Ingerman, Count of Hesbaye

Ingerman (Ingram, Enguerrand) (c. 750-818), was a Frankish noble and Count of Hesbaye, son of Sigram of Hesbaye.

Ingerman married Rotrude, of unknown parentage. Ingerman and Rotrude had one daughter:

Primary sources mentioning IngoramEdit

There seems to be only one primary source directly mentioning Ingoram.

In a medieval life story of Emperor Louis the Pious, by Thegan of Trier, Louis's wife Ermengarde is said to be a daughter of the noble duke Ingorammus, who was son of a brother of Hruotgangi "sancti pontificis".[2] This in turn is believed to refer to Saint Chrodegang, the Bishop of Metz.

Chrodegang in turn was named in one medieval record as having parents who were nobles from Hasbania (Hesbaye).[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Riché 1993, p. 371.
  2. ^ MGH SS II p.591
  3. ^ Gesta Episcoporum Mettensis MGH SS II, p.267.

SourcesEdit

  • Riché, Pierre (1993). The Carolingians: a Family who Forged Europe. Translated by Allen, Michael Idomir. University of Pennsylvania Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)