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FRENCH KINGS IN ITALY

(the majority of these Kings are described in more detail
under Kings of France, Carolingian House)

[CARO242] Emperor Charles I of the West m3. [BAVK242] Hildegarde von Vinzgau
. [ITAL282] sub-King Pippin I of Italy &. Chrothias his mistress
. . [ITAL292] Theodrade di Italia m. [SPOD241] Count Lambert of Nantes
. . [ITAL291] King Bernhard of Italy m. [HEBG272] Kunigunde de Gellone
. . . [ITAL301] Count Pippin of Paris Region, Vermandois & Senlis m. Rothaide de Bobbio
. . . . [VERM281] Count Herbert I of Vermandois m. possibly Bertha de Morvois
. . . . [ITAL312] Kunigunde de Senlis m. [SENZ321] Count Gui of Senlis

[CARO249] Charles I le grand [=the great] or Charlemagne (born at Aix-la-Chapelle, April 742) was nominally King of Italy from 774 following his conquest, but he made his infant son Pippin the sub-King (781), and after his death Bernhard (810). Charlemagne died January 814. See CAROLINGIAN HOUSE for further details.

[ITAL282] Carloman/Pippin I (born 777, son of [CARO249] Charlemagne & Hildegarde) was sub-King of Italy (781-810, ruling in Charlemagne's name) had a relationship with Bertha de Toulouse (daughter of William of Gellone, see AQUITAINE DUKEDOM), though they were perhaps afterwards married. Another of his mistresses was Chrothais. Pippin died at Milan (12th July 810).

[ITAL292] Theodrade (illegitimate daughter of Pippin by his mistress Chrothais) married [SPOD251] DUKE LAMBERT OF SPOLETO (see SPOLETO MARCH COUNTY).

[ITAL291] Bernhard (born c.797, illegitimate son of Pippin by his mistress Chrothais) married (813) [HEBG272] Kunigunde de Gellone (see SEPTIMANIA). He was sub-King of Italy (810-14, ruling until 814 in Charlemagne's name), then King of Italy (814-18). After rebelling, he was sentenced to death. This was commuted to being blinded, from which punishment he died three days later (21st August 818). Kunigunde died 19th June 835.

[ITAL301] Pippin II (born 815, son of King Bernhard) was Count of Paris Region, Count of Vermandois, Count of Senlis, possibly married Rothaide (daughter of Wala de Bobbio, by Rotlinge/Rolent/Hellinburge de Gellone). Pippin died at Milan (878).

[ITAL312] --- [possibly Kunigunde] (daughter of Pippin) married [SENZ321] Count Gui I, see SENLIS COUNTY.

[VERM281] Herbert I (born c.857, son of Count Pippin II) was Count of Vermandois (896-902). See VERMANDOIS COUNTY for further details.

 

[CARO261] Lothar I (born 795, son of King Louis I the pious) was King of Italy (818-55). See CAROLINGIAN HOUSE for further details.

[CARO271] Louis II (born 825, son of Lothar I) was King of Italy (855-75). See CAROLINGIAN HOUSE for further details.

 

[CARO269] Charles II the bald (born at Frankfurt am Main, June 823, son of King Louis I the pious) was King of Italy (876-77). See CAROLINGIAN HOUSE for further details.

 

[CARO275] Carloman de Bavaria (born 830, son of King Louis the German) was King of Italy (877-80). See CAROLINGIAN HOUSE for further details.

 

[PROT321] Hugh (born c.880), Count of Arles, King of Provence, and King of Italy (933-47). See PROVENCE KINGDOM (TURIN LINE) for further details.