Name: King CHARLEMAGNE, EMPEROR OF THE WEST
Title: Charlemagne or Charles The Great , King Of The Franks
Birth: 2 APR 0742 in Ingelheim, Rheinhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt 1
Baptism: 0742 St Denis, France
Death: 28 JAN 0814 in Aix La Chapelle, Austrasia (Aachen)
Burial: Notre Dame D'aix La Chapelle
See 'Everyone is Descended From Charlemagne' at http://www.oz.net/~lee/Genealogy/charlemagne.html
Son of Pepin III "The Short" of the Franks, King of Franks and his queen Bertrada II of Laon. Also known as Charlemagne Holy Roman Emp, Kejsare Karl den Store ; Emperor Of The West, Charlemagne or Charles The Great , King Of The Franks & Princess Of Swabia, Hildegarde , Countis De Vinzgau. King of the Lombards 774.
On Christmas Day AD 800 Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne as a rival emperor in Byzantium the Roman Empire's second capital. The following three centuries saw The Byzantine Empire, although surrounded by hostile Muslims, Bulgars, Russians and Romans, wasted much of its time on obscure theological disputes. Yet despite being controlled by an extraordinary sequence of adventures, drunkards, lustful empresses, sinister eunuchs and unworldly scholars, it somehow managed to survive and saw the coronation of the heroic Alexius Comnenus in 1081.
Charlemagne Emperor of The Holy Roman Empire was born on 2 Apr 742 in Aix La Chapelle, Austrasia. He was christened in St Denis, France. He died on 28 Jan 814 in Aix La Chapelle, Austrasia. He was buried in Notre Dame D'aix La Chapelle, Austrasia. He apparently married five times. Firstly in about 768 to Himiltude, mother of his son Pepin the Hunchback, Monk at Prüm. Secondly he married Desiderata (Desideria, Sibilla, Bertha) Empress of The Holy Roman Empire in 770. This second marriage was annuled in 771. This was the year of his third marriage to Hildegard Empress of The Holy Roman Empire in 771 in Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia.
King Charlemagine The Holy Roman Emperor also had two mistresses:
(1)Adalind, who bore his son Theodric (807-818) a cleric; (2) an unknown, mother of Richbod (800-844) abbott of St-Riquier.
Charlemagne and Hildegard, Emperor and Empress of the Holy Roman Empire had the following children:
i Charles Emperor of The Holy Roman Empire ; Charles the younger, Duke of Ingelheim, b. 772
ii Pippin (Carloman) Pepin I of Italy, King of Italy, was born in Apr 773. He died on 8 Jul 810.
F iii Bertha Princess of The Holy Roman Empire was born in 775 in Of, Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia. She died on 11 Mar 826.
iv Adbelahide(Adelheid) Princess of The Holy Roman Empire was born 774 of Pavie, Lombardy, Italy. She died in Aug 774.
Child 7: , Adelaide, b. 773
v Rotrude Princess of The Holy Roman Empire was born Aug 774 of Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia. She died on 6 Jun 810.
vi Lothaire Prince of The Holy Roman Empire born in Aug 778 in Casseneuil, Lot-Et-Garonne, France. He died in Aug 778.
Child 8: , Lothar, b. 778
vii Louis I "The Pious" Emperor of The Holy Roman Empire was born in Aug 778. He died on 20 Jun 840.
Louis I the Pious of Aquitaine, King of France, b. AUG 778
viii Gisaele Princess of The Holy Roman Empire was born in 781 in , Milano, Lombardy, Italy. Child 9: , Gisela
ix Hildegarde Princess of The Holy Roman Empire was born in 782 of Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia. She died on 9 Jun 783.
Child 10: , Hildegard
His fourth marriage was in 783 to Fastrada, who bore him two daughters :
Child 11 : Theodrada of Argenteuil, Abbess of Argenteuil and Child 12 :. Hiltrude
He apprently married for the fifth time in 794 to Luitgard, with whom he had a further four children :
Child 13: , Ruothild of Faremoutiers, Abbess of Faremoutiers ; Child 14: , Adaltrude;
Child 15: , Drogo of Metz, Bishop of Metz, b. 801; and Child 16: , Hugh of St. Quentin, Abott of St. Quentin, b. 802.
Descents from Charlemagne
Every French monarch from Louis IV, King of France (succ 936) onwards.
Every English monarch from William the Conqueror (acceded 1066) onwards.
Every Scottish monarch from Malcolm IV, King of Scotland (succ 1153) onwards.
Napoleon (possibly), enemy of England
James Abram Garfield, US President Source: [Burkes Presidential]. I think this descent may be disputed.
Albert Schweitzer ; Celine Dion
Descents from Louis IV, King of France [descendant of Charlemagne]
Summary: Through Dukes of Brabant.
Calvin Coolidge, US President
Descents from Hugh Capet, King of France [descendant of Charlemagne]
Strongbow . And Rutherford B. Hayes, US President
Descents from Louis VI, King of France [descendant of Hugh Capet, King of France] : Toulouse-Lautrec
Descents from Louis VII, King of France [descendant of Louis VI, King of France]
St.Elizabeth of Hungary
Summary: dau of Andrew II, King of Hungary.
Father: King Pepin III (Roi) MARTEL 'The Short' Mayor Of Nustria, King Of FRANKS b: 0714 in Austrasia, France
Mother: Bertrada II (Bertha, Bertrada II of Laon) Berta Storfot DE LAON b: 0720 in Laon, Aisne, France
Himiltude Empress of the Holy Roman Empire \ HIMILTUDE b: Abt 0745 in of the Holy Roman Empire
- Pepin the Hunchback, Monk at PRÜM b: Abt 0769
Desiderata (Desideria, Sibilla, Bertha) Empress of The Holy Roman EMPIRE
in Annulment 771
Hildegarde 'Empress of the Holy Roman Empire, Countess of Vinzgau' of SAVOY b: 0758 in of Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia
in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) Rhineland, Prussia.
- King LOUIS I 'THE PIOUS' HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR b: AUG 778
- King Charles CHARLES THE YOUNGER, DUKE OF INGELHEIM b: 0772 in Ingelheim, Rheinhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt
unknown mistress of King Charlemagne, Emperor Of The West, King Of The FRANKS b: Abt 0775
- Richbod , Abbott of ST-RIQUIER b: 0800 in of St-Riquier
Adalind , mistress of King Charlemagne, Emperor Of The West, King Of The FRANKS b: Abt 0785
- Theodric b: 0807 - 0818
Fastrada b: Abt 0765
- Theodrada of Argenteuil, Abbess of ARGENTEUIL b: Abt 0785 in of Argenteuil
- Hiltrude b: Abt 0785
Luitgard b: Abt 0770
- Ruothild of Faremoutiers, Abbess of FAREMOUTIERS b: Abt 0795 in of Faremoutiers
- Adaltrude b: Abt 0800
- Drogo of Metz, Bishop of METZ b: 0801 in of Metz
- Hugh of St. Quentin, Abott of ST. QUENTIN b: 0802 in of St. Quentin
- Author: Joanne Goodsell (nee Hissey) - Henry Marten descendant
Joanne is a direct descendant of John Hissey 4th (1701) who married Mary Allin, via their son John Hissey 5th (1743) and Mary Langham, via John Hissey 6th (1780) son Maurice Hissey's son, Charles Hissey Snr who married Emily Mills. (Migrated to South Australia.) Charles Hissey married Everelda nee Dawes, via their son Arthur James Hissey and Ivy Gaston.