Rutbert "Fortis" duc de Francs
Adélaide de Alsace et Tours
(Abt 819-)
Herbert I comté de Vermandois et Troyes
(Abt 850-907)
Bertha de Morvois
Robert I Roi des Francs
Béatrice de Vermandois
(Abt 875-After 931)
Hugues "Magnus" Capet Comte de Paris
(Between 895/900-956)


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Hedwig of Saxony

Hugues "Magnus" Capet Comte de Paris

  • Born: Between 895 and 900, Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Marriage: Hedwig of Saxony 937 or 938 in Mainz 160,528,959
  • Died: Jun 956, Dourdan, Isle De France 1020
  • Buried: Abbaye De St Denis, St Denis, Isle De France

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition,
53:19, 101:19, 121:20, 141:19, Count of Paris, Duke of France, King & Duke of Burgundy. 160

~The Empire and the Papacy, 918-1273, "Pedigree of the Captian Kings of France," pp. 94, 95, son of Hugh the Grat and Hedwig, daughter of Henry the fowler., m. Adela 959

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Alt. Name.
Also called Herzog der Francia Hugo "der Große" von Franzien
Also called Hugh "the Great." Hugues "le Grand", duc de France

• Titles.
Duke of Franks in Neustria, Frankish Kingdoms, between 923 and 16 June 956

Lay-Abbot of St. Martin's in Tours, between 923 and 16 June 956

• Web Reference: Hugh the Great from Wikipedia.

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Hugues "le Grand".
Son of Robert I, King of France and his second wife Beatrix de Vermandois. Guillaume of Jumièges records that "Rodbertus dux" married "sororem Herberti" by whom he had "Hugonem Magnum" [Willelmi Gemmetencis Historiæ (Du Chesne, 1619), Liber II, XXI, p. 233. ]. The Historia Francorum Senonensis names "Hugo Magnus" as son of "Robertus princeps [et] sororem Herberti" [Hugonis Floriacensis, Historia Francorum Senonensis, MGH SS IX, p. 366]. Hugues married Hedwig of Germany, daughter of Heinrich I King of Germany and his second wife Mathilde. Flodoard refers to "sororem Othonis regis Transfhenensis, filiam Heinrici" as the wife of "Hugo princeps, filius Roberti", without naming her, recording their marriage in 938 [Flodoard 938, MGH SS III, p. 385]. Flodoard also refers to "relicta Hugonis" as "amita Lotharius rex" [ Flodoard 957, MGH SS III, p. 404].

Hugues married Hedwig of Saxony, daughter of Heinrich I "the Fowler" King of Saxony Holy Roman Emperor and Mechtilde of Ringleheim, 937 or 938 in Mainz 160,528.,959 (Hedwig of Saxony was born in 922 in France and died after 965 in France 160.)


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