|Also Known As:||"Garibaldi", ""the nimble-tongued""|
|Death:||Died in Lombardy, Italy|
|Occupation:||Noble Agilolfing 624, gendre de Childebert II, de Lombardy|
|Managed by:||Bernard Raimond Assaf|
About Duke Chrodoald
Chrodoald (?-625/6) was a Lombard duke, but not the son of King Agilulf. He was one of the leading men of the Agilolfings.
CHRODOALD, son of --- (-murdered [625/26]). Fredegar records that "ex procerebus de gente nobile Aygolfingam nomen Chrodoaldus" fell into disfavour with King Dagobert I "through the instrumentality of Bishop Arnulf" as he "was for ever greedily seizing the property of others … [and] as proud and insolent as could be", and that he was killed in the 41st year of the reign of King Clotaire II by "Berthar homo Scarponiensis". It is not known how Chrodoald was related to the Agilolfing family of the Dukes of Bavaria, if at all. m (before 609) --- of the Franks, daughter of [SIGEBERT I King of the Franks & his wife Brunechildis of the Visigoths]. The Vita Columbani names "Chrodoaldus…regi Theuderico fideli" and his wife "amitam Theudeberti regis". Chrodoald & his wife had one child:
a) FARA (-killed in battle 641). Dux in Austrasia. Fredegar records that "Faram filio Chrodoaldo" rebelled against King Sigebert, helped by Radulf Duke of Thuringia, but was killed.
See Chrodoald at MedLands, visited Aug. 16, 2013.