Father: Pepin II "le Gros; d'Herstal"
Mother: Chalpais (Alpais)
m.1 Chrothrudis UNKNOWN (690 - 725). Issue: 3
1. Chrothais UNKNOWN Issue:
2. UNKNOWN  Issue:
(disputed) Landrada and Aldana, could have been daughters of Charles' wives or mistresses... But they might not be his children at all.
d. 16 or 22 Oct 741 Quierzy-sur-Oise, Aisne
bur. église de l'abbaye royale de Saint Denis
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|MEDIEVAL LANDS: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families by Charles Cawley © Foundation for Medieval Genealogy & Charles Cawley 2000-2018.|
crowned King of the Franks 724.
seized Austrasia from Pepin's widow,
reconquest of Burgundy, Aquitaine, and Provence.
defeated Spanish Muslims at the battle of Tours (732–33)
military campaigns reestablished Frankish rule of Gaul.
never assumed the title of king,
divided Frankish lands, between sons Pepin and Carloman.
On 12 Nov 2011 Roger Wehr wrote:
A brilliant general, he is considered to be a founding figure of the Middle Ages, often credited with a seminal role in the development of feudalism and knighthood, and laying the groundwork for the Carolingian Empire. He was also the father of Pepin the Short and grandfather of Charlemagne.
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