WONDERFUL WIKITREER

WONDERFUL WIKITREER
BADGE

Webring Member






Powered by WebRing.




Monday, April 28, 2014

Robert I "Robertian", roi des Francs #52ancestors

This one is for my French teacher in high school... 

*Robert I de France, roi des Francs (King of West Francia) is Queen Elizabeth II's 24th great grandfather.     

http://www.geni.com/people/Robert-I-King-of-France/4647274           

**Robert I was never a Capet (this was a family name created by Hugh Capet, based on a place name). The name of his family or dynasty was "Robertian" (from Robert Le Fort, his father). 


Robert I (15 August 866 – 15 June 923), King of Western Francia (922 – 923), was the younger son of Robert the Strong, count of Anjou, and the brother of Odo, who became king of the Western Franks in 888.
West Francia evolved over time into France; under King Odo, the capital was fixed on Paris, a large step in that direction. His family is known as the Robertians.
Robert was present at the Siege of Paris in 885. Appointed by King Odo ruler of several counties, including the county of Paris, the March of Neustria, and abbot in commendam of many abbeys, Robert also secured the office of Dux Francorum, a military dignity of high importance. He did not claim the crown of West Francia when his brother died in 898; but recognising the supremacy of the Carolingian king, Charles III the Simple, he was confirmed in his offices and possessions, after which he continued to defend northern Francia from the attacks of the Norsemen.
The peace between the king and his powerful vassal was not seriously disturbed until about 921. The rule of King Charles, and especially his partiality for a certain Comte Hagano had aroused some irritation (he was made into Charles' principle advisor and favorite - the French Wikipedia page suggests Hagano served merely as a pretext for a premeditated bid for power); and, supported by many of the clergy and by some of the most powerful of the Frankish nobles, Robert took up arms, drove Charles III into Lorraine, and was himself crowned king of the Franks (rex Francorum) at Rheims (crowned by Gautier Archbishop of Sens) on Sunday 30 June 922.
Collecting an army, Charles III marched against the usurper and, on 15 June 923, in the stubborn and sanguinary Battle of Soissons (near the city of the same name), Robert I was killed, according to one tradition in single combat with his rival (the French Wikipedia page says this was Fulbert, Faubert, or Foubert).
(The French Wikipedia continues the story, saying that Robert's son, Hugh the Great, denied Charles III the Simple his victory, preventing him from recovering the crown of Western Francia. The nobility instead elect Raoul Duke of Burgundy, stepson of Robert I; he was consecrated on 13 July 923.)
Robert was married twice. Through his first wife, Aelis/Adele du Maine, he had two daughters. Each married powerful lay vassals of their father: Emma of France (894–935) to Rudolph, Duke of Burgundy, and Hildebranda (895–931) to Herbert II of Vermandois.
Through his second wife, Béatrice of Vermandois, daughter of Herbert I of Vermandois, he had his only son, Hugh the Great, who was later dux Francorum and father of King Hugh Capet, and a daughter Richilda. He may have had other daughters.
References
This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain.
King of Western Francia (922–923) Preceded by Charles the Simple Succeeded by Rudolph -------------------- From the English Wikipedia page on the Battle of Soissons (923):http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Soissons_(923)   

I SEEK DEAD PEOPLE MUG

I SEEK DEAD PEOPLE MUG
I SEEK DEAD PEOPLE MUG by raynichols
Look at other Family Mugs at zazzle.com

DNA TESTED GENEALOGIST APPROVED

FAMILY HISTORY CHANNEL

TAGS

bloodline 52ancestors pedigree DirectAncestor ancestor FamilyHistoryFriday NICHOLS ancestorlist England MATERNAL male Virginia challenge genealogy census sources HANCOCK SundaySource family history KING 2ndGG Scotland project DNA gen5 BARTLETT gen6 AKERS 3rdGG COLLINS FamilyTreeTuesday Magna Carta CensusSunday 17thGG 19thGG gen4 BOURNE LINVILLE MovieMonday gen20 gen22 12 ancestors in 12 months 16thGG American Revolution BROWNE France GEDMATCH Marriages gen19 12in12 18thGG 23rdGG DAR FOUNDERS AND PATRIOTS Ireland NC PA. POFF Rome SAR VitalRecords WednesdaysWall gen21 13thGG 25thGG 9thGG JONES PATERNAL WASHINGTON WILLIAMS gen16 gen28 10thGG 22ndGG 26thGG Italy Jamestown MACNICOL RICHARDS Saint TAYLOR VAUGHAN gen3 27thGG 5thGG 6thGG ALDRIDGE BOOTH BRENT Bedford Crusades EDWARDS JOHNSON LAST WILL Maryland Normandy POETRY READING Roman Emperor SHOUT OUTS STEWART gen13 gen26 gen29 gen30 gen9 mentions 14thGG 21stGG 31stGG 7thGG BORU Belgium Civil War DE NORMANDIE Denmark FotoFriday Germany HARRIS HILL HOLLAND House of TUDOR LAWRENCE Links NICHOLLS O'BRIAN O'BRYAN PAYNE Quaker RAKES SCOTTISH CLANS WILSON WRIGHT elder female gen12 gen17 gen34 gen8 gifts 10TH CENTURY 11TH CENTURY 12thGG 2014 33rdGG 36thGG 43rdGG 4thGG 51stGG. gen54 ALTIZER ANCESTRY Aragon Bishop Blogiversary CHENEY Caesar Connecticut DEATH RECORD DUNCAN Earl Egypt Floyd Co. Franklin GARRETT GENETIC COMMUNITIES GERARD GIBSON GORDON GRANT HATCHER HERBERT HOWARD House of RURIK Kiev LEONARD LIKENS MAYBERRY MAYFLOWER MONTGOMERY MOORE MORGAN Massachusetts Montgomery Co. NAPIER O'BRIEN PEAK PLANTAGENET PRINDLE PTOLEMY Poet Private Reverend Rurik Dynasty Russia SEYMOUR SINCLAIR SMYTHE SPENCER STUMP Spain UK UPDATES Ukraine VA. WHITE Wales Y-DNA YOUNG bloggers clergy family gen15 gen2 gen36 gen39 gen46 militaryRecord poetry 11thGG 12th century 14th century 15thGG 1stGG 2015 20thGG 24thGG 28thGG 47thGG 51stGG. 53rdGG 65thGG 67thGG 75thgg ADDAIR ANCESTORS ASHTON AUDLEY Alba Alchemist Antonine Dynasty BALDWIN BARLOW BEACH BEAUFORT BECKETT BERENGER BERENGUER BERKELEY BOLEYN BOND BORUMA BRONAUGH BROWN BRUCE BUTLER BYRON Barcelona Bavaria Berkeley Hundred Bluetooth CALLAHAN CARRICK CHRISTLEY CIRCLES CLINTON COKAYNE CONSTABLE CONSTANTINUS COOK COOKE CT Cambridge Cardinal Carolingian Dynasty Chancellor Charlemagne Cherokee Count Cumberland Customer DANVERS DE LA FORCE DE METZ DESPENSER DEVEREUX DICKENS DOUGLAS DraftCard Drexel Hill EMLEN ESTRIDSSON ETHNICITY FLYNT FORBES FRAY FamilyHistoreen Franklin County GA. GARAT GARRARD GILBERT GLEN GORGES GORMSSON GRAHAM GREEN GRENVILLE Greece HALDANE HART HAWLEY HIGHLANDERS HIGHLEY HODGES HOLDEN HOLT HUBBARD HUGEONOTS HYDE Hammer House of Barcelona House of CAPET House of NORMANDY IRISH ISLE OF SKYE Iowa JACKSON JEFFERSON Judge Justice KENNEDY King's Cove LESLIE LINCOLN LLOYD LONDON LUDFORD LUNDIN Lineage Lundi MACARTHUR MALLORY MARTEL MARTIN MAYBURY MCCLANE MERCHANT MINITREE MOREHOUSE MP. Sheriff MURRAY Macedonia Merovingian Family Military Mondsy Minute Man Moesia NEWPORT NEWSPAPERS NICHOLS SURNAME PROJECT NJ NOREYS NORRIS North Carolina Norway Novgorod OBITUARIES OGILVY Octavian PARTRIDGE PATRILINEAGE PEMBRIDGE PENNSYLVANIA PERRIN PHILADELPHIA PINION PITZER POW POWELL POWHATAN PRESTON PRINGLE Pharaoh Prince Provence Ptolemaic Dynasty Puritan RADCLIFFE REED RUTTER Robertian Dynasty SAINT-CLAIR SAVAGE SAYE SC SETON SHERMAN SHINALL SHUFFIELD SIBILA SMITH SMYTH SPEARMAN STAMPER STANLEY STEPHENSON STEVENSON STUART SVIATOSLAVICH Serbia Sheriff Sicily SmallWorldSaturday Stoic Surry County TALBOT THARP THOMAS THOMPSON TILNEY TRAIL TUDOR Tennessee Thornfield UA BRIAIN Underground Railroad VERNON VLADIMIROVICH WADHAM WALLS WENTWORTH WITT WOODWARD WROTHESLEY WW2 Welsh What IF? Wittelbach books gen1 gen10 gen11 gen18 gen25 gen27 gen31 gen50 gen54 gen56 gen68 gen7 gen70 gen78 goals heraldry immigrant merchandise milestone notes philosopher quotes review tags