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FRANCONIA DUKEDOM

Franconia extended from the Rhine in the west to the Frankish border in the east, taking in the important cathedral cities of Mainz, Speyer and Worms on the west bank of the Rhine. From 843 it became the new formed East Frankish (later German) Kingdom, comprising the duchies of Bavaria, Franconia, Lorraine, Saxony and Swabia. It was later divided into France Rhenane (Rhenish France) and Eastern Franconia.

[WETX351] Count Odo in Lahngau m. Judith
. [FRAZ261] Conrad of Lahngau m. Glismodis
. . [FRAZ271] Duke Conrad I of Franconia m. [CARO292] Kunigunde von Swabia
. . . [FRAZ282] Konradinerin von Franconia m. [GER2261] Count Werner

[FRAZ261] Conrad (son of [WETX351] Count Odo, see WETTERAU COUNTY) married Glismodis.

[FRAZ271] Conrad I the younger of Lahngau (born c.881) married [CARO292] Kunigunde (born 870, daughter of [CARO391] EMPEROR ARNULF, see CAROLINGIAN HOUSE; previously married to DUKE LIUTPOLD OF BAVARIA). Conrad was DUKE OF FRANCONIA (906-12, deposed by his brother Ebernhard), and EMPEROR (911-18) and died December 918.

[FRAZ281] Konradinerin ([born c.890], daughter of Conrad I) married [GER2261] Count Werner (see GERMAN DUKEDOMS & KINGDOMS).

COUNT GEBBARD

[NORG252] Count Udo m. ?
. [FRAY291] Count Gebbard of Franconia m. Oda of Aquitaine
. . [FRAY302] Ida of Franconia m. [SWAZ301] Duke Luitolph of Swabia

[FRAY291] Gebbard (son of [NORG252] Count Udo (see NORDGAU COUNTY), Count of Franconia, married Oda of Aquitaine. He died 910

[FRAY302] Ida (daughter of Gebbard) married [SWAZ301] DUKE LUITOLPH OF SWABIA (see DUKE LUITOLPH).

 

Other Dukes of Franconia are mentioned under BABENBURG, GERMAN DUKEDOMS & KINGDOMS, SWABIA DUKEDOM and WETTERAU COUNTY.