Should Hermengastin be disconnected as the wife of Hugh Capet?

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There is no evidence Hughes ever married a woman named Hermengastin and no proof she ever existed.

https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Capet-115

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CAPET.htm#_Toc451504275

 

 

in The Tree House by Eddie King G2G6 Pilot (599k points)
edited by Eddie King
Eddie, perhaps you should follow up on this. See Helmut's answer

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http://sbaldw.home.mindspring.com/hproject/prov/hugh1002.htm

Here is the Henry II project page which is often the best place to see what can be said for these generations.
by Andrew Lancaster G2G6 Pilot (108k points)
+8 votes

Given the dates I think this is a conflation of Hugues de France, the oldest son of Robert II, and his younger brother Robert Ier de Bourgogne, who was married for the second time to Ermengarde d'Anjou.

This Hermengastin should be unlinked and merged with Anjou-3.

by Helmut Jungschaffer G2G6 Pilot (545k points)
Well spotted.

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