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Berthar Thüringen (abt. 0460 - 0529)

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Berthar "Berthachar, Bertachar, Bethaire" Thüringen aka Half king of Thuringia
Born about in Thueringen, Germanymap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died in Thueringen, Germanymap
Thüringen-11 created 25 Feb 2012 | Last modified
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Berthar is the brother of Hermanfred (Hermanfrid), and Baderic.[1]Traditionally, they were thought to be the sons of Bisinus. But Cawley (2006), points out problems with chronology, and states their parents are unknown.[1]



d. in battle (against bros. Hermanfred)[2][2]

Disputed Parents

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Parents are unknown (Cawley, 2006).[3]

Father: (disputed) Bisinus (fl. c. 460 – 506/510)[4]


m. UNKNOWN. Issue: 4 or more

  • ____ (son)[2]
  • St. Radgund (518 Erfurt - 13 Aug 587 Poitiers; bur. Poitiers, basilique Sainte-Marie-hors-les-Murs)[2][3][4]
m. (531 then repudiated) Clotaire I, King of the Franks (p. Clovis "Chlodovech" I m.2 Chrotechildis "Clotilde" of Burgundy)[3]
  • Agnes (d. after 587)[4]


Cawley, C. (2006). Medieval Lands v.3.
Wikipedia: Bertachar

  1. Liber Historiæ Francorum
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gregory of Tours
  3. 3.0 3.1 Vitæ Sanctæ Radegundis
  4. 4.0 4.1 Testament of Radegundis, (584/7)

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On 2 Dec 2010 at 19:43 GMT Krissi (Hubbard) Love wrote:

Half King of Thuringia.

Berthar is 42 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 50 degrees from Bob Dylan, 44 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 44 degrees from Michael Phelps and 38 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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