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French: Grimhilde
Also Known As: "Grimeut", "Grimhild", "Grimhildis van Aquitanië", "Grimhilde"
Birthplace: Aquitaine, France or Aachen, North Rhineland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: Died in Roussillon, France
Immediate Family:

Wife of Leuthard I, count of Fézensac
Mother of Ingeltrude of The Franks of Orleans; Adalard the Seneschal and Gérard II, count of Roussillon

Occupation: Comtesse d'Aquitaine
Managed by: Brian Taylor
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About Grimhildis

Leuthard married Grimhilda with whom he had the following children:

  • Engeltrude of Fézensac, wife of Odo of Orléans, and mother of Ermentrude of Orléans who married future emperor Charles the Bald.
  • Adalard the Seneschal (seneschal of the Carolingian empire under the reign of Louis the Pious)
  • Girart de Roussillon (or Gerard II of Paris), count of Paris, Roussillon, and Vienne.

In 801, Leuthard followed Emperor Louis the Pious in his expedition to Spain and participated in the capture of Barcelona, for which he received the county of Fezensac in the duchy of Aquitaine, where he became the first count. In 809, he was involved in the siege of Tortosa.

According to historian René Poupardin, Leuthard ended his days in the county of Paris.

His son Girart de Roussillon succeeded him as count of Paris.


GRIMHILD, daughter of ---.  Her marriage is confirmed by the testament of "Gerardus [comes]" which names "…genitoribus atque parentibus…Luthardi et Grimildis atque…Hugonis et Bavæ…filiis et filiabus ipsorum"[72].  Liuthard & his wife had three children: 

  1. GERARD [II] (-[11 Feb or 4 Mar] 874, bur Avignon).  Married Berta, daughter of HUGUES Comte de Tours & his wife Ava --- (-[6 Nov] 877).
  2. [ADALHARD [III] (-after 16 Jun 866). m ---.  The name of Adalhard's wife is not known.
  3. [ENGELTRUDIS .m [as  his second wife,] EUDES [Odo] Comte d'Orléans, [ADRIANUS [Udalrichinger] & his wife Waldrada ---] ([770/80]-killed in battle [Touraine] Jun 834).] 

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Grimildis of Aquitaine   ‎(P1371885816)‎   

Birth 788 28 46 -- Aquitaine, France Death 856 ‎(Age 68)‎ -- Roussillon, Saone-et-Loire, Bourgogne, France

unnamed Countess of Fulda

(wife of Leutaud\Liedrat de Paris)


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Grimhildis's Timeline

Aquitaine, France or Aachen, North Rhineland, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Age 16
Metz, Moselle, Lorraine, France
Age 21
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Age 26
Roussillon, Isere, Rhone-Alpes, France
Age 72
Roussillon, France