|Ruggero DI SUSA, Conte dŽAuriate
Ruggero DI SUSA, Conte dŽAuriate
- Born: Normandy, France
- Died: After 935
Compiler's 31/32/33 x great-grandfather
The Chronicon Novaliciense names "Rogerius et Arduinus" as brothers when recording their emigration to Italy and Roger's accession as Conte dŽAuriate. He left France for Italy in 888 with his brother Arduin with Guido Duke of Spoleto. He became the vassal of Rodolfo Conte dŽAuriate, was adopted by him and named as his heir. He succeeded in 905 as Conte dŽAuriate.
According to the Chronicon Novaliciense, Roger, when he succeeded as Conte dŽAuriate, married his predecessor's widow who was the mother of his two sons. 1
Ruggero married the unnamed widow of Rodolfo, Conte d'Auriate.
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Conti d'Auriate.