Ermengarde de Lorraine

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Ermengarde de Lorraine

Also Known As: "Irmingard", "Ermingarde", "Irmgard", "der Franken", "der Karolingers", "van Lotharingen", "Duchess of the Moselle", "Maasgau", "Princess of Italy", "Helletrude", ""der Franken"", ""der Karolingers"", ""van Lotharingen"", ""Maasgau"", ""Princ..."
Birthplace: Alsace-Lorraine, France
Death: Died in Moselle, Lorraine, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Emperor Lothair I and Ermengarde de Tours
Wife of Giselbert I, count of Lower Lorraine
Mother of Adalbert I (847-935) Von Maasgau, I; Erenfried I de Charmois & Bliesgau von Maasgau, count and Rainier (Regnier) de Saunois, Chaumontois Count de Saunois
Sister of Louis II "le Jeune", Emperor of Italy and of the Franks; princess Helletrude (Hiltrude) d´Italy (de Lorraine; Lothaire II, roi de Lorraine; Gisela dei Carolingi; Rotrude, daughter of Lothair I and 3 others
Half sister of Charles of Provence

Occupation: Duchesse de Moselle, Duchesse de Moselle, Princesse d'Italie, Dutchess of Moselle, Princess of Prussia, Princess of Italy, Gräfin im Maasgau
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About Ermengarde de Lorraine

Ermengarde, daughter of Emperor Lothaire I

Emperor Lothaire & his wife had eight children: ...

  • 3. daughter ([825/30]-). The Gesta Francorum records that "Gisalbertus, vassallus Karoli" abducted "filiam Hlotharii imperatoris" and took her to Aquitaine where they were married[21]. The Annales Fuldenses also record that "Gisalbertus vassallus Karoli" abducted "filiam Hlotharii imperatoris" and married her in Aquitaine in 846[22]. The Annales Mettenses also date this event in 846[23]. Settipani states that the emperor recognised the marriage in 849[24]. Rösch says that this daughter is often named Ermengarde in secondary sources but that there is no contemporary proof that this is correct[25]. m (Aquitaine 846) GISELBERT Graf von Maasgau, son of --- (-after 14 Jun 877).


[21] Gesta quorundam regum Francorum 846, MGH SS I, p. 364. [22] Annales Fuldensium Pars Secunda, auctore Euodolfo 846, MGH SS I, p. 364. [23] Annales Mettenses, RCGF 7, p. 186. [24] Settipani (1993), p. 264. [25] Rösch, S. (1977) Caroli Magni Progenies (Verlag Degener & Co, Neustadt an der Aisch), p. 89.


Ermengarde (Irmgard) Duchess of the Moselle (Maasgau) Princess of Italy

born about 0832 Alsace-Lorraine

father: *Lothaire I Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and King of Italy born 0795 Altdorf, Bavaria died 29 Sep 0855 Pruem, Rheinland, Prussia buried St Sauveur, France

married 15 Oct 0821 Thionville, Moselle, France

mother: *Ermengarde Countess of Tours born Abt 0800 Of, Alsace, France died 20 Mar 0851 buried Abbaye D'Erstein, Strasbourg, Alsace, France


  • Rotrud Princess of Italy born 0833 Alsace-Lorraine, France
  • Louis II "Le Jeune" Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire born Abt 0825 Alsace-Lorraine, Austrasia; died 31 Aug 0875, Italy buried St Ambroise, Milano, Italy
  • Lothaire II King of Lorraine born Abt 0835 Alsace-Lorraine died 7 Aug 0869 Plaisance, Italy
  • Charles King of Provence born Abt 0828 Alsace-Lorraine, France died 24 Jun 0863
  • Helletrude Princess of Italy born Abt 0830 Alsace-Lorraine, France
  • Gisle Princess of Italy born Abt 0834 Alsace-Lorraine, France died 28 May 0861


  • Giselbert II Count of the Moselle (Maasgau)

born Abt 0830 Of, Moselle, Austrasia died about 0892 married 0846


  • Rainer (Regnier) I Duke of Lorraine

born 0860 Of, France died 19 January 0916 Meersen, Palatine

-------------------- Ermengarde,is the Daughter of Emperor Lothar I and Ermengarde de Tours

Wife of Giselbert count of Lorraine, II and Giselbert von der Darnau, Comte d'Aquitaine et Brabant

she was Duchesse de Moselle she was kidnapped 846

siblings •Lothaire II King of Lorraine •Gisle Princess of Italy •Charles King of Provence Rotrud Princess of Italy •Helletrude Princess of Italy •Louis II "Le Jeune" Emperor of Rome

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Ermengarde de Lorraine's Timeline

Alsace-Lorraine, France
March 846
Age 19
Moselle, Lorraine, Austrasia (now France)
Age 20
Maas, France
March 20, 850
Age 23
Moselle, Lorraine, France
Age 23
Age 23
Age 23
Scarmois, Lorraine, France