distant ancestor, Saint Arnulf of Metz ; this was intended to emphasize his family's descent from the Carolingian dynasty.

History
Arnulf greatly expanded Flemish rule to the south, taking all or part of Artois , Ponthieu , Amiens , and Ostravent . He exploited the conflicts between Charles the Simple and Robert I of France , and later those between Louis IV and his barons .

In his southern expansion Arnulf inevitably had conflict with the Normans , who were trying to secure their northern frontier. This led to the 943 murder of the Duke of Normandy , William Longsword , at the hands of Arnulf's men.

The Viking threat was receding during the later years of Arnulf's life, and he turned his attentions to the reform of the Flemish government.

Family
In 934 he married Adele of Vermandois , daughter of Herbert II of Vermandois . Their children were:
Luitgard, married Wichmann, Count of Hamaland
Egbert, died 953
Baldwin III of Flanders
Elftrude, married Siegfried, Count of Guînes
He also had a previous daughter, Hildegard.
Arnulf made his eldest son and heir Baldwin III of Flanders co-ruler in 958, but Baldwin died untimely in 962, so Arnulf was succeeded by Baldwin's infant son, Arnulf II of Flanders .

(Duplicate Line. See Person 168)

177. Robert, of Vermandois, Count of Trois and Meaux 188 332 333 334 (Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 920 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died Aug 967 or 968 in Troyes, Champagne, (Aube), France about age 47. Another name for Robert was Robert de Vermandois.

Birth Notes: Another source has b. abt 916

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Robert of Vermandois :

Robert of Vermandois (died 968 ) was Count of Meaux after his father Herbert II of Vermandois .

He was married to Adelaide of Burgundy, daughter of Giselbert, Duke of Burgundy . They had three children:
Herbert III, Count of Meaux (c. 950 -995 )
Adele of Meaux , (c. 950 -c. 980 )
Adelaise of Troyes (c. 955 -c. 991 )

Robert married Adelaide, of Burgundy,188 356 daughter of Giselbert, Count of Burgundy and Chalons and Ermengarde, of Burgundy, by 950. Adelaide was born about 918 in Burgundy, France and died on 19 Aug 967 about age 49.

Research Notes:


The child from this marriage was:

+ 197 F    i. Adelaide, of Vermandois 357 was born in 950 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died 12 Mar 975 or 978 in Châlons-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, France at age 25.

178. Albert I "the Pious", Count of Vermandois 335 336 (Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 920 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)>, died on 8 Sep 988 in <St. Quentin, Flandres> about age 68, and was buried in St. Quentin, Flanders (Picardy, France). Other names for Albert were Adalbert I Count of Vermandois, Adelbert I Count of Vermandois, and Albert I le Pieux Count of Vermandois.

Death Notes: FamilySearch has d. 7 Sep 978 in St. Quentin, Flanders. May have reversed digits in 978, and it should be 987.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois :

Adalbert I of Vermandois (French : Albert I le Pieux, the Pious) (c. 915 /917 - 9 September 988 ), Count of Vermandois , was the son of Herbert II of Vermandois and Adela.

Family
In 954 he married Gerberge of Lorraine (c. 935 -978 ), daughter of Giselbert , Duke of Lorraine , and Gerberga of Saxony .
Their children were:
Herbert III of Vermandois
Eudes of Vermandois (c. 956 -983 )
Liudolfe de Noyon (c. 957 -986 )
Guy I of Vermandois , count of Soissons

Albert married Gerberga, of Lorraine,344 daughter of Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine and Gerberga, of Saxony, before 954. Gerberga was born about 935 and died in 978 about age 43. Another name for Gerberga was Gerberge of Lorraine.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-20 (Herbert III)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 198 M    i. Herbert III, Count of Vermandois 261 358 was born between 942 and 953 and died in 993.

+ 199 M    ii. Eudes, of Vermandois was born about 956 and died in 983 about age 27.

+ 200 M    iii. Liudolfe, de Noyon was born about 957 and died in 986 about age 29.

+ 201 M    iv. Guy I, of Vermandois, Count of Soissons .

179. Luitgarde, of Vermandois (Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 920 and died after 978.

Research Notes: Second wife of William I "Longsword"

Source: Wikipedia - Herbert II, Count of Vermandois

Luitgarde married William I "Longsword", Duke of Normandy,359 360 361 son of Rollo, Duke of Normandy and Poppa, de Bayeux,. William was born about 892 in <Rouen, (France)> and died on 17 Dec 942 in France about age 50. Other names for William were Guillaume I "Longue Épée" Duke of Normandy and William I "Longsword."

Birth Notes: May have been born in Bayeux.

Death Notes: Killed in treacherous ambush by servants of Theobald of Blois and Arnulf of Flanders

Research Notes: When the Bretons rebelled about 930, he subdued them, taking Brittany, the Channel Islands, the Contentin, and the Averanchin.

From Wikipedia - William I, Duke of Normandy :

William I Longsword (French : Guillaume Longue-Épée, Latin : Willermus Longa Spata, Scandinavian : Vilhjálmr Langaspjót; 893 - 17 December 942) was the second Duke of Normandy from his father's death until his own assassination. The title dux (duke) was not in use at the time and has been applied to early Norman rulers retroactively; William actually used the title comes (count).

Little is known about his early years. He was born in Bayeux or Rouen to Rollo and his wife Poppa. All that is known of Poppa is that she was a Christian, and the daughter to Berengar of Rennes , the previous lord of Brittania Nova , which eventually became western Normandy. According to the William's planctus , he was baptised a Christian.

William succeeded Rollo sometime around 927. It appears that he faced a rebellion early in his reign, from Normans who felt he had become too Gallicised . Subsequent years are obscure. In 939 William became involved in a war with Arnulf I of Flanders , which soon became intertwined with the other conflicts troubling the reign of Louis IV . He was killed by followers of Arnulf while at a meeting to settle their conflict. His son Richard the Fearless , child of his first wife, Sprota, succeeded him. William also left a widow, Liègard (Liutgard), who died in 985.

Noted events in his life were:

• Succeeded: to County of Normandy, Abt 927.

• Bretons rebelled: Abt 930.

180. Herbert "the Elder", Count of Meaux and of Troyes (Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 993.

Research Notes: Not the same person as Herbert III

Source: Wikipedia - Herbert II, Count of Vermandois

181. Hugh, of Vermandois, Archbishop of Reims (Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 962.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Herbert II, Count of Vermandois


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182. Hugh Capet, King of France 338 339 (Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born Winter 941 in France, died on 24 Oct 996 in Les Juifs, Chartres, France at age 55, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France. Another name for Hugh was Hugues Capet Duke of the Franks, King of France.

Birth Notes: Birth date variously given as Aft. 939, winter 941

Death Notes: Another source says d. in Paris.

Research Notes: King of France 987-996. First of the Capetian kings of France. Count of Poitou, Count of Orleans.

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), Line 141-20.

Also Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)

From Wikipedia - Hugh Capet :

Hugh Capet[1] (c. 940 - 24 October 996 ) was the first King of France of the eponymous Capetian dynasty from his election to succeed the Carolingian Louis V in 987 until his death.

Descent and inheritance
The son of Hugh the Great , Duke of France , and Hedwige of Saxony , daughter of the German king Henry the Fowler , Hugh was born about 940. His paternal family, the Robertians , were powerful landowners in the Île-de-France . His grandfather had been King Robert I and his grandmother Beatrice was a Carolingian, a daughter of Herbert I of Vermandois . King Odo was his great uncle and King Rudolph Odo's son-in-law. Hugh was born into a well-connected and powerful family with many ties to the reigning nobility of Europe.[2] But for all this, Hugh's father was never king. When Rudolph died in 936, Hugh the Great organized the return of Louis d'Outremer , son of Charles the Simple , from his exile at the court of Athelstan of England . Hugh's motives are unknown, but it is presumed that he acted to forestall Rudolph's brother and successor as Duke of Burgundy, Hugh the Black from taking the French throne, or to prevent it from falling into the grasping hands of Herbert II of Vermandois or William Longsword , Count of Rouen .[3]
In 956, Hugh inherited his father's estates and became one of the most powerful nobles in the much-reduced West Frankish kingdom . However, as he was not yet an adult, his uncle Bruno , Archbishop of Cologne , acted as regent . Young Hugh's neighbours made the most of the opportunity. Theobald I of Blois , a former vassal of Hugh the Great, took the counties of Chartres and Châteaudun . Further south, on the border of the kingdom, Fulk II of Anjou , another former client of Hugh the Great, carved out a principality at Hugh's expense and that of the Bretons .[4]...

Election and extent of power
From 978 to 986, Hugh Capet allied himself with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with Archbishop Adalberon of Reims to dominate the Carolingian king, Lothair . By 986, he was king in all but name. After Lothair and his son died in early 987, the archbishop of Reims and Gerbert of Aurillac convened an assembly of nobles to elect Hugh Capet as their king....

Dispute with the papacy
Hugh made Arnulf Archbishop of Reims in 988, even though Arnulf was the nephew of the his bitter rival, Charles of Lorraine . Charles thereupon succeeded in capturing Reims and took the archbishop prisoner. Hugh, however, considered Arnulf a turncoat and demanded his deposition by Pope John XV . The turn of events outran the messages, when Hugh captured both Charles and Arnulf and convoked a synod at Reims in June 991, which obediently deposed Arnulf and chose as his successor Gerbert of Aurillac. These proceedings were repudiated by Rome, although a second synod had ratified the decrees issued at Reims. John XV summoned the French bishops to hold an independent synod outside the King's realm, at Aachen , to reconsider the case. When they refused, he called them to Rome, but they protested that the unsettled conditions en route and in Rome made that impossible. The Pope then sent a legate with instructions to call a council of French and German bishops at Mousson , where only the German bishops appeared, the French being stopped on the way by Hugh and Robert.
Through the exertions of the legate, the deposition of Arnulf was finally pronounced illegal. After Hugh's death, Arnulf was released from his imprisonment and soon restored to all his dignities.

Legacy
Hugh Capet died on 24 October 996 in Paris and was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica . His son Robert continued to reign.
Most historians regard the beginnings of modern France with the coronation of Hugh Capet. This is because, as Count of Paris , he made the city his power center. The monarch began a long process of exerting control of the rest of the country from there.
He is regarded as the founder of the Capetian dynasty . The direct Capetians, or the House of Capet , ruled France from 987 to 1328; thereafter, the Kingdom was ruled by collateral branches of the dynasty. All French Kings down to Louis Philippe , and royal pretenders since then, have been members of the dynasty (the Bonapartes styled themselves emperors rather than kings). As of 2007 , the Capetian dynasty is still the head of state in the kingdom of Spain (in the person of the Bourbon Juan Carlos ) and the duchy of Luxembourg , being the oldest continuously reigning dynasty in Europe. Queen Elizabeth II is a direct descendent of Hugh Capet.
Marriage and issue
Hugh Capet married Adelaide , daughter of William Towhead , Count of Poitou . Their children are as follows:
Robert , who became king after the death of his father
Hedwig, or Hathui, who married Reginar IV , Count of Hainaut
Gisela, or Gisele
A number of other daughters are less reliably attested.[10]

References
Bordenove, Georges. Les Rois qui ont fait la France: Hugues Capet, le Fondateur. Paris: Marabout, 1986. ISBN 2-501-01099-X
Gauvard, Claude. La France au Moyen Âge du Ve au XVe siècle. Paris: PUF, 1996. 2-13-054205-0
James, Edward. The Origins of France: From Clovis to the Capetians 500-1000. London: Macmillan, 1982. ISBN 0312588623
Riché, Pierre. Les Carolingiens: Une famille qui fit l'Europe. Paris: Hachette, 1983. 2-012-78551-0
Theis, Laurent. Histoire du Moyen Âge français: Chronologie commentée 486-1453. Paris: Perrin, 1992. 2-87027-587-0
Lewis, Anthony W. "Anticipatory Association of the Heir in Early Capetian France. " The American Historical Review, Vol. 83, No. 4. (Oct., 1978), pp 906-927.

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Paris: 956-996.

• King of France: 987-996.

Hugh married Adelaide, de Poitou,188 362 daughter of William I, Count of Poitou and Adele, de Normandie, Summer 968. Adelaide was born about 945 and died on 15 Jun 1006 about age 61. Another name for Adelaide was Alix of Poitou.

Marriage Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 144A-20

Children from this marriage were:

+ 202 F    i. Hedwig, of France 363 was born about 969 and died after 1013.

+ 203 M    ii. Robert II "the Pious", King of France 364 365 was born on 27 Mar 972 in Orléans, Orléanais, (Loiret), France and died on 20 Jul 1031 in Meulan, Normandy, France at age 59.

Hugh next married someone.

His child was:

+ 204 F    i. Emma, of Paris died about 968.

183. Willa, Princess of Tuscany 246 (Boso, Marquis of Tuscany161, Bertha, Princess of Lorraine146, Lothair II, King of Lorraine130, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 924 in <Tuscany, Italy>.

Willa married Berenger II, King of Italy.246 Berenger was born about 919 in <Italy>.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 205 M    i. Adalbert, Marquis of Ivrea 246 was born about 947 in <Italy> and died in 968 about age 21.

184. Alberade, of Lorraine 342 343 (Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine162, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 930 in <Lorraine, France> and died on 15 Mar 973 about age 43.

Alberade married Reinald, Comes de Roucy 366 on 5 Nov 945 in <France>. Reinald was born about 920 in <Bourgogne, France> and died on 10 May 967 about age 47. Other names for Reinald were Ragenold and Renaud de Roucy.

Death Notes: Ancestral Roots has d. 10 May 967; http://www.smokykin.com/ged/f001/f90/a0019042.htm has d. 15 Mar 973.


The child from this marriage was:

+ 206 M    i. Giselbert, Count of Roucy 367 368 was born before 956 in <Reims, Marne, France>, died from 19 Apr 991 to 1000, and was buried in Rheims, Marne, France.

Alberade next married Renaud de Roucy 246 about 945 in France. Renaud was born about 931 in <Reims, Marne, Champagne, France> and died on 15 Mar 973 about age 42.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 207 F    i. Ermentrude, Countess of Rheims 246 was born about 963 in <Rheims, Marne>, France and died before 5 Mar 1005.

185. Gerberga, of Lorraine 344 (Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine162, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 935 and died in 978 about age 43. Another name for Gerberga was Gerberge of Lorraine.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-20 (Herbert III)

Gerberga married Albert I "the Pious", Count of Vermandois,335 336 son of Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes and Liegarde, of France, before 954. Albert was born about 920 in <Vermandois, Neustria (France)>, died on 8 Sep 988 in <St. Quentin, Flandres> about age 68, and was buried in St. Quentin, Flanders (Picardy, France). Other names for Albert were Adalbert I Count of Vermandois, Adelbert I Count of Vermandois, and Albert I le Pieux Count of Vermandois.

Death Notes: FamilySearch has d. 7 Sep 978 in St. Quentin, Flanders. May have reversed digits in 978, and it should be 987.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois :

Adalbert I of Vermandois (French : Albert I le Pieux, the Pious) (c. 915 /917 - 9 September 988 ), Count of Vermandois , was the son of Herbert II of Vermandois and Adela.

Family
In 954 he married Gerberge of Lorraine (c. 935 -978 ), daughter of Giselbert , Duke of Lorraine , and Gerberga of Saxony .
Their children were:
Herbert III of Vermandois
Eudes of Vermandois (c. 956 -983 )
Liudolfe de Noyon (c. 957 -986 )
Guy I of Vermandois , count of Soissons

(Duplicate Line. See Person 178)

186. Reginar III, Count of Hainaut 268 346 (Reginar II, Count of Hainaut163, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 920 in <Hainaut, Belgium> and died in 973 at age 53. Another name for Reginar was Rainier III Count of Hainault.

Reginar married Adela,268 369 daughter of Hugh, Count of Equisheim and Unknown,. Adela was born about 929 in <Hainaut, Belgium> and died in 961 about age 32. Other names for Adela were Alice Countess of Equisheim and Alix.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 208 M    i. Lambert I "the Bearded", Count of Louvain 268 370 was born about 950 in <Louvain, Brabant>, Belgium and died on 12 Sep 1015 about age 65.

187. Ebles Mancer, Count of Poitou (Ranulf II, Count of Poitou167, Blichilde, of Maine148, Rorick, Count of Maine132, Rotrude122, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 868 and died in 932 at age 64.

Research Notes: Per Ancestral Roots, line 144A-18, "bastard of Ranulf II by Ermengarde, prob. a concubine"

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Poitou: 890-892, 903.

Ebles married Aremburge 371 in 892.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 209 M    i. William I, Count of Poitou 372 was born in 900 in <Poitiers, France> and died on 3 Apr 963 in <Saint-Cyrien de Poitiers, France> at age 63.

Ebles next married Emiliane 371 in 911.

Research Notes: Second wife of Ebles Mancer.

188. Elftrude 323 347 348 (Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 912 in Flanders, Belgium. Another name for Elftrude was Elstrude.

Elftrude married Sigfred "The Dane", First Count of Guînes.373 374 Sigfred was born about 910 in Denmark and died in 965 about age 55. Another name for Sigfred was Siegfried Count of Guînes.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Guînes

In 928 , when the Danes invaded and seized the place, it was probably a defenceless village. A fenced mound and a double ditch would soon have been created by the Danes. This is the origin of the castle of Guînes. Arnulf I , Count of Flanders , realizing a counter-attack would be costly, arranged the marriage of his daughter Elstrude, to Sigfrid, the Danish leader, bestowing upon him the title of Count of Guînes but as vassal to him, the Count of Flanders. Under Sigfrid's successors, the county of Guînes acquired considerable importance.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 210 M    i. Adolfus, Count of Guînes 375 was born about 937 in Guînes, Pas-de-Calais, France and died in 996 about age 59.

+ 211 F    ii. Haloise, de Guines was born about 940 in Guînes, Pas-de-Calais, France.

189. Hildegarde (Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 914 in Flanders, Belgium.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871977

190. Egbert (Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 953.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Arnulf I, Count of Flanders

191. Baldwin III, Count of Flanders 323 349 350 351 (Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 915 in Flanders (Belgium) and died on 1 Nov 962 in Flanders (Belgium) about age 47. Another name for Baldwin was Baudouin III Count of Flanders.

Birth Notes: FamilySearch has b. abt. 933

Research Notes: Co-regent with his father 958-962

Noted events in his life were:

• Co-regent with his father: 958-962.

Baldwin married Mathilde, of Saxony,293 daughter of Hermann Billung, Duke of Saxony and Hildegarde, of Westerbourg, about 960. Mathilde was born about 921 in Saxony, (Germany) and died on 28 May 1008 about age 87. Other names for Mathilde were Matilda Billung and Mathilde von Sachsen.

Birth Notes: FamilySearch has b. abt 958. This would make her incredibly young when she was married to Baldwin III.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 212 M    i. Jean de Conteville 376 377 was born about 960 in <Conteville>, Normandy, France.

+ 213 M    ii. Arnulf II, Count of Flanders was born from about 961 to 962 in Flanders, died on 30 Mar 987 about age 26, and was buried in Ghent, (East Flanders, Belgium).

+ 214 F    iii. Bertha, Countess of Flanders 293 was born about 987 in <Flanders (Belgium)>.

192. Luitgarde, of Flanders 322 323 (Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 941 in Flanders and died on 29 Sep 964 about age 23. Another name for Luitgarde was Ledgarde de Flanders.

Luitgarde married Wieman I, Count of Gand 322 about 955 in Flanders. Wieman was born about 920 in Gand, Flanders (Belgium). Another name for Wieman was Wickmann I Count of Gand.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 215 M    i. Theodoric de Gand 322 was born about 956 in Gand, Flanders (Belgium).

193. Borrell II, Count of Barcelona 298 (Sunifred, Count of Besalu and Urgel172, Widnille, Countess of Flanders150, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 946 in <Barcelona, Aragon>, Spain and died on 30 Sep 992 about age 46.

Borrell married Luitgarde, de Toulouse.298 Luitgarde was born about 952 in Toulouse, France and died after 977.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 216 M    i. Raimund Borrel I, Count of Barcelona 298 was born about 972 in <Barcelona, Barcelona, Aragon>, Spain and died on 25 Feb 1018 about age 46.

194. Gozlin, Count of Bidgau and Methingau 268 354 (Cunigonde173, Ermentrude, of France152, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 911 in <Aachen, Rheinland, Prussia> and died on 18 Dec 943 about age 32. Another name for Gozlin was Gozelo von Ardennes.

Gozlin married Oda, of Metz.268 354 Oda was born about 915 and died on 7 Apr 963 about age 48. Another name for Oda was Uda of Metz.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 217 M    i. Godfrey I "the Captive", Count of Verdun 268 354 378 was born about 927 in <Ardenne>, France and died in 1002 about age 75.

+ 218 M    ii. Adalberon, Archbishop of Reims 379 died in 989.

195. Siegfried, of Luxembourg 355 (Cunigonde173, Ermentrude, of France152, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 922 and died on 28 Oct 988 about age 66. Another name for Siegfried was Sigefroy of Luxembourg.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Siegfried of Luxembourg :

Siegfried or Sigefroy (c.922-28 Oct 998 ) is considered the first count of Luxembourg . He was actually count in the Moselgau and the Ardennes . He was also the advocate of the abbeys of Saint-Maximin de Trêves and Saint-Willibrod d'Echternach . He was a son of the Count Palatine Wigeric of Lotharingia and Cunigunda. He is the founder of the House of Luxembourg , a cadet branch of the House of Ardennes .

He had possessions from his father in Upper Lorraine . At the centre of his dominions he constructed the fortress of Luxembourg in 963. A town soon grew up around the castle. Though he used the title of count, the title "count of Luxembourg" was only applied to William some 150 years later.

Around 950, he married Hedwig of Nordgau (937-992), daughter of Eberhard IV of Nordgau . They had the following issue:
Henry I of Luxembourg
Siegfried, cited in 985
Frederick I, Count of Salm and Luxembourg , married Ermentrude of Gleiberg, daughter of Heribert I, Count of Gleiberg and Ermentrud (Imizi).
Thierry II, Bishop of Metz
Adalberon, canon of Trier
Poloaner, count in the Moselgau , married Lolital
Gislebert (d.1004), count in the Moselgau
Cunigunda , married Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor
Eve, married Gerard, Count of Metz
Ermentrude, abbess
Luitgarde , married Arnulf, Count of Holland
a daughter, married Thietmar
a son, married Mietzer

Noted events in his life were:

• Count in the Moselgau:

• Count in the Ardennes:

Siegfried married Hedwig, of Nordgau,380 daughter of Eberhard IV, Count in Nordgau and Liutgard, about 950. Hedwig was born between 922 and 937 and died in 993.

Research Notes: Her husband, Siegfried of Luxembourg, was her maternal uncle.

From Wikipedia - Hedwig of Nordgau :

Hedwig of Nordgau (922 - 993 ) was the daughter of count Eberhard IV of Nordgau and Luitgard of Lotharingia . Around 950 she married her maternal uncle Siegfried of Luxembourg , first count of Luxembourg and founder of the county.

Siegfried and Hedwig had 11 children, including:
Henry , count of Luxemburg
Adalbert , archbishop of Trier
Luitgard , married Aarnout
Eva , married count Gerard of Elzass
Cunigunde , married Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor
Dietrich , bishop of Metz
Frederik , father of the later counts Henry II and Giselbert


The child from this marriage was:

+ 219 M    i. Frederick I, Count of Luxembourg 381 382 was born about 965 and died on 6 Oct 1019 about age 54.

196. Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine 268 (Louis IV, d'Outre-Mer, King of the West Franks174, Charles III "the Simple", King of Western Francia153, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 953 in <Laon, Champagne>, France, died on 21 May 992 in Kerker, Orléans, France about age 39, and was buried in St. Servatius, Maastricht. Another name for Charles was Charles of Lorraine.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 148-19

Charles married Adelheid 268 383 about 972. Adelheid was born about 953 in <Ardenne>, France. Another name for Adelheid was Bonne Adelaide.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 220 F    i. Ermengarde, of Lorraine 384 385 was born about 975 in <Lower Lorraine>, France and died after 1012.

+ 221 F    ii. Gerberga, of Lorraine 386 was born about 975 and died 27 jan aft 1018 about age 43.

197. Adelaide, of Vermandois 357 (Robert, of Vermandois, Count of Trois and Meaux177, Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 950 in Vermand, Picardy, France and died 12 Mar 975 or 978 in Châlons-sur-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, France at age 25.

Birth Notes: Kevin Bradford has b. 950, as does Ancestral Roots Line 118-20.

Adelaide married Geoffrey I "Grisgonelle", Count of Anjou,387 son of Fulk II "the Good", Count of Anjou and Gerberga, of Maine, on 2 Mar 951 in Anjou, France. Geoffrey died on 21 Jul 987.

Marriage Notes: Kevin Bradford has m. 979. Seems too late.

Research Notes: Second husband of Adelaide of Vermandois,

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 222 F    i. Ermengarde, of Anjou 388 389 was born about 952 in <Anjou, France> and died on 27 Jun 992 about age 40.

+ 223 M    ii. Fulk III "the Black", of Maine, Count of Anjou 390 died on 21 Jun 1040.

198. Herbert III, Count of Vermandois 261 358 (Albert I "the Pious", Count of Vermandois178, Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born between 942 and 953 and died in 993.

Birth Notes: Ancestral Roots has b. abt 955, but if he married Ogiva in 951, something is in error.
FamilySearch has b. between 942 and 953

Death Notes: FamilySearch has d. 29 Aug 0997/1015.
Ancestral Roots has d. 993

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-20. This source has b. abt 955, but if he married Ogiva in 951, something is in error.

Herbert married Ermengarde,279 391 daughter of Reinald, Count of Bar and Unknown, by 987. Ermengarde was born about 946 in <Bourgogne, Champagne, France> and died after 1042.

Marriage Notes: FamilySearch has m. bef. 974.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-20 (Herbert III). "[Possibly] wid. of Milon II, of Tonnerre, dau. of Reinald, Count of Bar-sur-Seine. (ES III.1/49, III.4/730; West Winter, VIII.4 doubts that Ermengarde was of Bar, or was wid. of Milon; ES III.4.681 shows Ingeltrudis, m. Milon, Count of Tonnerre, as a questionable dau. of Englebert I of Brienne)."

Noted events in her life were:

• Living: 1021-1043.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 224 M    i. Otto, of Vermandois 279 392 was born about 1000 in <Vermandois, France> and died on 25 May 1045 in France about age 45.

Herbert next married Ogiva, of England, daughter of Edward I "the Elder", King of England and Elfreda, in 951. Ogiva was born in 902 in Wessex, England and died after 955. Other names for Ogiva were Edgifu, Edgiva of England, and Ogive.

Research Notes: 3rd wife of Charles II "the Simple"

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), Line 50-20 (Herbert III). Line 148-17 (Charles III) has d. 951

Source: Wikipedia - Edward the Elder and Eadgifu of England

From Wikipedia - Eadgifu of England :

Eadgifu (b. 902 , d. after 955 ) or Edgifu, was a daughter [1] of Edward the Elder , King of Wessex and England , and his second wife Aelffaed . She was born in Wessex .


Marriage to the French King
She was the second wife of King Charles III of France ,[1] whom she married in 919 after the death of his first wife, Frederonne ; she was mother to Louis IV of France .


Flight to England
In 922 Charles III was deposed and the next year taken prisoner by Count Herbert II of Vermandois , an ally of the present King. To protect her son's safety Eadgifu took him to England in 923 to the court of her half-brother, Athelstan of England .[2] Because of this, Louis IV of France became known as Louis d'Outremer of France. He stayed there until 936, when he was called back to France to be crowned King. Eadgifu accompanied him.
She retired to a convent in Laon. Then, in 951, she left the convent and married Herbert III, Count of Vermandois .[2]


Notes
^ a b Lappenberg, Johann ; Benjamin Thorpe, translator (1845). A History of England Under the Anglo-Saxon Kings. J. Murray, pp. 88-89.
^ a b Williams, Ann ; Alfred P. Smyth, D. P. Kirby (1991). A Biographical Dictionary of Dark Age Britain: England, Scotland, and Wales. Routledge, p. 112. ISBN 1852640472 .

References
Lappenberg, Johann ; Benjamin Thorpe, translator (1845). A History of England Under the Anglo-Saxon Kings. J. Murray, pp. 88-89.
Williams, Ann ; Alfred P. Smyth, D. P. Kirby (1991). A Biographical Dictionary of Dark Age Britain: England, Scotland, and Wales. Routledge, p. 112. ISBN 1852640472 .

199. Eudes, of Vermandois (Albert I "the Pious", Count of Vermandois178, Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 956 and died in 983 about age 27.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois

200. Liudolfe, de Noyon (Albert I "the Pious", Count of Vermandois178, Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 957 and died in 986 about age 29.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois

201. Guy I, of Vermandois, Count of Soissons (Albert I "the Pious", Count of Vermandois178, Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois


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202. Hedwig, of France 363 (Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 969 and died after 1013.

Hedwig married Régnier IV, Count of Hainaut,393 son of Régnier III, Count of Hainaut and Unknown, in 996. Régnier was born about 950 and died in 1013 about age 63.

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Hainaut: 1013.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 225 M    i. Régnier V, Count of Hainaut 394 died after 1039.


203. Robert II "the Pious", King of France 364 365 (Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 27 Mar 972 in Orléans, Orléanais, (Loiret), France and died on 20 Jul 1031 in Meulan, Normandy, France at age 59. Other names for Robert were Robert Sanctus King of France, Robert Capet Sanctus and King of France.

Death Notes: Melun, France?

Research Notes: Count of Paris, King of France

From Wikipedia - Robert II of France:

Robert II (27 March 972 - 20 July 1031 ), called the Pious or the Wise, was King of France from 996 until his death. The second reigning member of the House of Capet , he was born in Orléans to Hugh Capet and Adelaide of Aquitaine .

Co-rule with father
Immediately after his own coronation, Robert's father Hugh began to push for the coronation of Robert. "The essential means by which the early Capetians were seen to have kept the throne in their family was through the association of the eldest surviving son in the royalty during the father's lifetime," Andrew W. Lewis has observed, in tracing the phenomenon in this line of kings who lacked dynastic legitimacy.[1] Hugh's claimed reason was that he was planning an expedition against the Moorish armies harassing Borrel II of Barcelona , an invasion which never occurred, and that the stability of the country necessitated a co-king, should he die while on expedition.[2] Ralph Glaber , however, attributes Hugh's request to his old age and inability to control the nobility.[3] Modern scholarship has largely imputed to Hugh the motive of establishing a dynasty against the claims of electoral power on the part of the aristocracy, but this is not the typical view of contemporaries and even some modern scholars have been less sceptical of Hugh's "plan" to campaign in Spain.[4] Robert was eventually crowned on 30 December 987. A measure of Hugh's success is that when Hugh died in 996, Robert continued to reign without any succession dispute, but during his long reign actual royal power dissipated into the hands of the great territorial magnates.
Robert had begun to take on active royal duties with his father in the early 990s. In 991, he helped his father prevent the French bishops from trekking to Mousson in the Kingdom of Germany for a synod called by Pope John XV , with whom Hugh was then in disagreement.

Marital problems

As early as 989, having been rebuffed in his search for a Byzantine princess,[5]Hugh Capet arranged for Robert to marry the recently-widowed daughter of Berengar II of Italy , Rozala , who took the name of Susannah upon becoming Queen.[6] She was many years his senior. She was the widow of Arnulf II of Flanders , with whom she had children, the oldest of whom was of age to assume the offices of count of Flanders. Robert divorced her within a year of his father's death. He tried instead to marry Bertha , daughter of Conrad of Burgundy , around the time of his father's death. She was a widow of Odo I of Blois , but was also Robert's cousin. For reasons of consanguinity , Pope Gregory V refused to sanction the marriage, and Robert was excommunicated. After long negotiations with Gregory's successor, Sylvester II , the marriage was annulled.
Finally, in 1001, Robert entered into his final and longest-lasting marriage: to Constance of Arles , the daughter of William I of Provence . She was an ambitious and scheming woman, who made life miserable for her husband by encouraging her sons to revolt against their father.

Piety
Robert, however, despite his marital problems, was a very devout Catholic, hence his sobriquet "the Pious." He was musically inclined, being a composer, chorister, and poet, and making his palace a place of religious seclusion, where he conducted the matins and vespers in his royal robes. However, to contemporaries, Robert's "piety", resulted from his lack of toleration for heretics: he harshly punished them.

Children
Robert had no children from his short-lived marriage to Susanna. His illegal marriage to Bertha gave him one stillborn son in 999, but only Constance gave him surviving children:[7]
Constance, married Manasses de Dammartin
Adele of France, married Renauld I, Count of Nevers on 25 January 1016 and had issue.
Hugh Magnus , co-king (1017-1025)
Henry I , successor
Robert , became Duke of Burgundy
Odo (1013-c.1056), who may have been mentally retarded and died after his brother's failed invasion of Normandy
Adela (d. 1079), married firstly Richard III of Normandy and secondly Baldwin V of Flanders .
Robert also left an illegitimate son: Rudolph, Bishop of Bourges

Sources
Lewis, Andrew W. "Anticipatory Association of the Heir in Early Capetian France. " The American Historical Review, Vol. 83, No. 4. (Oct., 1978), pp 906-927.
* Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 53-21, 101-21, 107-20, 107-21, 108-21, 128-21, 141-21, 141A-21, 146-19, 162-20, 185-2.
Jessee, W. Scott. A missing Capetian princess: Advisa, daughter of King Robert II of France (Medieval Prosopography), 1990

Noted events in his life were:

• King of France: 1 Jan 996-1031.

Robert married Rosela, of Ivrea 395 before Apr 988. Another name for Rosela was Susanna of Ivrea.

Research Notes: 1st wife of Robert II. Her second husband. Robert II repudiated her in 992.

Noted events in her life were:

• Repudiated: 922.

Robert next married Bertha, of Burgundy,396 daughter of Conrad I, King of Burgundy, King of West Franks and Mathilda, of France, in 995. Bertha was born about 964 and died after 1010.

Research Notes: 2nd wife of Robert II. Widow of Eudes I.

Noted events in her life were:

• Repudiated: 998.

Robert next married Constance, of Provence,397 398 daughter of William II, Count of Arles and Provence and Adelaide "la Blanche", of Anjou, in 998. Constance was born about 986, died on 25 Jul 1032 in Melun, France about age 46, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France. Other names for Constance were Constance of Arles and Gisant of Arles.

Research Notes: Third wife of Robert II of France.

From Wikipedia - Constance of Arles :

Constance of Arles (also known as Constance of Provence) (986 - July 25 , 1034 ) was the third wife and queen of King Robert II of France . She was the daughter of William I , count of Provence and great-grandson of Charles-Constantine ; and Adelais of Anjou , daughter of Fulk II of Anjou . She was the sister of Count William II of Provence .

In 1003 , she was married to King Robert, after his divorce from his second wife, Bertha of Burgundy . The marriage was stormy; Bertha's family opposed her, and Constance was despised for importing her Provençal kinfolk. Robert's friend, Hugh of Beauvais, tried to convince the king to repudiate her in 1007 . Constance's response was to have Beauvais murdered by the knights of her kinsman, Fulk Nerra . In 1010 Robert even went to Rome, accompanied by his former wife Bertha, to seek permission to divorce Constance and remarry Bertha. Constance encouraged her sons to revolt against their father, and then favored her younger son, Robert, over her elder son, Henri.

During the famous trial of Herefast de Crepon (who was alleged to be involved with a heretical sect of canons, nuns, and clergy in 1022 [1]), the crowd outside the church in Orleans became so unruly that, according to Moore:
At the king's command, Queen Constance stood before the doors of the Church, to prevent the common people from killing them inside the Church, and they were expelled from the bosom of the Church. As they were being driven out, the queen struck out the eye of Stephen, who had once been her confessor, with the staff which she carried in her hand.

The symbolism, or reality, of putting an eye out is used often in medieval accounts to show the ultimate sin of breaking of one's oath, whether it be heresy, or treason to ones lordship, or in this case both. Stephen's eye was put out by the hand of a Queen wielding a staff (royal scepters were usually tipped with a cross) thus symbolically providing justice for the treasoned lord on earth and in heaven.

Constance and Robert had seven children:
Advisa, Countess of Auxerre, (c.1003-after 1063), married Count Renaud I of Nevers
Hugh Magnus, co-king (1007 -September 17 , 1025 )
Henri (May 4 , 1008 -August 4 , 1060 )
Adela, Countess of Contenance (1009 -June 5 , 1063 ), married (1) Duke Richard III of Normandy (2) Count Baldwin V of Flanders
Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (1011 -March 21 , 1076 )
Eudes (1013 -1056 )
Constance (1014 -unknown), married Manasses de Dammartin

At Constance's urging, her eldest son Hugh Magnus was crowned co-king alongside his father in 1017 . Hugh Magnus demanded his parents share power with him, and rebelled against his father in 1025 . He died suddenly later that year, an exile and a fugitive. Robert and Constance quarrelled over which of their surviving sons should inherit the throne; Robert favored their second son Henri , while Constance favored their third son, Robert . Despite his mother's protests, Henry was crowned in 1027 . Fulbert, bishop of Chartres wrote a letter claiming that he was "frightened away" from the consecration of Henry "by the savagery of his mother, who is quite trustworthy when she promises evil."

Constance encouraged her sons to rebel, and Henri and Robert began attacking and pillaging the towns and castles belonging to their father. Robert attacked Burgundy , the duchy he had been promised but had never received, and Henry seized Dreux . At last King Robert agreed to their demands and peace was made which lasted until the king's death.

King Robert died in 1031 , and soon Constance was at odds with both her elder son, Henri , and her younger son Robert . Constance seized her dower lands and refused to surrender them. Henri fled to Normandy, where he received aid, weapons, and soldiers from his brother Robert. He returned to besiege his mother at Poissy , but Constance escaped to Pontoise . She only surrendered when Henri began the siege of Le Puiset and swore to slaughter all the inhabitants.

Constance died in 1034 , and was buried beside her husband Robert at Saint-Denis Basilica .


Children from this marriage were:

+ 226 F    i. Adèle, of France, Countess of Auxerre 399 was born about 1003 and died about 1063 about age 60.

+ 227 M    ii. Hugh Magnus, of France was born in 1007 and died on 17 Sep 1025 at age 18.

+ 228 M    iii. Henry I, of France 400 401 was born on 4 May 1008 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France, died on 4 Aug 1060 in Vitry-en-Brie, France at age 52, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France.

+ 229 F    iv. Adele Capet, Princess of France 402 403 was born about 1009 and died about 8 Jan 1079 in Messines Monastery, Messines (Mesen), West Flanders, (Belgium) about age 70.

+ 230 M    v. Robert "the Old", Duke of Burgundy 404 405 was born about 1011 and died on 21 Mar 1076 about age 65.

+ 231 M    vi. Odo was born in 1013 and died about 1056 about age 43.

+ 232 F    vii. Constance Capet 384 406 was born about 1014 in France.

204. Emma, of Paris (Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died about 968.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 121E-20 (Richard I)

Emma married Richard I, Duke of Normandy,359 407 408 409 410 son of William I "Longsword", Duke of Normandy and Sprote, de Bretagne, in 960. Richard was born on 28 Aug 933 in <Fécamp>, Normandy, (France), died on 20 Nov 996 in Fécamp, Seine-Inferieure, France at age 63, and was buried in Fécamp, Seine-Inferieure, France. Other names for Richard were Richard I "Sans Peur" Duke of Normandy and Richard I "the Fearless" Duke of Normandy.

Marriage Notes: Betrothed about 945 and married 960

Birth Notes: Ancestral Roots has b. abt 933 in Fecamp, France.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Richard I, Duke of Normandy :

Richard I of Normandy (born 28 August 933 , in Fécamp Normandy , France died November 20 , 996 , in Fécamp) was the Duke of Normandy from 942 to 996; he is considered the first to actually have held that title. He was called Richard the Fearless (French, Sans Peur).

Birth
He was born to William I of Normandy , ruler of Normandy, and his wife, Sprota . He was still a boy when his father died in 942. His mother was a Breton concubine captured in war and bound to William by a Danish marriage. After William died, Sprota became the wife of Esperleng, a wealthy miller; Rodulf of Ivry was their son and Richard's half-brother.

Life
Richard was still a boy when his father died, and so he was powerless to stop Louis IV of France when he seized Normandy. Louis kept him in confinement in his youth at Lâon, but he escaped with the assistance of Osmond de Centville , Bernard de Senlis (who had been a companion of Rollo of Normandy ), Ivo de Bellèsme , and Bernard the Dane (ancestor of families of Harcourt and Beaumont ). In 968, Richard agreed to "commend" himself to Hugh, Count of Paris. He then allied himself with the Norman and Viking leaders, drove Louis out of Rouen, and took back Normandy by 947. He later quarrelled with Ethelred II of England regarding Viking invasions of England because Normandy had been buying up much of the stolen booty.

Richard was bilingual, having been well educated at Bayeux. He was more partial to his Danish subjects than to the French. During his reign, Normandy became completely Gallicized and Christianized. He introduced the feudal system and Normandy became one of the most thoroughly feudalized states on the continent. He carried out a major reorganization of the Norman military system, based on heavy cavalry. He also became guardian of the young Hugh, Count of Paris, on the elder Hugh's death in 956.

Marriages
He married 1st (960) Emma (not to be confused with Emma of France ), daughter of Hugh "The Great" of France , and Hedwiga de Sachsen . They were betrothed when both were very young. She died 19 Mar 968, with no issue.
According to Robert of Torigni , not long after Emma's death, Duke Richard went out hunting and stopped at the house of a local forester. He became enamoured of the forester's wife, Seinfreda, but she being a virtuous woman, suggested he court her unmarried sister, Gunnor , instead. Gunnor became his mistress, and her family rose to prominence. Her brother, Herefast de Crepon , may have been involved in a controversial heresy trial. Gunnor was, like Richard, of Norse descent, being a Dane by blood. Richard finally married her to legitimize their children:
Richard II "the Good", Duke of Normandy (966)
Robert , Archbishop of Rouen , Count of Evreux , died 1037.
Geoffrey, Count of Eu, b. abt 962 died abt 1015. (Parentage [mother] not certain)
Mauger, Earl of Corbeil , died after 1033; his alleged grandson (or perhaps great-grandson) was Robert Fitzhamon , an important Anglo-Norman baron.
Robert Danus, died between 985 and 989
Emma of Normandy (c.985-1052) wife of two kings of England.
Maud of Normandy, wife of Odo II of Blois , Count of Blois, Champagne and Chartres
Hawise of Normandy (b. ca. 978), d. 21 February 1034 . m. Geoffrey I, Duke of Brittany
Beatrice of Normandy , Abbess of Montvilliers d.1034 m. Ebles of Turenne (d.1030 (divorced)
Papia m. Gilbert de St Valery.
Fressenda (ca. 995-ca. 1057), m. Tancred of Hauteville .
Muriella m. Tancred of Hauteville .

Mistresses
Richard was known to have had several other mistresses and produced children with many of them. Known children are:
Geoffrey, Count of Brionne , (b. ca. 970)
William, Count of Eu (ca. 972 -26 January 1057/58) m. Leseline de Turqueville (d. 26 January 1057/58).

Death
He died in Fecamp , France on November 20 , 996 of natural causes.

Noted events in his life were:

• Named: his father's heir, 29 May 942.

205. Adalbert, Marquis of Ivrea 246 (Willa, Princess of Tuscany183, Boso, Marquis of Tuscany161, Bertha, Princess of Lorraine146, Lothair II, King of Lorraine130, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 947 in <Italy> and died in 968 about age 21.

Adalbert married Gerberge, Countess of Burgundy.246 Gerberge was born about 948 in <Macon>, France and died 11 Dec 986 or 991 in Château de Pouilly, Pouilly-sur-Saone, Bourgogne, France about age 38.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 233 M    i. Otto Guillaume, Count of Burgundy 246 was born about 958 in <Lombardy, Italy> and died on 21 Sep 1027 about age 69.

206. Giselbert, Count of Roucy 367 368 (Alberade, of Lorraine184, Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine162, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born before 956 in <Reims, Marne, France>, died from 19 Apr 991 to 1000, and was buried in Rheims, Marne, France.

Death Notes: Ancestral Roots, line 151-20 says "Seversmith, 2, 548 says he was liv. 994, but d. by 997)."

Giselbert married someone.

His child was:

+ 234 M    i. Ebles I, Count of Rheims & Roucy, Archbishop of Rheims 411 412 was born about 980 in <Roucy, Marne, France> and died on 11 May 1033 about age 53.

207. Ermentrude, Countess of Rheims 246 (Alberade, of Lorraine184, Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine162, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 963 in <Rheims, Marne>, France and died before 5 Mar 1005. Another name for Ermentrude was Irmtrude Countess of Rheims.

Ermentrude married Otto Guillaume, Count of Burgundy,246 son of Adalbert, Marquis of Ivrea and Gerberge, Countess of Burgundy, about 983. Otto was born about 958 in <Lombardy, Italy> and died on 21 Sep 1027 about age 69. Other names for Otto were Guillaume Count of Burgundy and Otto Count of Burgundy.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 235 M    i. Renaud I, Count Palantine of Burgundy 246 was born about 986 in <Bourgogne, Champagne>, France and died on 4 Sep 1057 in France about age 71.

208. Lambert I "the Bearded", Count of Louvain 268 370 (Reginar III, Count of Hainaut186, Reginar II, Count of Hainaut163, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 950 in <Louvain, Brabant>, Belgium and died on 12 Sep 1015 about age 65.

Lambert married Gerberga, of Lorraine,386 daughter of Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine and Adelheid, Betw 985 and 990. Gerberga was born about 975 and died 27 jan aft 1018 about age 43. Another name for Gerberga was Gerberge de Lorraine.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 236 F    i. Maud, of Louvain .413

+ 237 M    ii. Lambert II, Count of Louvain 268 414 was born about 991 in <Lorraine, France>, died after 21 Sep 1062, and was buried in Cloister of St. Gertrud, Nivelles, France.

209. William I, Count of Poitou 372 (Ebles Mancer, Count of Poitou187, Ranulf II, Count of Poitou167, Blichilde, of Maine148, Rorick, Count of Maine132, Rotrude122, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 900 in <Poitiers, France> and died on 3 Apr 963 in <Saint-Cyrien de Poitiers, France> at age 63. Other names for William were Guillaume III Count of Poitou and William III of Aquitaine.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008).line 144A-19. Also line 45-22 (Henry III) and 110-23 (Hildegarde).

Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford) has b. 910 in Poitier, d. bet 963 & 966 in Saint-Cyrien de Poitiers

William married Adele, de Normandie,415 daughter of Rollo, Duke of Normandy and Poppa, de Bayeux, in 935. Adele died after 969. Other names for Adele were Adele Gerloc de Normandie and Gerloc de Normandie.

Marriage Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 144A-19

The child from this marriage was:

+ 238 F    i. Adelaide, de Poitou 188 362 was born about 945 and died on 15 Jun 1006 about age 61.

William next married someone.

His child was:

+ 239 M    i. William II, Count of Poitou .416

210. Adolfus, Count of Guînes 375 (Elftrude188, Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 937 in Guînes, Pas-de-Calais, France and died in 996 about age 59.

Adolfus married Maud, de Bologne.417 Maud was born about 944.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 240 M    i. Raoul, Count of Guînes 418 was born about 978 in Guînes, Pas-de-Calais, France and died in 1036 about age 58.

211. Haloise, de Guines (Elftrude188, Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 940 in Guînes, Pas-de-Calais, France.

Research Notes: Source: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593872019

212. Jean de Conteville 376 377 (Baldwin III, Count of Flanders191, Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 960 in <Conteville>, Normandy, France.

Jean married someone.

His children were:

+ 241 F    i. Oda de Conteville 419 420 was born about 998 in Conteville, Seine Maritime, France.

+ 242 M    ii. Herluin de Conteville, Viscount of Conteville, Count of Crespon 421 422 423 was born about 1001 in Conteville, <Eure>, Normandy, France and died about 1066 about age 65.

213. Arnulf II, Count of Flanders (Baldwin III, Count of Flanders191, Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born from about 961 to 962 in Flanders, died on 30 Mar 987 about age 26, and was buried in Ghent, (East Flanders, Belgium). Another name for Arnulf was Arnold II the Young Count of Flanders.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 162-20, has b. abt. 961/2, d. 30 Mar. 987, m. 968 Rosela (or Susanna) of Ivrea, d. 26 Jan. 1003.

From http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871971 :

1 NAME Arnulf II "the Young" of /Flanders/ 2 SOUR S033320 3 DATA 4TEXT Date of Import: Jan 17, 2001 1 BIRT 2 PLAC ,Flanders, Belgium 2SOUR S033320 3 DATA 4 TEXT Date of Import: Jan 17, 2001

[De La Pole.FTW]

Sources: RC 141, 184, 332; K and Q of Britain, Coe, A. Roots, AF,Smallwood, Kraentzler 1157, 1218, 1244, 1258; Pfafman.
Count of Flanders. Arnulf/Arnold.
K: Arnoul II, le Jeune, Count de Flandre et de Boulogne.
Another early arranged marriage?

This source has b. abt 941 in Flanders, d. 30 Mar 987, buried in Ghent.

Arnulf married Rosala, of Ivrea in 968. Rosala was born about 943 in Ivrea, (Turin, Piedmont, Italy) and died on 26 Jan 1003 about age 60. Other names for Rosala were Rozala of Lombardy and Susanna of Ivrea.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 162-20 (Arnold II, the Young).

Source also: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3174654&id=I593871971


The child from this marriage was:

+ 243 M    i. Baldwin IV "the Bearded", Count of Valenciennes & Count of Flanders 188 424 425 was born in 980 in Flanders and died 30 May 1035 or 1036 at age 55.

214. Bertha, Countess of Flanders 293 (Baldwin III, Count of Flanders191, Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 987 in <Flanders (Belgium)>.

Bertha married Aimon I, Count of Vienne.293 Aimon was born about 985 in <Geneva, Switzerland> and died in 1016 about age 31.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 244 M    i. Gérold, of Geneva 293 426 was born about 1012 in <Geneva, Switzerland> and died by 1080 about age 68.

215. Theodoric de Gand 322 (Luitgarde, of Flanders192, Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois168, Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois149, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 956 in Gand, Flanders (Belgium).

Theodoric married Hildegarde de Holland,322 daughter of Dirk I, Count of Holland and Gerberge Vermandois, about 983 in Gand, East Vlaanderen, (Belgium). Hildegarde was born about 961 in Zuid Holland, (Netherlands). Another name for Hildegarde was Hildegard of Holland.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 245 M    i. Arnoul, Count of Gand 322 was born about 984 in Gand, Flanders (Belgium).

216. Raimund Borrel I, Count of Barcelona 298 (Borrell II, Count of Barcelona193, Sunifred, Count of Besalu and Urgel172, Widnille, Countess of Flanders150, Judith, Princess of France135, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 972 in <Barcelona, Barcelona, Aragon>, Spain and died on 25 Feb 1018 about age 46. Another name for Raimund was Raimund Borrel I, Count of Barcelona.

Raimund married Ermensinde, de Carcassonne,298 daughter of Roger I, Count of Carcassonne and Adelaide, on 20 Jan 992. Ermensinde was born about 975 in Carcassonne, Aude, France.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 246 M    i. Raimund Berenger, I, Count of Barcelona 298 was born in 1005 in <Barcelona, Aragon>, Spain, died on 26 May 1035 at age 30, and was buried in Santa Maria, Ripoll, Gerona, Spain.

217. Godfrey I "the Captive", Count of Verdun 268 354 378 (Gozlin, Count of Bidgau and Methingau194, Cunigonde173, Ermentrude, of France152, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 927 in <Ardenne>, France and died in 1002 about age 75. Other names for Godfrey were Godefroy Count of Ardenne, Godefroy I "le Vieux" Count of Verdun, Godfrey "the Prisoner, and" Gottfried Count of Verdun.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Godfrey I, Count of Verdun :

Godfrey I (died 1002), called the Prisoner or the Captive (le Captif), sometimes the Old (le Vieux), was the count of Bidgau and Methingau from 959 and the count of Verdun from 963 to his death. In 969, he obtained the margravate of Antwerp and Ename . Between 974 and 998, he was also the count of Hainault and Mons .

History
He was the son of Gozlin , Count of Bidgau and Methingau, and Oda of Metz. He was the brother of Adalberon, Archbishop of Reims , who crowned Hugh Capet the king of France .

He was the founder of the House of Limburg or House of Ardennes-Verdun , a cadet branch of the House of Ardennes . He was always loyal to the Ottonians , whom he was related through his maternal grandmother.
He appears as the new count of Verdun in 963, though already count of Bidgau and Methingau through inheritance since 959. In 974, he became count of Mons, and Hainault jointly with Arnold, Count of Valenciennes , after the fall of Reginar IV . Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine , was a supporter of Reginar and defeated Godfrey and Arnold at Mons in 976, where the former was captured.

After his release, he was at the side of the Emperor Otto II fighting Lothair of France at Verdun in 985, but he was again taken captive and held several years. He was released in 987 by Hugh Capet, whose political ally Godfrey's family was: Adalberon, Godfrey's brother, having crowned Hugh and Godfrey being an enemy of Charles of Lower Lorraine, Hugh's Carolingian rival.

In 989, he was made prisoner a third time by Herbert III of Vermandois . He was liberated before 995, when he appears at the synod of Mousson . In 998, he lost his Hainault portion (the county of Mons) to Reginar.

Family
In 963, he married Matilda, daughter of Herman, Duke of Saxony , of the Billung family, a widow of Baldwin III of Flanders . He had the following issue:
Frederick (d. 1022), count of Verdun
Godfrey (d. 1023), count of Verdun and duke of Lower Lorraine (1012-1023)
Adalberon (d. 988) , bishop of Verdun (984-988)
Herman of Ename (d. 1024), count of Brabant (retired as a monk in the abbey of Verdun abt. 1020)
Gothelo (d. 1044), margrave of Antwerp, duke of Lower (1023-1044) and later also Upper (1033-1044) Lorraine
Bertram de Verdun, went to England where he held the manor of Farnham Royal in Buckinghamshire .
Ermengarde (d. 1042), married Otto of Hammerstein, count in the Wettergau
Ermentrude, married Arnold de Rumigny (d. 1010), lord of Florennes
probably also an unnamed daughter, married Count Godizo of Aspelt

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Bidgau and Methingau: 959-1002.

• Count of Verdun: 963-1002.

• Margrave of Antwerp and Ename: 969-1002.

• Count of Hainault and Mons: 974-998.

Godfrey married Mathilde, of Saxony,293 daughter of Hermann Billung, Duke of Saxony and Hildegarde, of Westerbourg, about 963. Mathilde was born about 921 in Saxony, (Germany) and died on 28 May 1008 about age 87. Other names for Mathilde were Matilda Billung and Mathilde von Sachsen.

Birth Notes: FamilySearch has b. abt 958. This would make her incredibly young when she was married to Baldwin III.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 247 M    i. Herman von Enham, Count in Eifelgau, Count in Westphalia 378 died in 1029.

+ 248 M    ii. Gothelo I, Duke of Lorraine 268 427 428 was born about 967 in Verdun, Meuse, France, died on 19 Apr 1044 about age 77, and was buried in Abbey Church of Bilsen.

218. Adalberon, Archbishop of Reims 379 (Gozlin, Count of Bidgau and Methingau194, Cunigonde173, Ermentrude, of France152, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died in 989.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Adalberon (Archbishop of Reims) :

Adalberon (died 989) was the archbishop of Reims , chancellor of Kings Lothair and Louis V of France .

Upon the death of Louis V, in 987, Adalberon and Gerbert of Aurillac addressed the electoral assembly at Senlis in favour of Hugh Capet , to replace the Carolingian monarch. Adalberon pleaded:
"Crown the Duke. He is most illustrious by his exploits, his nobility, his forces. The throne is not acquired by hereditary right; no one should be raised to it unless distinguished not only for nobility of birth, but for the goodness of his soul."

Capet was elected and crowned at Noyon , 3 July in that year by Adalberon. The part played by Adalberon in bringing down the Carolingians would not be continued by their successors, Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine or the bastard son, Arnulf .

219. Frederick I, Count of Luxembourg 381 382 (Siegfried, of Luxembourg195, Cunigonde173, Ermentrude, of France152, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 965 and died on 6 Oct 1019 about age 54. Another name for Frederick was Frederick of Luxembourg.

Research Notes: From Ancestral Roots, line 143-20. "FREDERICK I OF LUXEMBOURG, b. abt. 965, d. 1019, Count of Salm and Luxembourg; m. bef. 995, NN heiress (Ermentrude?) of Gleiberg, dau. of Heribert I, d. 992, Count of Gleiberg, Count in the Kinziggau, by his wife, by Ermentrud (Imizi), dau. of Megingoz, count in Avalgau, by Gerberga of Alsace (Herbert I was son of Udo, Count in the Wetterau, by his wife, a dau. of HERBERT I (50-17), Count of Vermandois)."
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From Wikipedia - Frederick of Luxembourg :

Frederick of Luxembourg (965 - 6 October 1019 ), count of Moezelgouw , was a son of count Siegfried of Luxembourg and Hedwig of Nordgau .

By a wife whose name is unknown (certain historians give her as Ermentrude, countess of Gleiberg), he had :
Henry II († 1047), count of Luxembourg and duke of Bavaria
Frederick (1003 † 1065), Duke of Lower Lorraine
Giselbert (1007 † 1059), count of Longwy, of Salm and of Luxembourg
Adalbéron III († 1072), bishop of Metz
Thierry, father of :
Thierry († 1075)
Henry († 1095), count palatine of Lorraine
Poppon († 1103), bishop of Metz
Ogive (v. 990 † 1036), married in 1012 to Baldwin IV (980 † 1035), count of Flanders
Ermengarde (1000 † 1057), married Welf II of Altdorf, count in Lechrain († 1030)
Oda, canoness at Remiremont, then abbess of Saint-Rémy at Lunéville
Gisèle (1019 † after 1058), married to Radulfe, lord of Aalst († after 1038)

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Moezelgouw:

• Count of Salm:

Frederick married <Ermentrude>, of Gleiberg 381 before 995.

Research Notes: From Ancestral Roots, line 143-20 (Frederick I of Luxembourg):
The name of Frederick's wife is not known; she was the heiress of Heribert I, Count of Gleiberg, Count in the Kinziggau, by his wife Ermentrude (Imizi).


The child from this marriage was:

+ 249 F    i. Ogive, de Luxembourg 188 429 was born about 995 and died 21 Feb 1030 or 1036 about age 35.

220. Ermengarde, of Lorraine 384 385 (Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine196, Louis IV, d'Outre-Mer, King of the West Franks174, Charles III "the Simple", King of Western Francia153, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 975 in <Lower Lorraine>, France and died after 1012. Another name for Ermengarde was Adelaide of Lorraine.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 149-20

Ermengarde married Albert I, Count of Namur,384 430 son of Robert I, Count of Lomme and Unknown, in 990. Albert was born about 975 in <Lorraine, France> and died between 998 and 1011.

Death Notes: Ancestral Roots has d. bet. 998 and 1011, and d. 1012. FamilySearch has d. 1011


Children from this marriage were:

+ 250 F    i. Hedwig, of Namur 384 431 was born about 995 in Namur, Namur, Belgium and died about 1080 about age 85.

+ 251 M    ii. Albert II, Count of Namur 432 was born about 1000 and died in 1064 about age 64.

221. Gerberga, of Lorraine 386 (Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine196, Louis IV, d'Outre-Mer, King of the West Franks174, Charles III "the Simple", King of Western Francia153, Louis II "the Stammerer", King of Western Francia136, Charles II "the Bald", of France and Holy Roman Emperor126, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 975 and died 27 jan aft 1018 about age 43. Another name for Gerberga was Gerberge de Lorraine.

Gerberga married Lambert I "the Bearded", Count of Louvain,268 370 son of Reginar III, Count of Hainaut and Adela, Betw 985 and 990. Lambert was born about 950 in <Louvain, Brabant>, Belgium and died on 12 Sep 1015 about age 65.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 208)

222. Ermengarde, of Anjou 388 389 (Adelaide, of Vermandois197, Robert, of Vermandois, Count of Trois and Meaux177, Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 952 in <Anjou, France> and died on 27 Jun 992 about age 40. Other names for Ermengarde were Ermangarde d'Anjou and Ermengarde d'Anjou.

Research Notes: 2nd wife of Robert the Old.

Ermengarde married Conan I, Count of Rennes, Duke of Brittany,246 433 434 son of Jubel Berenger and Gerberge, in 980 in France. Conan was born about 927 in <Bretagne, France> and died on 29 Jun 992 in Conquereuil, Bretagne, France about age 65. Other names for Conan were Conan de Bretagne and Conan I Duke of Bretagne.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 252 M    i. Geoffrey, de Bretagne 435 was born about 971 in Bretagne, France and died on 20 Nov 1008 about age 37.

+ 253 F    ii. Judith, of Brittany 246 436 437 was born about 982 in <Bretagne, (France)> and died on 16 Jun 1017 in Normandy, France about age 35.

Ermengarde next married Robert "the Old", Duke of Burgundy,404 405 son of Robert II "the Pious", King of France and Constance, of Provence, about 1048. Robert was born about 1011 and died on 21 Mar 1076 about age 65. Other names for Robert were Robert I Duke of Burgundy and Robert Capet Duke of Burgundy.

Research Notes: Duke of Burgundy from 1032 to his death in 1076.

From Wikipedia - Robert I, Duke of Burgundy :

Robert I Capet (1011 - March 21 , 1076 ) was duke of Burgundy between 1032 to his death. Robert was son of King Robert II of France and brother of Henry I .
In 1025 , with the death of his eldest brother Hugh Magnus, he and Henry rebelled against their father and defeated him, forcing him back to Paris . In 1031 , after the death of his father the king, Robert participated in a rebellion against his brother, in which he was supported by his mother, Queen Constance d'Arles . Peace was only achieved when Robert was given Burgundy (1032 ).

Throughout his reign, he was little more than a robber baron who had no control over his own vassals, whose estates he often plundered, especially those of the Church. He seized the income of the diocese of Autun and the wine of the canons of Dijon . He burgled the abbey of St-Germain at Auxerre . In 1055 , he repudiated his wife, Helie of Semur, and assassinated her brother Joceran and murdered her father, his father-in-law, Lord Dalmace I of Semur , with his own hands. In that same year, the bishop of Langres , Harduoin, refused to dedicate the church of Sennecy so as not "to be exposed to the violence of the duke."
His first son, Hugh, died in battle at a young age and his second son, Henry , also predeceased him. He was succeeded by Henry's eldest son, his grandson, Hugh I .

Family
He married his first wife, Helie of Semur , about 1033 , and repudiated her in 1055. Robert and Helie had five children:
Hugh (1034-1059), killed in battle
Henry (1035-ca.1074)
Robert (1040-1113), poisoned; married Violante of Sicily, daughter of Roger I of Sicily
Simon (1045-1087)
Constance (1046-1093), married Alfonso VI of Castile
From his second wife, Ermengarde of Anjou, daughter of Fulk III of Anjou , he had one daughter:
Hildegard (c.1056-1104), married Duke William VIII of Aquitaine

Sources
Gwatking, H. M. , Whitney, J. P. , et al. Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III-Germany and the Western Empire. Cambridge University Press : London , 1930 .

223. Fulk III "the Black", of Maine, Count of Anjou 390 (Adelaide, of Vermandois197, Robert, of Vermandois, Count of Trois and Meaux177, Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died on 21 Jun 1040.

Fulk married Hildegarde 438 after 1000. Hildegarde died on 1 Apr 1040 in Jerusalem, Palestine.

Research Notes: Second wife of Fulk III


The child from this marriage was:

+ 254 F    i. Ermengarde, of Anjou 439 was born about 1018 and died on 21 Mar 1076 about age 58.

224. Otto, of Vermandois 279 392 (Herbert III, Count of Vermandois198, Albert I "the Pious", Count of Vermandois178, Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, Soissons and Troyes154, Herbert I, Count of Vermandois140, Pepin, Count of Senlis, Peronne, St. Quentin127, Bernard, King of Italy115, < >, [Daughter of Duke Bernard]108, Duke Bernard100, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 1000 in <Vermandois, France> and died on 25 May 1045 in France about age 45. Other names for Otto were Eudes Count of Vermandois and Otho Count of Vermandois.

Research Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 50-21

Also Wikipedia - Herbert IV, Count of Vermandois

Otto married Parvie.440 Other names for Parvie were Patia and Pavia.

Research Notes: Source: Wikipedia - Herbert IV, Count of Vermandois


The child from this marriage was:

+ 255 M    i. Herbert IV, Count of Vermandois and Valois 279 441 was born about 1032 in <Vermandois> and died about 1080 in France about age 48.

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225. Régnier V, Count of Hainaut 394 (Hedwig, of France202, Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) died after 1039.

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Hainaut: 1013.

Régnier married Mathilde, of Verdun,378 daughter of Herman von Enham, Count in Eifelgau, Count in Westphalia and Unknown, about 1015. Mathilde died about 1039.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 256 F    i. Beatrix, of Hainaut 442 was born about 998 in <Hainaut, Belgium>.

226. Adèle, of France, Countess of Auxerre 399 (Robert II "the Pious", King of France203, Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 1003 and died about 1063 about age 60.

Adèle married Renaud I, Count of Nevers 443 about 1015. Renaud died on 29 May 1040.

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Nevers: 1000-1040.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 257 M    i. William I, Count of Nevers 444 was born about 1030 and died on 20 Jun 1100 about age 70.

227. Hugh Magnus, of France (Robert II "the Pious", King of France203, Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 1007 and died on 17 Sep 1025 at age 18.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Hugh Magnus of France :

Hugh (II) Magnus of France (French : Hugues le Grand) (1007 - 17 September 1025 ) was co-King of France under his father, Robert II , from 1017 until his death in 1025 . He was a member of the House of Capet , a son of Robert II by his third wife, Constance of Arles .
The first Capetian King of France, Hugh Capet , had ensured his family's succession to the throne by having his son, Robert II, crowned and accepted as King during his own lifetime; father and son had ruled together as King thenceforth until Hugh Capet's death. Robert II, when his son was old enough, determined to do the same. Hugh Magnus was thus crowned King of France on /19 June 1017 ,[1] and thenceforth ruled beside his father. However, when older, he rebelled against Robert.
Hugh is said to have been married (or betrothed) before his death to Halwisa (Hawisa?) or Elisabeth d'Avoye (the daughter of Henri l'Oiseteur), who later married Hamon Dapifer Crevecouer, Count of Corbeil.
Hugh died, perhaps of a fall from his horse,[2] at Compiègne in 1025/1026 while preparing a rebellion against his father, aged around 18 years old.[1]
Rodulfus Glaber was fulsome in his praise of the young king, writing: "My pen cannot express all of the great and good qualities that he showed...in all things he was better than the best. No elegy can ever equal his merits."
As a King of France, he would technically be Hugh II of France; however, he is rarely referred to as such.

References
^ a b Thys, Laurent, Histoire du Moyen Âge français, p. 88.
^ New Cambridge Medieval History, IV:124.
The Origins of Some Angelo-Norman Families by Lewis C. Loyd, Page 50.
The Doomesday Monachorum of Christ Church Canterbury, Page 55-6.

Sources
Heraldica



228. Henry I, of France 400 401 (Robert II "the Pious", King of France203, Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born on 4 May 1008 in Reims, Marne, Champagne, France, died on 4 Aug 1060 in Vitry-en-Brie, France at age 52, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France.

Research Notes: From Wikipedia - Henry I of France :

Henry I (4 May 1008 - 4 August 1060 ) was King of France from 1031 to his death. The royal demesne of France reached its lowest point in terms of size during his reign and for this reason he is often seen as emblematic of the weakness of the early Capetians . This is not entirely agreed upon, however, as other historians regard him as a strong but realistic king, who was forced to conduct a policy mindful of the limitations of the French monarchy.

A member of the House of Capet , Henry was born in Reims , the son of King Robert II (972-1031) and Constance of Arles (986-1034). He was crowned King of France at the Cathedral in Reims on May 14 , 1027 , in the Capetian tradition, while his father still lived. He had little influence and power until he became sole ruler on his father's death.

The reign of Henry I, like those of his predecessors, was marked by territorial struggles. Initially, he joined his brother Robert , with the support of their mother, in a revolt against his father (1025 ). His mother, however, supported Robert as heir to the old king, on whose death Henry was left to deal with his rebel sibling. In 1032 , he placated his brother by giving him the duchy of Burgundy which his father had given him in 1016 .

In an early strategic move, Henry came to the rescue of his very young nephew-in-law, the newly appointed Duke William of Normandy (who would go on to become William the Conqueror ), to suppress a revolt by William's vassals. In 1047 , Henry secured the dukedom for William in their decisive victory over the vassals at the Battle of Val-ès-Dunes near Caen .

A few years later, when William, who was cousin to King Edward the Confessor of England (1042-66), married Matilda , the daughter of the count of Flanders , Henry feared William's potential power. In 1054 , and again in 1057 , Henry went to war to try to conquer Normandy from William, but on both occasions he was defeated. Despite his efforts, Henry I's twenty-nine-year reign saw feudal power in France reach its pinnacle.

Henry had three meetings with Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor -all at Ivois . In early 1043 , he met him to discuss the marriage of the emperor with Agnes of Poitou , the daughter of Henry's vassal. In October 1048 , the two Henries met again, but the subject of this meeting eludes us. The final meeting took place in May 1056 . It concerned disputes over Lorraine. The debate over the duchy became so heated that the king of France challenged his German counterpart to single combat. The emperor, however, was not so much a warrior and he fled in the night. But Henry did not get Lorraine.

King Henry I died on August 4 , 1060 in Vitry-en-Brie , France, and was interred in Saint Denis Basilica . He was succeeded by his son, Philip I of France , who was 7 at the time of his death; for six years Henry I's Queen, Anne of Kiev , ruled as regent.

He was also Duke of Burgundy from 1016 to 1032 , when he abdicated the duchy to his brother Robert Capet .

Marriages and family
Henry I was betrothed to Matilda, the daughter of the Emperor Conrad II (1024-39), but she died prematurely in 1034 . Henry I then married Matilda , daughter of Liudolf, Margrave of Frisia, but she died in 1044 , following a Caesarean section. Casting further afield in search of a third wife, Henry I married Anne of Kiev on May 19 , 1051 . They had four children:
Philip I (May 23, 1052 - July 30, 1108)
Emma (1054-?)
Robert (c. 1055-c. 1060)
Hugh the Great (1057-1102)

Noted events in his life were:

• King of France: 1031-1060.

• Count of Paris:

Henry married Anne, of Kiev,445 446 daughter of Yaroslav I, of Kiev and Ingegerd Olofsdotter, of Sweden, on 19 May 1051 in Cathedral de Rheims, Rheims, France. Anne was born between 1024 and 1032, died in 1075, and was buried in Villiers Abbey, La-Ferte-Alais, Essonne, (Île-de-France), France. Other names for Anne were Agnes of Kiev, Anna of Kiev, and Anna Yaroslavna.

Marriage Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, Baltimore, 2008, Line 241-6 has m. 20 Jan 1044 or 1045. Wikipedia has 19 May 1051. Was 1044/45 the betrothal?

Death Notes: Ancestral Roots line 241-6 has d. aft. 1075

Research Notes: 3rd wife of Henry I of France.

From Wikipedia - Anne of Kiev :

Anne of Kiev or Anna Yaroslavna (between 1024 and 1032 - 1075 ), daughter of Yaroslav I of Kiev and his wife Ingegerd Olofsdotter , was the queen consort of France as the wife of Henry I , and regent for her son Philip I .

After the death of his first wife, Matilda, King Henry searched the courts of Europe for a suitable bride, but could not locate a princess who was not related to him within illegal degrees of kinship. At last he sent an embassy to distant Kiev , which returned with Anne (also called Agnes or Anna). Anne and Henry were married at the cathedral of Reims on May 19 , 1051 .

They had three sons:

Philip (May 23 , 1052 - July 30 , 1108 ) - Anne is credited with bringing the name Philip to Western Europe . She imported this Greek name (Philippos, from philos (love) and hippos (horse), meaning "the one that love horses") from her Eastern Orthodox culture.
Hugh (1057 - October 18 , 1102 ) - called the Great or Magnus, later Count of Crépi, who married the heiress of Vermandois and died on crusade in Tarsus , Cilicia .
Robert (c. 1055 -c. 1060 )

For six years after Henry's death in 1060 , she served as regent for Philip, who was only seven at the time. She was the first queen of France to serve as regent. Her co-regent was Count Baldwin V of Flanders . Anne was a literate woman, rare for the time, but there was some opposition to her as regent on the grounds that her mastery of French was less than fluent.
A year after the king's death, Anne, acting as regent, took a passionate fancy for Count Ralph III of Valois , a man whose political ambition encouraged him to repudiate his wife to marry Anne in 1062 . Accused of adultery, Ralph's wife appealed to Pope Alexander II , who excommunicated the couple. The young king Philip forgave his mother, which was just as well, since he was to find himself in a very similar predicament in the 1090s . Ralph died in September 1074 , at which time Anne returned to the French court. She died in 1075 , was buried at Villiers Abbey , La-Ferte-Alais , Essonne and her obits were celebrated on September 5 .

Sources
Bauthier, Robert-Henri. Anne de Kiev reine de France et la politique royale au Xe siècle, revue des Etudes Slaves, Vol. 57, 1985
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Children from this marriage were:

+ 258 M    i. Philip I, of France was born on 23 May 1052 and died on 30 Jul 1108 at age 56.

+ 259 F    ii. Emma 447 was born in 1054.

+ 260 M    iii. Robert was born about 1055 and died about 1060 about age 5.

+ 261 M    iv. Hugh Magnus, of Vermandois and Valois, Duke of France 448 449 was born in 1057 and died on 18 Oct 1102 in Tarsus, Cilicia, (Turkey) at age 45.

229. Adele Capet, Princess of France 402 403 (Robert II "the Pious", King of France203, Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 1009 and died about 8 Jan 1079 in Messines Monastery, Messines (Mesen), West Flanders, (Belgium) about age 70. Other names for Adele were Adèle of France, Countess of Contentin, Adele "the Holy" of Messines, Aelis of France, and Countess of Contentin.

Research Notes: Second daughter of Robert the Pious and Constance of Arles.

From Wikipedia - Adela of France, Countess of Flanders :

Adela Capet, Adèle of France or Adela of Flanders[1], known also as Adela the Holy or Adela of Messines; (1009 - 8 January 1079 , Messines ) was the second daughter of Robert II (the Pious), and Constance of Arles . As dowry to her future husband, she received from her father the title of Countess of Corbie.

Her family
She was a member of the House of Capet , the rulers of France. As the wife of Baldwin V , she was Countess of Flanders from 1036 to 1067.

She married first 1027 Richard III Duke of Normandy (997 † 1027). They never had children.

As a widow, she remarried in 1028 in Paris to Baldwin V of Flanders (1012 † 1067). Their children were:
Baldwin VI of Flanders , (1030 † 1070)
Matilda of Flanders (1032 † 1083). In 1053 she married William Duke of Normandy , the future king of England
Robert I of Flanders , (1033-1093)
Henry of Flanders (c. 1035)
Sir Richard of Flanders (c. 1050-1105)

Political influence
Adèle's influence lay mainly in her family connections. On the death of her brother, Henry I of France, the guardianship of his seven-year-old son Philip I fell jointly on his widow, Ann of Kiev , and on his brother-in-law, Adela's husband, so that from 1060 to 1067, they were Regents of France.

Church influence
Adèle had an especially great interest in Baldwin V's church-reform politics and was behind her husband's founding of several collegiate churches . Directly or indirectly, she was responsible for establishing the Colleges of Aire (1049), Lille (1050) and Harelbeke (1064) as well as the abbeys of Messines (1057) and Ename (1063). After Baldwin's death in 1067, she went to Rome, took the nun's veil from the hands of Pope Alexander II and retreated to the Benedictine convent of Messines, near Ypres . There she died, being buried at the same monastery. Her commemoration day is 8 September.

Adele married Baldwin V, de Lille, Count of Flanders,188 450 451 son of Baldwin IV "the Bearded", Count of Valenciennes & Count of Flanders and Ogive, de Luxembourg, in 1028 in Amiens. Baldwin was born in 1012 and died on 1 Sep 1067 in Lille, France at age 55. Another name for Baldwin was Baldwin V of Flanders.

Marriage Notes: May have been married in Paris.

Research Notes: Second husband of Adele de France

From Wikipedia - Baldwin V, Count of Flanders :

Baldwin V of Flanders (died 1 September 1067) was Count of Flanders from 1035 until his death.

He was the son of Baldwin IV, Count of Flanders , who died in 1035.

History
In 1028 Baldwin married Adèle of France in Amiens, daughter of King Robert II of France ; at her instigation he rebelled against his father but in 1030 peace was sworn and the old count continued to rule until his death.

During a long war (1046-1056) as an ally of Godfrey the Bearded , Duke of Lorraine , against the Holy Roman Emperor Henry III , he initially lost Valenciennes to Hermann of Hainaut . However, when the latter died in 1051 Baldwin married his son Baldwin VI to Herman's widow Richildis and arranged that the sons of her first marriage were disinherited, thus de facto uniting the County of Hainaut with Flanders. Upon the death of Henry III this marriage was acknowledged by treaty by Agnes de Poitou , mother and regent of Henry IV .

From 1060 to 1067 Baldwin was the co-Regent with Anne of Kiev for his nephew-by-marriage Philip I of France , indicating the importance he had acquired in international politics.

Family
Baldwin and Adèle had five children:
Baldwin VI , 1030-1070
Matilda , c.1031-1083 who married William the Conqueror
Robert I of Flanders , c.1033-1093
Henry of Flanders c.1035
Sir Richard of Flanders c. 1050-1105

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Flanders: 1035-1067.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 262 M    i. Robert I, Count of Flanders 452 453 was born between 1029 and 1035 and died on 13 Oct 1093 in Kassel.

+ 263 F    ii. Matilda, of Flanders 454 455 was born about 1032 in Flanders, died on 2 Nov 1083 in Caen, Normandy, France about age 51, and was buried in Abbaye aux Dames, Caen, Normandy, France.

Adele next married Richard III, Duke of Normandy,456 son of Richard II, Duke of Normandy and Judith, of Brittany, on 10 Jan 1027. Richard was born about 997 and died on 6 Aug 1028 about age 31.

Death Notes: Died in 1027 or 1028.

Research Notes: Eldest son. First husband of Adele of France.

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 132A-23

From Wikipedia - Richard III, Duke of Normandy :

Richard III (997 - 1027) was the eldest son of Richard II , who died in 1027. Before succeeding his father, perhaps about 1020, he had been sent by his father in command of a large army, to attack bishop/count Hugh of Chalon in order to rescue his brother-in-law, Reginald , later Count of Burgundy , who the count/bishop had captured and imprisoned. He was betrothed to Adela, countess of Corbie (1009-June 5, 1063), second daughter of Robert II of France and Constance of Arles , but they never married.

After his father's death, he ruled the Duchy of Normandy only briefly, dying mysteriously, perhaps by poison, soon after his father. The duchy passed to his younger brother Robert I . Adela later married Baldwin V, Count of Flanders .

By unknown women, he had two known children:
Alice/Alix of Normandy who married Ranulf, Viscount of Bayeux.
Nicolas, the Lay Abbot of Rouen (b? - d. 27 Feb 1092). He helped his cousin, Duke William II the Conqueror with the contribution of 15 ships and 100 soldiers for the invasion of England in 1066.

Noted events in his life were:

• Duke of Normandy: 1026-1028.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 264 F    i. Judith, of Normandy 457 was born in 1028 and died on 4 Mar 1094 at age 66.

230. Robert "the Old", Duke of Burgundy 404 405 (Robert II "the Pious", King of France203, Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 1011 and died on 21 Mar 1076 about age 65. Other names for Robert were Robert I Duke of Burgundy and Robert Capet Duke of Burgundy.

Research Notes: Duke of Burgundy from 1032 to his death in 1076.

From Wikipedia - Robert I, Duke of Burgundy :

Robert I Capet (1011 - March 21 , 1076 ) was duke of Burgundy between 1032 to his death. Robert was son of King Robert II of France and brother of Henry I .
In 1025 , with the death of his eldest brother Hugh Magnus, he and Henry rebelled against their father and defeated him, forcing him back to Paris . In 1031 , after the death of his father the king, Robert participated in a rebellion against his brother, in which he was supported by his mother, Queen Constance d'Arles . Peace was only achieved when Robert was given Burgundy (1032 ).

Throughout his reign, he was little more than a robber baron who had no control over his own vassals, whose estates he often plundered, especially those of the Church. He seized the income of the diocese of Autun and the wine of the canons of Dijon . He burgled the abbey of St-Germain at Auxerre . In 1055 , he repudiated his wife, Helie of Semur, and assassinated her brother Joceran and murdered her father, his father-in-law, Lord Dalmace I of Semur , with his own hands. In that same year, the bishop of Langres , Harduoin, refused to dedicate the church of Sennecy so as not "to be exposed to the violence of the duke."
His first son, Hugh, died in battle at a young age and his second son, Henry , also predeceased him. He was succeeded by Henry's eldest son, his grandson, Hugh I .

Family
He married his first wife, Helie of Semur , about 1033 , and repudiated her in 1055. Robert and Helie had five children:
Hugh (1034-1059), killed in battle
Henry (1035-ca.1074)
Robert (1040-1113), poisoned; married Violante of Sicily, daughter of Roger I of Sicily
Simon (1045-1087)
Constance (1046-1093), married Alfonso VI of Castile
From his second wife, Ermengarde of Anjou, daughter of Fulk III of Anjou , he had one daughter:
Hildegard (c.1056-1104), married Duke William VIII of Aquitaine

Sources
Gwatking, H. M. , Whitney, J. P. , et al. Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III-Germany and the Western Empire. Cambridge University Press : London , 1930 .

Robert married Hélie,458 daughter of Dalmas I, Sire of Semur-en-Brionnais and Aremburge, about 1033. Hélie was born in 1016 and died 22 April after 1055 at age 39. Another name for Hélie was Eleanor.

Death Notes: Died a nun

Noted events in her life were:

• Repudiated: 1046.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 265 M    i. Henry, of Burgundy 298 459 460 was born about 1035 in <Bourgogne, Champagne>, France and died about 1071 about age 36.

+ 266 F    ii. Constance, of Burgundy 461 462 was born in 1046 and died in 1092 at age 46.

Robert next married Ermengarde, of Anjou,388 389 daughter of Geoffrey I "Grisgonelle", Count of Anjou and Adelaide, of Vermandois, about 1048. Ermengarde was born about 952 in <Anjou, France> and died on 27 Jun 992 about age 40. Other names for Ermengarde were Ermangarde d'Anjou and Ermengarde d'Anjou.

Research Notes: 2nd wife of Robert the Old.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 222)

Robert next married Hildegarde, of Metz.463

Research Notes: Third wife of Robert the Old.

231. Odo (Robert II "the Pious", King of France203, Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born in 1013 and died about 1056 about age 43.

Research Notes: May have been mentally retarded.

Source: Wikipedia - Robert II of France

232. Constance Capet 384 406 (Robert II "the Pious", King of France203, Hugh Capet, King of France182, Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris160, Robert I, Duke of France143, Adelaide, of Tours and Alsace128, Hugh III, Count of Alsace and Tours116, Luitfride II, Count of Alsace109, Luitfride I, Duke of Alsace102, Adelbert, Duke of Alsace93, Berswinde89, Siegbert III, King of Austrasia85, Dagobert I, King of Austrasia, King of the Franks78, Clotaire II, King of Neustria, King of the Franks67, Chilpéric I, King of Soissons and King of Neustria55, Clotaire I "le Vieux", King of Soissons and King of the Franks41, Clovis I, King of the Franks34, Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks30, Merovech, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]27, Clodio, King of the Salic Franks [Legendary]25, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 1014 in France. Another name for Constance was Constance Princess of France.

Research Notes: Married Manasses de Dammartin per Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia - Robert II of France and Constance of Arles

Constance married Manasses Calva Asina de Rameru,384 son of Hilduin II de Rameru and Unknown, about 1032 in Orléans, Orléanais, (Loiret), France. Manasses was born about 1010 in <Dammartin-en-Goele, Seine-et-Marne>, France and died on 15 Nov 1057 in Bar-le-Duc, Meuse, Lorraine, France about age 47. Another name for Manasses was Manasses de Dammartin Count of Dammartin.

Death Notes: Was killed during the Siege of Bar-le-Duc.

Research Notes: Second husband of Beatrix of Hainaut


The child from this marriage was:

+ 267 M    i. Hugues de Dammartin, Count of Dammartin 384 464 was born about 1042 in <Dammartin-en-Goele, Seine-et-Marne>, France and died in 1103 about age 61.

233. Otto Guillaume, Count of Burgundy 246 (Adalbert, Marquis of Ivrea205, Willa, Princess of Tuscany183, Boso, Marquis of Tuscany161, Bertha, Princess of Lorraine146, Lothair II, King of Lorraine130, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 958 in <Lombardy, Italy> and died on 21 Sep 1027 about age 69. Other names for Otto were Guillaume Count of Burgundy and Otto Count of Burgundy.

Otto married Ermentrude, Countess of Rheims,246 daughter of Renaud de Roucy and Alberade, of Lorraine, about 983. Ermentrude was born about 963 in <Rheims, Marne>, France and died before 5 Mar 1005. Another name for Ermentrude was Irmtrude Countess of Rheims.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 207)

234. Ebles I, Count of Rheims & Roucy, Archbishop of Rheims 411 412 (Giselbert, Count of Roucy206, Alberade, of Lorraine184, Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine162, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 980 in <Roucy, Marne, France> and died on 11 May 1033 about age 53.

Birth Notes: http://www.smokykin.com/ged/f001/f93/a0019300.htm has b. 994.

Ebles married Beatrix, of Hainaut,442 daughter of Régnier V, Count of Hainaut and Mathilde, of Verdun,. Beatrix was born about 998 in <Hainaut, Belgium>.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 268 F    i. Adele de Roucy 465 466 was born about 1014 in <Roucy, Aisne, France> and died about 1062 about age 48.

235. Renaud I, Count Palantine of Burgundy 246 (Ermentrude, Countess of Rheims207, Alberade, of Lorraine184, Giselbert, Duke of Lorraine162, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 986 in <Bourgogne, Champagne>, France and died on 4 Sep 1057 in France about age 71. Another name for Renaud was Renaud I de Bourgogne.

Renaud married Adelais, de Normandie,246 daughter of Richard II, Duke of Normandy and Judith, of Brittany, before 1023 in France. Adelais was born about 1007 in <Normandy, France> and died about 1037 in France about age 30. Another name for Adelais was Judith of Normandy.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 269 M    i. Guillaume I de Bourgogne 246 467 was born about 1040 in <Bourgogne, Champagne>, France and died on 12 Nov 1087 in France about age 47.

236. Maud, of Louvain 413 (Lambert I "the Bearded", Count of Louvain208, Reginar III, Count of Hainaut186, Reginar II, Count of Hainaut163, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1).

Maud married Eustace I, Count of Boulogne.468 Eustace died in 1049.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 270 M    i. Eustace II, Count of Boulogne 298 469 470 was born between 1015 and 1020 in <Buckinghamshire>, England and died about 1087.

237. Lambert II, Count of Louvain 268 414 (Lambert I "the Bearded", Count of Louvain208, Reginar III, Count of Hainaut186, Reginar II, Count of Hainaut163, Reginar I "Longneck", Duke of Lorraine147, Helletrude, of Lorraine131, Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor119, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 991 in <Lorraine, France>, died after 21 Sep 1062, and was buried in Cloister of St. Gertrud, Nivelles, France. Another name for Lambert was Lambert II "Baudry" Count of Louvain.

Lambert married Oda,268 471 daughter of Gothelo I, Duke of Lorraine and < >, [Not Barbe de Lebarten]. Oda was born about 995 in Lorraine, France and died in 1044 about age 49.

The child from this marriage was:

+ 271 M    i. Henry II, Count of Leuven and Brussels 268 472 473 was born about 1021 in <Brabant, France>, died in 1079 about age 58, and was buried in Cloister of St. Gertrud, Nivelles, France.

238. Adelaide, de Poitou 188 362 (William I, Count of Poitou209, Ebles Mancer, Count of Poitou187, Ranulf II, Count of Poitou167, Blichilde, of Maine148, Rorick, Count of Maine132, Rotrude122, Louis I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of the Franks114, Charlemagne, King of France, Holy Roman Emperor105, Pepin III "the Short", King of the Franks97, Charles Martel, King of the Franks91, Pepin II, of Heristal, Duke of Austrasia87, Ansegisel, of Metz, Duke Ansgise81, Dode73, Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz61, Blithilda, Princess of Cologne45, Cloderic "the Parricide", King of Cologne36, Sigebert "the Lame", King of Cologne32, Childebert, King of Cologne29, Clovis "the Riparian", Frankish King of Cologne26, Argotta, Princess of the Salian Franks23, Genebald II, Duke of the Salian Franks21, Dagobert II, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]19, Genebald, Duke of the East Franks [Legendary or Fictional]18, Dagobert I, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]17, Walther, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]16, Clodius III, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]15, Bertherus, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]14, Hilderic, King of the Franks [Legendary or Fictional]13, Sunno, Duke of the Franks [Semi-legendary]12, Farabert, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]11, Clodomir IV, King of the Franks [Semi-legendary]9, Athildis, [Legendary]7, Julia Victoria verch Prasutagus, Princess of Iceni6, Boudicca, Queen of Icenia5, Antedois, King of the Iceni4, Addedomaros, King of the Trinovantes3, Mandubracius, King of the Trinovantes2, Imanuentius, King of the Trinovantes1) was born about 945 and died on 15 Jun 1006 about age 61. Another name for Adelaide was Alix of Poitou.


Adelaide married Hugh Capet, King of France,338 339 son of Hugh Magnus, Count of Paris and Hedwig, of Saxony, Summer 968. Hugh was born Winter 941 in France, died on 24 Oct 996 in Les Juifs, Chartres, France at age 55, and was buried in St. Denis Basilica, Paris, (Île-de-France), France. Another name for Hugh was Hugues Capet Duke of the Franks, King of France.

Marriage Notes: Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 144A-20

Birth Notes: Birth date variously given as Aft. 939, winter 941

Death Notes: Another source says d. in Paris.

Research Notes: King of France 987-996. First of the Capetian kings of France. Count of Poitou, Count of Orleans.

Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), Line 141-20.

Also Source: familysearch.org (Kevin Bradford)

From Wikipedia - Hugh Capet :

Hugh Capet[1] (c. 940 - 24 October 996 ) was the first King of France of the eponymous Capetian dynasty from his election to succeed the Carolingian Louis V in 987 until his death.

Descent and inheritance
The son of Hugh the Great , Duke of France , and Hedwige of Saxony , daughter of the German king Henry the Fowler , Hugh was born about 940. His paternal family, the Robertians , were powerful landowners in the Île-de-France . His grandfather had been King Robert I and his grandmother Beatrice was a Carolingian, a daughter of Herbert I of Vermandois . King Odo was his great uncle and King Rudolph Odo's son-in-law. Hugh was born into a well-connected and powerful family with many ties to the reigning nobility of Europe.[2] But for all this, Hugh's father was never king. When Rudolph died in 936, Hugh the Great organized the return of Louis d'Outremer , son of Charles the Simple , from his exile at the court of Athelstan of England . Hugh's motives are unknown, but it is presumed that he acted to forestall Rudolph's brother and successor as Duke of Burgundy, Hugh the Black from taking the French throne, or to prevent it from falling into the grasping hands of Herbert II of Vermandois or William Longsword , Count of Rouen .[3]
In 956, Hugh inherited his father's estates and became one of the most powerful nobles in the much-reduced West Frankish kingdom . However, as he was not yet an adult, his uncle Bruno , Archbishop of Cologne , acted as regent . Young Hugh's neighbours made the most of the opportunity. Theobald I of Blois , a former vassal of Hugh the Great, took the counties of Chartres and Châteaudun . Further south, on the border of the kingdom, Fulk II of Anjou , another former client of Hugh the Great, carved out a principality at Hugh's expense and that of the Bretons .[4]...

Election and extent of power
From 978 to 986, Hugh Capet allied himself with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with Archbishop Adalberon of Reims to dominate the Carolingian king, Lothair . By 986, he was king in all but name. After Lothair and his son died in early 987, the archbishop of Reims and Gerbert of Aurillac convened an assembly of nobles to elect Hugh Capet as their king....

Dispute with the papacy
Hugh made Arnulf Archbishop of Reims in 988, even though Arnulf was the nephew of the his bitter rival, Charles of Lorraine . Charles thereupon succeeded in capturing Reims and took the archbishop prisoner. Hugh, however, considered Arnulf a turncoat and demanded his deposition by Pope John XV . The turn of events outran the messages, when Hugh captured both Charles and Arnulf and convoked a synod at Reims in June 991, which obediently deposed Arnulf and chose as his successor Gerbert of Aurillac. These proceedings were repudiated by Rome, although a second synod had ratified the decrees issued at Reims. John XV summoned the French bishops to hold an independent synod outside the King's realm, at Aachen , to reconsider the case. When they refused, he called them to Rome, but they protested that the unsettled conditions en route and in Rome made that impossible. The Pope then sent a legate with instructions to call a council of French and German bishops at Mousson , where only the German bishops appeared, the French being stopped on the way by Hugh and Robert.
Through the exertions of the legate, the deposition of Arnulf was finally pronounced illegal. After Hugh's death, Arnulf was released from his imprisonment and soon restored to all his dignities.

Legacy
Hugh Capet died on 24 October 996 in Paris and was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica . His son Robert continued to reign.
Most historians regard the beginnings of modern France with the coronation of Hugh Capet. This is because, as Count of Paris , he made the city his power center. The monarch began a long process of exerting control of the rest of the country from there.
He is regarded as the founder of the Capetian dynasty . The direct Capetians, or the House of Capet , ruled France from 987 to 1328; thereafter, the Kingdom was ruled by collateral branches of the dynasty. All French Kings down to Louis Philippe , and royal pretenders since then, have been members of the dynasty (the Bonapartes styled themselves emperors rather than kings). As of 2007 , the Capetian dynasty is still the head of state in the kingdom of Spain (in the person of the Bourbon Juan Carlos ) and the duchy of Luxembourg , being the oldest continuously reigning dynasty in Europe. Queen Elizabeth II is a direct descendent of Hugh Capet.
Marriage and issue
Hugh Capet married Adelaide , daughter of William Towhead , Count of Poitou . Their children are as follows:
Robert , who became king after the death of his father
Hedwig, or Hathui, who married Reginar IV , Count of Hainaut
Gisela, or Gisele
A number of other daughters are less reliably attested.[10]

References
Bordenove, Georges. Les Rois qui ont fait la France: Hugues Capet, le Fondateur. Paris: Marabout, 1986. ISBN 2-501-01099-X
Gauvard, Claude. La France au Moyen Âge du Ve au XVe siècle. Paris: PUF, 1996. 2-13-054205-0
James, Edward. The Origins of France: From Clovis to the Capetians 500-1000. London: Macmillan, 1982. ISBN 0312588623
Riché, Pierre. Les Carolingiens: Une famille qui fit l'Europe. Paris: Hachette, 1983. 2-012-78551-0
Theis, Laurent. Histoire du Moyen Âge français: Chronologie commentée 486-1453. Paris: Perrin, 1992. 2-87027-587-0
Lewis, Anthony W. "Anticipatory Association of the Heir in Early Capetian France. " The American Historical Review, Vol. 83, No. 4. (Oct., 1978), pp 906-927.

Noted events in his life were:

• Count of Paris: 956-996.

• King of France: 987-996.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 182)

239. William II, Count of Poitou 416 (William I, Count of Poitou209, Ebles Mancer, Count of Poitou187, Ranulf II, Count of Poitou167, Blichilde, of Maine148, Rorick, Count of Maine132, Rotrude122, Louis I, Holy