Erispoë II, king of Brittany - Erespoe I vs Erespoe II

Started by Jeffrey Dean Blessing on Tuesday, August 8, 2017


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8/8/2017 at 9:40 AM

This bit has me somewhat confused. Erespoe II born circa 794, married to Marmoec de Poher; son of Nominoe born circa 790; son of Erespoe I born circa 775, also married to a Marmoec de Poher. So, which Erespoe was married to Marmoec, and what are the correct approx birthdates? (I assume Nominoe did not father a child when he was 4 years old.)

8/9/2017 at 9:33 AM

775-812 Erispoe I is father to Nomonie and Rawaillon. Nomonie is father to Erispoe II who married Marmoec, who is his first cousin, dau of Rawallon. Nomonie and Rawallon could have had a Maromec as their mother ( names are given to many relatives and carried down) Take all dates as about/circa. some the numbers are transposed.
Rodrick W. Stewart "Royalty for Commoners" 1992 2nd edition, p.275
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8/9/2017 at 11:53 PM

I think I managed to untangle the mess. Thanks for responding! :)

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