Charles Martel, Duke of Austrasia

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Charles Martel, Duke of Austrasia, son of Pepin II of Heristal, Mayor of the Palace in Austrasia and Alpaïs, was born in 689.1,2 He died at River Oise, Crecy, France, 22 October 741.1

Charles married (1) Rotrou, daughter of Leutwinus, say 710;3 he married (2) Swanhilde, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here).4

Charles was mayor of the Palace in Austrasia and victor over the Saracens at Poitiers in 732. For more information about Charles Martel, Duke of Austrasia, please see this Wikipedia article.

Family 1

Rotrou d. 724
Child

Family 2

Swanhilde
Child
  • Carloman, Mayor6,1 d. 754

Citations

  1. [S95] John Brooks Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury (1611 - 1695) and His Wife Mary (Perkins) Bradbury (1615 - 1700) of Salisbury, Massachusetts, 3rd ed. (Madison, Wisconsin: p.p., 2006), 577-578, further cited as Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury.
  2. [S89] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr. and David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants, 7th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 50-11, 190-11, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.
  3. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 190-11.
  4. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 191-11.
  5. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 190-12.
  6. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 191-12.