Megingoz, count of Guelders

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Megingoz

French: Mégingoz
Also Known As: "Mengasus of Gueldre Count of Geldern and Zütphen", "Mengose", "Graaf van Gueldre", "Megingoz"
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Birthplace: Avalgau, Germany
Death: 999 (75-83)
Geldern, Kleve, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
Immediate Family:

Husband of Gerberga of Lorraine
Father of Adelheid von Niederlothringen; Gottfried von Geldern; Alberada von Lothringen, countess; Countess Bertrada of Lothringen; Wittikinge III, graaf van Gelre and 1 other

Occupation: Comte, de Gueldres, Greve i Avelgau och Geberge (i Lothringen), Graf von Hamaland und Vater der Heiligen Adelheid von Vilich, Graaf in Avalgau; voogd van Gelder.
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About Megingoz, count of Guelders

Wikipedia

Megingoz (c. 920 – 998/1001) (nicknamed the Brown) was of unknown origin. At the end of the 10th century, he played a part in the history of what later came to be known as the county of Guelders. He is also named as Count of Avalgau.

He married Gerberga of Lorraine. She was a daughter of Godfrey, Count Palatine of Lotharingia from the family of Matfrieden, and Ermentrude, possibly the oldest daughter of King Charles the Simple. They had the following children:

Godfrey (d. 977), killed at a young age in a campaign against Bohemia

Note:This article does not cite any sources.

Added to Geni by Janet Milburn 11/23/18

Irmtrud of Avalgau, who married Herbert of Wetterau Adelaide, Abbess of Vilich Alberada Bertada (d. 1000), abbess in Cologne

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Megingoz, count of Guelders's Timeline

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Avalgau, Germany
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Age 10
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Age 20
Geldern, Germany
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Age 22
Lothringen, Germany
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Lothringen, Germany
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Age 40
Avalgau Germany
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999
Age 79
Geldern, Kleve, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
2006
August 18, 2006
Age 79