Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Judith of the Franks[1, 2]

Female Abt 844 - Aft 870  (~ 27 years)


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  • Name Judith of the Franks 
    Born Abt 844 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 870 
    Person ID I9519  Dickinson
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 

    Father Charles II the Bald, Holy Roman Emperor,   b. 13 Jun 823, Frankfurt-am-Main Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 877, Avrieux or Brides-les-Bains, Savoie Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ermentrude d'Orléans, Queen of the Franks,   b. 27 Sep 823,   d. 6 Oct 869  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 13 Dec 842  Quierzy, Aisne Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 867 
    • Seperated.
    Family ID F1681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ęthelwulf, King of Wessex,   d. 13 Jan 858 
    Married Oct 856  Verberie, Oise, Hauts-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • No issue.
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F3291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ęthelbald, King of Wessex,   b. Abt 835,   d. 20 Dec 860  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 858 
    • "But when King Ęthelwulf was dead (and buried at Winchester), his son Ęthelbald, contrary to God's prohibition and the dignity of a Christian, contrary also to the custom of all the heathen, ascended his father's bed, and married Judith, daughter of Charles, King of the Franks, incurring much infamy
      from all who heard of it." [4]
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F3292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Baldwin I de Flandre, Count of Flanders,   b. Abt 830,   d. Abt 878, Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 862  Auxerre, Yonne, Burgundy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Charles,   b. Abt 864  [Birth]
    +2. Baldwin II de Flandre, Count of Flanders,   b. Abt 865,   d. 918  (Age ~ 53 years)  [Birth]
     3. Raoul,   b. Abt 867,   d. 17 Jun 896  (Age ~ 29 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F1631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Oct 856 - Verberie, Oise, Hauts-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Dec 862 - Auxerre, Yonne, Burgundy, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CAROLINGIANS.htm#JudithM1AethelwulfM2AethelbaldM3Baudouin.

    2. [S431] The Henry Project: The ancestors of king Henry II of England: An experiment in cooperative medieval genealogy on the internet, Stewart Baldwin and Todd Farmerie (editors), (Online: sbaldw.home.mindspring.com/hproject/henry.htm), http://sbaldw.home.mindspring.com/hproject/prov/judit002.htm.

    3. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 6.

    4. [S441] Asser's Life of King Alfred, Albert S. Cook, William Henry Stevenson, ed., (Boston: Ginn & Co., 1906 ), 11, or https://archive.org/stream/asserslifeofking00asseiala#page/10/mode/2up/search/judith .

    5. [S439] Saxons vs. Vikings: Alfred the Great and England in the Dark Ages, Ed West, (New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2017), 82.