|Plectrudis D' AUSTRASIE
Plectrudis D' AUSTRASIE
"Pippinus" names "matrona mea Plectrudis, filia Huogoberti quondam" in his two charters dated 13 May 706. The Liber Historiæ Francorum names "Pippino…uxor nobilissima…Plectrudis" but does not give her origin. After the death of her husband, she "took everything under her control". The Monumenta Epternacensia records that "Raginfredum maiorem domus" married "Plectrudem". She was regent for her grandson Theodebald, but opposed by her stepson Charles "Martel" whom she imprisoned. He escaped, and defeated the forces of Plectrudis at Vinchy, near Cambrai, 28 May 717. She founded St Maria im Kapitol at Köln. 1
Plectrudis married Pépin II "le Gros" NIBELUNG Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia, son of Ansegisel (Anchises) MEROVING Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia and St. Begga DE LANDEN Abbess of Andenne. (Pépin II "le Gros" NIBELUNG Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia was born between 645 and 650 in Heristal, Austrasia, died on 16 Dec 714 in Junille, Meuse, France and was buried in basilique de Saint-Arnoul, Metz.)
Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/FRANKSMaiordomi.htm#PlectrudisMPepin.