Pepin

  • (noun): King of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768).

Some articles on pepin:

Annales Mettenses Priores
... (Earlier) Annals of Metz are a set of Reichsannalen covering the period from the rise of Pepin of Heristal in Austrasia (c ... the Annales records is the murder of Gundoin by Pepin probably in the 670s ... Gundoin supposedly murdered Pepin's father Ansegisel and then Pepin, when he was of age, tracked down and killed Gundoin, and seized power in Austrasia ...
Pippinid Dynasty
... Ansegisel married Saint Begga, the daughter of Pepin of Landen, and their son was Pepin of Heristal ... It is from Pepin's grandfathers that the dynasty receives its earlier (pre-Martel) names Arnulfing or Pippinid ... of the kingdom of Austrasia began in the family with Ansegisel and continued with Pepin of Heristal ...
Theudebald, Duke Of Alamannia
... then being exercised by the two mayors of the palace Pepin the Short and Carloman the Basques, Bavarii, and Saxons all revolted simultaneously ... In 744, Pepin invaded the Swabian Jura and chased Theudebald from his mountain redoubt ... He was defeated in Alsace by Pepin's select band of warriors ...
Lupo III Centule Of Gascony
... Duke of Gascony briefly from 818 until his deposition by Pepin I of Aquitaine in 819 ... Lupo was a Gascon rebel against the authority of Pepin in Aquitaine ... Pepin responded quickly, however, and entered Gascony, emanating a diploma at Castillon-sur-Dordogne the next year ...
Pepin, Count Of Vermandois
... Pepin (born c ... Pepin first appears in 834 as a count to the north of the Seine and then appears as same again in 840 ... Pepin's wife is unknown, she has been spuriously called "Rothaide de Bobbio" ...