|Angilibert DE PONTHIEU "the Saint"
Angilibert DE PONTHIEU "the Saint"
- Born: Abt 750, Ponthieu, Somme, Picardy, France
- Died: 18 Feb 813-814
Nithard records that his father Angilbert "was a descendant of a family not unknown in those days, Madhelgaud, Richard and he came from the same stock"... Leader of the council of Pepin King of Italy 780-790. He was called the "Homer of the court". He became a monk at the abbey of Saint-Riquier 790, elected Abbé 794. The Chronicon Centulensis records that “Angilbertus” was granted “totius maritimæ terræ Ducatus”, in addition to “Palatini honoris”, and that he visited “Pontivum” after accepting the dukedom.
The Chronicon Centulensis records the death of “Angilbertus” in the same year as Emperor Charlemagne.
Angilibert married Berta (Bertrada) CAROLING, daughter of Charles I CAROLING King of the Franks and Hildegarde UDALRICHINGER Queen of the Allemanni. (Berta (Bertrada) CAROLING was born in 779 in Aachen, Rhineland and died on 11 Mar 825-826.)