Genealogy Projects tagged with Carolingian on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Charlemagne, Emperor of the West: Direct Family Line

    This project is to create a template to defer to for Charlemagne and his very immediate descendants. I'm still working on the grandchildren section. You're invited (begged!) to come & help, & add sources that you like to use; & engage in discussion whenever you think it needs to be updated with new research. Sharon Sources for Reference: (Please Add) Charlemagne's marriages & heirs ...

  • Holy Roman Empire

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The Holy Roman Empire was a realm that existed for about a millennium in Central Europe, ruled by a Holy Roman Emperor. Its character changed during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, when the power of the emperor gradually weakened in favour of the princes. In its last centuries, its character became quite close to a...

  • Ancestors of Charlemagne

    This project uses an ahnentafel of Charlemagne to identify and cut the fake lines in his ancestry. Background The Emperor Charlemagne is the ancestor of most, perhaps all Europeans. His ancestry goes back only a few generations but he has become the gateway for hundreds of fake genealogies back to antiquity, all based on wishful thinking. Experts generally agree that only 8 ancestors of C...

  • Carolingian Dynasty

    The Carolingian dynasty (known variously as the Carlovingians, Carolings, or Karlings) was a Frankish noble family with its origins in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the 7th century AD. The name "Carolingian", Medieval Latin karolingi, an altered form of an unattested Old High German *karling, kerling (meaning "descendant of Charles", cf. MHG kerlinc),[1] derives from the Latinised name of...