Name: Ansprand von Bavaria
Suffix: King of the Lombards
Burial: Basilica of Hadrian 1
Change Date: 13 FEB 2013
ANSPRAND, son of --- (-712, bur Basilica of Hadrian).
King Cunincpert appointed him guardian for his son when the latter succeeded in 700 as king of the Lombards. Ansprand fled after the battle at which Liutprand's forces were finally defeated by King Aripert II, first to the island of Commacina, then to Clavenna and later to Bavaria where he took refuge with Theutpert dux of Bavaria, remaining there for nine years.
Paulus Diaconus records that Ansprand invaded Italy (after ten years exile in Bavaria) with Duke Theutpert, deposed King Aribert and succeeded as ANSPRAND King of the Lombards, although he died three months later.
A later manuscript of the Origo Gentis Langobardorum names "Asprand" when recording that he succeeded "Aripert" and ruled for three years.
Married THEODORADA --- (-after 702).
King Ansprand & his wife had [four] children.
Theodrate di Lombardie
- Hildebrand von Spoleto
- Text: Medieval Lands