Gerberge Countess Of Burgundy
F, b. circa 950
- Birth: Gerberge Countess Of Burgundy was born circa 950 in Italy.
Adalbert Marquis Of Ivrea
M, b. circa 947, d. April 30, 971
- Birth: Adalbert Marquis Of Ivrea was born circa 947 in Italy.
- Death: He died on April 30, 971 in France.
- Occupation: He was King of Italy.
Willa Princess Of Tuscany
F, b. circa 924
- Birth: Willa Princess Of Tuscany was born circa 924.
Berenger II Of Ivrea, King Of Italy
M, b. 900, d. August 6, 966
- Birth: Berenger II Of Ivrea, King Of Italy, was born in 900 in Italy.
- Death: He died on August 6, 966, at age ~66.
- Note: Seal to Parents acceded 950 deposed 963 Marquis d'Ivree & Roi d'Italie, Margrave of Ivrea, Count of Milan. deposed 963.
Gisele Of FriuliI
F, b. circa 880, d. June 13, 910
- Birth: Gisele Of FriuliI was born circa 880 in Italy.
- Death: She died on June 13, 910.
Adalbert Count Of Ivrea
M, b. circa 850, d. 923
- Birth: Adalbert Count Of Ivrea was born circa 850 in Ivrea, Italy.
- Death: He died in 923 in Ivrea, Italy.
- Occupation: He was a Count of Margrave.
Anscar II Of Ivrea
M, b. circa 843
- Birth: Anscar II Of Ivrea was born circa 843 in Italy.
- Occupation: He was a Count of Margrave.
F, b. circa 850
- Birth: Giselle was born circa 850 in Italy.
Amadeus Count Of Burgundy
M, b. circa 808
- Birth: Amadeus Count Of Burgundy was born circa 808 in Fruili, Italy.
Unroch I Comte Di Friuli
M, b. circa 770, d. 839
- Birth: Unroch I Comte Di Friuli was born circa 770 in Friuli, Italy.
- Death: He died in 839.
F, b. circa 780
- Birth: Engeltrude was born circa 780.
Berenger An East Frank
M, b. circa 745
- Birth: Berenger An East Frank was born circa 745 in France.
Beggen Count Of Paris
M, b. circa 760
- Birth: Beggen Count Of Paris was born circa 760 in Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France, France.
Aupais Holy Roman Empire
F, b. circa 795, d. April 26, 855
- Birth: Aupais Holy Roman Empire was born circa 795.
- Death: She died on April 26, 855.
- Occupation: She was a Princess.
Girard Count Of Paris
M, b. 730, d. 775
- Birth: Girard Count Of Paris was born in 730 in Tours, Touraine, Indre-Et-Loire, France.
- Death: He died in 775, at age ~45.
Rotrude of Austrasia Countess of Paris
F, b. 745
- Birth: Rotrude of Austrasia Countess of Paris was born in 745.
Carloman Prince Of Franks
M, b. 712, d. December 4, 755
- Birth: Carloman Prince Of Franks was born in 712 in Austrasia, France.
- Death: He died on December 4, 755, at age ~43.
Charles 'Martel' Mayor Of Austrasia
M, b. 676, d. October 22, 741
- Birth: Charles 'Martel' Mayor Of Austrasia was born in 676 in Heristal, Liege, Belgium.
- Death: He died on October 22, 741, at age ~65, in Quierzy, Aisne, France.
- Burial: He was buried in Monastery, St Denis, Seine, France.
Rotrude Duchess Austrasia
F, b. circa 690, d. circa 724
- Birth: Rotrude Duchess Austrasia was born circa 690 in Moselle, Austrasia, France.
- Death: She died circa 724.
- Occupation: She was a Chrotude.
Pepin Mayor Of Austrasia
M, b. 635, d. December 16, 714
- Birth: Pepin Mayor Of Austrasia was born in 635 in Heristal, Liege, Belgium.
- Death: He died on December 16, 714, at age ~79, in Junille, Meuse, France.
- Note: Pepin of Herstal (635?-714), Carolingian mayor of the palace, who reunited the Frankish realms in the late Merovingian period. A grandson of Pepin the Elder, he succeeded to his position in the kingdom of Austrasia around 680. In 687 he extended Carolingian rule to the other Frankish kingdoms, Neustria and Bourgogne, but retained members of the Merovingian dynasty as figurehead monarchs in all three. Two years later he extended his control over the Frisians, a pagan people living on the North Sea coast. Pepin's death was followed by a civil war and the succession of his illegitimate son Charles Martel.
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F, b. circa 635
- Birth: Alpaide was born circa 635.
- Occupation: She was a Concubine.
Ansigise Mayor Of Austrasia
M, b. circa 612, d. 678
- Birth: Ansigise Mayor Of Austrasia was born circa 612 in Austrasia, France.
- Death: He died in 678 in Austrasia, France.
- Burial: He was buried in Andene Monastery, France.
St Beggue Of Landen
F, b. 613, d. 689
- Birth: St Beggue Of Landen was born in 613 in Landen, Liege, Belgium.
- Death: She died in 689, at age ~76.
- Occupation: She was a St Beggue.
- Note: Begga was the daughter of Pepin of Landen, mayor of the palace, and St. Itta. She married Ansegilius, son of St. Arnulf of Metz, and their son was Pepin of Herstal, founder of the Carolingian dynasty of rulers in France. On the death of her husband in the year 691, she built a church and convent at Andenne on the Meuse River and died there. Her feast day is December 17th.
St Arnoul 'De Heristal' Metz
M, b. August 13, 582, d. August 16, 640
- Birth: St Arnoul 'De Heristal' Metz was born on August 13, 582 in Heristal, Austrasia, France.
- Marriage: He and Dode De Heristol were married in 602.
- Death: St Arnoul 'De Heristal' Metz died on August 16, 640, at age 58.
- Burial: He was buried in Metz, Moselle, Lorraine, France.
- Note: Statesman, bishop under the Merovingians, born c. 580; died c. 640. His parents belonged to a distinguished Frankish family, and lived in Austrasia, the eastern section of the kingdom founded by Clovis. In the school in which he was placed during his boyhood he excelled through his talent and his good behaviour. According to the custom of the age, he was sent in due time to the court of Theodebert II, King of Austrasia (595-612), to be initiated in the various branches of the government. Under the guidance of Gundulf, the Mayor of the Palace, he soon became so proficient that he was placed on the regular list of royal officers, and among the first of the kings ministers. He distinguished himself both as a military commander and in the civil administration; at one time he had under his care six distinct provinces. In due course Arnulf was married to a Frankish woman of noble lineage, by whom he had two sons, Anseghisel and Clodulf. While Arnulf was enjoying worldly emoluments and honours he did not forget higher and spiritual things. His thoughts dwelled often on monasteries, and with his friend Romaricus, likewise an officer of the court, he planned to make a pilgrimage to the Abbey of Lérins, evidently for the purpose of devoting his life to God. But in the meantime the Episcopal See of Metz became vacant. Arnulf was universally designated as a worthy candidate for the office, and he was consecrated bishop of that see about 611. In his new position he set the example of a virtuous life to his subjects, and attended to matters of ecclesiastical government. In 625 he took part in a council held by the Frankish bishops at Reims. With all this Arnulf retained his station at the court of the king, and took a prominent part in the national life of his people. In 613, after the death of Theodebert, he, with Pepin of Landen and other nobles, called to Austrasia Clothaire II, King of Neustria. When, in 625, the realm of Austrasia was entrusted to the kings son Dagobert, Arnulf became not only the tutor, but also the chief minister, of the young king. At the time of the estrangement between the two kings, and 625, Arnulf with other bishops and nobles tried to effect a reconciliation. But Arnulf dreaded the responsibilities of the episcopal office and grew weary of court life. About the year 626 he obtained the appointment of a successor to the Episcopal See of Metz; he himself and his friend Romaricus withdrew to a solitary place in the mountains of the Vosges. There he lived in communion with God until his death. His remains, interred by Romaricus, were transferred about a year afterwards, by Bishop Goeric, to the basilica of the Holy Apostles in Metz.
Of the two sons of Arnulf, Clodulf became his third successor in the See of Metz. Anseghisel remained in the service of the State; from his union with Begga, a daughter of Pepin of Landen, was born Pepin of Heristal, the founder of the Carlovingian dynasty. In this manner Arnulf was the ancestor of the mighty rulers of that house. The life or Arnulf exhibits to a certain extent the episcopal office and career in the Merovingian State. The bishops were much considered at court; their advice was listened to; they took part in the dispensation of justice by the courts; they had a voice in the appointment of royal officers; they were often used as the king's ambassadors, and held high administrative positions. For the people under their care, they were the protectors of their rights, their spokesmen before the king and the link uniting royalty with its subjects. The opportunities for good were thus unlimited; and Arnulf used them to good advantage.
Dode De Heristol
F, b. 586, d. 611
- Birth: Dode De Heristol was born in 586 in Old Saxony, Germany.
- Marriage: She and St Arnoul 'De Heristal' Metz were married in 602.
- Death: Dode De Heristol died in 611, at age ~25.