Featured Post

||| LINK to author's Amazon page

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Duke Gerard von Metz of Upper Lotharingia & Duchess Hadwide de Namur

 756441640. Duke Gerard von Metz of Upper Lotharingia & 756441641. Duchess Hadwide de Namur

~1025, Gerard von Metz born in Germany, s/o §§Gerhard von Bouzonville, Graf of Metz & Ctss Gisela ?.

~1030, Hadwide born in Germany, d/o §§Comte Albert I de Namur & Ctss Ermengarde of Lower Lotharingia.

1047, Gerard’s older brother Aldabert became Duke of Upper Lorraine.

1047, Gerard became Count of Metz on appointment of his older brother Duke Aldabert.

11/11/1048, On the death of his older brother in battle at Thuin, Gerard Graf von Metz appointed Duke of Upper Lotharingia by Emperor Heinrich III.

~1050, Gerard married Hadwide.

10/15/1062, At the court of Emperor Henry IV a judgment of Udo Bishop of Toul names ‘regnante Henrico IV Rom. Rege, Duce Gerardo, Ardulpho Tullensi comite.’

4/11/1067, ‘Gerardus … Lothariensium dux’ donated property to Echternach abbey naming ‘uxoris mea Hadvidis filiique nostre Theoderici … patris mei Gerhardi matrisque meæ Gislæ.’

8/11/1170, Gerard Graf von Metz died [apparently poisoned.]


Aft. 1075, ‘Hadewidis ductrix’ founded the abbey of Châtenois.

Child of Gerard and Hadwide:

i. Thierry II of Upper Lorraine (378220820), born ~1052 in Lorraine.

No comments: