Ellie Wood Keith Genealogy

Beatrice of Vermandois

Beatrice of Vermandois

Female 880 - Aft 931  (~ 50 years)

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  • Name Beatrice of Vermandois 
    Born c 880 
    Gender Female 
    History Béatrice of Vermandois (c. 880 – after March 26, 931), a Carolingian aristocrat, the wife of Robert I, King of France, and mother of Hugh the Great.

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    1 Life
    2 Marriage and issue
    3 Notes
    4 References
    5 Additional references
    Beatrice, born c.?880 was the daughter of Herbert I, Count of Vermandois.[1] She was also the sister of Herbert II, Count of Vermandois, and was a descendant in the male line of Charlemagne through King Bernard of Italy.[a][3] Through her marriage to Robert I, she was an ancestress of the Capetian dynasty. On 15 June 923 her husband Robert was killed at the Battle of Soissons shortly after which their son Hugh was offered the crown but refused.[4] Beatrice died after March, 931.[1]

    Marriage and issue[edit]
    She married c.?890, as his second wife, Robert, Margrave of Neustria, who became the King of France in 922.[5] They were the parents of:

    Hugh the Great, duke of the Franks, who was the father of Hugh Capet.[5][6]
    Jump up ^ According to the Abbreviatio by Frater Andreas, Beatrice was a great-granddaughter of Bernard, king of Italy. Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, in the 1250s, knew of this descent: MGH SS 23.757.[2]
    ^ Jump up to: a b Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band III, Teilband 1 (Marburg, Germany: J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 49
    Jump up ^ Andrew W. Lewis, 'Dynastic Structures and Capetian Throne-Right: the Views of Giles of Paris', Traditio, Vol. 33 (1977), pp. 246-47 n.94
    Jump up ^ The Annals of Flodoard of Reims, 919-966, ed. & trans. Steven Fanning; Bernard S. Bachrach (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011), pp. xvi, 91
    Jump up ^ Pierre Riché, The Carolingians; A Family who Forged Europe, trans. Michael Idomir Allen (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993), p. 250
    ^ Jump up to: a b Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band II (Marburg, Germany: J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 10
    Jump up ^ Constance Brittain Bouchard, Those of My Blood: Creating Noble Families in Medieval Francia (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001), p. 112  [1
    Died Aft. 26 Mar 931 
    Person ID I606  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 21 May 2017 

    Father Herbert I, Count of Vermandois,   b. c. 848/850,   d. 907  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Bertha de Morvis 
    Family ID F325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert I, King of France 922-923,   b. 860,   d. June 15 923 
    +1. Hugues \"The Great\", Duke of the Franks, Comte de Paris,   b. Abt 900,   d. 16 Jun 956  (Age ~ 56 years)  [putative]
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Beatrix of Vermandois
    Beatrix of Vermandois

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Béatrice_of_Vermandois.