Herbert I Carolingian de Vermandois, Count of Vermandois, Count of Meaux, was born 848 in Paris, France to Pepin de Vermandois (c815-aft848) and died 907 in Soissons, Aisne, Picardie, France of Assassinated by Baldwin II, Count of Flanders, for the capture (by Herbert) in 896 and murder of Baldwin's brother Raoul. He married Bertha de Morvois (c850-c907) . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are from France, Germany, Belgium.

Herbert forcibly took the county of Vermandois from his third cousin Rodulf of Flanders (c869-896).


Offspring of Herbert I de Vermandois and Bertha de Morvois (c850-c907)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Béatrice of Vermandois (c880-931) 880 Paris, France 26 March 931 Soissons, France Robert I of France (866-923)

Herbert II de Vermandois (884-943) 884 23 February 943 Hildebranda of France (895-931)

Cunigunde of Vermandois (-943) 943 Udo I von der Wetterau (c900-949)

Adele of Vermandois (?-?) Gebhard von Ufgau (?-c947)

Berengar of Bayeaux (?-?) Daughter of Gurvand, Duke of Brittany

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Hugh Capet (c940-996)

Namesakes of Herbert I de Vermandois (c848-907)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Herbert III of Meaux (c950-995)Robert de Vermandois (918-968)Adelaide-Werra de Chalon (920-967)
Herbert III de Vermandois (c913-c982)Herbert II de Vermandois (884-943)Hildebranda of France (895-931)Eadgifu of Wessex (902-aft955)
Herbert III de Vermandois (953-1015)Saint-QuentinAlbert I de Vermandois (915-987)Gerberge de Lorraine (c935-978)Ermengard de Bar (946-aft1035)
Herbert IV de Vermandois (1032-1080)Otto de Vermandois (c1000-1045)Pavie de Ham (c990-1058)Adèle de Valois (c1052-c1096)
Herbert I de Vermandois (c848-907)Paris, FranceSoissons, Aisne, Picardie, FrancePepin de Vermandois (c815-aft848)Bertha de Morvois (c850-c907)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • Royalist says she's unknown, as does de.wikipedia.
¶ Death
  • Royalist says about 902, unknown place


  Robin Patterson

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