Adrian, Count of Orléans

Adrian of Orléans (born c. 755–died before November 821) was a Frankish count. His sister Hildegard of Vinzgouw married Charlemagne; therefore, he was the emperor's brother-in-law and uncle to the next emperor, Louis the Pious.

Adrian of Orléans
Count of Orléans
Bornc. 755
Diedbefore November 821
Noble familyUdalriching
Spouse(s)Waldrada
Issue
FatherGerold of Vinzgau
MotherEmma of Alemannia

ParentageEdit

He was the son of Gerold of Vinzgau[1] and Emma of Alemannia.

FamilyEdit

He married Waldrada,[1] who may have been a daughter of Wilhelmid Adalhelm of Autun, and had issue:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Le Jan 2003, p. 213.

SourcesEdit

  • Le Jan, Régine (2003). Famille et pouvoir dans le monde franc (VIIe-Xe siècle) (in French). Publications de la Sorbonne.