Giselbert Graf von Maasgau
(Abt 830-After 877)


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Mademoiselle de Lotharingia

Giselbert Graf von Maasgau

  • Born: Abt 830, Moselle
  • Marriage: Mademoiselle de Lotharingia 755
  • Died: After 4 Jun 877, Moselle 755

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Giselbert.
Giselbert's origin is unknown, but he is refered to "Giselbert count of the Maasgau" and a supporter of Charles II "le Chauve" King of the West Franks against his half brother, Emperor Lothaire. [ Scholz, B. W. with Rogers, B. (2000) Carolingian Chronicles: Royal Frankish Annals and Nithard's Histories (University of Michigan Press) ("Nithard"), III.2, p. 158.] Giselbert abducted the daughter of Emperor Lothaire I and his wife Emengarde de Tours. he Gesta Francorum records that "Gisalbertus, vassallus Karoli" abducted "filiam Hlotharii imperatoris" and took her to Aquitaine where they were married [Gesta quorundam regum Francorum 846, MGH SS I, p. 364.].

Giselbert married Mademoiselle de Lotharingia, daughter of Lothaire I Carolingien Holy Roman Emperor and Emgarde de Tours.755 (Mademoiselle de Lotharingia was born about 830 in Alsace région, Lorraine, France and died before 864.)


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