Gerhard VON METZ
(Abt 932-Aft 963)
Richard/Gerhard VON METZ
(-Abt 984)
Gf. Gerhard VON METZ
(-By 1033)


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  • Siegfrid VON METZ
  • Bersinda VON METZ, Abbess of Remiremont

Graf Gerhard VON METZ

  • Born: Alsace, Lorraine, France
  • Died: Between 1021 and 1033

  General Notes:

Herimannus names "Gerhardum comitem, Counradi postea imperatoris avunculum" when recording his defeat in 1017 by "Godefridus dux partis Lotharingorum". Wipo names "Adalheida ex nobilissima gente Litharingorum oriunda…soror…comitem Gerhardi et Adalberti" and mother of "maioris Chuononis", specifying that the brothers were "de antiquo genere Troianorum regem".

Graf [von Metz] 1006. "Heinricus…Romanorum imperator augustus" confirmed the properties of the convent of St Vanne at Verdun, among which that donated by "Gerardi comitis…[et] Rodulfi filii Rodulfi comitis…[et] comes Gotdefridus…et Herimannus comes in comitatu Bracbantinse…[et] frater eius dux Godefridus", and donated "Mosomum" on the petition of "Herimanni comitis" by charter dated 1015. "Comes Gerardus" donated property to the monastery of Fruttuaria, at the request of "conjuge Eva" for the soul of "filii sui Sigifredi defuncti", by charter dated 1020, witnessed by "Girardi, Giselberti, Folmarii comitum…". 1

  Marriage Information:

Gerhard married Gfn. Eva VON LUXEMBURG, daughter of Gf. Siegfried VON LUXEMBURG and Hedwig VON NORDGAU. (Eva VON LUXEMBURG died after 18 Jun 1040.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands.

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