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Robert "The Strong"

Male - 866


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  • Name Robert "The Strong"  
    Gender Male 
    Died 866  Brissarthe, Anjou, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2309  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of GFS, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of LMH, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of WPF
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Robert,   d. Bef 19 Feb 834 
    Mother Waldrade,   d. Aft 19 Feb 834 
    Family ID F2043  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. Robert I, King of France,   d. 15 Jun 923, Soissons, Aisne, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F3354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Duke of France. Marquess in Neustria, ca. 861-866. Count of Anjou, before 853?-865. Count of Blois, 865. Count of Auxerre and Nevers, 865-866. Count of Autun. Lay-abbot of Marmoutier, 852. Lay-abbot of Saint-Martin de Tours, 866.

      Also called Robert "le Fort"; Robert "Fortis"; Rutpert IV Count of Wormgau.

      Killed at the Battle of Brissarthe while defending Francia against a joint Breton-Viking raiding party led by Salomon, King of Brittany, and the Viking chieftain Hastein.

      "Robert's wife (or wives) cannot be unambiguously identified." [The Henry Project]

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] The Henry Project: The Ancestors of King Henry II of England, by Stewart Baldwin, Todd A. Farmerie, and Peter Stewart., "[P]ossibly 15 Sep.".