Gerberge de Nantes (914 - 984) MP

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Birthplace: Saxony, Germany
Death: Died in France
Managed by: Victar (on hiatus)
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About Gerberge de Nantes

Gerberge, mother of Conan 'le Tort' (the Crooked).

Her parentage is not known.

Spouse: Judicaël, Comte de Rennes.

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/BRITTANY.htm#ConanIdied992

CONAN de Rennes, son of JUDICAËL [Juhael] Comte de Rennes & his wife Gerberge --- (-killed in battle Conquereil 27 Jun 992).

The Chronicle of Nantes names "Conano filio Judicael Berengarii Redonensi comite" when recording that he held a large part of Brittany from Thibaut [II] Comte de Blois and fought with Hoël Comte de Nantes[120]. His parentage is confirmed by the Chronico Sancti Michaelis which records the death of his grandson "Gaufridus Dux Britanniæ filius Conani filii Juhelli Berengarii" in 1008[121]. Comte de Rennes.

He succeeded in [970] as CONAN I "le Tort" Duke of Brittany. Rodulfus Glaber records that Conan "crowned himself with a royal diadem", was defeated by his brother-in-law Foulques Comte d'Anjou, and surrendered after his right hand had been cut off[122]. The Chronico Sancti Michaelis records that "Conanus Brito…filius Juhelli Berengarii" was killed in battle "V Kal Jul 992" against Foulques Comte d'Anjou[123]. The Chronicle of Nantes reports that he was killed at the battle of Conquereuil[124], dated "992 V Kal Jul" in the Chronicon britannicum[125]. The Chronicon Kemperlegiense records the death "in bello Conçurruç…V Kal Jul" of "Conanus comes, filius Iudicaëlis Berengarii Comitis Redonensis"[126].