|Ardoino II "Glabrio" DI SUSA, Conte d´Auriate
Ardoino II "Glabrio" DI SUSA, Conte d´Auriate
- Born: Torino, Italy
- Died: After 4 Apr 976
Compiler's 30/31/32 x great-grandfather
Called 'the Bald' (Glabrio).
The Chronicon Novaliciense names "Rogerium et Arduinum" as sons of Conte Roger. He succeeded his father [after 935] as Conte d´Auriate. He expelled the Saracens from the Susa valley and captured Turin, where he established his residence. He was appointed regent of the March of Turin in 941 by Hugo King of Italy. He conquered Albenga, Alba and Ventimiglia, and is referred to with the title Marchese [of Turin] from 962.
The name of Ardoino's wife has not yet been identified. 1
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Ardoino [II] "Glabrio/the Bald".