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Rather de Limoges

Death: Died in Fontenoy, Yonne, Burgundy, France
Immediate Family:

Husband of Rothrude of Aquitaine
Father of Hildegaire de Limoges

Occupation: Sosa: 103 175 738 788 Comte de Limoges, Comte, de Limoges
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About Rather, count of Limoges

Married about 839 to Rothrude d'AQUITAINE ca 823-841/ (Parents : Pepin_Ier d'AQUITAINE 797-838 & Ringarde Ingeltrude de MADRIE 800..805-838) with

  1. Turpion d'ANGOULEME ca 840-863
  2. Emenon d'ANGOULEME ca 841-866 married to Sancie de GASCOGNE



RATHER (-killed in battle Fontenoy 25 Jun 841). Comte de Limoges. The Chronicle of Adémar de Chabannes records that "Ruterium comitem" received "Lemovicæ", after "Emeno [comes Pictavinus]" was expelled from Poitou[1041]. The Vita Hludowici Imperatoris names "Ebroinus…Pictavensis episcopo Flateram…Reginardus comes, Gerardus itidem comes et gener quondam Pippini regis [et] Ratharius…comes Pippini gener" [in 839][1042]. If this is correct, the two counts were much older than their wives. Some authors have therefore suggested that "brothers-in-law" is a more accurate translation of generes and that the two counts were therefore married to two daughters of Emperor Louis I[1043]. Settipani[1044] argues that this is incompatible with the context in which the term is used in the Vita. m --- d'Aquitaine, daughter of PEPIN I King of Aquitaine [Carolingian] & his wife Ringardis.

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