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Chrodobertus Neustria (abt. 0600 - aft. 0657)

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Chrodobertus (Chrodobertus I) "Chrodbert, Robert" Neustria
Born about in Neustriamap
Son of [uncertain] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died after [location unknown]
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According to a secondary source,[1] Chrodobertus (or Chrodbert or Robert) was the son of Charibert, nobilis in Neustria, but there seems to be no primary sources that confirm this.

He was probably the eldest of three brothers, and perhaps born about 600.[2] Haltbert, and Erlebert were his brothers, and Lambert (or Lambertus or Lantbert), who entered the church, becoming Abbot of Fontanelle, and Bishop of Lyon, his nephew (son of Erlebert).[3]

Chrodobertus served in the Neustrian court, being appointed referendarius to Dagobert I on 8 April 630.[4] He was summus palatii referendarius, (Grand Chancellor?) perhaps under Clothaire III,[5] and was also anulus (bearer of the seal?) to the same king.[6]

The wife of Chrodobertus is unknown, but he definitely had one child; 1. Angadrisma, who became a nun

According to the same secondary source he was also the father of: 2. Lambert I also nobilis in Neustria.[7]

As Clothaire III reigned from 657,[8]Chrodobertus must have died after that date.


  1. Schwennicke, tafel 10
  2. based on his appointment to the court of Dagobert I in 630 (see below)
  3. Cawley
  4. Cawley
  5. Montalembert, pp. 37-38, actually states Clotaire I, but this is impossible; Cawley also states held this title but not in relation to which King
  6. Cawley
  7. Schwennicke, tafel 10
  8. Settipani, p.
  • Cawley, Charles, 'Franks, Merovingian Nobility: Chapter 4G - Merovingian Counts, 7th Century', version 3.0 updated 30 May 2014, in Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy ( : viewed 05 October 2015)
  • Montalembert, Charles Forbes, Comte de, The Monks of the West: from St. Benedict to St. Bernard, Vol. 5, London: John C. Nimmo, 1896, originally published in French, 1861. Digitised by Google, from the New York Public Library, available on Internet Archive ( : viewed 05 October 2015)
  • Schwennicke, Detlev, (ed.), Europäische Stammtafeln, Band III, Teilband I, New edition; Marburg : J.A. Stargardt, 1984.
  • Settipani, Christian & Van Kerrebrouck, Patrick, La préhistoire des Capétiens 481-987: Premiere parte Mérovingiens, Carolingiens et Robertiens, Volume 1, of Nouvelle histoire généalogique de l'auguste maison de France, Villaneuve d'Ascq, 1993.

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