Robert III of Worms
|Robert III of Worms|
|Spouse(s)||Waldrada of Worms|
IssueRobert the Strong
|Father||Robert of Hesbaye|
By his wife Waldrada of Worms he had his only recorded son Robert the Strong. His niece was Ermengard, wife of the Frankish emperor Louis the Pious. His cousin Chrodogang was Archbishop of Metz and abbot of the Lorsch Abbey. An uncle of Robert was Count Cancor, founder of the Lorsch Abbey. Via Robert the Strong he was grandfather of two kings of Western Francia named Odo and Robert. He was the great-great-grandfather of Hugo Capet, the founder of the Capetian dynasty that ruled France until the French Revolution in 1792, and then again from 1814 until 1848 with the exception of the Hundred Days in 1815.
- Riché, Pierre. The Carolingians, a family that Forged Europe.
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