Duke Grifo BAVARIA
- Born: Abt 726, , Austrasia, France
- Died: Abt 753
Another name for Grifo was Grippon.
Ancestral File Number: 9GCB-9B.
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.