Mayor Pepin Heristal II AUSTRASIA
(Abt 610-714)
Concubine I Alpaide Austrasia
(Abt 612-)
Duke Grimold BAVARIA, II
(Abt 675-)
Duchess Valentruda BAVARIA
(Abt 675-)
Mayor Charles Martel AUSTRASIA
(Abt 676-741)
Duchess Sunihilde Austrasia NANKS
(Abt 690-Abt 724)
Duke Grifo BAVARIA
(Abt 726-Abt 753)


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Duke Grifo BAVARIA

  • Born: Abt 726, , Austrasia, France
  • Died: Abt 753

   Another name for Grifo was Grippon.

   Ancestral File Number: 9GCB-9B.

   General Notes:


Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Macropaedia, Vol XIV, p35, Pepin the Short: "Charles had had a third son, however- Grifo, who had been born to him by a Bavarian woman of high rank, probably his mistress. In 741, when his two brothers were declared mayors of the Franks, Grifo rebelled. He led a number of revolts in subsequent years and wa several timesimprisoned. In 753 he was killed amid the Alpine passes on his way to join the Lombards, at this time enemies of the Franks as well as of the papacy."

Ancestral File Ver 4.11 9GCB-9B Grifon Grippon BAVARIA Duke Died Abt ?726.

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