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  • ID: I11171
  • Name: PEPIN III
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 715 in Austrasia
  • ALIA: The Short
  • Title: King of all Franks
  • Death: 24 SEP 768 in St. Denis, France
  • Note:
    Pépin "le bref" Carolingien Re des Francs
    ˇ Born: 714, Jupille, Austrasia, France
    ˇ Marriage: Bertrada de Laon
    ˇ Died: 24 Sep 768, St. Denis-Le-Fermnot, Pairs, Seine, France at age 54
    ˇ Buried: église de l'abbaye royale de Saint Denis

    Called "The Short". Mayor of Palace in Austrasia. He deposed the last of the Merovingian "do nothing" kings and became himself the first king of the Franks of the second race. He married Berthe, daughter of Charibert, count of Laon.

    He died of dropsy in Paris at the close of the Aquitanian War, which he had waged with William, Duke of Aquitania, for nine successive years,

    He succeeded his father as Mayor of Neustria, with control over Burgundy, Provence, and the Moselle Region, in 741. He was Mayor of the Palace in Neustria, Frankish Kingdom, between 21 October 741 and 751. He deposed the merovingian king, Childeric III, and crowned King of the Franks by Saint Boniface in November 751. He was the 8th King of all Franks between November 751 and 768.

    Carloman became a monk and lived in Rome. In 752, Pepin was crowned, and he later died in 768. He united in his person all the qualities of heart and spirit which make great kings. He contributed to the progress of religion, he favored missionaries, he was the protector of the Holy See, and the creator of its temporal power. He married Bertha or Bertrade, daughter of Caribert, count of Leon. Their son was Charlemagne.

    Pépin married Bertrada de Laon, daughter of Charibert comté de Laon and Unknown. (Bertrada de Laon was born about 720 in Laon, Aisne and died in 783 in Choisy-au-Bac.)
  • Note: Pbepin III, the Short, was the first of the Carolingian Dynasty.

    Father: Charles MARTEL b: 676 in Heristal, Neustria
    Mother: ROTRUDE b: 690 in Austrasia

    Father: Charles MARTEL
    Mother: ROTRUD b: in Alemania

    Marriage 1 BERTRADA b: 720 in Loan, Austrasia
    • Married: 740
    1. Has Children CARLOMAN II b: 751 in Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia
    2. Has No Children ROTHAISE b: 744 in Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia
    3. Has Children CHARLEMAGNE b: 02 APR 742 in Aix La Chapelle, Austrasia
    4. Has No Children ADBELAHIDE b: 746 in Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia
    5. Has No Children GERTRUDE b: 748 in Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia
    6. Has No Children PBEPIN b: 754 in Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia
    7. Has No Children GISELE b: 757 in Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia
    8. Has No Children ADE b: 759 in Aachen, Rhineland, Prussia
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