Genealogy Projects tagged with Carolingian on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Charlemagne, Emperor of the West: Direct Family Line

    This project is to create a template to defer to for Charlemagne and his very immediate descendants. I'm still working on the grandchildren section. You're invited (begged!) to come & help, & add sources that you like to use; & engage in discussion whenever you think it needs to be updated with new research. Sharon Sources for Reference: (Please Add) Charlemagne's marriages & heirs ...

  • Ancestors of Charlemagne

    Ancestors of KAROLUS Imperator Augustus, Patricius Romanorum (CHARLEMAGNE, CHARLES THE GREAT) Treat the information below with extreme caution. Scholars generally concede that only 14 ancestors of Charlemagne can be proven. Everything else is academic conjecture or amateur speculation. See, e.g., Todd Farmerie, " The 8 proven ancestors of Charlemagne " at soc.genealogy.medieval, Mar. 7, 1999....

  • Holy Roman Empire

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The Holy Roman Empire was a realm that existed for about a millennium in Central Europe, ruled by a Holy Roman Emperor. Its character changed during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, when the power of the emperor gradually weakened in favour of the princes. In its last centuries, its character became quite close to a...