pages 440-9 in ANCIENT ANCESTORS

 

MENESIS - Señores

 

PEDRO BERNARDO, Señor de St. Fagundo, ca 1124, m MARÍA SUAREZ de Maya (see under Maya for ancestors)

                TELPEREZ

 

TELPEREZ, Señor de Menesis m GONTRODE GARCÍA de Villamayor (see under Villamayor for ancestors)

                ALONSO TELEZ I

 

ALONSO TELEZ I, Señor de Menesis “el Viejo”, d 1230, m ELVIRA GIRON

                ALONSO TELEZ II

 

ALONSO TELEZ II de Menesis, d 1252, m MARÍA ANEZ de Lima (see under Lima for ancestors)

                MAYOR de MENESIS, d 1265, m 2ndly as 3rd wife of ALFONSO, Conde de Molino (see under Molino for ancestors and descendants)

 

 

MERAN - Ducs

 

BERTHOLD III, Duc de Meran, son of BERTHOLD II, Count of Andech (see under Andech for ancestors) and CUNIGUNDA of Formbach (see under Formbach for ancestors), d 1188, m 1stly EDITH (see under Dalmatia for ancestors) (d 1176)

                BERTHOLD IV

                Agnes, m as 3rd wife of King PHILIPPE II

  

BERTHOLD IV, Duc de Meran, d 1204, m AGNES of Rochlitz

                GERTRUDE, m as 1st wife of ANDREAS II of Hungary (see under Hungary for descendants)

 

 

MERCIA - Angle Kings & Anglo-Saxon Ealdormen

 

Mercia = “the boundary people”. In “English Genealogy” by Anthony Wagner the evidence is summarised for Penda, King of Mercia, having descended from Wemund, King of Angel in Schleswig.

Eadburh, mother-in-law of Alfred the Great, came from the Mercian royal family.

 

CREODA, possibly descended from Icel, the first Angle King in Britain

                PYBBA

                Ceorl, Angle king of Mercia (606-26)

                                Cwenburga, m King Edwin of Northumbria

 

PYBBA, Angle King of Mercia (593-606)

                King Penda (626-56), killed 656 in battle near Doncaster, m Cynewise

                                Peada, d 656, m Ealhflaed, dau of King Oswiu of Northumbria

                                Wulfhere, King of Mercia (656-75), m Eormengild of Kent (see under Kent, Jute Kings, for ancestors)

                                                Coenred, King of Mercia (704-09 when abdicated to become a monk)

                                                Behrtwald

                                                St. Werberga, Abbess of Ely, d ca 700

                                Aethelred, King of Mercia (675-704 when he became a monk), m Osthryth (killed 697)

                                                Ceolred, King of Mercia (709-16)

                                Cyneburh, m Ealhfrith, under-King of Deira

                                Cyneswith (dau)

                                Merewald (Merewala), m Eormenburh, dau of EORCENBERHT, Jute King of Kent

                                Wihtburh, m Frithwold, King of Surrey

                       St. Osyth m King Sighere of Essex (see under Essex, Saxon Kings, for descendants)

                Dau, m as 1st wife of Ceanwealh, King of Wessex 641/3-672

Dau, m Cadwallon, Prince of Gwynedd (d 634).- (see under Wales for descendants)

                Eowa, d 641

                                Alwih

                                                Aethelbald, King of Mercia (716-57)

                                Osmod

                                                Eanuulf

                                                                Thincfrith

                                                           Offa, King of Mercia (757-96) after Beonred who only reigned a few months

                                                                                dau, m St. Aethelbert, King of East Anglia

                                                                                Ecgfrith, King of Mercia (796)

                COENWEALH (See below)

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Beornred, King of Mercia 757, deposed, died 759

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COENWEALH (See above)

                CUNDWEALH

                                CENTWINE

                                                CYNREOU

                                                                BASSA

                                                                                CUTHBERT

                                                    Cuthred, Sub-King of Kent  (798-87)

 

CUTHBERT

dau, m King Beorhtric of Wessex

     Coenwulf, King of Mercia (796-821)

                   COELWULF I

 

CEOLWULF I, King of Mercia (821-23), deposed 823

                AELFLAED, m WIGMUND, son of King WIGLAF of Mercia (see below)

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Beornwulf, King of Mercia (823-25),re-founded Gloucester Cathedral in 823

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Ludeca, King of Mercia (825-27)

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WIGLAF (Witgraf), King of Mercia (827-840 when deposed)

                WIGMUND (see below)

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Beorhtwulf, King of Mercia (840-52) , defeated by Danish Vikings in 851

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Burhred, King of Mercia (852-74 when deposed), m Ethelswith (d 888) dau of Ethelwulf, Under-King of Kent (825-39 and King of Wessex (839-56), abdicated 874 in face of the Danes and fled to Rome. The Danes then set up the “unwise king’s thane” Ceolwulf II as King of Mercia (874-79). He was replaced in 879 by an Ealdorman, Aethelred II of the Hwicce who married m ca 885 King Alfred’s daughter Aethelfreda “the Lady of the Mercians”. Aethelred II of the Hwicce, King of Mercia (879-911) with Prince Edward routed the Danes at Aldershot. Aethelfreda then ruled as Queen of the Mercians (911-18)

                Aelfwyn, Queen of Mercia (918-19 when deposed in West Saxon annexation of Mercia)

Aelhere, Ealdorman of Mercia after 975

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WIGMUND (see above), m AELFLAED, dau of King CEOLWULF of Mercia (see above)

                EADBURH, m AETHELRED

                St. Wistan

 

AETHELRED, Ealdorman of Mercia and EADBURH

                AETHELWULF

 

AETHELWULF, Ealdorman of Mercia

                AETHELGYTH, heiress of Risborough, d ca 903, m AETHELHELM

 

AETHELHELM, Ealdorman of Wiltshire, son of King AETHELRED of Wessex (see under England, Kings, for ancestors), b ca 859, d ca 898, m AETHELGYTH above 

                AETHELFRYTH

                AELFLAED, m EDWARD “the Elder”, King of England (see under England, Kings, for descendants)

 

AETHELFRYTH, Ealdorman of Wessex and Mercia

                EADRIC

 

EADRIC, Ealdorman of Wessex, d ca 949, m AETHELGIFU

                Eadric Streona, m Ealdgyth, dau of King AETHELRED II of England

                Brihtric

                Aelfric

                                Eadric “the Forester”

                Goda

                Aethelwine

                AETHELWERD I

 

AETHELWERD I “the Historian, Theign of Surrey 973, Earldorman in Wessex 974, alive 998, m AETHELFLAED

                AETHELMAER

 

AETHELMAER CIEL “the Great”, Theign of Sussex, Ealdorman in Devonshire 1005, d ca 1016, m AETHELTHRITH

                GODWINE

 

GODWINE,(see under England, Kings, for full family), Ealdorman of Wessex 1018, Theign of Sussex, friend of King Cnut and adviser of King Edward “the Confessor”, d 1053, m 2ndly GYTHA, dau of Jarl THORKILLS SPRAKALEG (see under Uppsala for ancestors)

                HAROLD II, King of England (see under England, Kings, for descendants)

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WULFRUN, a prisoner at Farnworth 943

                WULFRIC

                Alfholm

 

WULFRIC, Ealdorman in Mercia, High Reeve of Northern Mercia

                EADGYTH, m 1stly Siegferth, Ealdorman and High Reeve of the Danes of the “seven boroughs”. She 2ndly m as 2nd wife of King EDMUND “Ironside (see under England, Kings, for

                     descendants)

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LEOFRIC I, Ealdorman of Leicester

                AELFGAR I, Ealdorman of Leicester, ca 830

                                AELFGAR II, Ealdorman of Leicester, d 870

                                                LEOFRIC II

                                                                HEREWARD

                                                                                LEOFWINE (see below)

 

Note: Eadric “the Grasper” appointed Earl of West Mercia by King AETHELRED “the Redeless” in 1006. He was confirmed for another year by King Cnut.

 

LEOFWINE, Ealdorman of the Hwicce, appointed Earl of Mercia ca 1007 by King Cnut, d ca 1023, m ALWARA, dau of ATHELSTAN MANNESSON, son of MANNE 

                Northman, killed 1017

                LEOFRIC III

                Edwin, killed 1039

                Godwin, d bef 1054, had a son Aethelwine, a hostage of and mutilated by King Cnut

                ALVERE de MARISCO who m HERVÉ, Seigneur de Montmorenci (see under Montmorenci for descendants)

 

LEOFRIC III, Earl of Mercia and Lord of Coventry d 31.9.1057 at Bromley, Staffs, m GODGIFU (Lady GODIVA), (d 1080), “siƒter” sic of THOROLD, Sheriff of Lincolnshire (see below) 

                Aelfgar

                Aelfwine, Sheriff of Warwickshire under Edward “the Confessor

THURKILL de Warwick

SIWARD de Arden, who became ancestor of the Arden family and thus of Shakespeare

 

AELFGAR (ALGAR), Earl of East Anglia (1051-52 & 1053-57),Earl of Mercia (1057-62); d 1062/5 m AELFGIFU (AELFEVA) ca 1010

                Edwin of Warwick, Earl of Mercia (1062-66), killed 1071

                Morcar (Morkere), Earl of Northumbria (1065-6), WILLIAM I’s prisoner by 1071, alive 1087 

                Burgheard, dvp

                Ealdgyth m 1stly GRUFFYDD ap LLYWELYN (1039-63) (see under Wales, Princes for descendants) and after his death in 1063 following defeat by HAROLD GODWINSON

                     m (the latter) King HAROLD II in 1064 (see under England, Kings, for descendants)

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Anon may have been a Norman living in England

                Lady GODIVA (see above)

                THOROLD Note: may have had a son Roger who was in the expedition of 1066

 

THOROLD “the Sheriff” of Lincoln, m dau of WILLIAM MALET (see under Malet for ancestors)

                LUCIA his heir, m 1stly IVO de TAILLEBOIS (see under Taillebois for descendants); she 2ndly m Roger FitzGerold of Roumare and 3rdly m RANULPH de MESCHINES, Earl of

                     Chester (see  under Meschines for descendants)

 

 

MEROVINGIAN DYNASTY

 

CHLODION (SUNNON), b ca 380, ruled a major tribe of the Salic Franks (428-48), defeated by Aetius 431. Note: although it seems unlikely, some claim his father or father-in-law was “ARCHADIUS” CLAUDIUS CLAUDIANUS (see under Roman Emperors for such an ancestry). Another possibility is that  CHLODION’s father could have been the King Theudemer who married Valentina Justina, a dau of the Roman Emperor VALENTINIAN I)

                Pharamond, appears to have been a joint-ruler and is regarded by some as 1st King of France and founder of the dynasty

                dau, m MEROVÉE (meaningson of the sea”). Note: some believe he was CHLODION’s son

 

MEROVÉE (MEROVECH), King of the Salic Franks (448-57), from whom the dynasty took its name, defeated ATTILA the Hun in 451 & had son by above wife 

                CLODERIC I

                Dau, m AGILULF (see under Agilolfing dynasty for descendants)

 

CHILDERIC (CLODERIC) I, King of the Franks (458-81), b 436, m Queen BASINA wife of  BASINUS, King of the Thuringians

                CLOVIS I

                AUDOFLEDA, m as 2nd wife of THEODORIC “the Great”, King of the Ostrogoths  (see under Ostrogoths for descendants)

 

CLOVIS I, King of the Sicambri tribe & then of all the Salic Franks (481-511) b 465, m 1stly unknown

            THEUDERIC (THEODORIC) I, King of Austrasia at Metz (511-34), m SUAVEGOTTA, dau of SIGISMUND, King of the Burgundians

                        THEUDEBERT I, King of Austrasia (534-48), 1stly m Wisegard, dau of WACCHO, King of the Lombards and 2ndly m DEUTERIA

                                                THEUDEBALD, King of Austrasia (548-55), 1stly m WALDERADA, dau of WACCHO, King of the Lombards (she 3rdly m GARIBALDO I, Duke of

                                                       Bavaria).

                                                 GRIMOALDA of Aquitaine, d 599, m ITITE, dau of SEVERUS

                                                             ITTA, m PÉPIN of Landen (Note alternative line of descent - see under Carolingian dynasty for descendants)

                                    THEUDEBALD 2ndly m INGUNDIS, widow of CHLOTAR, King of the Neustrian Franks

CLOVIS I m 2ndly in 493 St. CLOTILDA,(d 548) dau of King CHILPERIC I of Burgundy, (see under Burgundy, Arian Kings, for ancestors). She persuaded him to profess Christianity

                CLOTHAIRE I

                Clodimer, King of Orléans (511-524), m Guntheuca

                                Infant son killed by uncles CLOTHAIRE & Childebert

                Childebert I, King of Paris (511-558)

                CLOTILDE, m AMALARIC, Visigoth King of Spain (507-31) (see  under Visigoth Kings for descendants)

 

CLOTHAIRE (CLOTAR) I, b 500, King of Soissons (511-24), of Orléans (524-58) and of all the Franks (558-61) b 497, d 561, m 1stly Guntheuca, widow of Clodimer, King of Orléans (see above)

CLOTHAIRE 2ndly m Chunsina

                Chrammus, d 560

CLOTHAIRE 3rdly m  INGONDE (INGUNDA)

                Gunthar, d bef 561

                Childeric, d 561

                CHARIBERT I, King of Paris (561-67)

                                Clotild, a nun & leader of 589 rebellion at Convent of the Holy Cross in Poitiers

                                BERTHA, m St. AETHELBERT I, King of Kent (560-616) - see under Kent, Kings, for descendants

                Guntramin (Gunthrum), King of Burgundy (561-92)

                SIGEBERT, King of Metz (Austrasia) (561-75), m BRUNDHILDIS, dau of ATHANAGILD, King of  the Visigoths, (see below for descendants)

                Chlotsinda, m Alboin, King of the Lombards

CLOTHAIRE 4thly m AREGUNDA, sister of INGUNDA

                CHILPERIC I    

                BLITHILDE, m Gallo-Roman senator ANSBERT, a grandson of TONANTIUS FERREOLUS (consul in 453) who was the son of a dau of AFRANIUS SYAGRIUS (consul in 382)

                     - see under Roman Senators and Consuls for descendants

CLOTHAIRE 5thly m Radegunda, Princess of the Thuringian Franks  

CLOTHAIRE 6thly m Vuldetrada, widow of Theodovald

By a concubine

                Gundovald

 

CHILPERIC, King of Soissons (561-84), b 523, 1stly m Audovera

                Theudeobert, d 575

                Merovech, d 577

                Clovis, d 580

                Basina, a nun at Poitiers and also a leader in the convent rebellion there of 589

CHILPERIC then strangled his first wife in order to m 2ndly Galswintha (d 567), dau of ATHANAGILD, Visigoth King of Spain. He eventually strangled her also and returned to his favourite concubine (a maid of his first wife) FREDEGUNDE, b 543, d 613, whom he made Queen, and from 584 till 613 she ruled as Queen of France in place of her son CLOTHAIRE II. Queen BRUNHILDA, widow of SIGEBERT, King of Metz (see below) and another dau of ATHANAGILD, tried to gain the throne of Burgundy for her son Childebert and in turn for his two sons. But PÉPIN and ARNULF, Bishop of Metz both supported CLOTHAIRE II and BRUNHILDA was killed in 613 by being tied to the tail of a wild horse.

                Riguntha

                Chlodobert, d 580

                Samson, d 577

                Dagobert, d 580

                Theodoric, d 584

                CLOTHAIRE II, b some 9 months after death of  CHILPERIC. His mother FREDEGUNDE swore by compurgation (supported by the oaths of 300 nobles) that she conceived

                     this son upon the loins of the recently dead CHILPERIC. However some sceptics might consider other possible explanations for her convenient pregnancy (cf Cleopatra’s

                     claimed pregnancy by Julius Caesar).

 

CLOTHAIRE II, King of Neustria (584-628), King of all the Franks (613-628) uniting Neustria with Austrasia and Burgundy, m BERTRUDE (HALDETRUDE

                DAGOBERT I,

                CHARIBERT II, King of Aquitaine (629-32), m GISELE, dau of AMAUD of Gascony (see under Aquitaine, Dukes, for descendants)

                Emma, m King Eadbald of Kent (616-40)

 

DAGOBERT I, b 602, King of Austrasia (623-28), King of all the Franks (630-39), m 1stly Gomentrude; he 2ndly m NANTILDE

                CLOVIS II (CHLODOVECH) (see below)

DAGOBERT 3rdly m in 630 RAGNETRUDE (REGINTRUDE - WULFGUNDE)

                SIGEBERT III

                REGINTRUDE, m THEODO II, Duke of Bavaria (see under Bavaria for descendants)

 

SIGEBERT III, b 630, King of Austrasia (638-54), m HYMENGILDE (IMMACHILDE)

                DAGOBERT II

                BERSWINDE, m ETICHO I, Duke of Alsace (see under Alsace for descendants)

 

DAGOBERT II, b 652, King of Austrasia (676-79), m MECHTILDE

                Chlotar IV, King of Austrasia (717-19)

                ADELA, Princess of Austrasia

           AUBRI I, Comte de Blois (see under Blois for descendants)

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CLOVIS II (CHLODOVECH), King of Neustria and Burgundy (638-656), son of DAGOBERT I (see above), d insane 657, m BALTHILDE (BALDECHILDIS)

                CLOTHAIRE III

                CHILDERIC II (see below)

                THEODORIC (THIERRY) III (see below)

 

CLOTHAIRE III, King of Neustria and Burgundy (657-73), King of all the Franks (657-60). m BERTHA

                Clothaire IV King of Neustria and Burgundy (717-719), d 719. Chosen as figurehead King by CHARLES MARTEL, son of PÉPIN II.

                BERTHA had a son CARIBERT, Count of Laon (d 747) whose dau BERTHA m PÉPIN III, “le Bref, Mayor of Neustria (see under Carolingian dynasty for descendants)

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CHILDERIC II (see above), King of Austrasia (662-75) and King of all the Franks (673-75 when banished and assassinated

                CHILPERIC II

 

CHILPERIC II, King of Neustria (715-21) and King of all the Franks (719-20)

                Childeric III, King of all the Franks (743-Nov 51) when deposed by PÉPIN “le Bref” and imprisoned  with his son in Abbey of St. Bertin, then were shorn and scalped before being sent to

                     a monastery in Ireland

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THEODERIC (THIERRY) III, immediately succeeded his brother CLOTHAIRE III in 673, but was temporarily replaced by his other brother CHILDERIC II. THEODORIC, King of Neustria (673-98), became King of all the Franks (678-91), d 691, m St. AMALBERGA, dau of WANDREGISI and FARAHILD (dau of HERMANFRIED) and grand-dau of WALCHISUS and his wife WALDRADA

                Clovis III, King of all the Franks (691-95) (PÉPIN II  d’Héristal was his Mayor of the Palace and the effective ruler)

                CHILDEBERT III

                CHROTLINDE, m LAMBERT (see under Wormgau for descendants)

 

CHILDEBERT III, King of all the Franks (695-711) under PÉPIN II

                DAGOBERT III

 

DAGOBERT III, King of all the Franks (711-16)

                Theodoric IV, King of all the Franks (721-37)

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CLOVIS “the Riparian”, Frankish King of Cologne, alive 420, m a Merovingian Franc

                CHILDEBERT

 

CHILDEBERT, King of Cologne (of the Riparian Franks), alive ca 450

                SIEGBERT I

 

SIGEBERT I “the Lame”, King of Cologne (of the Riparian Franks), murdered 509 by his son CLODERIC in conspiracy with CLOVIS I, King of the Salic Franks (481-511)

                CLODERIC

 

CLODERIC “the Parricide”, King of Cologne (last King of the Riparian Franks), also murdered 509, m a relation of St. CLOTHILDA, the wife of CLOVIS I, King of the Salic Franks 

                MUNDERIC

 

MUNDERIC, Seigneur de Vitré-en-Artois, b ca 500, killed in 532 by THEODORIC (THIERRY) I, King of Austrasia, m ARTHEMIA, sister of Sacerdos the Gallo-Roman Archbishop of Lyon (542-59) 

                BODEGISEL I

 

BODEGISEL I, d 581, m PALATINA, dau of GALLUS MAGNUS, Bishop of Troyes (ca 562)

                BODEGISEL II

 

BODEGISEL II “Dux”, Governor of Aquitaine, murdered 588 at Carthage, m ODA, a Suevian

                St. ARNULF, Bishop of Metz (see under Carolingian dynasty for descendants)

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SIGEBERT, Merovingian King of Metz (561-75), son of CLOTHAIRE I  (see above), m BRUNDHILDIS (killed 613 - see above under Chilperic, King of Soissons), dau of ATHANAGILDO, King of the Visigoths, (see under Visigoths for ancestors)

                CHILDEBERT II

                INGUNDA, m St. HERMENGILD (see under Visigoths and under León for descendants)

 

CHILDEBERT II , King of Austrasia (575-95) and Burgundy (593-95), b 570, d 596, m FAILENDE (FAILEUBA)

                THEODEBERT II

                Theodoric II, d 613

                CLODOSWINDIS, m in absentia to Authari, King of the Lombards, but marriage not consumated, and she then m RECARED of Spain (see under Visigoths for descendants) 

 

THEODEBERT II, King of Austrasia (595-612), b 586, d 612, m BELLECHILDIS (d 609)

                REGINTRUDE, m Duke THEODON III of Bavaria (see under Bavaria, Dukes for descendants)

                EMMA, m EADBALD, Jute King of Kent (see under Kent for descendants)

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PHILAGRIUS

                AGRICOLA, Roman Prefect of Gaul (416-18), m MAGNA MAJOR, dau of CONSTANTINE “the Tyrant” son of Roman Emperor MAXIMUS (383-88) - see under Roman

                     Emperors for ancestors

                          EPARCHIA, m as 3rd wife of Emperor PETRONIUS MAXIMUS (455-6)

                                         AUDENTIA, m HESYCHIUS, Bishop of Vienna (480-490)

                                          Appollinaris

                                          FUSCINA, m AQUILINUS, Bishop of Lyons, d 470

                                          Aspidia, d 490, m as 1st wife of  Flavius Anastasius I “Dikorus”, (one eye blue and one black), Eastern Roman Emperor (491-518).

                          AVITUS, puppet Emperor under Ricimer (455-56), later Bishop of Piacenza

                          Eparchius, Bishop of Averni (450-60)

                          Magnus, m Enodia, gtgrdau of Emperor PETRONIUS MAXIMUS (see above)

                                          MAGNUS FELIX, d 475, m ATTICA, dau of

                                                          Petrus Marcellinus Liberius, m Agrestia

                                                                          Venantius, d 607

                                                                                Volusian, Bishop of Tours

                                                                                                Maximus, d 535

                                                                                                Marcian

Magnus Ennodius Felix, Bishop of Pavia, d 521

dau, m Hortensius, Comte de Clermont

                Firminus, Comte de Clermont

                Sallustius, Comte de Clermont

Euprecia, m Lupicinus

                Firminus

Dau, m anon

                Pathenius, d 544

                                          PROBUS of Narbonne, m EULALIA

                                          Araneola, m Polemius, son of Polemius Silvius, son of Nyphidius

                                                         

PROBUS of Narbonne, d 469, m EULALIA, dau of THAUMASTUS, son of APOLLINARIS

                MAGNUS “Vir Clarissimus” of Narbonne

          GALLUS MAGNUS          

 

GALLUS MAGNUS, Bishop of Treves ca 562

                PALATINA, m BODEGISEL I (see above)

 

 

MESCHINES - Earls of Chester

 

RANULPH II de MESCHINES, Vicomte de Bayeux (see under Bayeux for ancestors) m MAUD (MARGARET), co-heir of her brother HUGH “Lupus” d’AVRANCHES, 1st Earl of Chester (see under Abrincis for her ancestors)

                RANULPH III de MESCHINES

                WILLIAM of Copeland, m CECILY de ROMELLI

                                AVICE de ROMELLI (her father’s co-heir) who m WILLIAM PAGANEL (see under Paganell for descendants)

                                Alice

                                Maud, 1stly m Philip de Belmeis of Tong, & 2ndly m HUGUES de MORTEMER of Wigmore

                Geffery of Gillesland.

 

RANULPH III de MESCHINES, Vicomte de Bayeux, surnamed de Bricasard, d 1128, came over to England with the Conqueror, Lord of Cumberland and Carlisle, given Earldom of Chester at the death of his cousin Richard de Abrincis, 2nd Earl of Chester, m as 3rd husband of LUCIA, widow of Roger FitzGerold de Roumare (and their son William was created Earl of Lincoln) and widow of IVO de TAILLEBOIS. LUCIA was dau of THOROLD of Lincoln and granddau of AELGAR, Earl of Mercia (see under Mercia for ancestors)

                RANULPH III, his successor

                WILLIAM, Earl of Cambridge, had a dau MAUD who m PHILIP de BEAUMEIS (see under Beaumeis for descendants)

                ALICE (Adeliza), m RICHARD de CLARE, 1st Earl of Hertford and “Earl at Clare” (see under Clare for descendants)

                Agnes, m ROBERT de GRENTEMESNIL  

                JOANNA, m ADAM II de BRUS (see under Brus for descendants)

 

RANULPH III de MESCHINES (surnamed de Gernons), d of poisoning in 1155, m MAUD, dau of ROBERT the Consul, Earl of Gloucester, natural son of King HENRY I 

                HUGH, his successor

                Richard

                HELISENDE, m GUILLAUME, Comte d’Eu (see under Eu for descendants)

                Beatrix, m Ralph de Malpas

 

HUGH (Keveliok), 3rd Earl of Chester, d 1181, m BERTRED, dau of SIMON, Comte d’Évreux in Normandy (see under D’Évereux for ancestors)

                Ranulph, his successor, also created Earl of Lincoln, dsp 1232 m 1189 as 2nd husband of CONSTANCE (div 1199), heiress of CONAN, Duc de Bretagne (see under Brittany for

                    ancestors). Ranulph 2ndly m 1200 Clemencia of Fougères, 1215 witnessed Magna Carta ex parte regis  

                MAUD, m DAVID, Earl of Huntingdon and brother of William, King of Scotland (see under Scotland, Kings, for descendants)

                MABILL, m WILLIAM d’ALBINI, Earl of Arundel (see under Albini for descendants)

                AGNES (ALICE), m WILLIAM de FERRERS, Earl of Derby (see under Ferrers for descendants)

                HAWYSE, granted 3rd penny of Lincoln, m ROBERT de QUINCY, Earl of Winchester (see under de Quincy for descendants)

                AMICIA, m Sir RALF MAINWARING (see under Mainwaring for descendants)

 

 

METZ - Comtes

 

BODO I of Austrasia, a Count alive 750

                BODO II, a Count alive 826

                                BOSO III

 

BOSO III “the Old”, Count of Italy, d 855

                RICHILDE, m BUDWINE

 

BUDWINE, Comte de Metz & Italy, son of RICHARD, Comte d’Amiens & Meaux, m RICHILDE (see above)

                RICHILDIS, m CHARLES II, King of France (see under Carolingian dynasty for descendants)

                dau, m THIERRY II, Comte de Chaumois (see under Perracy for descendants)

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ADALBERT I, Comte de Metz, d 841 (see under Alsace for ancestors)

                ADALBERT II, Comte de Metz,

                                GÉRARD I

                                Matfried

                                Richar

 

GÉRARD (GERHARD) I, Comte de Metz, m as 2nd husband of ODA, dau of ODON (OTTO) of Erlauchten in Saxony

                ADALBERT III

                UDA, m GOZELIN, Count of Bidgau (see under Bidgau for descendants)

 

ADALBERT III, Comte de Metz, killed in battle  944, m LUITGARDE, dau of VOIRY, Comte Palatine d’Aachen & d’Ardennes xe "ARDENNES - Comtes". She 2ndly m EBERHARD, Count of Nordgau

                MATFRIED

                LUITGARDE (Bertha), m EBERHARD IV, Comte d’Alsace Bas (see under Alsace for descendants)

 

MATFRIED, alive 960

                RICHARD

 

RICHARD, Comte de Metz, alive 986

                ADALBERT

 

ADALBERT, Comte de Metz & Saargau, Duc de Basse-Lorraine, d 1033 returning from pilgrimage, m JUDITH, dau of SIEGFRIED II, Comte de Luxemburg (see under Luxemburg for ancestors) 

                GERHARD, Comte d’Alsace & Duc de Lorraine (see under Alsace and Lorraine for descendants)

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GÉRARD II, Comte de Metz, m GISELE, dau of HUGUES III, Comte de Basse-Alsace & Egisheim  

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FOLMAR I, Comte, alive 916-930, m RICHILDE

                FOLMAR II

 

FOLMAR II, Comte, alive 933-950

                FOLMAR III

 

FOLMAR III, Comte de Metz & Bliesgau, d 995/6, m as 2nd husband of BERTA

                FOLMAR IV

                RICHILDE, m DIETRICH I, Comte de Bar (see under Bar for descendants)

 

FOLMAR IV, Comte de Metz & Bliesgau, d bef 1029, m GERBERGE, dau of GODFREY, Comte de Verdun (see under Verdun for ancestors)

                GOTTFRIED

                GISELLE, m GERHARD, Comte d’Alsace and Duc de Basse-Lorraine (see under Lorraine for descendants)

                HILDEGARDE, m as 2nd wife of FULK III “Nerra (the Black), Comte d’Anjou (see under Anjou for descendants)

 

GOTTFRIED, Comte de Metz, d ca 1053

                FOLMAR V

                GOTTFRIED, Count of Bliesgau, m  MATHILDE, dau of CONRAD I, Comte de Luxemburg (see under Luxemburg for ancestors)

                                GOTTFRIED, Count of Blieskastel

                                HEDWIG, m GERHARD, Bergraf of Rheineck and Mainz (see under Loos for descendants)

 

FOLMAR V, Comte de Metz & Homburg, d 1111, m SWANHILDE

                FOLMAR VI

 

FOLMAR VI, Comte de Metz & Homburg, d 1142, m MATHILDA, dau of ADALBERT II von EGISHEIM (see under Egisheim for ancestors)

                AGNES, m LOUIS I, Count of Loos & Rheineck (see under Loos for descendants)  

 

 

MEULAN - Comtes

 

WALERAN I, jure uxoris Comte de Meulan, d 985/7, m LIGARD, Comtesse de Meulan & Mantes, widow of RAOUL I, Comte de Valois

                WALERAN II

 

WALERAN II, Comte de Meulan

                HUGUES I

 

HUGUES I, Comte de Meulan, eventually became a monk at Bec, m dau of GAUTIER I, Comte de Vexin, Valois & Amiens (see under Vexin for ancestors)

                WALERAN III

 

WALERAN III, Comte de Meulan, m ODA, dau of JEAN de Conteville (see under Conteville for ancestors)

                ADELINA, m ROGER, Seigneur de Beaumont-le-Roger (see under Beaumont for ancestors)

 

ROGER de Beaumont, jure uxoris Comte de Meulan, Seigneur de Beaumont-le-Roger, Pont Audemer, m ADELINA (see above)

                ROBERT de BEAUMONT/BELLOMONT (see also under Beaumont for other descendants)

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