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Pandulf I "Ironhead"

Male - 981


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  • Name Pandulf I "Ironhead"  
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 981  [1
    Person ID I5532  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestors of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Landulf II,   b. Abt 905,   d. 27 May 961  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Wanzia 
    Family ID F5819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. Laidulf of Capua,   d. Aft 999
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F4569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called Randulf, Bandulf, Pandulph, Pandolf, Pandolfo, Paldolf, or Paldolfo. His nickname is Testa di Ferro, Testaferrata, or Capodiferro in Italian, and Capi(te)ferreus in Latin.

      Prince of Benevento and Capua 943-981. Duke of Spoleto and Camerino from 967; Prince of Salerno from 977.

      "He was an important nobleman in the fight with the Byzantines and Saracens for control of the Mezzogiorno in the centuries after the collapse of Lombard and Carolingian authority on the Italian Peninsula. He established himself over almost the whole of the southern half of Italia before his death in March 981." [Wikipedia]

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Wikipedia.