Duke Chrodoald

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Also Known As: "Garibaldi", ""the nimble-tongued""
Birthplace: Lombardy, Italy
Death: between 625 and 626 (35-46)
Lombardy, Italy
Immediate Family:

Husband of N.N. d'Austrasie
Father of Duke Fara

Occupation: Noble Agilolfing 624, gendre de Childebert II, de Lombardy
Managed by: Bernard Raimond Assaf
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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"[47]. 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"[48]. 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[49].

See Chrodoald at MedLands, visited Aug. 16, 2013.

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Duke Chrodoald's Timeline

Lombardy, Italy
Lombardy, Italy
Age 40
Lombardy, Italy