Charlemagne, his family and his ancestry

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pepin_of_Landen and pages thereof.

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!!! NOTE !!! Per Culpeper ancestral reasearch, the following ancestries remain unproven: the Malet, Poyntz, Beaumont, Vermandois, Anjou, Kievan ancestry, Byzantine ancestry, Viking ancestry, de Braiose, La Zouche, ancestry to kings of Leinster, legendary Irish ancestry and ancestry to the kings of Wales and Mercia and all the ancestries thereof.

    Carloman De Landen
b. 550
Landen, Belgium
d. 645
                               
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  Saint Arnulf of Metz
Vitrail représentant saint Arnould, chapelle Sainte-Glossinde by Graoully - Own work (photo personnelle), GNU Free Documentation Licensure, used with permission
(b. ca. 582 - d. 640), both my 44th (possibly twice) and 45th great-grandfather, and the great-great-great grandfather of Charlemagne
m. Dode or Doda   Pepin I of Landen
(b. ca. 580 - d. 27 February 640)
(a.k.a. Peppin, Pipin, or Pippin)
(b. ca. 580 - d. 27 February 640), also called the Elder or the Old
m. Saint Itta (or Itta of Metz)
a.k.a. Ida, Itte or Iduberga
(592-652)

Her brother was Saint Modoald , bishop of Trier . Her sister was Abbess Saint Severa. There is no direct record of their parents, but it has been suggested that she was a daughter of Arnoald , Bishop of Metz , son of Ansbertus.
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  Ansegisel
(also Ansgise, Ansegus, or Anchises)

b. ca. 602 or 610 - murdered before 679 or 662 by in a feud by his enemy Gundewin
m. Begga
(also Begue, Begge)


b. 615
d. 17 December 693
On the death of her husband, she took the veil, founded seven 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.
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                  Theodo of Bavaria

(Baptism of Duke Theodo by Bishop Rupert of Salzburg, St Peter's Abbey, Salzburg)
b. ca. 625
11 December ca. 716
a.k.a. Theodo V and Theodo II
was the Duke of Bavaria from 670 or, more probably, 680 to his death.

Theodo's descendance has not been conclusively established. A member of the Agilolfing dynasty, his father possibly was Duke Theodo IV of Bavaria (d. 680) and his mother was probably Fara of Bavaria (b. 600), daughter of one of the Kings of the Lombards and (her mother) Daughter of Gisulf I of Friuli (b. 577).
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  Alberic of Austrasia

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Adèle of Poiters
         

Two alternative solutions to the question of her parentage have been suggested:

1. She was daughter of the seneschal and Pfalzgraf Hugobert and Irmina of Oeren .

2. She was daughter of Theuderic III , king of Neustria and Austrasia , and Clotilda of Heristal.

    Gotfrid/Gotefrid/Gottfried
Duke of Alemannia
d. 744
He was of the house of the Agilolfing, which was the dominant ruling family in the Frankish Duchy of Bavaria
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m. An Agilolfing cousin and daughter of Theodo of Bavaria          
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Pepin II / Pepin of Herstal
b. ca. 635
d. 16 December 714
a Frankish statesman and military leader who de facto ruled Francia as the Mayor of the Palace from 680 until his death. He took the title, Duke and Prince of the Franks, upon his conquest of all the Frankish realms.
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Alpaida
b. ca. 654
d. ca. 714
mistress of Pepin of Herstal
          Bertrada of Prüm
b. ca. 670
d. after 721
a.k.a. Berthe or Bertree
She was perhaps a Merovingian princess, is known to be the mother of Charibert of Laon, with whom she is co-founder and benefactor of the Prüm Abbey. They founded the abbey in 721.
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      Huoching of Alamannia
b. 675
d. 744
           
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Charles Martel

(statue of Charles Martel at the Palace of Versailles)

(Charles Martel divides the realm between his sons Pepin and Carloman)
b. ca. 688 or 686, 680
d. 22 October 741
a Frankish statesman and military leader who, as Duke and Prince of the Franks and Mayor of the Palace, was de facto ruler of Francia from 718 until his death.
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m. Rotrude of Trier
d. 724
        Count Charibert of Laon
d. before 762
  Gisele of Aquitaine   Hnabi or Nebi
b. ca. 710
d. ca. 788
an Alemannic duke in the eighth century. He was a son of Huoching and perhaps a grandson of the duke Gotfrid, which would make him a scion of the Agilolfing dynasty of Bavaria. He was the founder of the "old" line of the Ahalolfings. Around 724 he was one of the joint founders of the monastery of Reichenau.
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m. Guerin I, count of Thurgau

m.

Adalinis von Spoleto

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    Carloman

(Charles Martel divides the realm between his sons Pepin and Carloman)
b. between 706 and 716
d. 17 August 754
He was the eldest son of Charles Martel, majordomo or mayor of the palace and duke of the Franks, and his wife Chrotrud of Treves.
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      Pepin the Short

(Charles Martel divides the realm between his sons Pepin and Carloman)
b. ca. 714
d. September 24, 768
The younger son of Charles Martel and often known under the mistranslation Pippin the Short (French: Pépin le Bref; German: Pippin der Kleine), he was a King of the Franks from 751 until his death. He was the first of the Carolingians to become King.
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m. 741
Pippin and Bertrada were too closely related for their marriage to be legal at that time; the union was not canonically sanctioned until 749, after the birth of Charlemagne.
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Bertrada of Laon
b. between 710 and 727
d. 12 July 783
a.k.a. Bertrada the Younger or Bertha Broadfoot (cf. Latin: Regina pede aucae i.e. the queen with the goose-foot), was a Frankish queen. She was the wife of Pepin the Short and the mother of Charlemagne, Carloman and Gisela.
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  Gerold of Vinzgau (also Vintzgouw or Anglachgau)
d. 784/786 or 795
a count in Kraichgau and Anglachgau
Through his son Udalrich, Gerold is the founder of the family of the Udalrichings.
m. 758 Emma of Alemannia
d. 789 or 798 or after 784
  Isambart des Franken
b. ca. 750
in Narbonne, France
d. 806
in Sachsen, Germany
a.k.a. Isembart von Thürgau and Isanbart the Saxon, was a 8th-century count of the Holy Roman Empire and Master of the Palace of Altdorf.
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m. Thiedrada Gräfin  
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CHARLEMAGNE



b. 2 April 742/747/748
Frankish Kingdom
d. 28 January 814
Aachen, Holy Roman Empire
buried in Aachen Cathedral
"also known as Charles the Great (Latin: Carolus or Karolus Magnus) or Charles I, was King of the Franks who united most of Western Europe during the early Middle Ages and laid the foundations for modern France and Germany. He took the Frankish throne from 768 and became King of Italy from 774. From 800 he became the first Holy Roman Emperor - the first recognized emperor in Western Europe since the collapse of the Western Roman Empire three centuries earlier. The expanded Frankish state he founded is called the Carolingian Empire.

The oldest son of Pepin the Short and Bertrada of Laon, Charlemagne became king in 768 following the death of his father. He was initially co-ruler with his brother Carloman I. Carloman's sudden death in 771 under unexplained circumstances left Charlemagne as the undisputed ruler of the Frankish Kingdom. Charlemagne continued his father's policy towards the papacy and became its protector, removing the Lombards from power in northern Italy, and leading an incursion into Muslim Spain. He also campaigned against the Saxons to his east, Christianizing them upon penalty of death, leading to events such as the Massacre of Verden. Charlemagne reached the height of his power in 800 when he was crowned Emperor of the Romans by Pope Leo III on Christmas Day at Old St. Peter's Basilica.

Called the "Father of Europe" (pater Europae), Charlemagne united most of Western Europe for the first time since the Roman Empire. His rule spurred the Carolingian Renaissance, a period of energetic cultural and intellectual activity within the Church. Both the French and German monarchies considered their kingdoms to be descendants of Charlemagne's empire.

Charlemagne died in 814, having ruled as emperor for just over thirteen years. He was laid to rest in his imperial capital of Aachen in what is today Germany. His son Louis the Pious succeeded him.
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m. 771 Hildegard of the Vinzgau

b. 758
d. 30 April 783
2nd wife of Charlemagne
  Adrian of Orléans, a Frankish count.
d. before November 821
(m. Waldrada)


descendants through their son Odo I
  Welf

Welf (or Hwelf) I of Altdorf (died 825) was master of several counties in the southern Rhineland & Bavaria. His family became politically powerful when Louis the Pious chose his oldest daughter as his 2nd wife. Though Welf himself never became publicly prominent, his family became interwoven with the Carolingian dynasty.

He is the oldest known member of the Elder House of Welf. Welf is mentioned only once: on the occasion of the wedding of his daughter Judith with Emperor Louis the Pious in 819.
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m. 810 Hedwig, Duchess of Bavaria
b. ca. 780
Altdorf, Mittelfranken, Bayern in what was the Frankish Empire (Present Germany)
She had a sister Adalung des Franken, half brother Hunfrid I de Recia e de Istria, and brother Guelph, Count of Andech.

In her early life she was Abbess of Chelles Abbey, however, left that role to marry.
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        Pepin of Italy
Pepin or Pippin (or Pepin Carloman, Pepinno)
b. April 770/3
d. 8 July 810
Born Carloman, he was the son of Charlemagne and King of the Lombards (781-810) under the authority of his father.

Pepin was the second son of Charlemagne by his then-wife Hildegard. He was born Carloman, but was rechristened with the royal name Pepin (also the name of his older half-brother Pepin the Hunchback, and his grandfather Pepin the Short) when he was a young child. 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.
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  Ermengarde of Hesbaye
b. ca. 778
d. 3 October 818

Her father was Ingerman (Ingram) of Hesbaye who was son of the brother of Chrodegang, Archbishop of Metz and first abbot of the Lorsch Abbey, and hence grandson of Chrodegang's parents, Sigramus and Landrada.
m. ca. 794-798 Louis the Pious

b. 778 in Cassinogilum
d. 20 June 840 in Ingelheim
buried at Abbey of Saint-Arnould
a.k.a. also called the Fair and the Debonaire
King of Aquitaine from 781. He was also King of the Franks and co-Emperor (as Louis I) with his father, Charlemagne, of the Holy Roman Empire from 813. The only surviving adult son of Charlemagne and Hildegard.
In the 830s his empire was torn by civil war between his sons, only exacerbated by Louis's attempts to include his son Charles by his second wife (Judith) in the succession plans.
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m. 819 Judith of Bavaria

b. 797/805
d. 19 April 843
"No surviving sources provide a record of Judith's exact date and year of birth. Judith was probably born between 797 and 805, given that girls in the Carolingian world would be eligible for marriage at around the age of twelve, and her marriage to King Louis occurred in 819.
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            King Bernard of Italy
b. 797, Vermandois, Picardy
d. 17 April 818, Milan, Lombardy
Bernard was the illegitimate son of King Pepin of Italy, the second legitimate son of the Emperor Charlemagne. He was the King of the Lombards 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.
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b. 795
d. 29 September 855
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Rotrude
b. 800
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descendants via her marriage to Gerard, Count of Auvergne
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Unruoch II of Friuli
(d. 853)
possibly the son of Unruoch I of Friuli or Berenger Count de Friuli
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                        Charles the Bald

b. 13 June 823
d. 6 October 877
King of West Francia (843-77), King of Italy (875-77) and Holy Roman Emperor (875-77, as Charles II)
"After a series of civil wars that began during the reign of his father, Louis the Pious, Charles succeeded by the Treaty of Verdun (843) in acquiring the western third of the Carolingian Empire. He was a grandson of Charlemagne and the youngest son of Louis the Pious by his second wife, Judith." (source), grandson of Charlemagne.
His sister is Gisela, also seen in this tree.
m. 842 Ermentrude of Orléans

b. 27 September 823
d. 6 October 869
  Eberhard of Friuli
b. ca. 815
d. 16 December 866
The Frankish Duke of Friuli from 846. His name is alternatively spelled Everard, Evrard, Erhard, or Eberard; in Latinized fashion, Everardus, Eberardus, or Eberhardus. He wrote his own name "Evvrardus" (source).
m. Gisela (b. 821), granddaughter of Charlemagne and sister of Charles the Bald      
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Developed in July 2015.