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Richomer (Orleans) de Bourgogne (abt. 0555 - 0607)

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Richomer (Ricomer) "patrice de Burgondie" de Bourgogne formerly Orleans aka Franconia, Burgundy
Born about in Bourgogne, Mame, Champagne-Ardenne, Francemap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Franconia, Baden, Germanymap
Died in Franconia, Germanymap
Orleans-66 created 26 Jun 2014 | Last modified
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Richomer (Ricomer)[1]



  • patrice de Burgondie[2]


m. Gertrudis de Cambrai, Abbess of Hamage (d. 649). Issue:[3][4]

  • Gerberge[5] "Gariburga; Gerberta"[6]


Tracking Notes

This line seems to be based on a British chronicle (Hughes, 2007) See:

  • Hughes, D. (2007). The British Chronicles, (Vol. 2). Heritage Books. eBook.[9]


The House of Guelph were descended from Ega, a Major Domus in France in the time of King Dagobert I who died A. D. 646 He married Gerberga, daughter of Richemeres Duke of Franconia, by Gertrudis, daughter of Ansbertus, Duke on the Moselle, who died A.D. 570, and was son of Vanbertus, Duke on the Moselle, who died A.D. 528, son of Albero, Duke on the Moselle, who died A.D. 4Q1, son or grandson of Pharamond, Duke of the East Franks, who died A. D. 470, and was grandfather to Merovaeus, ancestor to the ^Merovingian Kings of France.[11][12]

GEDCOM: Duke of The Burgundians - Ricomere patrician. Birth: 555 Bourgogne. Death: 605 Franconia[13]; "Thorns among the roses" Holly Forrest Tamer; His date of birth is listed in various genealogies as between 538 and 560 AD.[citation needed]


Fox, Y. (2014). Power and Religion in Merovingian Gaul: Columbanian Monasticism and the Frankish Elites, (pp. 125-126). Cambridge University Press. Google Books; citing Vita Rictrudis, (10th century)[14]

Wikipedia: Gertrude d'Hamage; Wikipedia: Richomer (patrice de Burgondie)

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On 11 Dec 2015 at 22:10 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

He was also Richomer, patrice de Bourgogne. He only appears to have an entry in the French Wikipedia, the solid lines are known or proven relationships, the dotted lines speculation. If we believe the dotted lines, that would explain the LNAB of Orleans

On 16 Nov 2015 at 20:13 GMT Anonymous (Unknown) Anonymous wrote:

Ok, I figured it out... this is a mash-up profile, based on a mythical Guelph pedigree (associated with the fictional Pharamond). You can see it repeated by Collins.[1]

There seems to be another British chronicle(s), that makes him a descendant of a mythical count of Anjou -- reflected in the ascendants of his WikiTree pedigree (Hughes, 2007).[2]

On 3 Dec 2014 at 02:22 GMT Maggie N. wrote:

It would be nice to get Bourgogne as his LNAB again.

On 8 Oct 2013 at 04:11 GMT Sheri (Petersen) Sturm wrote:

That is a good question. I left it with the last name because I thought that if the name is available, it takes precedence over the region name, which would be Bourgogne.

On 7 Oct 2013 at 11:04 GMT Roger Travis Jr. wrote:

He should be Bourgogne, shouldn't he? Do we want to ask Lianne to recover the Bourgogne ID?

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