See also

Charlemagne EMPEROR OF THE WEST (742-814)

1. Charlemagne (Charles the Great) EMPEROR OF THE WEST, son of Pepin the Short KING OF THE FRANKS (715-768) and Bertrada of Laon ( - ), was born on 2 April 0742 in Prussia. He married Hildegarde of Vinzgau in Aix-La-Chapelle. He died on 28 January 0814 in Aix-La-Chapelle.

 

Hildegarde of Vinzgau and Charlemagne (Charles the Great) EMPEROR OF THE WEST had the following children:

 

Louis KING OF AQUITAINE, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR (778-840). Louis was born in 0778. He died in 0840.

Second Generation

2. Pepin the Short KING OF THE FRANKS, son of Charles Martel (The Hammer) King of the Franks and Chrotud, was born in 0715. He died in 0768. He married Bertrada of Laon.

 

3. Bertrada of Laon was the daughter of Cheribert, Count of Laon. She and Pepin the Short KING OF THE FRANKS had the following children:

 

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Charlemagne (Charles the Great) EMPEROR OF THE WEST (742-814)

Third Generation

4. Charles Martel (The Hammer) King of the Franks (also known as Charles Martel, Mayor of the Palace), son of Pepin II, Duke of Austrasie, was born in 0672. He was born in 0676. He died in 0741. He married Chrotud. He married Sunnichild BAVARIA.

 

Sunnichild BAVARIA and Charles Martel (The Hammer) King of the Franks had the following children:

 

unk (c. 740- ). unk was born circa 0740.

 

5. Chrotud has few details recorded about her. She and Charles Martel (The Hammer) King of the Franks had the following children:

 

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Pepin the Short KING OF THE FRANKS (715-768)

 

6. Cheribert, Count of Laon was the son of Count Martin of Laon and Bertha.

 

Cheribert, Count of Laon had the following children:

 

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Bertrada of Laon ( - )