Gebhard, Duke of Lorraine

Gebhard of Lahngau (c. 860/868 – 22 June 910), of the Conradine dynasty, son of Odo (died 879), count of Lahngau, and Judith, was himself count of Wetterau (909–910) and Rheingau (897–906) and then duke of Lotharingia (Lorraine).

In 903, Louis the Child, king of Germany, gave him the government of Lotharingia with the title of duke (Kebehart dux regni quod a multis Hlotharii dicitur[1]).[2] Gebhard died in battle against the Magyars, somewhere by Augsburg.[2]

With his wife Ida, he had two children:

Ancestry

References

  1. Stingl 1974, p. 101.
  2. Reuter 2013, p. 131.
  3. Reuter 2006, p. 696.

Sources

  • Reuter, Timothy, ed. (2006). The New Cambridge Medieval History, c.900-c.1024. Vol. III. Cambridge University Press.
  • Reuter, Timothy (2013). Germany in the Middle Ages, c.800-1056. Routledge.
  • Stingl, Herfried (1974). Die Entstehung der deutschen Stammesherzogtümer: am Anfang des 10 (in German). David Brown Book Company.
Gebhard, Duke of Lorraine
Born: 888 Died: 22 June 910
Preceded by
Zwentibold
(as King of Lorraine)
Duke of Lotharingia
903–910
Succeeded by
Reginar


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