Gerold of Vinzgau
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Gerold of Vinzgau
Gerold of Vinzgau
Count in Kraichgau and Anglachgau
Born725
Died799 (aged 74)
FamilyUdalrichings
SpouseEmma of Alemannia

Gerold of Vinzgau (also Vintzgouw or Anglachgau; b. 725 died 799) was a count in Kraichgau and Anglachgau.[1] His daughter married King Charlemagne in 771.[2] In 784 generous donations to the monastery of Lorsch by Gerold and Emma are recorded.

Marriage and issue

He was married before 754 to Emma (d. 789 or 798 or after 784), daughter of Hnabi, Duke of Alamannia. They had the following:

Through Udalrich, Gerold is reckoned as the founder of the family of the Udalrichings [de].

References

  1. ^ Lapidge 2017, p. 5.
  2. ^ a b c Lapidge 2017, p. 5-6.

Sources

  • Lapidge, Michael (2017). Hilduin of Saint-Denis: The Passio S. Dionysii in Prose and Verse. Brill.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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