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Charles I CAROLING King of the Franks


  • Married: 769
  • Died: Unknown

  Marriage Information:

Desiderata married Charles I CAROLING King of the Franks, son of Pépin "Le Bref" CAROLING Mayor of Neustria, King of the Franks and Berta (Bertrada) "au Grand Pied" DE LAON Countess of Laon, Queen of the Franks, in 769. (Charles I CAROLING King of the Franks was born on 2 Apr 742 in Ingelheim, Rheinhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt, christened in St Denis, , France, died on 28 Jan 813-814 in St Denis, Paris, S, France and was buried in Notre Dame D'aix La Chapelle, , Austrasia.)

  Marriage Notes:

Einhard calls King Charles's first wife "filiam Desiderii regis Langobardorum". The Annales Fuldenses record that "Berhta regina" brought "filiam Desiderii regis Langobardorum" back from Italy as the wife for "Karolo filio suo". Her husband sent her back to her father after repudiating her. 1


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: daughter of Desiderius.

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