How I am Descended from Charlemagne (Part 1).


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Gener-
ations
LINEAGE
1 Charlemagne
Holy Roman Emperor
(742 - 814)
2 Pippin Carloman
King of Italy
(773 - 810)
Louis (I)
Holy Roman Emperor
(778 - 840)
Hugo "L'Abbe"
(Bastard)
(794 - 844)
3 Bernard, King of Italy
(795 - 818)
Princess Adelaide
(824 - ?)
Princess
Alpaide
(810 - ?)
Petronilla de France
(825 - ?)
4 Count Pepin Vermandois
(818 - ?)
King Robert (I) of France
(? - 923)
(Cont.
in
Part
2)
Count Ingelger Anjou and Orlean
(845 - ?)
5 Count Hubert (I) Vermandois
(848 - 890)
Foulque (I) le Anjou
(870 - 938)
6 Count Hubert (II) Vermandois
(884 - 943)
Count Hughes of Paris
(900 - 956)
Foulque (II) le Anjou
(909 - 958)
7 Count Robert Vermandois
(911 - 968)
Adele Alice, Countess of Flanders
(905 - 960)
Count Albert (I) Vermandois
(917 - 988)
King Hugh "Capet" of France
(939 - 996)
Arsinde de Anjou, Countess of Toulouse
(948 - ?)
8 Adelaide, Countess of Anjou
(934 - 982)
Count Baldwin (III) Flanders
(933 - 962)
Count Hubert (III) Vermandois
(942 - 1015)
9 Ermangarde D'Anjou
(952- 992)
Count Arnold (II) Flanders
(941 - 987)
Count Otho Otto Vermandois
(979 - 1045)
King Robert (II) of France
(972 - 1031)
Constance de Toulouse, Queen of France
(974 - 1032)
10 Judith, Princess of Brittany
(965 - 1017)
Count Baudouin (IV) Flanders
(967 - 1039)
11 Duke Robert (I) Normandy
(999 - 1035)
Count Baudouin (V) Flanders
(1012 - 1067)
Count Hubert (IV) Vermandois
(1028 - 1080)
King Henry (I) of France
(1006 - 1060)
12 King William (I) of England
(1024 - 1087)
Matilda, Queen of England
(1031 - 1083)
I am descended from two of the children of William (I) and Matilda, namely Henry (I) and Gundred
13 King Henry (I) of England
(1063 - 1085)
Princess Gundred of England
(1063 - 1085)
Countess Adelaide Vermandois
(1050 - 1124)
Hugh "The Great" Crepi
(1050 - 1102)
14 Princess Matilda of England
(1102 - 1169)
Earl William (II) Warenne of Surrey
(1081 - 1138)
Isabel Elizabeth de Vermandois
(1081 - 1131)
I am descended from two of the children of William (II) Warenne and Isabel Vermandois, namely William (III) and Gundred
15 King Henry (II) of England
(1133 - 1189)
Gundred Warenne, Countess of Warwick
(1117 - ?)
Earl William (III) Warenne of Surrey
(1110 - 1148)
16 Earl Waleran of Warwick
(1140 - 1204)
Isabel de Warenne
(1137 - 1199)
17 King John "Lackland" of England
(1166 - 1216)
Alice de Newberg
(1196 - 1263)
Earl William Plantagenet of Warrene
(1166 - 1240)
18 King Henry (III) of England
(1206 - 1272)
Isabel de Mauduit
(1227 - 1268)
Earl John Warenne of Surrey
(1231 - 1305)
19 King Edward (I) "Longshanks" of England
(1239 - 1307)
Prince Edmund "Crouchback" of England
(1244 - 1296)
Earl William de Beauchamp of Warwick
(1241 - 1298)
William de Warenne
(1260 - 1285)
20 King Edward (II) of England
(1284 - 1327)
Earl Henry Plantagenet of Lancaster
(1281 - 1345)
Isabel Beauchamp
(abt 1260 - 1306)
Alice de Warenne
(1277 - 1338)
21 Maud Chaworth, Countess of Lancaster
(1282 - 1322)
22 King Edward (III) of England
(1312 - 1377)
Countess Eleanor Plantagenet
(1311 - 1372)
Earl Richard Fitzalan of Arundel
(1303 - 1375)
23 Duke John "Of Gaunt"
(1340 - 1399)
Earl Richard Fitzalan of Arundel
(1350 - 1397)
24 Cardinal Henry Beaufort
(1376 - 1447)
Alice Fitzalan
(1378 - 1416)
25 Jane Beaufort
(1402 - ?)
26 Sir Henry Stradling
(1430 - 1451)
27 Sir Thomas Stradling
(1454 - 1480)
28 Sir Edward Stradling
(1474 - 1535)
29 Catherine Stradling
(1512 - ?)
30 John Palmer
(1554 - ?)
31 Walter Palmer
(1590 - 1661)
32 William Palmer
(1616 - 1686?)
<- siblings -> Ann (Sarah) Palmer
(1609 - 1633)
33   Moses Rowley
(1630 - 1705)
34 William Palmer
(1658 - 1724)
  Mehitable Rowley
(1661- 1732)
35 Phebe Palmer
(1696 - ?)
  Thankful Fuller
(1686 - ?)
36 Elizabeth Ferris
(1720 - 1803)
  John Crippen
(1723 - ?)
37 Hannah Knapp
(1742 - 1765)
  Sarah Crippen
(1748 - 1832)
38 Elizabeth Parshall
(1765 - 1848)
  Lovisa Comstock
(1789 - 1856)
39 Hannah Terry
(1785 - 1877)
  Samuel Snyder
(1808 - 1866)
40 Joshua Terry
(1825 - 1915)
  Charles Snyder
(1859 - 1913)
41 Joshua Terry
(1860 - 1941)
  Esther Snyder
(1889 - 1970)
42 Laverna Terry
(1895 - 1934)
  Vivian Adair
(1914 - 1959)
43 Calvin Andrus
(1932 - Living)
  Sharon Adair
(1935 - Living)
44 David Andrus
(1953 - Living)


(NOTE: In this chart I am listed by my first name, David.)

At 44 generations away, Charlemagne is my 41st great, great grandfather.

King William (I) of England (generation 12) conquered England in 1066, as Duke of Normandy.

Ann Palmer (generation 32) was a Pilgrim who arrived in Plymouth, Massachussetts in 1630, where her son Moses was born.

Lovisa Comstock (generation 38) and her son Samuel Snyder (generation 39) and Hannah Terry (generation 39) and her son Joshua Terry (generation 40) were Mormon Pioneers who walked across the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains from Illinois to Utah.

THE STORY

From The Concise Columbia Encyclopedia. Copyright © 1991 by Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

Charlemagne (Charles the Great) or Charles I, 742?-814, emperor of the West (800-814), Carolingian king of the Franks (768-814). The son of PEPIN THE SHORT, he consolidated his rule in his own kingdom, invaded Italy in support of the pope, and in 774 was crowned king of the Lombards. He took NE Spain from the MOORS (778) and annexed Bavaria (788). After a long struggle (772-804) he subjugated and Christianized the Saxons. In 800 he restored LEO III to the papacy and was crowned emperor by him on Christmas Day, thus laying the basis for the HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE and finalizing the split between the Byzantine and Roman empires. Charlemagne ruled through a highly efficient administrative system. He codified the law in his various dominions, and his court at AACHEN was the center for an intellectual and artistic renaissance. The end of his reign was troubled by raids by the NORSEMEN. His son, LOUIS I, was named co-emperor in 813 and succeeded on his father's death. His son Carloman became king of Austrasia. Charlemagne's legend soon enhanced and distorted his actual achievements, and he became the central figure of a medieval romance cycle.


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