Landrade of Austrasia

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Also Known As: "Landrada", "Landrade", "Landrée", "Landree"
Birthplace: Moselle, Lorraine, France (Austrasia)
Death: Died in Moselle, Lorraine, France (Austrasia)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Martel "The Hammer" and Rotrude
Wife of Sigrimaine, count of Hesbaye
Mother of Ingeramne, count of Hesbaye and Chrodgang - Hruotgang son of Sigramnus, Bishop
Sister of Carloman, King of the Franks; Pépin III , king of the Franks; Aude of Austrasia; Hiltrud d'Austrasie, Duchess of Bavaria; Bernard, duc de Saint Quentin and 3 others
Half sister of Emma of Austrasia; Grifo and N.N. d'Austrasie

Occupation: Princess of Austrasia
Managed by: Steve Poland
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About Landrade of Austrasia

Her ancestry is controversial. No original source names her her parents but there is a theory she might have been a daughter of Charles Martel.

Settipani quotes an Aquitaine necrology which lists "Willelmus…pater eius Theodericus, mater Aldana soror Hiltrudis et Landradæ"[221]. He suggests that "Hiltrudis" was the wife of Odilo Duke of Bavaria, and therefore that all three sisters were daughters of Charles "Martel". The theory is attractive but not conclusive, as its validity depends on there being no other contemporary Hiltrudis, which is not provable. If it is correct, there is no indication about the mother of Landrada and Aldana. Hlawitschka highlights the case against the affiliation[222]. However, the evidence of the 25 May 765 charter, quoted below, suggests that Settipani’s hypothesis may be correct.] same person as …? LANDRADA . The Gesta Episcoporum Mettensis names "Chrodegangus antistes…ex pago Hasbaniensi oriundus, patre Sigramno, matre Landrada, Francorum ex genere primæ nobilitatis progenitus" as Bishop of Metz[223]. The co-identity between Landrada, wife of Sigramnus, and Landrada, supposed daughter of Charles "Martel" is suggested by the charter dated 25 May 765 under which "Grodegangus…archiepiscopus" [son of Sigramnus and Landrada] donated property "in pago Wormacensi…[et] in villa Dagosbesher…in Hostoven, Burdus, in villa Flamersheim ecclesiam" to Gorze, with the consent of "Pipini…Francorum regis, avunculi mei"[224]. m SIGRAMNUS, son of ---.


  • 1. SIGRAMNUS. m LANDRADA, daughter of ---.
    • a) CHRODGANG [Hruotgang] (-7 Mar [766], bur Monastery of Gorze). Bishop.
    • b) son . Thegan names "nobilissimi ducis Ingorammi…filius fratris Hruotgangi, sancti pontificis"[187], but does not name his brother. m ---. The name of the mother of Enguerrand is not known. One child:
      • i) ENGUERRAND ([740/50]-). ... m ROTRUD, daughter of ---. The primary source which names the wife of Enguerrand has not so far been identified. Enguerrand & his wife had one child:
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Landrade of Austrasia's Timeline

Moselle, Lorraine, France (Austrasia)
Age 30
Hesbaye, Liege, Walloon Region, Belgium
Age 64
Moselle, Lorraine, France (Austrasia)