'Capet01'Index links to: Lead / SectionUploaded: Early / Updated: 12.05.03
The early ancestry of the Capetians, before Robert 'the Strong' (820-866), is given differently by different sources. We show below the ancestry given by 'HOLDT' but also provide a link to the ancestry shown by 'Royal Genealogies' (ROYL) which, although arguably less reliable, is certainly interesting.

Charibert (a 636)
1. Chrodobertus (Robert, a 630)
  A. Lambert I (a 650)
  i. Chrodobertus (Robert), Count (a 678)
  m. Doda
  a. Lambert II, Count (a 741)
  (1) Robert I, Duke in Haspengau (a 764)
  m. (c730) Williswint (a 768, dau of Count Adalheim)
  (A) Robert Cancor, Count in Breisgau (a 782)
  m. Angila
  (i) Heimrich, Count in Oberrheingau (d 05.05.795)
  (a) Robert, Count (d c805)
  ((1))+ issue - Cancor (a 812), Robert (a 817)
  (b) Heinrich, Count (a 812)
  m. Hadaburg
  ((1)) Poppo I, Count in Saalgau
  ((A)) Henry I, Duke of Austrasia (d by 08.886)
  ((i)) Henry II, Count (d 902/3, 3rd son)
  ((a)) Henry III, Count (d c935)
  (((1))) Henry IV, Archbishop of Trier (d 964)
  (((2))) Berthold von Nordgau, Count (d 980)
  m. Eiliswinth von Walbeck
  (((3))) Poppo de Austrasia, Bishop of Wurzburg (d 961)
  ((b)) Hadui (d 903)
  m. (869/70) Otto, Duke of Saxony (d 912)
  ((ii))+ other issue - other issue - Adalbert (d 09.06.906, Count), Adalhard (d 903, Count)
  ((B)) Poppo II, Duke of Sorbenmark (a 906)
  ((i))+ issue - Adalbert (a 915, Count of Grabfield and Tullifeld), Poppo III (d 945, Count)
  ((2)) Heimerich, Count (d 836)
  (ii)+ other issue - Rachilt (nun), Euphemia (nun)
  (B) Thuringbert (a 06.770, 4th son)
  (i) Robert II, Count in Wormsgau (d 12.07.807)
  m1. Theoderata
  m2. Isengarde
  Unsure who was the mother of ...
(a) Robert III, Count in Wormsgau (d c 834)
  m. (c 808) Wiltrud (dau of Hadrian, Count of Orleans)
  ((1)) Guntram, Count (a 837)
  ((2)) Robert I 'the Strong', Count of Paris (b 820, d 15.09.866)
  An alternative ancestry for Robert the Strong, as provided by 'Royal Genealogies', is shown in 'Saxons05'.
  m1. Agane
  ((A)) a son who inherited estates in Burgundy
  ((B)) Richildis
  m. Theobald, Count de Tours (d c942)
  m2. (864) Adelaide (a 866, dau of Hugo, Count de Tours)
  ((C)) Eudes (Odo), Count of Paris, King of France (b c865, d 15.06.923)
  m. (c881) Theoderata de Troyes
  ((i)) Raol, King of Aquitaine (b c882, a 898)
((ii)) ? Oda (b c883, a 952) parentage not proven
  m. (c897) Zwentibold, King of Lorraine (d 900)
  ((iii))+ other issue - Arnulf (b c885, d 898), Guy (b c888, a 903)
  ((D)) Robert I, King of France (b 866, d 15.06.923)
  m1. Aelis (d by 930)
  ((i)) Liegarde (Hildebrande) (b 895, d 931) EGHJRSWY
  m. (by 907) Heribert II, Count of Vermandois (b 884, d 943) EGHJRSWY
  ((ii)) Emma (b c894, d 935)
  m. (910) Raol of Burgundy, King of France (b 890, d 15.01.936)
m2. Beatrix de Vermandois (b 880, a 931, dau of Herbert I)
  ((iii)) Hugues I, Count of Paris (b c895, d 16.06.956)
  m1. (922) Judith (d 925)
  m2. (926/7) Edhild (d 937, dau of Edward 'the Elder', King of England)
  m3. (938) Hedwig of Saxony (b 922, d 10.05.965, dau of Henry I, Duke of Saxony, King of Germany)
  ((a)) Hugh Capet, King of France (b 941, d 24.10.966) EGHJRSWY
  m. (968) Alice/Adela of Rouen (b 950, d 1006) EGHJRSWY
  ((b)) Eudes, Duke of Lower Burgundy (b c944, d 965)
  m. (9855) Luitgard de Vergy (dau of Gilbert d'Autun)
  ((c)) Henri, Duke of Lower Burgundy (b c946, d 15.10.1002)
  m1. (c 972) Gerberga (d 986/91, dau of Otho/Leotald de Macon)
  Henri's stepson, Otho Guillaume (Gerberga's son by her first marriage), became Count of Burgundy.
m2. (by 992, div 996) Gersende (dau of Guillaume, Duke of Gascogne)
  m3. (998) Matilda (dau of Lambert, Count de Chalon)
  (((1))) Aramburge de Bourgogne (b c999, d c1015)
  partner unknown
  (((2))) Eudes, Viscount de Beaune
  m. (by 1012) Inga
  (((A)))+ issue (a 1042) - Aguion, Jean
  ((d)) Beatrix (b c939/40, a c1000) GHJSWY
  m. (954/5) Frederick I, Duke of Upper Lorraine (b c912, d 18.05.978) GHJSWY
  ((e)) Emma (b c943, a 03.968)
  m. Richard I, Duke of Normandy (b 933/4, d 22.11.996)
  partner unknown
  ((f)) Heribert, Bishop of Auxerre (d 964)
  ((3)) Oda
  m. Walaho IV, Count in Wormsgau
  (C)+ other issue - Anselm (d 778, Count), Rupert (a 779, abbott)
2.+ other issue - Albert, Erlebert

Main source(s): HOLDT, ROYL, GenEU (Capet1, 2, 3)
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