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Charlemagne Emperor of The West, [King/Franks]

Charlemagne Emperor of The West, [King/Franks]

Male 742 - 814  (71 years)

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  • Name Charlemagne Emperor of The West 
    Suffix [King/Franks] 
    Born 2 Apr 742  Aix-la-Chapelle, or Aachen, Rhnlnd, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jan 814  , Aachen, Rhnlnd, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Feb 814  Aachen Cathedral, , Rhnland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptized (LDS) 12 Apr 1902 
    Endowed (LDS) 21 Jan 1927 
    Notes 
    • !Colonial and Revolutionary Lineages of America (973 D2ah) Vol. 2 In the early part of his reign, invaded Northern Italy, putting an end to the Lombard kingdom. From 774 to 799 he was at war with the Saxons, at that time a heathen race east of the Rhine. In 785, Widukind, Saxon leader, submitted and was baptized a Christian, but resistance continued in the outlying portions of the region. Bavaria was next annexed and this brought Charlemagne in conflict with the Avars whose Khan became a Christian in 805. Expeditions were also sent against the Arabs of North Spain. In 800, while in Rome, Charlemagne was crowned Emperor by Pope Leo III on Christmas Day, thus reviving the Roman Empire. After a naval war in the Adriatic, in which he surrendered some disputed territory, Charlemagne was saluted by the Greek envoys as Basileus, th equality of the two empires being thus recognized. The reign of Charlemagne witnessed a revival of arts and letters, a revision of Frankish law and the writing of the laws of Saxons, Thuringians, and Frisians.
      !Md. 1) Himiltrude; 3) Desiderata; 6) Mathalgard; 7) Gerswind; 8) Regina; 9-12? 13) Concubine Adelheid; 14) Concubine Galiena. Tab Gen Sour, France 22, Tab II Die Nachkommen Karls des Grossen, Germ Pub Bt. VII p. 3.
      Also Maried to a Hermengrade-Mar. 700 other dates and places unknown.

      Ancestry and Progeny og Captain James Blount - Inmigrant. by Robert Ffafman p. E- 36, # 26.
      Also known as Carolus Magus and Charles I, " The Great".
    Person ID I4745  Lythgoe-Donaldson
    Last Modified 5 Oct 1999 

    Father Pepin III King of Franks, [The Short],   b. 714, Austrasia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 768, St. Denis, , , France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Bertrada (Bertha) Queen of Franks, [of Loan],   b. Abt 720, , Laon, Aisne, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 783, Choisy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Abt 740 
    Sealed P (LDS) 26 May 1955 
    Family ID F2191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hildegarde of Swabia, [Emps/The West],   b. 757, , Aachen, Rhnlnd, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 782/783 
    Married 771 
    Sealed S (LDS) 8 Apr 1936 
    Children 
     1. Charles King of Germany,   b. 772, , Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 811  (Age 39 years)
    +2. Pepin (Carloman) King of Italy, [King/Lombardy],   b. Apr 773, , Aachen, Rhnland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 810, Milan, Lombardy, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     3. Adelheid Princess of Franks,   b. 774, , Aachen, Rhnlnd, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 774  (Age 0 years)
     4. Rotrude Princess of Franks,   b. 775, , Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 810  (Age 35 years)
     5. Adelside Princess of Franks, [Abbess/Fara],   b. 775,   d. 6 Jun 810  (Age 35 years)
     6. Bertha Princess of Franks,   b. Abt 776, , Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 826  (Age ~ 50 years)
    +7. Louis I Emperor of The West, [The Pious],   b. Aug 778, Casseneuil, L-Grnn, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 840, near, Ingelheim, Rhnhss, Hesse Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     8. Lothaire Prince of Franks,   b. Aug 778/779, , Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 780
     9. Gisele Princess of Franks,   b. 781, , Milano, Lombardy, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Hildegarde Princess of Franks,   b. Abt Apr 782/783, , Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 783
    Family ID F2188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Fastrade, (fourth wife) 
    Married Abt 783 
    Children 
     1. Theodrade Abbess of Argenteuil
     2. Hildrude Abbess of Faremontier
    Family ID F2211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Liutgarda, (fifth wife),   d. 4 Jun 800 
    Children 
     1. Emma Princess of The West,   d. 839
    Family ID F2212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 742 - Aix-la-Chapelle, or Aachen, Rhnlnd, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 814 - , Aachen, Rhnlnd, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Feb 814 - Aachen Cathedral, , Rhnland, Prussia Link to Google Earth
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