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  • ID: I145
  • Name: Charlemagne, Emperor of the West King of the Franks
  • Name: Emperor Charlemagne of the West, King of the Franks
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 21 MAR 2000
  • Religion: German blood and speech
  • Note: Charlemagne united western and central Europe and was the first Holy Roman Emperor, reigning from AD 800-814. Many of the great families of Europe and America can trace their descent from him 1
  • Birth: 02 APR 0742 in Aix la Chapelle
  • Christening: 0768
  • Death: 28 JAN 0814



    Father: King Pepin III (the Short) King of all the Franks b: 0714
    Mother: Bertha Caribert of Laon b: 0720

    Marriage 1 Hildegarde Geroud of Swabia b: 0758 in Savoy
    • Married: 0771
    • Note: 3rd wife 2 3
    Children
    1. Has Children King Pepin of Italy & Lombardy b: APR 0777 in Italy
    2. Has Children Louis I, Emperor of the West The Fair b: AUG 0778 in at Garonne
    3. Has Children Duodene of the West b: ABT 0795?

    Sources:
    1. Title: Debrett's Guide to Tracing Your Ancestry
      Abbrev: Debrett's Guide to Tracing Anc
      Author: Currer-Briggs, Noel, and Royston Gambier
      Publication: Webb & Bower Ltd. & Debrett's Peerage Ltd., London, England, 1981
      Page: p. 10
    2. Title: History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland
      Abbrev: Burke's History of Commoners
      Author: John Burke
    3. Title: Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants
      Abbrev: Pedigrees of Charlemagne Desc
      Page: Vol. III, pp. 6, 283, 284, 285 which mention Richard Wright, 4th son of Francis Wright, Anne Merriton, and brother of Francis Wright of Bolton-on-Swayle, Yorks., England
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