Cte Richwin (Richizo) DE VERDUN


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Kunigunde D' ARDENNES

Cte Richwin (Richizo) DE VERDUN

  • Born: Verdun, France
  • Married: Between 916 and 919
  • Died: 923

  Research Notes:

Comte [de Verdun]. King Zwentibold donated property "in pago Uirdunensi in comitatu Rihuuini atque in pago Scarmis in comitatu Irenfridi capellam…Acei" to the monks of St Mihiel by charter dated 14 Aug 895. "Zuendeboldus…rex" donated property to the church of Trier by charter dated 23 Jan 899 which names "Richquinus et Widiacus…comites nostri". Charles III "le Simple" King of the West Franks issued a charter dated 11 Jun 913 which names "Richuinus comes". King Charles III confirmed a donation to Verdun St Michael, at the request of "comite Ricunio atque Erlebodo", by charter dated 24 Nov 915. King Charles III restored Kloster Susteren to the abbey of Prüm by charter dated 19 Jan 916 which names "fidelium nostrorum…Widricus comes palatii, Richuuinus comes, Gislebertus, Matfridus, Beringerius comites, Theodericus comes, Reinherus comes, Erleboldus". “Riquinus...comes et abba ex monasterio sancti Petri Apostolorum principis Metensi ecclesia” granted property of the abbey “in comitatu Sarpontensi in villa...Campels” to “Remdendis Deo sacrata et Theilalfus filius suus” by charter dated 1 Feb 918, subscribed by “Hugo comes...”. Flodoard records in 921 that "Ricuni infidelis" opposed Charles III “le Simple” King of the West Franks “in regnum Lotharii”.

Flodoard records that "Boso filius Richardi" killed "Ricuinum" in 923. 1

  Marriage Information:

Richwin married Kunigunde D' ARDENNES, daughter of Unknown and Ermentrud CAROLING, between 916 and 919. (Kunigunde D' ARDENNES was born about 895 and died after 930/40.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Richwin [Richizo].

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