Béatrice Carolingian of Vermandois was born 880 in Paris, France to Herbert I de Vermandois (c848-907) and Bertha de Morvois (c850-c907) and died after 26 March 931 in Soissons, France of unspecified causes. She married Robert I of France (866-923) 896 JL in Paris, France. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are from France, Germany, Belgium.


Offspring of Béatrice of Vermandois and Robert I of France (866-923)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hugh the Great (898-956) 898 Paris, Ile-de-France, France 16 June 956 Dourdan, Ile-de-France, France Judith de Maine (bef900-925)
Eadhilda of Wessex (-937)
Hadwig von Sachsen (c917-959)

Richilda of France (895-931)

The Oxford History of Medieval Europe shows a family tree with Beatrice as the wife of Robert I, Duke of France, daughter of Herbert I de Vermandois, and sister of Herbert II de Vermandois. It also says that her brother Herbert II was a crucial ally of both her husband and her son Hugh the Great.

The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy page for Robert I, Duke of France says that in the Historia Francorum Senonensis she is "sororem Herberti", the wife of "Robertus princeps". She and Robert I were married about 897.

Common ancestors of Béatrice of Vermandois (c880-931) and Robert I of France (866-923)

  1. Bava (782-)
  2. Hiltrude (745-?)
  3. Hugh of Tours (c780-837)
  4. Luitfrid II of Alsace (740-780)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Hugh Capet (c940-996)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • wikipedia:en:Béatrice of Vermandois
  • The Oxford History of Medieval Europe by George Holmes 2001
  • The Ancestry of Her Majesty Queen Victoria and His Royal Highness Prince Albert by George Russell French, 1841
  • The Gesta Normannorum Ducum, by William of Jumieges, Oderic Vitalis,Robert of Torigny, edited by Elizabeth M.C. Touts 1992
  • Robert I, Duke of France at FMG
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