Cte Boso D' ARLES, Count in Italy
(-Bef 855)
Cte Budwine DE METZ, Count in Italy
(830-Bef 869)
Unknown D' ARLES
(Abt 822-883)
Ctsse Richildis DE METZ


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Charles II "le Chauve" CAROLING, King of the West Franks

  • Rothildis CAROLING+
  • Drogo CAROLING (twin, d.y.)
  • Pépin CAROLING (twin, d.y.)
  • Charles CAROLING (d.y.)

Ctsse Richildis DE METZ

  • Married: 12 Oct 869
  • Died: Abt 30 Jan 910

   Also called Richilde DE PROVENCE.

  Research Notes:

The Annales Bertiniani record the marriage "869 VII Id Oct" of "sororem…Bosonis…Richildem" and King Charles II. Regino names "Bosoni germano Richildis reginæ" when recording this marriage.

She was crowned empress at Tortona in Lombardy by Pope John VIII in 877. “Richildis quondam regina” donated property, among which “in pago Gerbercinse in Langeii villa”, to Gorze Abbey by charter dated 910.

The necrology of Reims Saint-Rémi records the death "III Kal Feb" of "RICHILDIS" (upper case in the original). 1

  Marriage Information:

Richilde married Charles II "le Chauve" CAROLING, King of the West Franks, son of Louis I "Le Pieux" CAROLING, Holy Roman Emperor, and Judith VON ALTDORF, on 12 Oct 869. (Charles II "le Chauve" CAROLING was born on 13 Jun 823 in Frankfurt, Hessen-Nassau, died on 6 Oct 877 in Brides-Les-Bain, Brios, France and was buried in St Denis, Paris, Seine, France.

  Marriage Notes:

Marriage confirmed 22 Jan 870, Aix-la-Chapelle.


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Richildis.

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