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Robert (Robertian) of Hesbaye (abt. 0770 - 0807)

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Robert (Rutpert II) "Chrodobert of Hesbaye; Rodbert of Hesbaye; Count of Rheingau; Count of Worms; Duke of Hesbaye" of Hesbaye formerly Robertian aka von Hesbaye, Worms, of Worms, von Worms
Born about in Wormsgau, Hesbaye, Austrasia, Francemap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Died in Worms, Worms, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germanymap
17 November 2015
13:40: Bree Ogle edited the Marriage Data for Rutpert II (Robertian) of Hesbaye. [Thank Bree for this]
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Categories: Robertian Dynasty.

Robert II (d. 12 Jul 807)[4]

alias: (unproven) Radbert[5]

No proven spouse. Issue: (disputed) 0 - 1.[6][1]

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Father: Thuringbert[7][2]

Mother: UNKNOWN[8]


Wikipedia: fr: Robert II de Hesbaye; Wikipedia: Robert of Hesbaye

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  1. Wikipedia's stub (17 Nov 2015), claims that Robert III of Worms, is the son of Robert II.[1] But according to Cawley's (2006) research, there's no contemporary source to support this.[2] However, Cawley (2006), contradicts this in his research for Wiltrud, wife of Robert III.[3]
  2. Notice of resolution of ambiguous parentage: profile edited in accordance with the European Aristocracy user-group. The parents (or lack of parents) decided in consultation with primary sources, especially collected by FMG's Medieval Lands project.

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On March 1, 2015 at 23:12GMT Robin Lee wrote:

De WORMSGAU-5 and Robertian-7 appear to represent the same person because: based on a whole lineage, this is part of a merge of an entire family branch.

On August 4, 2013 at 11:36GMT Roger Travis wrote:

Thuringbert and an unknown wife are attested as his parents here

Since we've taken the decision to carry the French Robertian line back to Wormsgau (or, perhaps more accurately, we haven't decided to resist that fairly dubious filiation), this parentage is probably uncontroversial, except for the perpetual problem of giving a name to a mother whose actual name is unattested.

On August 4, 2013 at 04:44GMT Vic Watt wrote:

Are Turincbertus Robertian and Chrotlind Uknown being accepted as parents, or should they be disconnected?

On February 20, 2012 at 15:09GMT Roger Travis wrote:

This is a final profile, as determined by the European Aristocracy user-group. Any merges will go INTO this profile. See for details.

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