Charles Martel Carolingien "the Hammer" Mayor of the Palace
(688-741)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Rotrud of Treves

2. Unknown

Charles Martel Carolingien "the Hammer" Mayor of the Palace

  • Born: 688
  • Marriage (1): Rotrud of Treves
  • Marriage (2): Unknown
  • Died: 22 Oct 741, Quierzy-sur-Oise at age 53
  • Buried: Saint Denis Abbey, Seine-Saint-Denis département, Paris région

bullet  General Notes:


~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . ., 8th Edition 50:11, 190:11, 191:11 married to Rotrou, father of Pepin the Short, mayor of the Palace in Austrasia, in 732, he defeated the Saracens at the Battle of Tours, ensuring that Europe would develop as a Christian, rather than an Islamic, continent. They were the parents of Carloman.160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Information: The eponymous ancestor of the Carolingian Dynasty.

• Background Information. 157
Charles Martel, who was about 30 years old at the time, escaped from prison in 715, and was chosen Duke of Austrasia. He died in 741. His wife was Rotrude and they had sons Pepin and Carloman.

~A Genealogy of the Southworths (Southards), p. 434

• Pedigree. 160
Pedigree taken from Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 190:1-11:

Clovis the Riparian, Frankish King of Cologne, living 420, kinsman of Clovis I
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Sigebert the Lame, King of Cologne, murdered in 509 by his son at the instigation of Clovis I, King of the Salic Franks
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Cloderic the Parricide, King of Cologne, mudered by agents of his kinsman, Clovis I, King of the Salic Franks
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Munderic, of Vitry-en-Perthois
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St. Gondolfus, Bishop of Tongres, almost certainly the son of the next generation
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Bodegeisel II married Oda, a Suevian
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St. Arnulf, Mayor of the Palace married Dode
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Duke Ansegisel, Mayor of the Palace married St. Begga, daughter of Pippin I of Laden, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia and his wife Itta
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Pepin II of Heristal, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia and his concubine, Aupais
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Charles Martel, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia, victor over the Saracens at Poitiers, married Rotrou

• Web Reference: Charles Martel .


Charles married Rotrud of Treves. (Rotrud of Treves was born about 690 in Moselle, Austrasia and died in 724 in Austrasia 160.)


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