Robert I of France, Count of Paris, Count of Poitiers, King of West Francia, was born 15 August 866 in Wormsgau, Germany to Robert IV the Strong (820-866) and Adelaide of Tours (820-866) and died 15 June 923 in Soissons, Aisne, Picardie, France of unspecified causes. He married Aelis . He married Béatrice of Vermandois (c880-931) 896 JL in Paris, France. Ancestors are from France, Germany, Belgium.


Offspring of Robert I of France and Aelis
Name Birth Death Joined with
Emma of France (894-934) 894 2 November 934 abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés Rudolph de Bourgogne (?-936)

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

Offspring of Robert I of France and Béatrice of Vermandois (c880-931)
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)


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

  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:Robert I of France
  • 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

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