Charles Martel Carolingien "the Hammer" Mayor of the Palace
(688-741)
Rotrud of Treves
(Abt 690-724)
Charibert comté de Laon
(618-673)
Pépin "le bref" Carolingien Re des Francs
(714-768)
Bertrada de Laon
(Abt 720-783)
Charlemagne Carolingien King of the Western Francs Holy Roman Emperor
(742-813)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hildegrade of Swabia

2. Himiltrude

Charlemagne Carolingien King of the Western Francs Holy Roman Emperor

  • Born: 2 Apr 742, Ingelheim, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany 529
  • Marriage (1): Hildegrade of Swabia in 771 529
  • Relationship (2): Himiltrude 193
  • Died: 28 Jan 813-814, Aix la Chapelle (Aachen) at age 70 529

bullet  General Notes:


~Weis' Ancestral Roots . . ., 8th Edition, 50:13, 140:13, 146:13, 148:13, 182:5, 190:13, Charlemagne, son of Pepin III and Berthe, daughter of Charibert, count of Laon, married Hildegarde, daughter of Gerold of Swabia, Count of Linzgau, Perfect in Bavaris. With Hildigarde he was father of Pepin, King of Italy, and Louis I, who married Judith of Bavaria. 160

bullet  Information about this person:

• Dates & Events. 162,197
Co-King (with brother Carloman) of the Franks between September 768 and 771

He seized the entire kingdom of the Franks on the death of his brother, Carloman, on 4 December 771. King of the Franks between 4 December 771 and 24 January 814

King of the Lombards in Frankish Empire, between 774 and 814 Crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by Pope Leo III, a
ceremony, said to have come as a surprise to Charlemagne, which officially revived the ancient empire of the Ceasers in the West, on 25 December 800 in the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome, Italy.

Imperator Augustus in Frankish Empire, between 25 December 800 and 814

• Southworth connection. 157
Charles the Great or Charlemagne was born in 742. He divided the kingdom with his brother Carloman. He had five wives, and with Hildegarde he had a son named Louis le Debonnair and by Liutgarde, he had a son named Pepin le Bossu.

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

• Web Reference: Vermandois and Charlemagne

• Web Reference: Charlemagne from Medieval Lands.

• Web Reference: Charlemagne the King .


Charlemagne married Hildegrade of Swabia, daughter of Gerold of Swabia Count of Linzgau & Prefect of Bavaria and Emma of Alemania, in 771.528 (Hildegrade of Swabia was born about 758 in Aachen, Rheinland,530 died on 30 Apr 783 in Thionville, Moselle 529 and was buried in Abbaye de St. Arnoul, Metz, Austrasia.)


Charlemagne had a relationship with his mistress Himiltrude.193


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