Gérard DE PARIS Count of Paris
(Bef 723-Bef 779)


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Gérard DE PARIS Count of Paris

  • Born: Bef 723, Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Died: Bef 27 Mar 779

   Research Notes:

"Pippinus maior domus" donated property to the abbey of St Denis by charter dated 11 Feb 747, which names "fidelibus nostris…Haginone, Theudeberto, Remedio, Gerehardo, Fulgario, Bovilone, Walcherio, Rauchingo et Ermenaldo comite palatii nostro". "Pippinus rex Francorum" confirmed a donation to Fulrad Abbot of Saint-Denis by charter dated 1 Mar 752 which names "fidelibus nostris…Milone, Rotgario, Cheimgaudo, Crothardo, Gerichardo, Autgario et Wiberto comite palatii nostri".

Comte de Paris. The charter dated 8 Jul 753, under which King Pepin confirmed properties of Saint-Denis, refers to “Carlus” being expelled [from Saint-Denis] “per Soanahylde cupiditate et Gairefredo Parisius comite insidiante”. "Pippinus rex Francorum" confirmed a donation to the abbey of Saint-Denis by "Gerardum comitem" by charter dated 30 Oct 759. "Pippinus rex Francorum" donated property to found Kloster Prüm by charter dated 13 Aug 762 which names "coniux mea Bertrada…genitor suus Heribertus" and was subscribed by (first column) "Droconi comitis, Warini comitis, Baugulfi comitis, Troanie comitis, Herloini comitis, Rachulfi comitis" and (second column) "Chrodardi comitis, Welenti comitis, Gerhardi comitis, Waltarii comitis, Gunberti comitis, Warini comitis". "Carolus…rex Francorum et Langobardorum" granted the monastery of Plaisir to Folrad abbot of Saint-Denis by charter dated 28 Jul 775 which name "fidelibus…Ghaerardo, Bernardo, Radulfo, Hilderado, Ermenaldo, Hebroino, Theudbaldo, Agneone comitibus, Haltberto, Laumberto, Haererico et Anselmo comite palatio nostro". A charter dated 27 Mar 779, under which King Karl I confirmed rights of Saint-Germain des Prés, refers to rights of "Gaerhardus comes" in “Villanoua”.


   Marriage Information:

Gérard married Rotrud CAROLING, daughter of Carloman CAROLING Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia and Gerberga?. (Rotrud CAROLING was born in Austrasia and died in 794.)

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