|Gottfried VON METZ, Graf im Jülichgau
(Abt 907-Aft 949)
Gottfried VON METZ, Graf im Jülichgau
- Born: Between 905 and 910, Metz, Austrasia
- Died: 26 March, after 949
The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. his birth date range is estimated from the likely marriage date of his parents and the date his father died. Property "in pago Juliacense in comitatu Godefridi comitis" is referred to in a charter dated 2 Aug 945, signed by "Wichfridi archiepiscopi…fratris eius Godefridi comitis". "Otto…rex" confirmed the possession of Süsteren abbey for Kloster Prüm by charter dated 1 Jun 949, which names "Wicfridus episcopus…Godefridus comes…".
Graf im Jülichgau. The Liber Memorialis of Remiremont records the death "4 Kal Apr" of "Godefridus comes". 1
Gottfried married Ermentrude CAROLING des Franken, daughter of Charles III "Le Simple" CAROLING, King of the Franks, and Frederuna. (Ermentrude CAROLING was born between 908 and 916.)
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Gottfried.