Berthechar (Berchar) DE NEUSTRIE maior domus


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Berthechar (Berchar) DE NEUSTRIE maior domus

  • Died: 688

   General Notes:

He was appointed maior domus of Neustria in succession to his father-in-law in [686]. The Annales Metenses record that, after the death of "Warattone", "gener ipsius Bertarius" was appointed maior domus by King Theoderic[286]. He alienated many Neustrians who deserted to join Pepin maior domus of Austrasia who defeated Berchar and King Theoderic at Tertry in 687. "Theudericus rex Francorum" donated property at the request of "regine nostre Chrodochilde…et…Berchario maiorem domos nostre" to the abbey of St Denis by charter dated 30 Oct 688[287]. He was murdered at the instigation of his mother-in-law[288].

   Marriage Information:

Berthechar married Anstrudis DE NEUSTRIE, daughter of Warato DE NEUSTRIE and Ansflède.

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