Adelchis I, Duke di Spoleto, Duke of Spoleto (c.800 - c.879)

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Nicknames: "Adelgis I"
Birthplace: Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Death: Died in Umbria, Italia
Occupation: Count of Parma, Cremona & Brescia., Cremona & Brescia, Duke of Spoleto, Conde de Parma, Cremona e Bescia, Milite, Cremona, & Brescia
Managed by: Robert Mitchell "Cook" Awalt
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About Adelchis I, Duke di Spoleto, Duke of Spoleto

Adelchis I or Adelgis I was the Count of Parma by the 830s, of Cremona after 841, and eventually of Brescia. According to some sources, he succeeded to the Duchy of Spoleto in 824. He was a second son of Suppo I and father of Suppo II. His main area of interest was in the Aemilia and eastern Lombardy.

References

   * Wickham, Chris (1981). Early Medieval Italy: Central Power and Local Society 400-1000. MacMillan Press.

-------------------- Adelchis I or Adelgis I was the Count of Parma by the 830s, of Cremona after 841, and eventually of Brescia. According to some sources, he succeeded to the Duchy of Spoleto in 824. He was a second son of Suppo I and father of Suppo II. His main area of interest was in the Aemilia and eastern Lombardy.

From www.wikipedia.org at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelchis_I_of_Spoleto -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelchis_I_of_Spoleto -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelchis_I_of_Spoleto -------------------- Son of Suppo I, he was count of Parma (822) and inherited from his father the duchy of Spoleto (824). He supported emperor Louis the Pious, for which he was deprived of Spoleto in 834 (the duchy was given to Lambert I of the Widonides). In 841 he inherited the county of Cremona from his brother Moring. In later times he became a fidelis of emperor Louis II, Lothar's son, and gave him his aughter Angilberga in marriage in 851, obtaining a position of great power.

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