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Boso Of Provence
BOSO (c. 841 – January 11, 887) was a Frankish nobleman of the Bosonid family who was related to the Carolingian dynasty and who rose to become King of Lower Burgundy and Provence
Provence
. CONTENTS * 1 Family * 2 Service of Charles the Bald
Charles the Bald
* 3 Out of favour * 4 Independent rule * 5 Marriages and issue * 6 Notes FAMILYBoso was the son of Bivin of Gorze , Count
Count
of Lotharingia
Lotharingia
, by Richildis of Arles, the daughter of Boso the Elder by his wife Engeltrude. His maternal aunt Teutberga was the wife of Lothair II
Lothair II
, King of Lotharingia. Boso was also the nephew of the Boso, Count
Count
of Valois, for whom he was named, and of Hucbert , lay abbot of St. Maurice\'s Abbey , to which Boso succeeded in 869
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Charlieu Abbey
CHARLIEU ABBEY or ST. FORTUNATUS\' ABBEY, CHARLIEU (French : Abbaye de Charlieu) was a Benedictine abbey located at Charlieu
Charlieu
, Loire , Burgundy , France
France
. It was later a Cluniac priory. HISTORYThe monastery, dedicated to Saint Fortunatus , was founded in 872, in this region of southern Burgundy known as the Forez . Its patrons were Ratbertus, bishop of Valence , and his brother Edward, in a place they called Carus Locus ("dear place"), and dedicated to Saint Stephen and Saint Fortunatus, patron of Valence, with his co-martyrs Felix and Achilles. The abbey was placed under the direct control of the Holy See
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Protomartyr
A PROTOMARTYR ( Koine Greek , πρότος prótos "first" + μάρτυρας mártyras "martyr ") is the first Christian
Christian
martyr in a country or among a particular group, such as a religious order . Similarly, the phrase THE PROTOMARTYR (with no other qualification of country or region) can mean Saint Stephen
Saint Stephen
, the first martyr of the Christian
Christian
church or Saint Thecla
Thecla
, the first female martyr of the Christian
Christian
church
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Franks
The FRANKS ( Latin : _Franci_ or _gens Francorum_) were a collection of Germanic peoples that originated in the lands between the Lower and Middle Rhine in the 3rd century AD and eventually formed a large empire dominating much of western and central Europe during the Middle Ages. The Frankish Empire ultimately led to the birth of modern France and Germany and thus the Franks are seen as the forebears of the French and German peoples (in addition to Austrians, the Dutch, Luxembourgers and some other European nations). During ancient times some Franks raided Roman territory, while other Frankish tribes joined the Roman troops of Gaul
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Bosonids
The BOSONIDS were a dynasty of Carolingian era dukes, counts, bishops and knights descended from Boso the Elder . Eventually they married into the Carolingian dynasty
Carolingian dynasty
and produced kings and an emperor of the Frankish Empire . The first great scion of the dynasty was Boso V , Count of Arles and of other Burgundian counties in the mid-9th century. Boso rose in favour as a courtier of Charles the Bald . He was even appointed viceroy in Italy in 875. After the death of Charles' son Louis II , Boso refused to recognise both Louis' sons, Carloman and Louis III as kings of France and proclaimed himself King of Provence in 879 at Vienne , with the support of the nobility. Boso strove throughout the rest of his life to maintain his title in the face of the Emperor Charles III
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Carolingians
Non-agnatic lines: * Robertian dynasty * House of Capet * Bosonid dynasty CAROLINGIAN DYNASTY PIPPINIDS * Pippin the Elder (c. 580–640) * Grimoald (616–656) * Childebert the Adopted (d. 662) ARNULFINGS * Arnulf of Metz (582–640) * Ansegisel (d. 662 or 679) * Chlodulf of Metz (d. 696 or 697) * Pepin of Herstal (635-714) * Grimoald II (d. 714) * Drogo of Champagne (670–708) * Theudoald (d. 741) CAROLINGIANS * Charles Martel
Charles Martel
(686–741) * Carloman (d
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King Of Burgundy
The following is a list of the kings of the two Kingdoms of Burgundy , and a number of related political entities devolving from Carolingian machinations over family relations. CONTENTS * 1 Kings of the Burgundians
Burgundians
* 2 Burgundy under Frankish kings * 2.1 Merovingian kings * 2.2 Carolingian kings * 2.3 Kingdom of Upper Burgundy * 3 Kingdom of Burgundy (Arelat) as part of the Holy Roman Empire * 3.1 Salian (Frankish) dynasty * 3.2 Supplinburger * 3.3 Staufen (or Hohenstaufen
Hohenstaufen
dynasty) * 3.4 Rectorate of Burgundy * 4 See also * 5 References KINGS OF THE BURGUNDIANSThe Burgundians
Burgundians
had left Bornholm
Bornholm
c. 300 and settled near the Vistula
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King Of Provence
The land of Provence
Provence
has a history quite separate from that of any of the larger nations of Europe. Its independent existence has its origins in the frontier nature of the dukedom in Merovingian Gaul . In this position, influenced and affected by several different cultures on different sides, the Provençals maintained a unity which was reinforced when it was created a separate kingdom in the Carolingian decline of the later ninth century. Provence
Provence
was eventually joined to the other Burgundian kingdom , but it remained ruled by its own powerful, and largely independent, counts
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Bivin Of Gorze
BIVIN OF GORZE (810/830–863) was a Frank from the Bosonid family. He was married to a daughter of Boso the Elder , who may have been called Richildis. During his life he functioned as lay abbot of the Gorze Abbey
Gorze Abbey
. His offspring includes: * Richildis , who married King Charles the Bald ; * Richard the Justiciar , Duke of Burgundy; * Boso , King of Provence; * possibly Bivin, Count of Metz.NOTES * ^ A B Pierre Riche, The Carolingians: The Family who Forged Europe, transl. Michael Idomir Allen, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983), 198.SOURCES * Pierre Riché, The Carolingians, a family who forged Europe. Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bivin_of_Gorze additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc
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Count
COUNT (male) or COUNTESS (female) is a title in European countries for a noble of varying status, but historically deemed to convey an approximate rank intermediate between the highest and lowest titles of nobility. The word _count_ came into English from the French _comte_, itself from Latin _comes _—in its accusative _comitem_—meaning “companion”, and later “companion of the emperor, delegate of the emperor”. The adjective form of the word is "comital". The British and Irish equivalent is an earl (whose wife is a "countess", for lack of an English term). Alternative names for the "count" rank in the nobility structure are used in other countries, such as _ Graf _ in Germany and _ Hakushaku _ during the Japanese Imperial era
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Lotharingia
LOTHARINGIA (Latin: _Lotharii regnum_) was a medieval successor kingdom of the Carolingian Empire , comprising the present-day Netherlands
Netherlands
, Belgium
Belgium
, Luxembourg
Luxembourg
, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany), Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany), Saarland
Saarland
(Germany), and Lorraine (France). It was named after King Lothair II who received this territory after the kingdom of Middle Francia of his father Lothair I was divided among his sons in 855. Lotharingia
Lotharingia
was born out of the tripartite division in 855 of the kingdom of Middle Francia , which itself was formed after the threefold division of the Carolingian Empire by the Treaty of Verdun of 843
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Boso The Elder
BOSO (or BOSON) "THE ELDER" (c. 800 – 855) was a Frankish Count of Turin and Count of Valois of the Bosonid dynasty. FAMILY AND ISSUEHe was married to Engeltrude. They had the following issue: * Boso, Count of Valois (d. 874) * Teutberga (d. before November 25, 875), married Lothair II * Richildis (d. 883), married Bivin of Gorze * Hucbert , Count of Valois, lay abbot of St
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Teutberga
TEUTBERGA (died 11 November 875) was a daughter of Bosonid Boso the Elder and sister of Hucbert , the lay-abbot of St. Maurice\'s Abbey . For political reasons, to forge ties of kinship with the Carolingian dynasty , the imperial family of Francia
Francia
, in 855 she was married to the Carolingian Lothair II , the second son of Emperor Lothair I . It is very probably that Lothar II, at the time of marriage, already had a mistress named Waldrada, who, according to historian Baron Ernouf, was of noble Gallo-Roman family, whose brother, Thietgaud , was the bishop of Trier and her uncle, Ghunter , was archbishop of Cologne , while, according to the Annales Novienses, she was the sister of Ghunter. According to the Vita Sancti Deicoli, Waldrada was related to Eberhard II, Count of Nordgau (included Strasbourg
Strasbourg
) family of Etichonids
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Lothair II
LOTHAIR II (835 – August 8, 869) was the king of Lotharingia
Lotharingia
from 855 until his death. He was the second son of Emperor Lothair I
Lothair I
and Ermengarde of Tours . He was married to Teutberga (died 875), daughter of Boso the Elder . CONTENTS * 1 Reign * 2 Succession * 3 Descendants * 4 Ancestry * 5 References * 6 Bibliography REIGN Lothar II For political reasons, his father made him marry Teutberga in 855. Upon his father's death in 855, he received the Middle Francia territory west of the Rhine
Rhine
stretching from the North Sea
North Sea
to the Jura mountains . It became known as Regnum Lotharii and early in the 10th century as Lotharingia
Lotharingia
or Lorraine (a designation subsequently applied only to the duchy of Lorraine )
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Hucbert
HUCBERT (820 - 864) was a Frank and son of Boso the Elder . Therefore, he was a Bosonid . His sister was Teutberga , who married Lothair II
Lothair II
, a prince of the Carolingian dynasty , the imperial family of Francia . Hucbert was lay-abbot of the Abbey of Saint Maurice-in-Valais . Lothair's reign was chiefly occupied by his efforts to obtain a divorce from his wife Theutberga, and his relations with his uncles Charles the Bald
Charles the Bald
and Louis the German were influenced by his desire to obtain their support for this endeavor. Lothair, whose desire for the divorce was prompted by his affection for a woman named Waldrada, put away Theutberga, but Hucbert took up arms on her behalf. Hucbert is the father of Theobald of Arles (c. 854 - c. 895). This European biographical article is a stub
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Lay Abbot
LAY ABBOT (abbatocomes, abbas laicus, abbas miles) is a name used to designate a layman on whom a king or someone in authority bestowed an abbey as a reward for services rendered; he had charge of the estate belonging to it, and was entitled to part of the income. The custom existed principally in the Frankish Empire
Frankish Empire
from the eighth century until the ecclesiastical reforms of the eleventh. CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 History * 3 See also * 4 Notes BACKGROUNDNumerous synods held in France in the sixth and seventh centuries passed decrees against this abuse of church property. The Merovingians had bestowed church lands on laymen, or at least allowed them their possession and use, though not ownership
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