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Alduin I of Angoulême

Male Abt 860 - 917  (~ 57 years)

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  • Name Alduin I of Angoulême 
    Born Abt 860  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Mar 917  [1
    Buried Abbey of Saint-Cybard, Angoulême, Charente, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I5384  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Wulgrin I of Angoulême,   b. Abt 832,   d. 3 May 886  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Regelindis d'Autun,   b. Abt 844 
    Married Abt 860  [2
    Family ID F3045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    +1. William II of Angoulême,   b. Abt 902,   d. Abt 945  (Age ~ 43 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F2317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Count of Angoulême. From Leo van de Pas' site (citation details below): "Alduin fought the Vikings invading Aquitaine, and to that end in 886 he extended the city ramparts of Angoulême. He was said to be in possession of a splinter of wood from the True Cross which his father had received from the abbey of Charroux as a Christian symbol inspiring victory in the struggle against the Vikings. The monks demanded the return of this relic from Alduin, who refused. He suffered a serious illness and his followers began to roam like wolves through the land on the hunt for human flesh. He had a golden reliquary shrine built by his son Guillaume who brought it to Charroux, whereupon the curse came to an end."

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.

    2. [S4416] Ronald F. Malan, "The Ancestry of Dhuoda, Duchess of Septimania." The Genealogist 11:116, Spring 1997.