Name: Pepin III ?The Short? of the Franks
Prefix: King 1
Death: 24 SEP 768
Occupation: King of the Franks 751-768 2
Note: 3 2|
Change Date: 4 FEB 2007
Mayor of the Palace.
Deposed the last of the Faineant (Merovingian) kings and became himself the first king of the Franks of the second race, 751-768.
m. Berthe, d. 783, dau. of Charibert, Count of Leon.
Line of descent to Charlemagne:
1. Clovis The Riparian, Frankish King of Cologne, living 420, kinsman of Clovis I
2. Childebert, King of Cologne, living 450.
3. Sigebert The Lame, King of Cologne, murdered 509 by his own son at the instigation of Clovis I, King of the Salic Franks, 481-511.
4. Cloderic the Parricide, King of Cologne, murdered 509, by agents of his kinsman, Clovis I, King of the Salic Franks. The identity of his wife is uncertain.
5. Munderic, of Vitry-en-Perthois, very young in 509, when his father was murdered; revolted against Thierry I, who killed him.
6. St. Gondolfus, Bishop of Tongres, consecrated 599 (brother of Bodegeisel I). He was most certainly father of Bodegeisel II (Gen. 7), not Bodesgeisel I as shown in earlier editions. (Correction by Prof. Kelley, see in NEHGR 101: 110-111) (New England Historic Genealogical Register).
7. Bodegeisel, II, m. Oda, a Suevian.
8. St Arnulf, b. abt. 13 Aug., 582, Mayor of the Palace and tutor of Dagobert, Bishop of Metz 612, d. 16 Aug 640; m. abt. 596, Dode, who became a nun at Treves 612. (They were the parents of of St Clodulf, Bishop of Metz abt. 650, d. 690.
9. Duke Ansegisel, b. 602, (Mayor of the Palace to Siegbert, 632, sonof Dagobert), d. bet. 648 and 669; m. bef. 639, St Begga, d. 693, dau. of Pepin, I of Landen, Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia, d. 694, and his wife Itta, presumably dau. of Arnoaldus, Bishop of Metz, son, it is said, of Ansbertus, the Senator.
10. Pepin II of Heristal, b. abt 645, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia, d. 714; by concubine Aupais, he was the father of
11. Charles Martel, b. 689, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia, victor over the Saracens at Poitiers, 732, d. 741; m. (1) Rotrou, d. 724, sister of Wido, identified without proof by the Abbe Chaume as son of St Lievin, Bishop of Treves.
12. Pepin III the Short, b 714, Mayor of the Palace, deposed the last of the Faineant (Merovingian) kings and became himself the first king of the Franks of the second race, 751-768; m. Berthe, d. 783, dau. of Charibert, Count of Leon. (Gens. 8-12; Don C. Stone, Ancient and Medieval Descents, Chart 50).
His ancestry is given in Descents from Antiquity.
Father: Charles Martel ?The Hammer? of the Franks
Mother: Rotrude Treves
Bertha of Laon b: MAY 726 in Laon, France
- Charlemagne of the Holy Roman Empire b: 2 APR 742
- Type: Web Site
Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
- Text: Descents from Antiquity.
- Type: Book
Periodical: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition
Author: Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr.
Publication: 7th ed Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore 1992
Text: Same ref source as earlier ed, "Ancestral Roots of 60 Colonists who Came to NewEngland 1623-1650" ed 1-6