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Giselbert I

Male 898 - 939  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Giselbert I  
    Born Between 891 and 898  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Oct 939  Andernach, Rhineland, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I11365  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Reginar I "Longneck",   b. Abt 850,   d. Between 25 Oct 915 and 19 Jan 916, Meersen Palace, Meersen, Brabant Wallon, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Alberada of Mons,   d. Aft 915 
    Family ID F1296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gerberga of Saxony,   b. Between 913 and 914,   d. 5 May 969  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 929  [1
    Children 
    +1. Gerberge of Lorraine,   b. Abt 930,   d. Aft 7 Sep 978  (Age ~ 48 years)
    +2. Alberade de Lorraine,   b. Abt 931,   bur. Abbey of Saint-Remi, Reims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Duke of Lorraine, probably 928-939; Lay-abbot of Echternach, 915-939; Lay-abbot of Stavelot-Malmedyl; Lay-abbot of Saint-Maximin; Lay-abbot of Saint-Servais; Lay-abbot of Chèvremont.

      Following his defeat in the Battle of Andernach, drowned in the Rhine while fleeing the forces of Otto I.

      "From these two brothers [Giselbert I and Reginar II] are descended the later kings of England, Scotland, France, Spain, Portugal, many of the German emperors, the Dukes of Brabant, Burgundy, Warwick, Northumberland, and Lorraine, the earls of Chester, Clare, and Pembroke, the Counts of Roucy, Vermandois, Bercelona, Provence, Nevers, Poitou, Burgundy, and Savoy, and the families of Cantelou, Courtenay, Zouche, and many others." [Ancestral Roots, 8th ed., 240-18]

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] The Henry Project: The Ancestors of King Henry II of England, by Stewart Baldwin and Todd A. Farmerie.